Thursday
May072015

NEW! River Nights Preview Event

Attention GM River Days Fans!  Experience the festival like never before at River Nights, which will provide a special preview of the festival, on Thursday, June 18th from 6-10 p.m.  Attendees will get to enjoy a concert by The Spinners, the legendary R&B recording artists originating from Detroit.

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Thursday
May072015

NEW! Zip Line Rides

New this year at GM River Days!  

Daredevil festivalgoers will get a bird’s eye view of the Detroit River from the Milliken State Park with rides on two new Zip Lines provided by Oakland County Parks. Thrill seekers will get to fly 300-feet across the sky with the first-ever zip line in the state park. This new 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.  Tickets will be onsale just inside Milliken State Park near Rivard Plaza and will cost $15 for one ride or two for $25.  

Thursday
May072015

NEW! Tuskeegee Air Show

This year’s GM River Days celebration will include an airshow Saturday and Sunday June 20 and 21 starting at 1:00 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 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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Thursday
Jun132013

Bike Night!

Join 94.7 WCSX for GM River Days and the fourth 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 Paul Rodgers as he performs live on the DTE Energy National Stage. River Days’ Friday Night Bike Night is all about you, your ride, the music and the river!

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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, along the Riverwalk at St. Antoine 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 2015 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

DTE Energy National Stage

Featuring performances from Paul Rodgers of Bad Company,Gladys Knight, Bel Biv Devoe & more! Find out how to get VIP Passes here!

 

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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

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 Bristol Bay 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 19th through Sunday, June 21st. Sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network.


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