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2018-2019 WIN TER IN THE P ARKS


Winter in the Parks 4

Dining in the Parks

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Tree Lighting and Light Up Beacon Park

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Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square

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Beacon Park

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Capitol Park

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Winter Wonderland Lighting

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Sponsors

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Visitor Information

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Downtown Detroit Map

Detroit Tree Lighting and Light Up Beacon Park November 16 5 p.m. - Midnight

Carriage Rides November 16 December 22

1,600

Over

2 million visitors annually

The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) is at the forefront of Detroit’s transformation through awardwinning public space development and innovative programming.

The Rink at Campus Martius Park

free annual programs

November 16 March 3 2

More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

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Dining in the parks

Arctic Zone

Campus Martius Park

Visit DowntownDetroitParks.com/Winter for 10% off your first beer or glass of wine at Parc or Lumen.

Family-friendly concessions

Use the code

Open during rink hours

SLUSHY

Lumen Parc

Campus Martius Park

Beacon Park

Contemporary American cuisine with extensive beer menu.

This upscale restaurant featuring Midwest, French and Mediterranean flavors was named 2018 Restaurant of the Year by Hour Detroit.

Food Truck Fridays Beacon Park

Visit DTEBeaconPark.com for full schedule 4

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Join us on November 16, 5 p.m. - midnight!

15th Annual Detroit Tree Lighting Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square

Light Up Beacon Park

Presented by

Free and open to all

Beacon Park

1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit Across from DTE Headquarters

12-time GRAMMY award winner CeCe Winans Ben Sharkey & The Woodward Horns

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Nadir Omowale

PLUS PLUS Olympic ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani

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• Live stream of the Tree Lighting

• Local choirs and skating groups

• Holiday lighting spectacular

• Santa

• Selfies with Santa

• Carriage rides and ice skating

• Prismatica interactive art exhibit

• Cadillac Lodge heated tent, food trucks and bars

More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

Free shuttles between Campus Martius Park and Beacon Park from 4:30 p.m. to midnight!

• Winter Lodge heated tent, food trucks and bars 7


NEW!

Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square 800 WOODWARD AVENUE

Detroit’s Christmas Tree

November 16 - mid January Sixty foot tall, Michigan-grown Norway Spruce with 19,000 LED bulbs

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More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

FREE & OPEN TO ALL! Share your pics! #DowntownDetroit

The Rink

November 16 - March 3, 2019 November 16 • 9 p.m. - midnight

Rent the Skating Party Room! Call (313) 963-9393

November 17 - December 16 • Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. • Friday: 11 a.m. - midnight • Saturday: 10 a.m. - midnight • Sunday: noon - 10 p.m. December 17 - January 6 • Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. • Friday: 11 a.m. - midnight • Saturday: 10 a.m. - midnight • Sunday: noon - 10 p.m. • Christmas: noon - 11 p.m. • New Years Eve: 11 a.m. - midnight January 7 - March 3 • Monday -Tuesday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Wednesday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. • Friday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. • Sunday: noon - 8 p.m.

Pricing • Adults: $10 • Kids (12 & Under): $8 • Seniors (59 & Older): $8 • Monthly Lunchtime Pass: $30 (Redeem 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) • Skate Rental: $5

More events on next page

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Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square (continued)

Holiday Decor on The Woodward Esplanade The Cadillac Lodge

Register at

ComePlayDetroit.com

Carriage Rides Fridays and Saturdays, November 16 - December 22, 6 p.m. - midnight

Broomball Leagues

January 7 - February 26

The Downtown Detroit Partnership is excited

to once again host the

following Quicken Loans winter activities

2019 GEICO U.S. Figure Skating Championship

in the parks:

Select dates throughout December and January The Downtown Detroit Partnership is thrilled to partner with the U.S. Championship to bring a variety of activations, including free lessons on the rink at Campus Martius Park ahead of the main event at Little Caesars Arena from January 18 - 27. 10

More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

Cadillac Square Markets Santa in One Campus Martius Lobby 11


FREE & OPEN TO ALL!

Sponsored by

Beacon Park

Free shuttles between Campus Martius Park and Beacon Park from 4:30 p.m. to midnight!

1901 GRAND RIVER AVENUE, DETROIT (Across from DTE Headquarters)

An interactive and internationally traveling exhibit!

