Downtown Detroit Holiday Market Line-up

It’s that time of year – so much to do, so little time. Thankfully, holiday shopping just got easier with the Detroit Holiday Markets. Pick out special gifts for friends and family on your lunch break, after work or on the weekends.

5 Things To Do This Weekend

The countdown to Christmas is on – here are 5 things to do in Detroit. Meet up with old friends at Beacon Park for the Home for the Holidays Plaid Party Silent Disco. Take a walk through the illuminating Robolights exhibition at MOCAD. Or see the city streetlights twinkle from a top of the RenCen, […]


Noel Night is Saturday, December 7th from 1pm to 10pm in Midtown. Over 100 institutions in Midtown are opening their doors for a full day and night of activity. From musical concerts and stage performances to holiday shopping and restaurant specials – there’s plenty to do. Check out the full list or pick from our […]

75 Things To Do In December In Detroit

The holiday season is upon us and there’s lots to do downtown! Start making plans.   Pure Detroit 12 Days of GRiZMAS: December 3-13 Holiday Carriage Rides @ Campus Martius: Fridays & Saturdays Detroit Urban Craft Fair @ Masonic Temple: December 6-8 Noel Day & Night @ Midtown: Saturday, December 7 Jingle Bell Run @ […]


Detroit Shopping Guide: Where to Find the Perfect Gifts

Keep your dollars in Detroit and find the perfect gifts for the people in your life at these local shops.   GIFTS FOR HER Bird Bee // 1228 Griswold St & 1441 Woodward Ave Citizen Yoga // 1224 Library St Division Street Boutique // 1353 Division St Eldorado General Store // 1700 Michigan Ave Frida //15 E Kirby St H&M […]

5 Things To Do This Weekend

We’re ready for the weekend. Here are 5 things to do in Detroit. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Come downtown Friday night for the Tree Lighting Ceremony, the opening of The Rink and Light Up Beacon Park!  Earlier this year it was ‘The Beach’ now it’s ‘The Story’ – 1001 Woodward transforms […]


Guide to Detroit Tree Lighting

Bundle up and head downtown because the annual Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony at Campus Martius is Friday, November 22nd @ 5pm. The Christmas season kicks-off in Detroit on November 22nd and downtown will be buzzing with activity from 5pm to midnight. From the opening of The Rink and lighting of the tree to shopping in Cadillac […]

Shopping Guide: GMRENCEN’s Holiday Headquarters

Skip the mall and head to the GMRENCEN for your holiday shopping needs. The iconic building is the perfect place to grab a coffee and burn off the cookie cals while checking names off your shopping list during your lunch break.  In addition to the permanent retail stores, a three week Holiday Headquarters will feature […]


Can’t Miss Holiday Markets in Detroit

Show your support for by Detroit by shopping local this holiday season. Here are the biggest pop-ups and holiday markets in the city this season. Downtown Holiday Markets @ Cadillac Square (November 13- January 1): Explore the winter wonderland and shop local vendors popping-up in the popular glass huts downtown. Holiday Headquarters @ the Renaissance […]


Guide to Thanksgiving (Eve & Parade) In Detroit

The 91st annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks off at the corner of Kirby + Woodward @ 8:50 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day – here are the details you need to know to catch all of the action. 

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