Things To Do in Detroit





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Greenfield Village - Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you back to the sights, sounds and sensations of America’s past. There are 83 authentic, historic structures, from Noah Webster’s home, where he wrote the first American dictionary, to Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park laboratory, to the courthouse where Abraham Lincoln practiced law.

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History - The world's largest institution dedicated to the African American experience. The Museum provides exhibitions and programs that explore the diversity of African American history and is home to the Blanche Coggin Underground Railroad Collection, Harriet Tubman Museum Collection, Coleman A. Young Collection and the Sheffield Collection.

Bouncin' Kidz Party Central - Indoor inflatable party place featuring giant slides, obstacle courses, basketball bouncers and more. The reason is simple, children love the fun and physical activity that inflatable play structures provide and parents love them because it keeps the kids busy all day having fun!

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Detroit Music Awards - DMA awards are similar to the Grammy Awards. Award winners are determined by local musicians and music industry professionals in southeast Michigan, and presented in ten music genres; Folk/Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Country, Classical, Rock/Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop, Electronic and World. The DMA is the only local music awards in the nation to be presented by a not-for-profit organization.

Ann Arbor Film Festival - The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running independent and experimental film festival in North America. Started as a critical, alternative forum for filmmakers and artists to publicly share their work- Today the festival continues its focus on the art of film, serving as one of the country’s premier showcases for bold, visionary, experimental and independent filmmakers.

Plymouth Ice Festival - Created specifically for the love of winter, the Plymouth Ice Festival will feature over 100 ice sculptures, live entertainment, interactive family shows, winter-themed tasty treats and a variety of additional events to interest all ages. Several new event highlights include a Dueling Chainsaws Speed Carving Show and the Radio Disney Family Show.

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The Whitney - The Whitney offers award-winning cuisine that is elegantly American. We specialize in beef, fish, seafood, lamb and veal. The Whitney's award-winning wine cellar can provide the ideal libation to compliment any choice from our selection of tantalizing entrées. Enjoy a selection of the world's finest dishes prepared by our Master Chefs.

Shield's - Shield's has been part of Metro Detroit's history since 1937. Shield's later began serving award-winning pizzas and salads and featured the ever-popular square, deep-dish pizza. Shield's quickly became a landmark and a favorite gathering spot for families, politicians, athletes and public figures alike.

Traffic Jam and Snug - The Traffic Jam and Snug, established 1965, is truly one of Detroit's hidden treasures. Known throughout Midtown for our in-house bakery, microbrewery, and dairy, our curiously intimate multi-level dining rooms, and an eclectic menu of made-from-scratch dishes, there is simply nothing quite like The Traffic Jam.

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