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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 20th through Sunday, June 22nd. Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.


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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

Coast Guard Cutter 

Free Coast Guard Boat Tours on the Bristol Bay through out the weekend!  The 140 foot boat will be docked at GM Plaza & Pavillion

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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 2014 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

Sand Sculptures presented by Quicken Loans

Returning to River Days in 2014 will be the amazing Sand Sculptures presented by Quicken Loans. The event will feature one 150 ton sand sculptures designed by Team Sandtastic and sponsored by Quicken Loans! Team Sandtastic, from Sarasota, Florida, creates 50-60 sand sculptures each year and will showcase their amazing talents near Rivard Plaza & Pavilion.

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Local Music Stages

Full Line-Up Available Here!

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Tuesday
Apr122011

Pepsi Taste of Detroit Food Court

Pepsi sponsors the Taste of Detroit Food Court at the 2014 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

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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Thursday
Apr252013

Meijer Kids Stage

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

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Wednesday
May012013

RiverWalk Buskers

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

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Thursday
Jun132013

Bike Night!

Join 104.3 WOMC for GM River Days and the second annual Bike Night! Rally down at the Detroit Riverfront. There will be free parking for your bike – plus free admission wristbands for the evening if you arrive on your bike! Stay to see John Kay & Steppenwolf as they perform live on the Michigan Lottery National stage. River Days’ Friday Night Bike Night is all about you, your ride, the music and the river!

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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 20-22, 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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Saturday
Jun212014

Transformers Exhibit

To celebrate the release of its upcoming film, “TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION,” the fourth film in Michael Bay’s global blockbuster franchise, Paramount Pictures is proud to announce that the film’s iconic robots will be appearing at the GM Wintergarden in the GM Renaissance Center. Fans will be able to experience the magnitude of one of the most anticipated movie events of the summer before it hits theaters June 27th.

Fans will have the chance to win prizes and take photos with Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and the 2014 Bumblebee Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette Stingray. Fans can then watch their favorite Autobots on the big screen for FREE when Ren Cen 4 Theater shows the three previous TRANSFORMERS films back to back on Saturday, June 21st. All events are free to the public