Campus Martius

Detroit's Gathering Place

Campus Martius Park is a city of Detroit treasure and a national and international destination. For the second consecutive year, Campus Martius Park was named “Top Public Square” by USA Today and has won countless awards for public space design, management, operations, placemaking and programming.

In the heart of Downtown, Campus Martius Park is Detroit’s Gathering Place for both residents and visitors. This famous park was created in 2004 at the site of Detroit’s point of origin located at 0 miles, where the vision for the city’s plan was originally laid out by Augustus Woodward in 1805.

Happy Holidays from Downtown Detroit! ✨🎄✨

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Campus Martius is getting its largest Christmas tree yet. A Michigan-grown Norway spruce will be installed in the park on Nov. 4. The Detroit Downtown Partnership has yet to reveal its exact size.⁠
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Please tell me in the comments that we are not the only ones LOVING the vibe in the city this summer?!?
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Our beloved #campusmartius has been ranked 5/10 by 10best for having one of the top public squares in 2021!! 🏆🏅

We can’t wait to show you why, when it’s safe to reunite like this 👆😏
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Thing to Do in Campus Martius

Upcoming Events

June 3 @ 11:00 am

Market Friday 

Market Friday | Campus Martius | Fri. June 3 | 11 am – 3 pm Shop till you drop, support small business owners and entrepreneurs and grab takeaway foods at Market […]

June 9 @ 6:00 pm

Movie Nights in the D – Jurassic Park

Presented by Capital One Café and supported by Faygo, families and friends can enjoy a variety of beloved films on the big screen at Campus Martius Park during our free […]

June 10 @ 4:00 pm

Friday Beach Party

Friday Beach Party Presented by BetMGM| Campus Martius | Fri. June 10 | 4 pm – 10 pm Kick-off your weekend at The Beach at Campus Martius Park, a hot spot for […]

June 16 @ 6:00 pm

Movie Nights in the D – Summer of Soul

Presented by Capital One Café and supported by Faygo, families and friends can enjoy a variety of beloved films on the big screen at Campus Martius Park during our free […]

June 17 @ 4:00 pm

Friday Beach Party

Friday Beach Party Presented by BetMGM | Campus Martius | Fri. June 17 | 4 pm – 10 pm Kick-off your weekend at The Beach at Campus Martius Park, a hot spot […]

June 23 @ 6:00 pm

Movie Nights in the D – Minions

Presented by Capital One Café and supported by Faygo, families and friends can enjoy a variety of beloved films on the big screen at Campus Martius Park during our free […]

Attractions

The Rink at Campus is open seven days a week, including holidays, from November through March and our experienced team will ensure that from the moment you step out onto the ice, your visit will . . .

The Beach at Campus Martius Park is a sun-soaked oasis that welcomes visitors May through October. This uniquely Detroit experience is a perfect place to build sandcastles with the kids, take in live music, people . . .

Deck out your holiday season in style and enjoy spectacular live entertainment, Olympic figure skaters, and award-winning local performers and skating clubs. The night will also feature amazing lighting attractions, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, . . .

A Live Look at Campus Martius Park

Our live park cam allows anyone to look at the amazing events that take place throughout the year at Campus Martius Park.

Explore the Downtown Parks

Campus Martius

Campus Martius

The heart of Downtown, Campus Martius Park is Detroit’s Gathering Place for employees, residents and visitors. In 2021, Campus Martius Park was named “Top Public Square '' by USA Today and has won countless awards . . .

Grand Circus Park

Grand Circus Park

Grand Circus Park anchors both a growing residential neighborhood and the Downtown Detroit entertainment district. The park features gardens, dog parks, new seating areas, and free, special events and performances.

Beacon Park

Beacon Park

Beacon Park opened in July 2017 and features stunning light installations, an open lawn space with outdoor games fun for all ages, and a contemporary two-story restaurant. The park hosts a program of daily organized . . .

Cadillac Square

Cadillac Square

Cadillac Square is home to the relocated Bagley Memorial Fountain, the food trucks rallies, and a variety of seating to enjoy amidst beautiful perennial gardens.

Capitol Park

Capitol Park

Capitol Park is a popular neighborhood and an emerging destination that features lush landscaping and green spaces, a new off-leash dog park, fitness classes, and more. The park is surrounded by incredible restaurants, bakeries, coffee . . .

Woodward Esplanade

Woodward Esplanade

The Woodward Esplanade is a new public space that extends from the south end of Campus Martius Park to Larned St. The new space will include weekday food trucks and plenty of seating to enjoy . . .

Become a Sponsor

Customized partnership opportunities are available at a variety of involvement levels including yearlong or seasonal support, program-specific, or at special times or specific events.

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