Events by Month

July 2024

July 9, 2024

Masonic Temple

11:00am to 12:30pm

SOLD OUT!

Explore Detroit’s Masonic Temple, the largest building of its kind in the world. Completed in 1926, its unique design included 1037 rooms in total—three theaters, a Shrine building, the Chapel, eight lodge rooms, a 17,500 square foot drill hall, two ballrooms, 16 bowling lanes, and more—in addition to a powerhouse that generated all electricity for the complex.

July 11, 2024

Late Nights at the Museum - Free Admission!

5:00pm to 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

MAY 16 | JUNE 20 | JULY 11 | AUGUST 1

Admission to the Detroit Historical Museum is free from 5:00 - 8:00 pm, courtesy of the William Davidson Foundation!

No advance registration is necessary.

July 11, 2024

Panel Discussion: Immigration Past & Present - Free Admission!

6:30pm to 8:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

From its 1701 origins through today, Detroit has been enriched by and depended on immigrants.  In partnership with JCRC/AJC, our panel discussion considers immigration’s continuities and changes over time. You’ll be amazed by what you learn!

July 14, 2024

Kresge Second Sundays - Free Museum Admission!

1:00pm to 5:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

JUNE 9 | JULY 14 | AUGUST 11 | SEPTEMBER 8 | OCTOBER 13 | NOVEMBER 10 | DECEMBER 8 | JANUARY 12

To celebrate the new exhibition Kresge at 100, museum admission will be free on the second Sunday of the month through January 2025, courtesy of the Kresge Foundation.

July 19, 2024

2024 Concert of Colors: Louder Than Love Film Screening

11:00am to 12:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

From artists like Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent to Iggy & the Stooges, the stage of the Grande Ballroom was blasting and jamming as one of the greatest rock and roll venues in the world. Louder than Love showcases the true story of The Grande Ballroom. Watch, listen and learn from music icons like BB King, Slash, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey and many others, as they tell the story of the impact that the Grande Ballroom had not only on the City of Detroit, but on the world of Rock and Roll. Directed and produced by Tony D’Annunzio and edited by Karl Rausch.

July 19, 2024

2024 Concert of Colors - Performances, Screening and Panel Discussion

1:00pm to 7:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us at the Detroit Historical Museum for a full day of entertainment!

More details on the Concert of Colors and a full schedule of events is at concertofcolors.com.

Admission to the performances and the museum is free with no registration required.

 

Legends Plaza Stage (Outside)

1-2:30 p.m. PBM (Peanut Butter Mosquito)

July 20, 2024

Antique Outboard Motor Club Meet

9:00am to 3:00pm
Dossin Great Lakes Museum

If you've ever wanted to see a 100-year-old boat motor run, or appreciate the futuristic designs of mid-century outboards, stop by the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for this outdoor show.

This annual event is presented in partnership with the Great Lakes Chapter of the Antique Outboard Motor Club, Inc., and features dozens of outboard motors, antique skiffs and race boats, and model racing boats.

No RSVP is necessary for this free event! Admission to the museum will also be free during event hours.

July 20, 2024

City Commons CSA

10:00am to 12:00pm

On sale now!

July 20, 2024

Clone of 2024 Concert of Colors: Louder Than Love Film Screening

11:00am to 12:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

From artists like Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent to Iggy & the Stooges, the stage of the Grande Ballroom was blasting and jamming as one of the greatest rock and roll venues in the world. Louder than Love showcases the true story of The Grande Ballroom. Watch, listen and learn from music icons like BB King, Slash, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey and many others, as they tell the story of the impact that the Grande Ballroom had not only on the City of Detroit, but on the world of Rock and Roll. Directed and produced by Tony D’Annunzio and edited by Karl Rausch.

July 20, 2024

2024 Concert of Colors - Lowrider Show and Performances

1:00pm to 6:00pm
Detroit Historical Museum

Join us at the Detroit Historical Museum Back Stage for a day-long car show featuring some of Southeast Michigan’s most spectacular low-riders along with musical performances by local Latino bands and DJs.

More details on the Concert of Colors and a full schedule of events is at concertofcolors.com.

July 21, 2024

2024 Concert of Colors: Louder Than Love Film Screening

2:00pm to 3:30pm
Detroit Historical Museum

From artists like Alice Cooper and Ted Nugent to Iggy & the Stooges, the stage of the Grande Ballroom was blasting and jamming as one of the greatest rock and roll venues in the world. Louder than Love showcases the true story of The Grande Ballroom. Watch, listen and learn from music icons like BB King, Slash, Alice Cooper, Roger Daltrey and many others, as they tell the story of the impact that the Grande Ballroom had not only on the City of Detroit, but on the world of Rock and Roll. Directed and produced by Tony D’Annunzio and edited by Karl Rausch.

July 26, 2024

Hecker House

10:00am to 11:00am

SOLD OUT!

July 27, 2024

Car Collection Tour #1

10:00am to 11:30am

SOLD OUT!

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the Detroit Historical Society's automotive collection!

Led by automotive and industrial curator Dave Marchioni in three timeslots on Saturday, July 27, this small group tour will cover the highlights of our auto collection, housed in the Collections Resource Center at historic Fort Wayne.

July 27, 2024

Car Collection Tour #2

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Limited tickets remaining!

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the Detroit Historical Society's automotive collection!

Led by automotive and industrial curator Dave Marchioni in three timeslots on Saturday, July 27, this small group tour will cover the highlights of our auto collection, housed in the Collections Resource Center at historic Fort Wayne.

July 27, 2024

Car Collection Tour #3

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Limited tickets remaining!

Take advantage of a rare opportunity to explore the Detroit Historical Society's automotive collection!

Led by automotive and industrial curator Dave Marchioni in three timeslots on Saturday, July 27, this small group tour will cover the highlights of our auto collection, housed in the Collections Resource Center at historic Fort Wayne.