45 Things To Do In July In Detroit


45 Things To Do In July In Detroit

July in Detroit means the return of warm weather and long summer days.  Get out in the city and enjoy festivals, concerts, summer parties and more.  Here are the things you will not want to miss this month.


Summer Festivals

Concert of Colors @ Midtown Detroit: July 11-15

Detroit Kite Festival @ Belle Isle: Sunday, July 15

Detroit Festival of Books @ Eastern Market: Sunday, July 15

Michigan Glass Project @ Russell Industrial Center: July 20 – 22

Open Streets @ Rouge Park: Saturday, July 21

Crash Festival @ Lincoln Street Art Park: Saturday, July 21

Mo Pop Music Festival @ West Riverfront Park: July 28-29


FREE Date Night Ideas (Movies + Plays)

Justice League @ New Center Park: Wednesday, July 4

Greatest Showman @ Campus Martius: Friday, July 7

Lean on Me @ New Center Park: Wednesday, July 11

Princess Bride @ Trumbull & Porter: Friday, July 13

The Last Jedi @ Campus Martius: Saturday, July 14

In the Heights @ New Center Park: July 18-22

The Post @ Campus Martius: Saturday, July 21

Marshbank Music @ Marshbank Park: Wednesday, July 25

I Am Not Your Negro @ New Center Park: Wednesday, July 25


Drink & Dine

Drink Pink Detroit @ Eastern Market: Friday, July 13

Havana Nights @ Belle Isle Casino: Saturday, July 14

Wine Seen 2018 @ Townsend Hotel: Thursday, July 19

Raku Clay Pots & Cocktails @ Frame: Wednesday, July 25

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Taco Showdown @ Eastern Market: Sunday, July 29


Must-See Music

For more shows, check out our summer concert guide

Beck @ Fox Theatre: Friday, July 6

Jesse McCartney @ The Majestic: Friday, July 6

Janelle Monae @ Fox Theatre: Monday, July 9

Journey & Def Leppard @ Comerica Park: Friday, July 13

Weezer/Pixes @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Friday, July 13

Barenaked Ladies @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Saturday, July 14

Zac Brown Band @ Comerica Park: Saturday, July 14

Panic! at the Disco @ Little Caesars Arena: Saturday, July 14

Kesha & Macklemore @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Wednesday, July 18

Beach Boys @ Freedom Hill Amphitheater: Thursday, July 19

Vans Warped Tour @ Meadow Brook Amphitheater: Friday,  July 20

Ne-Yo & Brandy @ Chene Park: Friday,  July 20

Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmund @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Saturday, July 21

Saint Motel @ Beacon Park: Saturday, July 21

Radiohead @ Little Caesars Arena: Sunday, July 22

Chris Brown @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Wednesday, July 25

Jason Mraz @ Meadow Brook Amphitheater: Saturday, July 28


Parties and Performances

Beach Party – A Circus Show @ The Eastern: Tuesday, July 10

Music of Led Zeppelin @ DSO: Wednesday, July 11

Drinks x Design: Interiors & Makers @ Belt Line Center: Thursday, July 12

Kingdom Hearts Orchestra World Tour @ Fisher Theatre: Saturday, July 14

After Dark – Vintage Video Games @ Michigan Science Center: Thursday, July 19

GIVEAWAY: Bring It! LIVE @ Fox Theatre: Friday, July 27

UndergrounD @ Michigan Theatre: Friday, July 27

GIVEAWAY: Jim Gaffigan @ DTE Energy Music Theatre: Saturday, July 28


For a full list of events, happenings and the hottest new bars, restaurants and retailers, visit our event calendar!


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Due to COVID-19, most events and venues have been cancelled and closed.

We will continue to keep you updated on events as they resume their normal scheduling.

In the meantime, we highly suggest you confirm the dates and details
for each event with the venue itself prior to attending.