4114 West Vernor Highway Detroit, MI 48209 +1 313 841 0400
Whether you call it the Mexicantown Fiesta Center or El Club, nobody has two doubts about its popularity. This music venue is the latest addition to the happening music scene of Detroit and patrons are extremely happy to attend better concerts. Apart from the cool event line-up, it features a bar serving variety of drinks and also has a garden seating.
2281 West Fort Street Detroit, MI 48216 +1 313 964 1000
Reopened after a 15 year gap, Blondies is one of the most premiere music venues in Detroit. Featuring four floors buzzing with heavy metal, it also houses the new Club Sin. A full bar, proper atmosphere, great acoustics and a fabulous crowd is what makes this place an absolute must visit!
8850 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202 +1 313 871 4705
The St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, also known as St. Matthew's-St. Joseph's Episcopal Church, is a historic church located in Detroit, Michigan. The building was designed by noted architect James J. Nettleton, who was also a member of the congregation. The Late Gothic Revival architecture is accented by a bell tower, cruciformed transepts and a Catherine window. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
5141 Rosa Parks Boulevard Woodbridge Detroit, MI 48208 +1 313 899 2243
The Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit or CAID, as it is usually called, is one of the major art institutions in Detroit. The art institute hosts art workshops, exhibitions, and various other events focused on modernizing art. It is famous for organizing contemporary music and art festivals, bringing together world-renowned artists and maestros for live performances. Opening hours vary according to the event. Call ahead for more information.
East Grand Boulevard Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202
While rambling around the New Center Place in downtown Detroit, one gets a good mix of white collar workers discussing the latest entrepreneurial ventures and eager shoppers looking to get a bargain in the nearby stores. While most bustling cities often separate shopping and commercial districts, one can find it all in here. Plush high-rises housing the richest of businesses, a variety of stores with clothes and antiques on display, theaters playing the latest movies and large food courts serving up plates of food are all mixed together into a buzzing hub of activity. Art lovers will enjoy visiting the Motown Museum and Contemporary Arts Gallery. At night, the various clubs open their doors to the workaholics, soon converting them into party animals.
8000 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48202 +1 313 875 7407
The Metropolitan United Methodist is well known for their multi-cultural. This congregation also has one of the largest Pipe Organ in Michigan and beautiful stained glass windows. An ochre granite sourced from Massachusetts, was used in the construction of this English Gothic style church. The interior of the church features beautiful murals created by George Boget. To worship here is quite an experience and one you won't likely forget.
2648 West Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48208 +1 313 875 2264
Welcome to Hitstville USA, home to the world famous music label, Motown Records. The owner of the label, Berry Gordy, Jr., has promoted artists such as Smokey Robinson, The Miracles, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Jackson Five, Rare Earth and many more. The museum is located in the restored house of Berry and was put together by his sister Esther Gordy Edwards in 1985. One can browse through the gallery and even check out the famous Studio A, where many hits were recorded. So, step back in time and learn how a small studio in America created some of the world's biggest stars. Guided tours are available.
14238 Harper Avenue Detroit, MI 48213 +1 313 824 1700
It was originally called Harper Theatre and designed in art-deco style over 65 years ago. In the 1970s it was converted into a nightclub, but today the marquee says Harpos Concert Theatre and events like MTV2's Headbangers Ball are hosted here. Other heavy-metal and industrial rock bands make Harpos the happening venue in Detroit.
3011 West Grand Boulevard Fisher Building Detroit, MI 48202 +1 313 872 1000
Located inside the golden-domed Fisher Building in Detroit's New Center, the Fisher Theatre has long been Detroit's venue for touring productions of Broadway plays and musicals. These and other national theatrical productions usually fill the seats at this meticulously renovated historic gem. The lobby of the Fisher Building is spectacularly ornate and the theater itself is grand. Over the years, it has been Detroit's stable window on the world of theater and one of the most elegant destinations in the city. All the seats, even in the balcony, are good ones.
2990 West Grand Boulevard Detroit, MI 48202 +1 313 784 9475
New Center Park is a different green space located just a few minutes away from the iconic Fisher Building. Designed to be more than a recreational park, this place is the entertainment hub of the locals and visitors alike in the neighborhood. With an adaptable outdoor venue for concerts, movies and other activities, New Center Park is always buzzing with people and events. It is a unique turf to enjoy with family and friends.
The Detroit Princess riverboat is about everything grand! Docked on
the Detroit River near Hart Plaza, the ship undertakes both private as well as public cruises and offers separate private charterers too. The cruises are generally two to three ...
The Arab American National Museum, located just east of Detroit
in Dearborn, is devoted to educating people about Arab American culture and history. Exhibits include Coming to America and Living in America as well as other exhibits designed to ...
On Belle Isle, two cannons from the Battle of Lake
Erie mark the entrance to this marine branch of the Detroit Historical Museums. A visit affords a fascinating short course in Detroit's maritime history. Ship models on display range ...