+ When and where is Open Streets Detroit being held?
When: September 25 & October 2 12-5pm
Where: Michigan Avenue from Campus Martius to Roosevelt Park; Vernor Highway from Roosevelt Park to Boyer Playfield.
+ What should I bring with me?
- Non-professional film and digital cameras
- Water bottle
- Valid Driver’s License for restaurant and bars along the route
- Comfortable footwear
+ What happens if it rains?
Open Streets Detroit is a rain or shine event. Please check the weather report and prepare accordingly.
+ What happens if I get tired along the route?
There will be plenty of seating along the route where people can rest. For cases of serious exhaustion, please contact the nearest volunteer.
+ Where can I park?
We encourage people to arrive to the event on foot or on bike. However, if you choose to drive, we will have designated parking throughout the route. Stay tuned for more details.
+ Is smoking allowed?
This is a family friendly event focused on health and physical activity, and we encourage people not to smoke along the route.
+ Is Open Streets Detroit accessible to people with disabilities?
We encourage people with disabilities to attend and enjoy Open Streets. Handicap accessible restrooms will be available in all of our activities hubs. If there are questions about, please call our hotline: (313) 649-7390
+ Any tips on preparation for a day at Open Streets Detroit?
- Lather up in sunscreen and bug spray
- Bring a hat
- Wear comfy shoes
- Stay hydrated! Drink water before you get to the event and enjoy the beverage offerings of the vendors at the festival. You’re also welcome to bring water bottles with you.
+ Will there be ATMS?
Many ATMs are located along the route in existing banks and other service locations. Additionally, many restaurants will accept credit & debit cards.