Jun 22, 2012 to Jun 24, 2012
DETROIT – The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy announced a line-up of new programming for the 6th Annual Detroit River Days Festival happening June 22-24. The three-day festival, presented by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, will feature first-ever events such as the Detroit River ArtScape, a salute to the Tuskegee Airmen, a kickoff to summer from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, maritime-themed activities from the Detroit Historical Society, buskers and street performers along the RiverWalk, as well as annual favorites such as a tall ship, towering sand sculptures and live concerts with performances by local and national musicians.
The festival kicks off Friday, June 22 spanning from the William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor to the newly completed Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Terminal & Dock, just past the Renaissance Center. Festival hours are 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday. Guests can enjoy free admission to the festival on Friday, June 22 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Conservancy will charge a $3 admission fee (and $5 after 5 p.m.) to help underwrite programming and operational costs for the festival. For a full schedule and exciting details, please visit www.RiverDays.com.
“This year’s Detroit River Days is one of the most spectacular and diverse we’ve had in the festival’s history. Detroiters and visitors alike will experience a one-of-a-kind event on the water where they can explore miles of our beautiful Detroit Riverfront which serves as a magnet for new companies, residents and employees,” said Faye Alexander Nelson, President & CEO, Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. “The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy is thrilled to bring River Days to our community and is extremely grateful to our generous sponsors and partners who are working with us to celebrate our riverfront.”
|Cost||Free events, $3 admission. $5 admission after 5 p.m.|
For more information:
The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy
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