Beacon Park officially kicks off its summer season with a series of free events this week.
Sunset sessions are on Fridays, June 8 to September 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. You’ll find local DJs spinning a high-energy mix of contemporary music.
Night Markets Saturdays, June 9 – August 25 from 7 p.m. to midnight. Detroit area artisans, local makers, and entrepreneurs will be selling their distinctive wares. You can also enjoy live music, lawn games, food and drinks. Vendors include
- Finch Finery
- Jodi Lynn’s Emporium of Doodles
- Motor City Creations
- Natural Red
- David Vintage
- Candied Dreams
- A Serendipity Cakery
- Game Time Glitz
- DeSuave Inc.
- Cinnful Snacks
- Uncle Calvin’s Sweet Potato Pies
- The Standard Detroit
- Nakee Butter
- Kalyn Keith Clothing
- Detroit Respect
To kick off the June 8 Sunset Session and June 9 Night Market, music will be provided by the SoundCream Airstream, a 1970 airstream converted into a pop-up NYC-inspired club complete with a full bar, DJ booth, VIP lounge and more.
Family Fun Days are Sundays, June 10 – August 26 from 1 to 5 p.m. The whole family will enjoy interactive and hands-on presentations, make and take activities along with inflatables, face painting, games, crafts and more.
For the first event on June 10, there will be a special make and take Father’s Day crafts along with breakdancing demos and class with Motor City Street Dance Academy and family zumba fun with the YMCA. Music will be jamming from DJ Demetrius Orr playing classic Motown, soul, and house music and DJ Ahmad (age 10) playing Kidz Bop.
Beacon Park is located at 1903 Grand River Ave. in Detroit.
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