Visit Detroit Magazine

Visit Detroit magazine is the complete guide to the many faces, places and events of metro Detroit. Read it and you’ll become an instant authority on all things happening in The D. If you prefer to flip through magazines in a digital format, scroll down. You’ll see that we’ve created an online archive of Visit Detroit’s available digital editions for your convenience.

Still like a book in hand? Request a complimentary visitor packet from the DMCVB, which includes a print copy of Visit Detroit’s most current issue.



Spring & Summer 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic many events in metro Detroit are canceled or postponed and some venues are temporarily closed. Readers should call or check websites to confirm hours, dates, time or locations.

The spring & summer 2020 issue of Visit Detroit magazine has arrived! Covering everything happening in metro Detroit April through September, this issue includes a robust list of events and highlights the best nightlife spots The D has to offer!

Plus, we give readers the inside scoop of what to expect at the highly anticipated summer debut of the 2020 North American International Auto Show.

Readers can unlock bonus videos that feature a few of our favorite Detroit influencers and their favorite spots to eat, drink and have a good time. To access these videos, scan the QR codes located throughout the magazine with your camera phone.



Fall 2019 + Winter 2020

The October-March issue of Visit Detroit is full of cold weather events and activities, two brand new feature stories, and three new augmented reality videos featuring artist Hubert Massey, Detroit Vineyards and Bobcat Bonnie’s.

New restaurants have become the norm here in Detroit, but that doesn’t make us any less excited to try them all. This issue, we’ve highlighted six of Detroit’s newest restaurants that have a great origin story. From new-to-the-area cuisines to Detroit natives returning to the city with delicious dishes, you will be ready to eat after reading Food, Glorious Food.

In Sunday Fun Day, you’ll be inspired to ditch your usual work week prep in favor of a fun romp through Detroit. Enjoy a boozy brunch, tailgating in Eastern Market, discovering new murals and perusing the artifacts in our numerous museums. You’ll never want to have a lazy Sunday again.


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Spring & Summer 2019

Visit Detroit’s Spring & Summer 2019 issue covers all of the best spring and summer festivals, itineraries, concerts, and things to do when planning your trip to Detroit. Plus, this issue has three exclusive augmented reality videos that you can watch by downloading the Zappar app and scanning the issue with your smart phone. This issue also includes two feature stories, covering summer activities and biking in Detroit.

Metro Detroit isn’t a destination you can single out in any particular way. We’re a sports town, a shopper’s dream, a boater’s paradise, an outdoor lover’s playground, and a foodie’s fantasy. In this issue, we’ve mapped out all of the area’s must-do hot stops for sunny days and mild nights in every area of metro Detroit. Check them out in Plot & Play.

And if you’ve been downtown recently, you’ll probably be seeing a lot of bikes in the Motor City. Detroit is creating a solid infrastructure for scenic and safe transportation by bike, scooter and even skateboard. Read all about local biking events, developments and biking culture in Detroit in Cycling Forward.


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Fall 2018 & Winter 2019

Visit Detroit’s Fall 2018 + Winter 2019 issue is the perfect cold-weather companion for your trip to The D. Detroit has seen a development boom in recent years, and one sector that has seen exciting growth is boutique hotels. Detroit’s growing assortment of carefully curated accommodations with smaller room counts has exceeded expectations. Learn more about the unique features at hotels such as the Detroit Foundation Hotel, The El Moore Lodge and Trumbull & Porter in Above the Rest.
Downtown Detroit’s retail resurgence has a flavor all its own, reflective of a creative community growing strong. Explore the unique aspects of local Detroit brands, find your new favorites and start your holiday shopping list in City Style. Plus, this issue features exclusive video content, including an interview with Olympic figure skater Meryl Davis and a closer look at both the Lexus Velodrome and Detroit Denim. All of these videos, plus this issue’s Detroit Denim giveaway, can be accessed by using the Zappar app on your smartphone.


Visit Detroit magazine Spring & Summer 2018 issue cover

Spring & Summer 2018

Visit Detroit’s spring & summer 2018 issue covers all your warmer-weather fun in The D. Explore the many options along the Detroit riverfront in the feature “On the Waterfront,” from riverboat cruises and concerts to a carousel and a collection of connected shipping containers full of activity. Also get the inside scoop on the city’s must to-dos from a set of Detroit influencers passionate about food, fashion, family and fun in the feature “This is Our Detroit.” Plus, this issue is jam-packed with a short list of concert dates and long lists of events and activities happening in and around The D April through September.


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Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

Detroit restaurants are opening up every time we check our news feeds. It can be overwhelming, so we picked out a list of the best new restaurants to try in downtown Detroit. And explore the newfound energy that can be felt all over the city through metro Detroit’s new developments, transportation and businesses.


Visit Detroit Spring Summer 2017

Spring & Summer 2017

Looking for good brews, great conversation, and a solid social scene? Look no further than Detroit’s numerous breweries, cocktail houses and wineries. And check out our list of family-fun finds that satisfy, whether you and your family are into adventure, history, the great outdoors, or all three.


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Fall 2016 & Winter 2017

Join us on our metro Detroit java jaunt to find the coffeehouses that are serving up an atmosphere as robust as their house blends. Plus, read the recommendations from one of the city’s most respected theater critics about the stages, casts and curtain calls homegrown in Detroit that shouldn’t be missed.


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Spring & Summer 2016

There are thousands of things to do in The D year-round. Find out what 37 must-dos the Visit Detroit crew picked to put on its very own Detroit Bucket List. Plus, read Meet Me at the Market to get a taste for all the new activity in and around Eastern Market, from new retail shops and surrounding eateries to a historic shed completely renovated and turned food incubator.


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Fall 2015 & Winter 2016

From full-building murals to art initiatives that provide an outlet for cultural expression, learn what role Detroit’s urban art scene has in the city’s great American comeback in A City Turned Canvas. Small Goes Big pays homage to Detroit’s oldest small and family-run businesses. From Italian restaurants to famous jazz clubs, they’re still going strong after all these years.


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Spring & Summer 2015

Dig into Detroit’s urban agriculture and see how this innovative movement is improving the community’s hospitality and economy in Detroit’s Greener Side. Ditch the dog sitter and bring your four-legged friend to the city. With Pet in Tow features metro Detroit’s countless canine accommodations, covering everything from tours to treats.


Visit Detroit magazine Fall 2014 & Winter 2015 issue cover

Fall 2014 & Winter 2015

Peer inside for an intimate look at some of Detroit’s most stunning examples of architecture and related guided tours in Brick by Brick. Take a tasteful tour of metro Detroit’s many Middle Eastern eateries in Yalla Eat! Plus, the best cider mills, holiday shopping destinations and Detroit-centric souvenirs.


Visit Detroit Magazine Spring Summer 2014

Spring & Summer 2014

Get the blow-by-blow on Detroit’s roaring annual race event, the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix in Taking It to the Track. Get the scoop on the hottest spots for ice cream in and around the city in We All Scream for Ice Cream. Plus, the best places for brunch, beer and beach fun according to local radio personality Spike of Mojo in the Morning.


Visit Detroit magazine Winter 2014

Winter 2014

Find out why Detroit is called Hockeytown as it readies itself to host the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs in Nice Shot, Man. Travel all Detroit’s little places with big personalities in Towns Within Our Town. Plus, coffeehouses, paczki bombs and Perkins Pickles.

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