FREE AND FUN FOR ALL 

The Downtown Detroit Parks offer public programming that is free and open to all. Each year, DDP produces, hosts, and co-presents over 1,000 events across seven public spaces. For a full lineup of free activities click here. 

DOG FRIENDLY PARKS

Trained and leashed dogs and their responsible owners are welcome in the Downtown Detroit Parks. To exercise and relieve your pet, please use the designated off-leash areas at Capitol Park and Grand Circus Park.

FREE WIFI 

POWERED BY CRONUS 

The community can access the network “Detroit Parks” on all devices, without a password, at a total system capacity of 1GB and impressive speeds up to 10GB.  Free Wi-Fi not only provides visitors equitable access to information, but the ability to use the park networks to conduct a variety of important activities online.

PARKING + TRANSIT 

Convenient and affordable parking options are available steps away from the Downtown Detroit Parks.  

For locations, hours, pricing, and to book your space in advance, click here. 

Public transit is also a great way to navigate the city including MoGo bike share, DDOT, SMART, FAST, rideshare, People Mover and the Q-Line. 

 

DOWNTOWN AMBASSADORS

A program of DDP’s Business Improvement Zone (BIZ), Ambassadors are easily recognized by their distinctive yellow jackets and are trained to offer hospitality assistance to residents and visitors. Ask them for help or tips on how to make the most of your experience throughout the city and the Downtown Detroit Parks.

COVID-19 SAFETY 

Risk of COVID-19 transmission is minimal outdoors – especially for vaccinated individuals. Please consult your doctor with any concerns or questions and if you are unvaccinated, please continue to wear a face covering and maintain six feet of distance between others outside of your household.

ACCESSIBLE PUBLIC SPACES

The Downtown Detroit Parks are ADA compliant and feature a number of amenities that offer accommodations for disabled individuals. 

DDP strives to increase independence, opportunities, community participation, safety and wellness for persons with disabilities in the City of Detroit, and to ensure inclusion, representation, and equity for persons with disabilities as it relates to employment, programs and services.

CONTACT US 

We’re here to help and we welcome and encourage your feedback and questions. Please write to us here.

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