Spirit of Detroit Plaza

New Spirit of Detroit Plaza

Spirit of Detroit Plaza, a newly designed downtown public space on Woodward at Jefferson, inaugurated on Monday, June 12th, 2017 continuing through Thursday, August 31st, 2017.  Weekday Plaza activities include a rotating schedule of lunchtime food truck service, 11am-2pm, and live performances featuring talented youth and established artists representing the cultural diversity found in our city's neighborhoods, each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:30am-1:30pm.  Spirit of Detroit Plaza offers a new way to enjoy downtown Detroit and a new location for civic discourse and community exchange. 

Generously funded by The William Davidson Foundation,  Quicken Loans, and Bank of America

UPCOMING EVENTS

Spirit of Detroit Plaza

Wednesday,

21

February

11AM - 2PM

Spirit of Detroit

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Wednesday through Friday

February 21 - February 23, we'll be featuring:

at Spirit of Detroit Plaza

WEDNESDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
THURSDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
FRIDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop

at the Esplanade: 

WEDNESDAY: Sweetwater Tavern
THURSDAY: No Truck Scheduled
FRIDAY: Sweetwater Tavern

Thursday,

22

February

11AM - 2PM

Spirit of Detroit

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Wednesday through Friday

February 21 - February 23, we'll be featuring:

at Spirit of Detroit Plaza

WEDNESDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
THURSDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
FRIDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop

at the Esplanade: 

WEDNESDAY: Sweetwater Tavern
THURSDAY: No Truck Scheduled
FRIDAY: Sweetwater Tavern

Friday,

23

February

11AM - 2PM

Spirit of Detroit

DOWNTOWN STREET EATS

Enjoy Downtown Street Eats from 11am - 2pm, Wednesday through Friday

February 21 - February 23, we'll be featuring:

at Spirit of Detroit Plaza

WEDNESDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
THURSDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop
FRIDAY: Fortune Cooking and GrillWich Tot Stop

at the Esplanade: 

WEDNESDAY: Sweetwater Tavern
THURSDAY: No Truck Scheduled
FRIDAY: Sweetwater Tavern

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January 19, 2018

THE DOWNTOWN DETROIT PARTNERSHIP WITH SUPPORT FROM MEIJER OFFERS SHOPPERS FREE ICE SKATING ADMISSION TO THE RINK AT CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

Beginning January 22, The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) in collaboration with Meijer will offer shoppers free ice skating admission passes to The Rink at Campus Martius Park. In total, 500 passes will be distributed per week at six store locations in Detroit and surrounding suburbs.

 

  • Detroit - 14621 8 Mile Road, 48235
  • Detroit - 21431 Grand River Ave., 48219
  • Southfield - 2880 Telegraph Rd., 48034
  • Allen Park - 3565 Fairlane Blvd., 48101
  • Royal Oak - 5150 Coolidge Hwy., 49307
  • Northville - 20401 Haggerty Road, 48167
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December 19, 2017

Detroit's New Year's Eve ball drop moving to Beacon Park from Campus Martius

The annual New Year’s Eve ball drop in downtown Detroit is getting a new home with more space.

“The Drop” — DTE Energy’s Motor City NYE Presented by Quicken Loans — is moving from Campus Martius to Beacon Park located at Grand River and Cass avenues, event producers say.

“Beacon Park’s energy and beauty will provide the ideal backdrop for ringing in the new year,” Nancy Moody, vice president of Public Affairs for DTE Energy, said in a news release sent by event organizers at Motor City NYE LLC. “We’re proud to support this Detroit tradition and to provide the venue for party goers and families alike to celebrate a one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve.”

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November 27, 2017

UGLYCHRISTMASSWEATER.COM PRESENTS GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE ATTEMPT AT BEACON PARK FOR LARGEST GATHERING OF PEOPLE WEARING HOLIDAY SWEATERS

DETROIT - NOV. 27, 2017 – DTE Energy Foundation and the Downtown Detroit Partnership are excited to announce a title attempt for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday (Christmas season) sweaters and jumpers at Beacon Park on December 9. Presented by UglyChristmasSweater.com, the Guinness World Records™ attempt will aim to break the current record of 3,473 set at the Kansas Athletics vs. Montana men’s basketball game on December 19, 2015 in Lawrence, KS.

Participants will be asked to convene at Beacon Park on the corner of Cass and Grand River at 6:30 p.m. to begin the process of getting participants in place for the official count. UglyChristmasSweater.com will also be on site selling an assortment of holiday sweaters to anyone needing approved attire. 

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