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Things to Do This Weekend in Detroit

April 25th, 26th and 27th, 2014


It's never too early to start planning the weekend. Listed below are some of the things to do this weekend in Detroit, including events, festivals & craft shows, concerts, shows, plays, musicals, sports, trade shows and expos. For more information about any of the events listed below, check out the link listed with each category.

Want to look ahead in March? Check out Things to Do in April in Metro Detroit.

Events and Festivals

The marquis at the Fillmore: 2009 Detroit Music Awards
Photo © Peter Schorn

The big event scheduled this weekend in Metro Detroit is the 23rd Annual Detroit Music Awards at The Fillmore in Detroit. If you're looking for a reason to get outdoors, check out The Detroit Zoo's Greenfest (its ode to Earth Day) or the March of Dimes' March for Babies.

Concerts and Shows

The Colosseum at Caesars Windsor
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Several big names are scheduled to perform this weekend in the Metro-Detroit area:

  • Bill Maher
  • Legends of R&B Hiphop
  • The Sound of Spring starring Sam Roberts Band
  • Ekoostik Hookah
  • VNV Nation
  • Browns and Whites
  • No Fly Zone Live!
  • Temples
  • Montgomery Gentry
  • Deray Davis
  • Jerrod Niemann
  • Iggy Azalea

Musicals, Plays, Shows and Special Events

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill
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The theater season is still going strong. Here are just a few of the plays and musicals scheduled around town:

  • How I Became a Pirate at The City Theatre
  • Sister Act at The Fisher Theatre
  • The Andrews Brothers at Meadow Brook Theatre in Rochester Hills
  • Lovers, Liars & Lunatics at the Purple Rose Theatre

Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos:

The Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
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Several events are scheduled at expo centers across the Metro-Detroit area:

  • COGIC 100 Year Celebration
  • Shriner's Car Show
  • LEGO Kidsfest Tour
  • Gun & Knife Show

Seasonal Things to Do

Spring in Detroit
Spring in Detroit

Spring in Detroit is full of mild weather and warm temperatures. As a Detroiter, it's all about getting yourself outside.

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