It may be the coldest time of year here in Detroit—but we’re looking forward to some wintertime magic with plenty of exciting events and shows happening right here in The District Detroit.
For one day, the Detroit Tigers will be roaring back into Comerica Park at the annual TigerFest event happening on January 21. More than 30 players, Tiger’s manager Brad Ausmus, coaches and alumni are scheduled to appear at this family-friendly event. Tour the clubhouse, visit the dugout and take photos with the boys of summer. Read more and purchase tickets here.
The Detroit Lions are in the running for the top spot in the NFC North and as they round out the regular season Detroit sports fans are looking forward to the chance to watch some playoff football at Ford Field. Also at Ford Field, catch everything from college football to monster trucks to motocross—there are some exciting events scheduled this winter in Wildcat Corner.
There are also tons of exciting events and shows in Detroit’s incredible sports and entertainment district—including concerts at the Fox Theatre, comedy shows at City Theatre and plenty more at Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel. Don’t forget to bring the kids, there’s plenty to do with the whole family this winter in The District Detroit including Sesame Street Live running from Jan. 26 – Feb. 12 at the Fox Theatre. Check out this complete list below to learn more and purchase tickets.
Remember to take pics and tag them with #DistrictDetroit to show off all the fun you’re having.
Events and Shows
Faith Evans with special guest, Ginuwine, Jan. 13 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Men are From Mars – Women are from Venus Live, Jan. 20 – Feb. 4 – City Theatre
Chris Tucker, Jan. 21 – Fox Theatre
Kings of Leon, Jan. 22 – Fox Theatre
Sesame Street Live, Jan. 26 – Feb. 12 – Fox Theatre
Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Jan. 27 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Disney presents The Lion King, Feb. 1-26 – Detroit Opera House
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Feb. 2 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Valentines Love Affair, with special guests Chrisette Michele, Ro James and Vivian Green*, Feb. 14 – Fox Theatre
An Acoustic Evening with Rick Springfield and Richard Marx, Feb. 16 - Fox Theatre
ANNIE, Feb. 17-18 - Fox Theatre
Lisa Lampanelli, Feb. 17 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Nu Soul Revival Tour with Musiq Soulchild, Lyfe Jennings, Kindred Family Soul and Foreign Exchange*, Feb. 25 – Fox Theatre
The Worship Tour: We Are Here featuring Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, Travis Greene and Johnathan McReynolds*, Feb. 27 – Fox Theatre
MJ LIVE – Michael Jackson Tribute, March 3 – Fox Theatre
Barenaked Ladies, March 3 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Terry Fator, March 4 – Fox Theatre
Brain Candy Live! March 5 – Fox Theatre
Goodwill’s Harmonies and Hope Event Concert with Vanessa Williams, March 9 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
The 11the Annual Motor City Blues Festival featuring Sir Charles Jones, Willie Clayton, Bigg Robb, Bishop Bullwinkle, Shirley Brown and TK Soul*, March 11 – Fox Theatre
A Very Intimate Acoustic Evening with Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, March 12 – Sound Board at MotorCity Casino Hotel
Il Volo: Una Notte Magica – A Tribute to The Three Tenors, March 16 – Fox Theatre
Neil Berg’s Pianomen, March 17-19 – City Theatre
Back 2 the 80s, March 17 – Fox Theatre
RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles, March 18 – Fox Theatre
*Lineup subject to change