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Everything You Need to Do in Detroit This Weekend

Updated On 08/16/2018 at 05:13PM EST Updated On 08/16/2018 at 05:13PM EST
Thursday
Aug 16
Eastern Market, Shed 3
Fans of Mediterranean food will get to sample all manner of shawarma, hummus, tabbouleh, gyros, couscous and more at this dine and drink event. Advanced tickets are required, and include five food samples for general admission -- or, if you get the “plus” option, you get the five samples along with two drink tickets. Vegan-friendly and gluten free options are available, too.
Price: Starts at $10
Friday
Aug 17
Clark Park
Fans of Latin music and dance can take in the orchestra, ballet folklĂłrico, traditional Aztec dancing and more at Clark Park in Southwest Detroit. This event is in partnership with Clark Park, Western International High School and the Southwest Detroit Business Association.
Price: Free
Friday
Aug 17

Watch cult classics in Corktown

Watch cult classics in Corktown

Trumbull & Porter Hotel
Movies are always better when they’re screened outside in the summer heat. Boutique hotel Trumbull & Porter’s “Cult Classics in the Courtyard” takes place every Friday evening, with popcorn and themed cocktails on hand -- this Friday, they’re screening Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Plus, you can grab a bite or happy hour drinks at the Red Dunn Kitchen prior to the film.
Price: Free
Barefoot & Free Yoga
Barefoot & Free Yoga
Friday - Sunday
Aug 17-19
Proud Lake
Detox from city life this weekend with more than 40 yoga teachers, meditators, shamans and artists, who will descend upon Proud Lake for a blissful series of classes aimed to restore your balance and connection with mother nature. There’ll also be “glamping” opportunities, and kids yoga.
Price: Starts at $115
Saturday
Aug 18
Roosevelt Park
The Kindred Music & Culture Festival is a celebration of black culture through musical acts, including Bevlove, Payroll, Supakaine, Supercoolwicked, and more. The day-long ticketed event features a variety of black-centric cuisine, vendors, and drinks.
Price: Starts at $25
Charivari Detroit
Charivari Detroit
Friday - Sunday
Aug 17-19
West Riverfront Park
The Charivari Electronic Dance Music Festival has become a familiar fixture in the summertime music festival rotation in recent years. Featuring a weekend filled with more than 50 Detroit-based EDM acts. The music runs from 2-11pm each day, giving you plenty of time to sleep in, grab brunch, and dance the afternoon and evening away.
Price: Free
Sunday
Aug 19
Dequindre Cut
If you and your pupper have been meaning to get out of the house, you may as well join a pack of similar-minded others. Each Sunday, local boarding/grooming spot Canine to Five hosts a 90-minute walk for doggos and their owners. Poop bags and water will be on hand, and there’ll also be a little break so walkers can keep their momentum.
Price: Free
Sunday
Aug 19
St. Augustine/St. Monica Church
Jazz Fest is fast-approaching Hart Plaza for Labor Day weekend, but if you can’t wait to get your jazz fix, this is a solid primer. The day kicks off at 10am with Feast Day Jazz Mass hosted by the St. Augustine-St. Monica Gospel Choir, and continues with sets of several acts including the Gabriel Brass Band, Taslimah Bey Trio, The Resurgents, and more. Of course, there’ll also be food, vendors, and raffles.
Price: Free