The Best Places to Visit in Detroit During Autumn & Winter

The Winter season has already changed the vibes of Detroit city with its snowy landscapes. If you are new to this fast-moving city in Michigan, it’s time to learn about the things that will keep you engaged as well as entertained in the city. Chilling weather and darker skies might make this city look a little sleepy during the winters but look again! Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and is filled with live events. Below are events that can be enjoyed any time of year. 

1. Detroit Opera House Events

Are you looking for a cozy spot to watch live entertainment in the winters? Consider booking an event at the Detroit Opera House? This heritage theatre is ranked at the top of lists of trending venues events in Detroit today. With a massive accommodation facility for 2700 visitors, this place hosts world-class shows. Some of the upcoming events include: 

⦁ The Lion King 

⦁ Dance Theatre of Harlem

⦁ Frida

⦁ Ballet Hispánico

2. A Walk Through Heritage Museums

Detroit city has preserved the history of Michigan state beautifully. Whether you are interested in art, history or science, there are all types of museums to visit. Below is a list of popular museums worth visiting: Visit online to learn more about each museum.

⦁ Detroit Institute of Arts

⦁ Motown Museum

⦁ Detroit Historical Museum

⦁ Dossin Great Lakes Museum 

⦁ Michigan Science Center

⦁ Tuskegee Airmen National Museum

3. Winter Blast Festival at Royal Oak

The Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort’s Winter Blast Royal Oak Festival runs from February 18th to the 20th in 2022 and takes place in Royal Oak’s downtown area. This free event covers numerous activities including but not limited to: 

⦁ Ice sculptures

⦁ Ice skating

⦁ Marshmallow roasting

⦁ Live music

⦁ Zipline rides

⦁ Winter slide

This festival will have something to entertain everyone! 

4. Campus Martius Park

Campus Martius Park is a renowned tourist destination as well as a Detroit treasure. Campus Martius Park has won numerous accolades for space design, administration, operations, placemaking, and programming, and was named “Top Public Square” by USA Today in 2021. 

Foodies will love the cuisine experience. The following are a few fine restaurants: 

⦁ Parc Detroit

⦁ Fountain Detroit

There are also events taking place at the Park including:

⦁ The Rink 

⦁ Broomball League

You can find more information, check the event dates and book tickets at 

5. Detroit Zoo Attractions

The Detroit Zoo, which spans 125 acres, is one of Michigan’s largest tourist attractions. This Zoo is home to nearly 3,300 animals representing about 300 species. It was also the first zoo in the United States featuring barless displays. Some popular attractions at the Detroit Zoo include: More information can be found online. 

⦁ Amphibiville

⦁ Arctic Ring of Life

⦁ Australian Outback

⦁ Butterfly Garden

⦁ Dinosauria

Pro Travel Tip:- Always inquire online before booking tickets to events at any of these locations. Some may be offering FREE ENTRIES!

Now it’s time to get on your best winter outfit and join the fun!