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Detroit City FC launches Detroit City Soccer Tots youth program

February 19, 2018

Detroit City FC is excited to announce the inaugural Detroit City Soccer Tots season coming to Beacon Park in April 2018.

The youth soccer initiative, which will run from April 7 through May 26, is designed for children aged 2-4 to learn fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork through physical fitness and fun.

“As residents who are raising our children in the city, we see this new initiative as an opportunity to use our club to bring together young families and build stronger social bonds across the city,” said Sean Mann, co-owner of Detroit City FC. “We’re especially excited to have the opportunity to utilize a great, new public space.”

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Hour Detroit - 2018 Restaurant of the Year: Parc

February 14, 2018

Excellent food, exceptional service, and a crisp and formal but distinctly unstuffy atmosphere sets Parc in Campus Martius apart.

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THE DOWNTOWN DETROIT PARTNERSHIP WITH SUPPORT FROM MEIJER OFFERS SHOPPERS FREE ICE SKATING ADMISSION TO THE RINK AT CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

January 19, 2018

Beginning January 22, The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) in collaboration with Meijer will offer shoppers free ice skating admission passes to The Rink at Campus Martius Park. In total, 500 passes will be distributed per week at six store locations in Detroit and surrounding suburbs.

 

  • Detroit - 14621 8 Mile Road, 48235
  • Detroit - 21431 Grand River Ave., 48219
  • Southfield - 2880 Telegraph Rd., 48034
  • Allen Park - 3565 Fairlane Blvd., 48101
  • Royal Oak - 5150 Coolidge Hwy., 49307
  • Northville - 20401 Haggerty Road, 48167
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Detroit's New Year's Eve ball drop moving to Beacon Park from Campus Martius

December 19, 2017

The annual New Year’s Eve ball drop in downtown Detroit is getting a new home with more space.

“The Drop” — DTE Energy’s Motor City NYE Presented by Quicken Loans — is moving from Campus Martius to Beacon Park located at Grand River and Cass avenues, event producers say.

“Beacon Park’s energy and beauty will provide the ideal backdrop for ringing in the new year,” Nancy Moody, vice president of Public Affairs for DTE Energy, said in a news release sent by event organizers at Motor City NYE LLC. “We’re proud to support this Detroit tradition and to provide the venue for party goers and families alike to celebrate a one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve.”

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FOOD TRUCKS RETURN TO DOWNTOWN DETROIT PARKS

November 30, 2017

Downtown Detroit Partnership is excited to announce that food trucks have returned to Downtown Detroit for the winter season! The wildly popular Downtown Street Eats program will now offer a variety of food trucks in Cadillac Square, Spirit of Detroit Plaza, The Woodward Esplanade and Beacon Park through March 4.

A rotating group of over 60 local food trucks will provide hungry park visitors a wide range of culinary options to grab and go, enjoy fireside, inside “igloos” at Spirit of Detroit Plaza, or a heated 10,000 square foot tent at Beacon Park.

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UGLYCHRISTMASSWEATER.COM PRESENTS GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ TITLE ATTEMPT AT BEACON PARK FOR LARGEST GATHERING OF PEOPLE WEARING HOLIDAY SWEATERS

November 27, 2017

DETROIT - NOV. 27, 2017 – DTE Energy Foundation and the Downtown Detroit Partnership are excited to announce a title attempt for the largest gathering of people wearing holiday (Christmas season) sweaters and jumpers at Beacon Park on December 9. Presented by UglyChristmasSweater.com, the Guinness World Records™ attempt will aim to break the current record of 3,473 set at the Kansas Athletics vs. Montana men’s basketball game on December 19, 2015 in Lawrence, KS.

Participants will be asked to convene at Beacon Park on the corner of Cass and Grand River at 6:30 p.m. to begin the process of getting participants in place for the official count. UglyChristmasSweater.com will also be on site selling an assortment of holiday sweaters to anyone needing approved attire. 

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