Information on BIZ Renewal

The Downtown BIZ Board of Directors invites Owners of Assessable Property within the BIZ to both its Annual Meeting and a Special Meeting on BIZ Renewal.

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Winter In Downtown Detroit

Experience the vibrancy of Downtown Detroit during the winter season, complete with attractions for all to enjoy. Whether shopping, dining or taking in the sites during a Downtown Tour, there’s […]

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Feb 2024 Around Downtown: DDP News & Events

At the Downtown Detroit Partnership, we work hard to ensure that we reflect the diverse communities we serve — Detroit’s businesses, employees, residents and visitors. From our board and employees, to […]

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Welcome to Detroit: City of Grit

Anyone with a stake in Detroit has just one thing to say to our Detroit Lions: “Thank you.” Thank you for giving us hope and bringing us together as only […]

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Sweetheart Skate

Love will be in the air at Campus Martius Park this Valentine’s Day. Treat your special someone to a night under the lights during the Sweetheart Skate on Feb. 14 […]

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Downtown Detroit Hot Spots

Hey Detroit! It’s Ebony JJ Curry and I am a Detroit girl through and through! To live, work, eat, and play in downtown Detroit has literally been such a monumental experience for […]

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Become a BIZ Ambassador!

The Downtown Detroit Ambassador, established in 2006, has transformed the appearance of Downtown Detroit. The Ambassadors are the proactive and friendly individuals who clean public areas and serve as information […]

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About the DDP

The Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) strengthens and supports Downtown Detroit through strategic initiatives and programs. DDP convenes business, philanthropic, and government partners to create a vibrant and resilient urban core for Detroit and the region.

DDP takes an active role in development and planning decisions that positively impacts the city’s economic prosperity. We also work with key stakeholders in the public and private sectors on multiple programs and projects to enhance Downtown’s appeal to businesses, residents, and visitors. Additionally, we provide direct services that create a cleaner, safer, and welcoming Downtown for all.

Downtown Detroit Fast Facts

22,000,000

Annual visits (nonworkers/residents) to Downtown Detroit in 2021.

186

Restaurants and retail establishment in the Downtown.

2022 Perceptions Survey

Share Your Voice for a Chance to Win a Spirit Card. The Downtown Detroit Partnership and the Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) are inviting you to participate in this survey to help guide our work in Downtown Detroit. Your input will help us improve services and assist in planning for future Downtown programs.

Explore Downtown Detroit

Downtown Detroit is a vibrant and welcoming community that boasts a number of beautiful public spaces that supports great walking and biking experiences and cultivates a vibrant retail and restaurant community.

The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) provides Downtown businesses with support, assistance navigating city resources, opportunities to network, and in-depth economic and market analysis. DDP and BIZ members have access to numerous events that . . .

The Downtown Detroit Datascape is a strategic initiative of the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) to provide metrics, actionable information, and analysis that will help stakeholders benchmark progress, make informed decisions and drive investment throughout the . . .

DDP programs and manages nearly 2,000 events annually in Downtown Detroit Parks + Public Spaces, including Campus Martius Park, Cadillac Square, Beacon Park, Capitol Park, Grand Circus Park, and the Woodward Esplanade.

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 Detroit Police Department and Downtown Detroit Partnership Issue Joint Statement on Upcoming NFL Draft Security 

February 20, 2024

DDP logo, sketched as a capital D illustrated as multi-colored triangles. Followed by "established 1922"

 Detroit Police Department and Downtown Detroit Partnership Issue Joint Statement on Upcoming NFL Draft Security 

Ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft in Detroit, the Detroit Police Department, Downtown Detroit Partnership and our partners across law enforcement, government and the business community are working together to ensure a safe draft experience . . .

Feb 2024 Around Downtown: DDP News & Events

February 14, 2024

Feb 2024 Around Downtown: DDP News & Events

At the Downtown Detroit Partnership, we work hard to ensure that we reflect the diverse communities we serve — Detroit’s businesses, employees, residents and visitors. From our board and employees, to . . .

Welcome to Detroit: City of Grit

February 6, 2024

Welcome to Detroit: City of Grit

Anyone with a stake in Detroit has just one thing to say to our Detroit Lions: “Thank you.” Thank you for giving us hope and bringing us together as only . . .

Downtown Detroit Hot Spots

January 24, 2024

Downtown Detroit Hot Spots

Hey Detroit! It’s Ebony JJ Curry and I am a Detroit girl through and through! To live, work, eat, and play in downtown Detroit has literally been such a monumental experience for . . .

Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) Receives Unanimous Support for Renewal

December 18, 2023

Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) Receives Unanimous Support for Renewal

The Downtown Detroit Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) is pleased to announce the second-term renewal of Zone Plan through 2034. The renewal was unanimously passed on October 24, 2023 during a special meeting on the renewal . . .

2023 End of Year Note

December 14, 2023

2023 End of Year Note

It’s hard to believe that this is our last newsletter of the year, but what a year 2023 has been. This month seemed an excellent opportunity to celebrate how vital . . .

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30Th. GET READY!

YOU DONT WANNA MISS THIS. We about to have a ball!!! Black, and Cream Edition, but not mandatory. rooms will be transformed to match color scheme. 2 DJ’s
Complimentary Buffet & birthdays celebrate free with entry..if you or someone you know would like to be a part of the 9th annual event... “ I Am Aires” Call or text the Words..l Am Aries to the number 1 (313) 737-6970 

outside patio will also be open for the smokers.

