Tuesday Tasting Tour
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. $15
On our Tasting Tour as we visit some of the wonderful and unique small businesses in downtown Detroit. Sample products, meet the owners, see major developments and historical spots while we walk between shops downtown.
Experience Detroit: Downtown Happy Hour
Join us as we hit up some of our favorite Happy Hours in Downtown Detroit. We'll start at
Downtown & Beyond Bus Tour
Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
From the stunning natural landscape of Belle Isle Park, the largest island city park in the United States, to the bustling melting pot of food vendors at Eastern Market, we’ll explore some of this city’s most awe-inspiring and enduring destinations. The route will pass through Detroit’s central neighborhoods, including Downtown, East Riverfront, Midtown, New Center, and Eastern Market. Excited? Curious? Ready to geek out? So are we.
Experience the Data: Parks Edition
Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., $25
Did you know that the city of Detroit spends about $9 million annually on 307 municipal parks that cover nearly 4,000 acres of the city’s neighborhoods?
Join WDET, the Detroit Experience Factory and Data Driven Detroit for an interactive look at Detroit Parks as part of WDET’s Detroit by the Numbers series and the station’s Parks Project.
This tour will showcase four very different Detroit parks including the city’s largest (Rouge Park,) the most controversial (Riverside Park), an adopted park and one of the most youth-oriented (Clark Park.) You’ll hear from community members who are helping care for parks, and WDET reporters and data experts who are exploring what parks mean to the city’s neighborhoods. And you’ll get to spend time giving your own report on the parks via the Detroit Parks Watch Project.
Science of Beer Bar Tour with Michigan Science Center
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., $40
Do you have a healthy interest in both science and love a good local brew? Are you curious about the processes that take a ordinary hops, yeast, water and grain and turns them into your favorite beers? Are you looking for a reasonable excuse to go to three great breweries on a Wednesday? If you answered ‘yes’ or ‘heck yes’ to any of these questions, then boy, have we got a tour for you! We’re partnering with the Michigan Science Center on this tour that will take you behind the scenes to three of Detroit’s top breweries. (All Attendees must be 21 years of age or older)
Detroit Experience Series with Model D
Saturday, September 26, 10 a
Southwest Detroit is more than what most people know as Mexicantown. It not only encompasses the eclectic Corktown neighborhood but also stretches all the way to the Dearborn border. It’s a community that is growing and constantly improving through collaborations between private, public and nonprofit sectors as well as the community itself. This tour will show you the history, culture and community that make Southwest one of America’s most unique neighborhoods.