The largest city in Michigan, referred to as Mo-Town because of the number of automobile companies that were established here. In the 1950's it also was the birthplace of a soulful jazz sound the swept a generation of music lovers referred to as MoTown for Berry Gordy's MoTown Records.
November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021
Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and more than 100 animal sculptures throughout the front of the Zoo.
America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van, one of the country’s oldest and most celebrated Parades, will step off at 9:00 a.m. on Woodward Avenue and Kirby and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress. Hundreds of thousands of parade-goers will be watching as the Parade makes its way down Woodward Avenue.
The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is the oldest continually-running conservatory in the United States. It is divided into five distinct sections: Palm House, the Tropical House, the Cactus House, a sunken Fernery, and the Show House.
Detroit Institute of Arts is among the top 10 museums in the country, offering over 100 galleries with art from ancient to modern times. Among the renowned works are French Impressionist, German Expressionist, American and Flemish paintings.
Comerica Park (home of the World Famous Baseball Team The Detroit Tigers) includes a carousel, a Ferris wheel, Liquid Fireworks in center field that can be choreographed to music, and a Walk of Fame pedestrian museum. The park has something for everyone making a full family day of fun!