The Downtown Detroit Partnership is proud and excited to see the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear’s triumphant return to the streets of Detroit. Immerse yourself in the buzz of the occasion, as Downtown Detroit Parks and Public Spaces transform into thrilling hubs of activity to rev up the excitement all weekend long. The Parks will play host to a diverse range of attractions including local businesses, delectable food options, thrilling race viewing, engaging experiences with Ford, and exciting activation’s on the Woodward Esplanade.
Small Business Straightaway at Cadillac Square
Get ready to rev your engines for the Detroit Grand Prix Small Business Straightaway! This event is more than just a pit stop – it’s a showcase of the best small businesses. With vendors vying for pole position at Cadillac Square, you’ll have the opportunity to browse a wide range of unique products and services from local artisans and vendors. Support these small businesses as they race toward success! It’s sure to be a finish line you won’t want to miss. The Small Business Straightaway will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
Featured Vendors include: I-75 South, ArtLoft Midtown, Chellediorstyles, Corktown Business Association, Detroit Forever 313, Detroit Hives, E. Warren Development Corp., Folk, Konnected Fitness Strength & Conditioning Gym, Lorraine’s Premium BBQ Sauce, Love Travels Imports, Motor City Popcorn, Ocean Ridge Developments, Our Hour-Mobile Paint Party, Pawstries, Pink Poodle Dress Lounge, Ponyride, SKIN BAR VII, Soapstone Soaps, Southwest Detroit Business Association, Support Impact Give Hope, TbakesTreats, Threads & Legs, Unique Monique Scented Candles, VMX International, Voluptuous Bien’Aime Boutique and ZAB Cultural Collective.
Expanded Downtown Street Eats Food Truck Offerings
Don’t worry about fueling up – there will be plenty of food trucks to satisfy your hunger. Check out the extended food truck offerings below from Michigan’s largest weekly food truck experience Downtown Street Eats which will be at Cadillac Square from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Spice Rack
- Living For Life Wellness
- Max Chicago Italian Beef
- Lemonade & Beyond
- Detroit’s Original Seafood Truck
Grand Prix Viewing at Campus Martius Park
Outside of Grandstand seating, the best place to watch the races will be on the big screen at Campus Martius Park all weekend long! Racing enthusiasts and families alike are invited to watch select races for free at the park starting at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Ford at Grand Prix
Ford vehicle displays, live music and giveaways are just a sample of the many thrills visitors can check out at Ford’s exciting tailgate at Capitol Park. Car enthusiasts will be able to experience the latest and greatest models from Ford; the Explorer, Wildtrak Bronco, Lightning F-150 and the Mustang Mach-E. Ford at the Grand Prix will be open Friday, June 2 and Saturday June 3 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 4.
Winning Experiences at the Woodward Esplanade
The Michigan Lottery Truck and Wana Brands will also be bringing lots of giveaways, sweet treats and activation’s to the Woodward Esplanade near Campus Martius Park on Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. For those heading down Sunday, the Michigan Lottery Truck will also be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m..