- Our list of the best things to do in Detroit, Michigan, features the top 293 nearby activities — including 94 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Detroit, MI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 27 things to do within the city of Detroit, MI , followed by 266 popular activities in nearby cities, including Westland, Canton, Dearborn, Sterling Heights, Troy, Warren, Ferndale, Royal Oak, Northville, Livonia, Madison Heights, Taylor, Southfield, Bloomfield Hills, Amherstburg, Essex, Roseville, Rochester, Pontiac, Novi, Southgate, Dearborn Heights, Macomb, Shelby Township, Auburn Hills, Farmington Hills, Rochester Hills, Marquette, Adrian and Eastpointe
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Detroit Comedy Plant Detroit MoreLess Info
The comedy club, focused on creating a family atmosphere, organizes shows performed by both experienced and up-and-coming comedians
98% 1954 votes
5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202 MoreLess Info
The Detroit Institute of Art has over 60,000 pieces of art divided into several galleries including Africa, Oceania, and Indigenous Americas; American Art; Asia and the Islamic World; and European Art. The institute also has a large gallery of African American art.
96% 340 votes
2111 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226 MoreLess Info
Fox Theater Building is a 85 year old theater for concerts, comedy shows and special film screenings. Sound system and seating arrangement are good. It has recently been restored to give you more a more comfortable environment.
95% 421 votes
2301 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI MoreLess Info
Detroitâ€™s City Theatre is a small, intimate performance venue that seats up to 430 guests. The theater has an off Broadway vibe, and presents concerts, comedy performances, plays, and other productions.
2648 W. Grand Blvd., Detroit, MI 48208 MoreLess Info
Motown Historical Museum guides you through history of Motown and epic music. You find instruments with real digital prints of famous singers. Staff guide you thoroughly through the 2 buildings.
94% 2037 votes
2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201 MoreLess Info
Comerica Park is the home field for the Detroit Lions of Major League Baseball. The 41,255 stadium also has a Ferris wheel, baseball museum, nine tiger statues, and a choreographed water show.
91% 806 votes
600 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI MoreLess Info
Walk across the riverfront, watching sunsets in the evening; music and other fun activities is what you get at Detroit RiverFront. Some concerts are organized here occasionally. You also see the views of Canada from the riverfront.
97% 107 votes
3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201 MoreLess Info
The Grammy-award winning Detroit Symphony Orchestra offers regular performances of classical works, as well as pops concerts featuring soundtracks and standards. The orchestra regularly performs at the Max M. Fisher Music Center auditorium, but also does outdoor shows as well.
96% 104 votes
17360 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI 48219 MoreLess Info
The historic Redford Theatre is a live performance center that presents classic films, organ concerts, and live plays to the public. The theater can be rented for special events, private parties, and community meetings.
94% 190 votes
315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 MoreLess Info
The documentation, preservation, and interpretation of African American culture and history is conducted at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Each year the site serves as the venue for the African World Festival as well.
94% 265 votes
2934 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207 MoreLess Info
Locally grown produce and other farm fresh items are the foundation of the Eastern Market. It acts as the farmers' market for the area, and the market is held every Saturday throughout the year.