Welcome in 2018 at ‘The Drop’ in Beacon Park

Welcome in 2018 at ‘The Drop’ in Beacon Park

If you’re going to welcome in 2018 at “The Drop” make sure you head to Beacon Park, not Campus Martius.

After seven years it has outgrown its previous home. Last year more than 30,000 attended the free family friendly event and it needs a bigger space.

Beacon Park is located just a few blocks northwest of Campus Martius in the Theatre/Arena District at Grand River & 1st Streets.

Here’s a list of some of the fun events.

Main Stage 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

  • Martha Reeves
  • The Motor City All Stars
  • The Detroit Funk Band
  • The Motown Memories Band
  • The Luther Keith Blues Band
  • The Detroit Youth Choir
  • Light Up Detroit

Tent Stage 4 p.m. -1 a.m.

  • 4-7 p.m. Tent is free & family friendly
  • 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Motown Countdown the Official VIP Party of THE DROP Music by The Tosha Owens Blues Band

Kids Zone 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

  • Kids’ drop 6:30pm
  • Balloon animals
  • Kid’s karaoke
  • Face painting
  • Jungle gym & activities
  • Bounce houses
  • Detroit Youth Choir
  • Ghostbusters Detroit
  • Vibe Man

Additional Entertainment & Activities

  • Fire juggles & acrobats
  • Fire pits
  • Non-alcoholic & adult beverages
  • Food vendors

Happy New Year!!


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