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6 Wonderfully Unique and Fun Things to do in Detroit in June

Summer is here! Michigan’s well-known days seeking heat, humidity and shade are just around the corner. As city and state restrictions are relaxed due to the warm weather and higher vaccination rates, many Detroiters seek safe and solemn activities during these warm months. In June, Detroit has some great activities to brave the summer heat and enjoy it. Check out our list of local things to do this month!

Activities in June SHEEFY MCFLY;  PHOTO CREDIT @BRITTABUG

SHEEFY MCFLY. PHOTO @BRITTABUG

DISCOVER MURALS ON ROLLSKATES

The Monroe Street Midway is a great place to spend a few hours on a fresh pair of ice skates. Around the rink and on the rink itself Artwork made from local artists like Sheefy McFly, Phil Simpson, Olivia Guterson and Jessica Care Moore lace up and give every step a new, beautiful and colorful scene. TheMonroe Street Midway opened in late May and is slated to stay until fall, so grab your skates and check them out while you can!

READ SOME ART AND SLICK A LATTE

The Detroit parish, one of the most popular new coffee and drink spots in town, rotates changing artist exhibitions in its rooms. In June presented The Congregation Chanel Beebes Abstract Art Exhibition, The Color Cypher. The exhibition shows 17 works of art that Beebe produced between 2016-2021. Grab a coffee or cocktail and check out some of Beebe’s stunning abstract works.

ENTER THE LAND OF DINOSAURS

From June 11th to July 5th, Dino safari offers a drive-thru experience for the whole family. The safari takes place in Novi and tickets are sold per vehicle. As you travel through the safari, you can see dinosaurs from the T. Rex to the Spinosaurus and learn where they lived, how they evolved, and what paleontologists have learned about them. Check out more information on this performance by Dino Safari, the only one in the Detroit area, and get ready for the unique and COVID-19 safe experience!

ART AND ACTIVITIES IN NORTHVILLE

Northvilles Art and acting Fair features artisans and artisans from across Michigan and across the country. The event will take place in historic downtown Northville and will partner with shops, attractions, and restaurants throughout the area. This three-day festival is the Northville Art House’s 11th annual festival and welcomes over 100 artisans. Take a look at the details and take part in the free festival fun!

VISIT A FARMERS ‘MARKET

Activities in June, farmers market;  PHOTO DANES DEANER; UNSPLASH

Activities in June, farmers market. PHOTO DANE DEANER / UNSPLASH

All over Metro Detroit there are Farmers markets galore so grab a canvas bag and get ready to explore! From Detroit’s own Eastern Market to suburban markets like Birmingham, Royal Oak and Dearborn, you can find homemade and homemade goods and groceries of all kinds. Which farmer’s market offers your favorite range?

DIVE INTO VAN GOGH

Perhaps one of the most exciting things June brings to Detroit is this Beyond Van Gogh immersive exhibition in the TCF Center. This exhibition is described as immersive as it shows over 300 of Vincent Van Gogh’s works in a three-dimensional manner. And don’t worry, if your favorite Van Gogh is one of his classic pieces like “The Starry Night” or “Sunflowers”, your love for them will only grow as you include them in this unique experience. Secure tickets today so you don’t miss a thing!

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