Summer Bucket List: 12 Things To Do In Detroit

Don’t waste the warm weather or long days, create your adventure and find the fun in Detroit.

Visit Eastern Market

Eastern Market is open on Saturdays year round and in the summer you can shop on Tuesdays, Thursday nights and Sundays too! 

Take In the Skyline

See the city from the rooftop at The Monarch ClubCollect or Lumen

Go To A Festival

Live music, good food and lots of fun. Here are the fairs and festivals coming to Detroit.

Watch A Movie In The Park

Watch an outdoor movie at New Center ParkLittle Caesars ArenaCampus Martius or Trumbull & Porter.

Plan A Night At The Museum

Make it a late night of art and culture. The Detroit Institute of Arts has free concerts on Friday nights, the MOCAD is open till 8pm on Thursdays and Fridays and theMichigan Science Center hosts monthly 21+ parties. 

Join a FREE Yoga Session

Relax and refresh at a free yoga session:

Catch A Ballgame

Watch the Tigers play at Comerica Park or Detroit City Football Club at Keyworth Stadium

Sunbathe At The Beach

Find sand in the city at Campus Martius or in the water at Belle Isle

Get Tickets To A Concert

Big names are coming to Detroit, don’t miss out.

Celebrate Motown

Visit the Motown Museum and watch the Detroit Actor’s Theatre Company’s FREE performance of Dreamgirls at New Center Park August 14-18

Order A Pizza

Don’t waste time in the kitchen this summer, instead taste test your way through Detroit’s growing pizza scene.

  • Pie-Sci //  5163 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48208
  • Pop + Offworld // 128 Cadillac Square, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Mootz // 1230 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226
  • Pizza Pappalis // 553 Monroe St, Detroit , Michigan 48226
  • Grandma Bob’s // 2135 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
  • Supino’s // 2457 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207
  • PizzaPlex // 4458 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209 
Go On The River

Kayak on the Detroit River with Detroit River Sports or Riverside Kayak Connection OR take an evening cruise with OvationDiamond Jack or the Detroit Princess