Workouts with Pulse Fitness November 11, 9:00 a.m. December 13, 5:30 p.m. 12

Find more at DTEBeaconPark.com

Prismatica

October 14 - November 19 6 a.m. to midnight

Light Up Beacon Park

Holiday Lighting

November 16 - January 21

November 16 5 p.m. - 12 a.m.

For the second year in a row, Detroit’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony expands to Beacon Park! • Live performances by Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers and Nadir Omowale • Live stream of the 15th Annual Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony at Campus Martius Park • Selfies with Santa • Heated Winter Lodge tent • Food trucks, bars, fire pits, holiday lighting and more!

Visit DTEBeaconPark.com for info on the

New Year’s Eve Kids Countdown and other early 2019 winter events!

Beacon events on next page MoreMore Beacon ParkPark events on next page

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Lions Family Friendly Tailgates

Sponsored by

November 18 vs. Panthers 1 p.m. kickoff

December 2 vs. Rams 1 p.m. kickoff

Food Truck Fridays Visit DTEBeaconPark.com for full schedule

Tailgate parties begin two hours prior to kickoff

Join Beacon Park in Celebrating its Second Winter

Season in Detroit! Corner of Cass and Grand River

Wear your plaid in November and your ugly Christmas sweaters in December! 14

Find more at DTEBeaconPark.com

Home for the Holidays Silent Discos November 24 & December 8 7 p.m. - midnight

Selfies with Santa and Holiday Family Fun December 15 - 16 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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Christmas Tree Farm in Capitol Park

The Downtown Detroit Partnership is excited

to once again host the

following Quicken Loans winter activities in the parks:

From Fraser Firs to Blue Spruces, the perfect Christmas tree for your home awaits you at Capitol Park. For hours visit XODetroit.com

Shop small and local for all your holiday needs!

Capitol Park STATE STREET AND GRAND RIVER AVENUE

Capitol Park Markets

A rotation of metro-Detroit vendors feature food, beverages, apparel and more. For hours visit XODetroit.com

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More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

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FREE & OPEN TO ALL!

Decorations are 95% recyclable and designed to use less energy.

Winter Wonderland Lighting THROUGHOUT DOWNTOWN DETROIT

Colors change in support of the Lions, Pistons and Red Wings!

The Business Improvement Zone with support from the Detroit Downtown Development Authority brings you a dazzling display of winter wonderland lighting throughout the city.

Visit and snap photos with the whimsical installations at Beacon, Grand Circus (at Woodward and Adams) and Campus Martius parks. Or find the custom designed pieces dotting the wintry Downtown landscape to inspire your next Instagrammable moment. #DowntownDetroit

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More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

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Thank You to All of Our Season’s Sponsors

Special thanks to our Winter in the Parks lead sponsors

Media Partners

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in cooperation with

Become an Official Partner! To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Downtown Detroit Partnership at info@downtowndetroit.org 20

More info at DowntownDetroitParks.com

BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT ZONE

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DOWNTOWN DETROIT AMBASSADORS

Ambassadors are trained to offer hospitality assistance. Ask them for help with directions or general information on the city and parks.

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Comerica Park

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Each park is accessible by vehicle and public transit including DDOT, FAST and SMART buses, The People Mover, QLINE and MoGo bikes.

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Handicap accessible ramps are included at all parks entrances

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Please contact DDP Parks at (313) 566-8250 or DowntownDetroitParks.com

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6 a.m. to 10 p.m. unless noted for special event

GENERAL QUESTIONS

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Visitor Information

MGM Grand Casino

Fox Theatre

SPIRIT PLAZA

JEFFERSON

Hart Plaza

Renaissance Center

RENT A PARK

Rent the park for your next corporate event, fundraiser, wedding or any other public or private event. DowntownDetroitParks.com/rentals

1 Campus Martius (where Santa lives) Detroit’s Christmas Tree The Rink

Downtown Detroit Parks

People Mover Route and Stops

MoGo Station

QLINE Route and Stops

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@DowntownDet One Campus Martius, Suite 380 Detroit, MI 48226

313.566.8250

DowntownDetroitParks.com

2018-2019 Winter in the Parks  
2018-2019 Winter in the Parks