- 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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.