Campus Martius Park
DETROITS GATHERING PLACE
Campus Martius Park is a city of Detroit treasure and a national and international destination. In 2021, Campus Martius Park was named “Top Public Square” by USA Today and has won countless awards for public space design, management, operations, placemaking and programming.
In the heart of the Downtown, Campus Martius Park is Detroit’s Gathering Place for both residents and visitors. This famous park was created in 2004 at the site of Detroit’s point of origin located at 0 mile, where the vision for the city’s plan was originally laid out by Augustus Woodward in 1805.
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Campus Martius Park features an urban beach and expansive lawn that serves as the setting for food and wine festivals and movie nights, to fitness classes and headline concerts. In the winter, The Rink at Campus Martius Park and Detroit’s Christmas Tree dazzle visitors with half a million twinkling holiday lights. While Campus Martius is known is as an active event space and impressive outdoor venue, it is also a beautiful urban park where visitors unwind and find respite from the surrounding bustle of city life. Enjoy the meticulously maintained gardens, dynamic water features, comfortable seating, and immerse yourself in nature amidst the backdrop of Detroit’s iconic skyline.
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Redefined contemporary Detroit cuisine with Midwest flavors, influences of French and Mediterranean styles, and a sommelier curated wine list. Parc is a recipient of the coveted Hour Detroit Restaurant of the Year Award and ensures unforgettable dining experiences inside and out with stunning views of Campus Martius Park and the Woodward Fountain. For reservations, a full menu, and current hours, visit parcdetroit.com
An island oasis and seasonal beachside hangout known for cold drinks, American and Caribbean fare, the Cruzan Rum Shack and home to the infamous Friday Night Beach Party complete with live music and resident DJs. Walk-ins always welcome. For full menu and current hours, please visit FountainDetroit.com