When you think of Downtown Detroit you might not come up with free things to do as a family right off the bat, but we’re here to tell you the city offers many things for the tots in your life as well. Check out one or two of these fun (and free!) things on your next adventure to the city.
Campus Martius has lots of free fun, from a beach in the middle of Detroit, to checking out the beautiful Christmas tree in the winter, to free, live music many nights!
Splash in its fountains, then stroll the Detroit Riverwalk.
Explore a weekly market of Michigan goods and produce at Market Fridays at Cadillac Square.
Get up close with Michigan’s wildlife at Belle Isle Nature Center. Time your visit right, and you may get to feed one of the fallow deer!
Reading & Rhythm on the Riverwalk brings a unique interactive literacy program to the beloved Riverwalk. Thursdays and Fridays, July 6-August 11, they have two sessions, one at 11 am and one at 1:15 pm.