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ALL 4 ROOMS. ANOTHER EVENT FOR THE GROWN & SEXY, MATURE PARTY GOERS
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Beat the winter blues and get some fresh air at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit. Dont miss out, The Rink will be open through March 3.

⛸️ Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 11 am - 9 pm 
⛸️ Tuesdays: 11 am - 6 pm 
⛸️ Fridays: 11 am - 11 pm 
⛸️ Saturdays: 10 am - 11 pm 
⛸️ Sundays: 12 pm - 8 pm

Plan ahead and purchase your tickets online: downtowndetroit.org/experience-downtown/things-to-do/the-rink/

#DowntownDet #CampusMartiusPark

Beat the winter blues and get some fresh air at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit. Don't miss out, The Rink will be open through March 3.

⛸️ Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 11 am - 9 pm
⛸️ Tuesdays: 11 am - 6 pm
⛸️ Fridays: 11 am - 11 pm
⛸️ Saturdays: 10 am - 11 pm
⛸️ Sundays: 12 pm - 8 pm

Plan ahead and purchase your tickets online: downtowndetroit.org/experience-downtown/things-to-do/the-rink/

#DowntownDet #CampusMartiusPark
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Last week Downtown Detroit Partnership’s DEI Committee hosted an excited game of Black History Month Jeopardy for staff. It was an exciting game; the categories were clever, and the score was close. Please join us in congratulating the winning team of this spirited game. 

In continuing our DEI initiatives, the DDP works hard to ensure that we reflect the diverse communities we serve — Detroit’s businesses, employees, residents, visitors and our own employees. 

One way to we provide checks and balances to our internal and external programming is throughout Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Another important role of the Committee is encouraging education and knowledge sharing. 

In recognition of Black History Month, the DDP’s DEI Committee curated an extensive list of books, movies, and podcasts on Black history, culture, leadership and more. We’ve shared this with our team, and are happy to share with you as well. Feel free to re-share.

Visit our site for more details: https://downtowndetroit.org/about-the-ddp/diversity-inclusion/

Last week Downtown Detroit Partnership’s DEI Committee hosted an excited game of Black History Month Jeopardy for staff. It was an exciting game; the categories were clever, and the score was close. Please join us in congratulating the winning team of this spirited game.

In continuing our DEI initiatives, the DDP works hard to ensure that we reflect the diverse communities we serve — Detroit’s businesses, employees, residents, visitors and our own employees.

One way to we provide checks and balances to our internal and external programming is throughout Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Another important role of the Committee is encouraging education and knowledge sharing.

In recognition of Black History Month, the DDP’s DEI Committee curated an extensive list of books, movies, and podcasts on Black history, culture, leadership and more. We’ve shared this with our team, and are happy to share with you as well. Feel free to re-share.

Visit our site for more details: https://downtowndetroit.org/about-the-ddp/…
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Thank you to everyone who donated and attended another beautiful, inspiring Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer ice show at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit! 

What an honor to host Olympic Gold Medalist, Scott Hamilton and the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation along with so many talented skaters! ⛸️

#DowntownDet #CampusMartiusPark #TurnCancerUpsideDown

Thank you to everyone who donated and attended another beautiful, inspiring Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer ice show at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit!

What an honor to host Olympic Gold Medalist, Scott Hamilton and the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation along with so many talented skaters! ⛸️

#DowntownDet #CampusMartiusPark #TurnCancerUpsideDown
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Celebrate Valentines Day at tonights Sweetheart Skate!

Bring your special someone to The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit from 6-9 pm to skate along to your favorite love songs under the festive pink and red lights.

Skaters also have a chance to win tickets to see Pretty Woman: The Musical or The Cher Show at the Fisher Theatre courtesy of Broadway In Detroit - The Fisher Theatre and more! Learn more: https://downtowndetroit.org/event/sweetheart-skate/

Celebrate Valentine's Day at tonight's Sweetheart Skate!

Bring your special someone to The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit from 6-9 pm to skate along to your favorite love songs under the festive pink and red lights.

Skaters also have a chance to win tickets to see 'Pretty Woman: The Musical' or 'The Cher Show' at the Fisher Theatre courtesy of Broadway In Detroit - The Fisher Theatre and more! Learn more: https://downtowndetroit.org/event/…
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Happy Paczki Day, Detroit!

If youre looking to burn off those extra calories, why not hit the ice at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit and have some fun while doing it!

Stop by, The Rink is open from 11 am - 6 pm today. Secure your spot on the ice when you visit our site to purchase your tickets in advance: downtowndetroit.org/experience-downtown/things-to-do/the-rink

Happy Paczki Day, Detroit!

If you're looking to burn off those extra calories, why not hit the ice at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by Visit Detroit and have some fun while doing it!

Stop by, The Rink is open from 11 am - 6 pm today. Secure your spot on the ice when you visit our site to purchase your tickets in advance: downtowndetroit.org/experience-downtown/things-to-do/the-rink
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DDP Annual Meeting

Join us on Thursday, February 22 at MGM Grand Detroit as we reflect on the successes from last year and look toward the many opportunities in store for 2024. Listen in on an open conversation about Legacy and Leadership in Detroit with longtime leaders Roger Penske and Daniel J. Loepp, moderated by NBC Sports' Mike Tirico.