316 South Main Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 +1 734 761 1800/+1 734 761 1818
Originally envisaged, in 1965, as a hang-out for students, The Ark has undergone quite some changes since then. This non-profit organization is dedicated to bring live entertainment to the city and is an eclectic place for various concerts and shows that take place here. Special workshops and annual festivals are organized too. From jazz to contemporary, this place is truly a haven for those who love music. Not a huge place, but it has all the right ingredients to make it one of the most successful musical venues the city has to offer.
Woodward Avenue Royal Oak, MI 48073 +1 248 288 2004
With its traces in history, Woodward Avenue is a must-visit on a family outing or just on a stroll with friends. A host of events including arts,entertainment and music are held here. At Woodward Avenue there are beautiful churches, museums, art galleries and auto heritages. This place is a popular tourist attraction because of its rich cultural heritage. For any further details about this place, visitors can contact Woodward Avenue Association.
18 South Perry Street Pontiac, MI 48342 +1 248 332 7884
Four floors of horror await you at the Erebus 4 Story Haunted Attraction. The name Erebus, inspired by the Greek God of Darkness and the horrific path to Hades, offers nothing less than a trip to the dark side. The scares within the building does not remain the same every year, however, the fear created is always the same. This building held the title for 'the world's longest walk-through attraction' by the Guinness World Records from 2005 to 2009. Check the website for varying admission prices and other details.
One Nicklaus Drive Dearborn, MI 48120 +1 313 436 3000
The Tournament Players Club in Michigan is a winding golf course that puts the players through their paces. The course runs through seven acres of wetlands that add to the serenity and beauty of the course. This is a members-only course that hosts major golf championships in the Michigan area. The Club is also available to host various corporate events. The Club has a 28,000-square-foot (2.6013 square meters) clubhouse that is just lovely for fine dining and meetings.
21855 32 Mile Road Armada Dearborn, MI 48005 +1 586 561 1957
At a deserted barn in Armada, muster the courage to face your fears at the Haunted Hollow. Spread across 57 acres (23.06 hectares), the structure houses 3 floors, filled with horrific elements that are sure to generate chills and screams. Find your exit through a corn maze as rotting criminals, crazies and zombies try their best to capture you, or enter a world of disorientation in the Spinning Tunnel of Death. There is a snack bar on the premises to rejuvenate you, after an excruciating trip through the Haunted Hollows.
208 South 1st Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 +1 734 623 9962/+1 734 996 8555
Two of music's greatest - Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon have played at this nightclub. Well, that should be introduction enough. Rocking the music scene since the 1970s, the Blind Pig has gone from being just a bar with a small stage, to a thriving hub for music lovers. Local talent and touring bands from all over the world have entertained audiences here. Past performers include REM, Soul Asylum, Nirvana and many more. From blues and techno to punk and rock, the Blind Pig has seen it all over the years. There is an additional bar known as the Eight Ball Saloon housed in the basement. Check the website for the latest bands hitting the scene.
This Pontiac venue plus nightclub hosts avid independent rock music concerts. Everyone from Scott Stapp to No Use for a Name to The Starting Line, play here with great gusto. The audience is encouraging and the spot is equipped with modern amenities and state of the art sound systems. Lodged in an old church dating back to the 1800's, the distinct stained glass windows and chic decor makes Clutch Cargo's a unique venue. It also features many lounge areas and bars all around for refreshments. Clutch Cargo's is the place to be in if you want total entertainment from live music to DJs rocking the house.
3951 West Maple Road Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301 +1 248 644 2500
Golf enthusiasts will find this an ideal spot to enjoy live action. An award winning venue with two 18-hole courses, it is host to professional golf tournaments and tickets sell like hot cakes. Tree lined fairways, smooth, rolling greens and loads of hazards make it a spot for some challenges. The north course opened in 1924 and is exclusively for members, while the south course has been witness to some winning thwacks during the 1924, 1937, 1961, 1985 and 1996 U.S. Opens and also hosted the 2008 PGA championships. The clubhouse itself is a replica of George Washington's Mt. Vernon home and is worth a visit.
12626 U.S. Highway 12 Brooklyn Brooklyn, MI 49230 +1 517 592 6666
Set in the scenic Irish Hills, the Michigan International Speedway has 37 years of racing history. The action takes place on the 1400-acre dirt track. The venue can pack as many as 25,000 spectators and is the largest sports arena in Michigan. Watch your favorite drivers take charge of the cars and burn some rubber on the track. It's all about speed and competition here!
318 West Fourth Street Royal Oak, MI 48067 +1 248 399 2980
From being a vaudevillian theater in 1928 to being one of the sought after entertainment venues now, the Royal Oak Music Theatre has seen many reformations in its more than 80 years of existence. This art-Deco venue has been host to a variety of performers from the fields of music, theater and comedy acts. Some of the past performances are The White Stripes, Billy Crystal and The Ten Tenors. The theater can also be used for any private event or corporate parties.
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