Wednesday
May252016

Yoga on the River

Beginners and experienced yogis alike are invited to participate in “Yoga on the River.” The community event is Hosted by Detroit Bikram and takes place in the idyllic setting on the GM Plaza overlooking the Detroit River on Saturday, June 25 at 9:30 a.m. before GM River Days.

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Thursday
May072015

Zip Line Rides

Returning this year to GM River Days!  

Daredevil festivalgoers will get a bird’s eye view of the Detroit River, GM Renaissance Center and State Park with zip line rides available. Thrill seekers will get to fly 300-feet across the sky. This festival feature is the longest, fastest mobile zip line available and allows two people to zip simultaneously on two lines 34 feet in the air. 

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Thursday
May072015

Tuskeegee Air Show

This year’s GM River Days celebration will include an airshow Friday at 1:00pm, Saturday and Sunday June 25 and 26 starting at 4:00 p.m. each day. The show is being staged by the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum. The show will include something for everyone.

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Thursday
May222014

Milliken State Park Activities

Sponsored by Pure Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is putting together fun FREE activities all weekend long in Milliken State Park.  While River Days takes place June 24-26, the Park is open all year long,right next to Rivard Plaza and Pavillion.  Some of the fun activities you'll see this year are listed below:

 

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Thursday
Jun132013

Bike Night!

Join 94.7 WCSX for GM River Days and the fifth annual Bike Night! Rally down at the Detroit Riverfront. There will be free parking for your bike on Atwater between St. Antoine and Rivard – plus free admission wristbands for the evening if you arrive on your bike between 6pm and 8pm!

 

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Wednesday
May012013

Meijer RiverWalk Buskers

Back at the festival this year will be the Meijer sponsored buskers and street performers along the Riverwalk!   These performances will be located at the GM Fountain area and along the Riverwalk west of Rivard Plaza.

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Thursday
Apr252013

Meijer Kids Stage

Inside the Flagstar Bank Kids Zone you'll find the  Meijer Kids Stage.  Programmed by The Parade Company, the stage will feature interactive programming, sing-a-longs, educational segments and much more. 

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Diamond Jack River Boat Tours

Diamond Jacks River Tours will be docked at Rivard Plaza during River Days!  Festivalgoers will be able to take 1-hour tours and experience the sights along the newly refurbished RiverWalk from the Detroit River.

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Pepsi Taste of Detroit Food Court

Pepsi sponsors the Taste of Detroit Food Court at the 2016 GM River Days Festival. Festival-goers can enjoy a wide variety of tasty treats and relax in the seating areas in the food court area.  Restaurant participation is growing fast! 

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Quicken Loans National Stage

Featuring performances from the B-52's, Patti Labelle, Jeffrey Osborne, Mint Condition and more!

 

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Sand Sculptures presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI

Returning to GM River Days in 2016 will be the amazing Sand Sculptures presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.  The 150 ton sand sculpture is designed by Team Sandtastic from Sarasota, Florida. 

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center Tall Ship

 

Docked at the new Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Dock during the 2015 GM River Days festival will be a tall ship for visitors to tour, courtesy of Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.  The Appledore IV (85’) scooner hails from Bay City Michigan and our operated by BaySail.

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Coast Guard Cutter 

Free Coast Guard Boat Tours on the USCGC MOBILE BAY ice breaker through out the weekend!  The 140 foot boat will be docked at GM Plaza & Pavillion

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Flagstar Bank Kids Zone 

All Activities are Free! 

All Activities are Free! The Flagstar Bank Kids Zone at Rivard Plaza and William G. Milliken State Park will be the scene of excitement and laughter during the festival. All the activities are FREE- just be sure to pick up your free sticker from the Flagstar Bank Booth. Features include face painting, hand painted post cards with the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), recyclable crafts with Arts & Scraps, and the Meijer Kids Stage.

 

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Jet Ski Demonstrations 

Don't miss the excitement of the Jet-Ski Demonstrations! The Detroit Riverfront becomes a stage when Typhoon Tommy brings the Detroit River Freestyle Championships on Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th.

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