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Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skate

The Downtown Detroit Partnership invites couples to a Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Skate Date. February 14th from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at The Rink at Campus Martius Park presented by […]

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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.

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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Downtown Hotspots – Jeanette Pierce

January 19, 2023

Downtown Hotspots – Jeanette Pierce

Jeanette Pierce — founder and CEO of City Institute I’ve lived downtown for 20 years now and have been giving tours for 18 years and one question that has been . . .

Downtown Stories — Motor City Kwanzaa Celebration and Kinara Lighting

January 2, 2023

Downtown Stories — Motor City Kwanzaa Celebration and Kinara Lighting

The Downtown Detroit Partnership partnered with the City of Detroit’s Councilman Scott Benson, Alkebu-Lan Village, and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History to debut the largest Kwanzaa Kinara . . .

Number of Hotel Rooms Continues to Grow to Meet Demand 

December 20, 2022

Number of Hotel Rooms Continues to Grow to Meet Demand 

By Joshua Long, Data Program Director During the pandemic, when travel was down and people were staying home, the occupancy rate for hotel rooms in Downtown was drastically lower. In . . .

Meet Cabbon Winston, Downtown Detroit BIZ Ambassador

December 20, 2022

Meet Cabbon Winston, Downtown Detroit BIZ Ambassador

Cabbon Winston was born and raised in Detroit and counts it a privilege to keep his city welcoming to everyone. Mr. Winston’s role at the Downtown Detroit BIZ has evolved . . .

All Detroit’s a Stage

December 12, 2022

All Detroit’s a Stage

“Detroit is big enough to matter in the world and small enough for you to matter in it.” That quote is from a conversation with Jeanette Pierce, CEO of the . . .

Downtown Hotspots – Adriel Thornton

December 8, 2022

Adriel Thornton

Downtown Hotspots – Adriel Thornton

If you see MoGo Executive Director Adriel Thornton riding about town, he’s probably on his way to one of these Downtown Hot Spots. Check out his great picks. EAT: Leila – I love . . .

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Although we recognize Black culture and history all year round, just wanted to share some of the events happening across metro Detroit in honor of Black History Month by clicking the link in our bio. 

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As a Detroit native, Calvin Hasberry's hard work and dedication to the city recently earned him "Ambassador of the Year" for both 2021 and 2022! Watch to find out why Calvin continues to enjoy being a Business Improvement Zone (BIZ) Ambassador: ... See MoreSee Less

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Well deserved!! I cannot think of a young man who has worked harder than Calvin!!!

Calvin rocks!!

Do you have a furry loved one? Looking for something pet friendly to do? Bring them out and let them stretch their legs at Grand Circus Parks off-leash dog park, open daily from 7 am – 10 pm.

Do you have a furry loved one? Looking for something pet friendly to do? Bring them out and let them stretch their legs at Grand Circus Park's off-leash dog park, open daily from 7 am – 10 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

Although we recognize Black culture and history all year round, just wanted to share some of the events happening across metro Detroit in honor of Black History Month - https://www.wxyz.com/news/celebrate-black-history-month-at-these-events-in-metro-detroit

Although we recognize Black culture and history all year round, just wanted to share some of the events happening across metro Detroit in honor of Black History Month - https://wxyz.com/news/… ... See MoreSee Less

Light it up! Campus Martius Park and Beacon Park are joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in going red in honor of American Heart Month and the Go Red for Women campaign!

Light it up! Campus Martius Park and Beacon Park are joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan in going red in honor of American Heart Month and the Go Red for Women campaign! ... See MoreSee Less

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Looks amazing!

ICYMI: Tickets for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear are now on sale! Dont miss out as the #DetroitGP returns to the streets of Downtown Detroit with a newly-designed course, June 2-4.

Tickets are available at DetroitGP.com/tickets.

ICYMI: Tickets for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear are now on sale! Don't miss out as the #DetroitGP returns to the streets of Downtown Detroit with a newly-designed course, June 2-4.

Tickets are available at DetroitGP.com/tickets.Tickets to the 2023 #DetroitGP are officially on sale NOW! Don’t miss the return of the Grand Prix to Downtown #Detroit, June 2-4! Check out all the great ticket options available at and secure your seats TODAY!
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