The Metro Events Guide

A weekly guide to Detroit’s most unique arts and culture events.

Learn about what’s happening in metro Detroit from art installations to food festivals. The Metro Events Guide brings you events you won’t hear about anywhere else, carefully curated by WDET hosts and staff.

New editions are published every Thursday.

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The Metro Events Guide: Movement pre-parties, musical histories and fresh markets

Movement Electronic Music Festival is only one week away, and we’ve got your guide to the hottest pre-parties in town....

The Metro Events Guide: Where to spend Mother’s Day Weekend in Detroit

This week, we’ve got some suggestions for Mother’s Day celebrations of all sorts, from floral arrangements to drag bingo. Plus,...

The Metro Events Guide: Celebrating Detroit’s international influence on music, urban planning and more

Detroiters already know that we have the best music, but it’s always nice when the world recognizes it too. One...

The Metro Events Guide: Draft Day celebrations to check out in Detroit this weekend

There are endless options for what to do in Detroit this weekend as the NFL Draft comes to town for...

The Metro Events Guide: Earth Day, Record Store Day and Champions Day in Detroit

This weekend is full of celebrations in metro Detroit — Record Store Day, Earth Day and City of Champions Day...

The Metro Events Guide: Exhibitions, conventions, bargains and more

This week, we’ve got online exhibitions and cultural panel discussions that will make you see the world in a new...

The Metro Events Guide: Where to watch the eclipse in Detroit, and more to do this weekend

This week, we’ve got world-renowned classical musicians, groundbreaking film festivals and local comedy lineups. Plus, where to watch the upcoming...

The Metro Events Guide: Opening Day, special screenings and award-winning jazz in Detroit

This week, we’ve got a star-studded lineup in Detroit, including critically-acclaimed filmmakers, comedians and musicians.Plus, where to tailgate the Tigers’...

The Metro Events Guide: Herbie Hancock, Toni Morrison and more in Detroit this week

This week, we’ve got trailblazing jazz at the DSO, award-winning film at The Henry Ford, new music discovery at the...

The Metro Events Guide: St. Patrick’s Day parties and more in Detroit this weekend

This week, we’ve got live DJ sets, collaborative songwriting workshops and St. Patrick's Day parties. Plus, WDET's spring fundraiser has...

The Metro Events Guide: 313 Day in Detroit

This week, we’ve got tons to celebrate — 313 Day, Women’s History Month, St. Patrick’s Day and more. Plus, musical...

The Metro Events Guide: The Hamtramck Blowout returns, plus more local music

This week, we’ve got a wide variety of musical experiences, from the Hamtramck Blowout to Orchestra Hall. Plus, our first...