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Campus Martius Park

Closed Now: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Great lunch spot or just relax and watch the city around you.

Stopped at Fountain restaurant beside the "beach" just to check out the sight of a sand beach with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bruce P
Essex, Canada
A favorite

Great during all seasons, right now there's a sand pit for the kids. Grab a cocktail and let the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ashley D
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“ice skating”(37 reviews)
“christmas tree”(18 reviews)
“beach sand”(4 reviews)
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800 Woodward Ave, corner of Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226-3580
+1 313-566-8250
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped at Fountain restaurant beside the "beach" just to check out the sight of a sand beach with chairs etc near the fountain, surrounded by trees with benches and tables to sit at. Enjoyed a nice light lunch and drink and was impressed by the...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great during all seasons, right now there's a sand pit for the kids. Grab a cocktail and let the little ones play. Ice skating is a yearly tradition. Safety is no longer a concern with the police presence now.

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A place for young people and adults who want to have fun walking downtown or skating, you can do many activities, all this in the middle of the skyscrapers of the city.

Thank Nate_Twice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is in the heart of downtown Detroit. Good adult beverages add to the fun while watching the beautiful fountains. A favorite stop on our trips to Detroit!

Thank Kathy903
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Friday beach night! Loved it, had a couple margaritas and sat on the beach chairs in the sand and listened to the reggae band Roots vibrations! Felt like I was on vacation!

Thank Judy P
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit no matter what the season. Great beach bar and grill in summer and ice skating in winter. Numerous restaurants near by and short walk to river front.

Thank LLA1962
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Who knew there was a beach in downtown Detroit near the Hard Rock Cafe ? We stumbled onto this place while walking around the Financial District. The Tiki Bar serves only alcoholic drinks as we found out. A fun idea for sure !

Thank beachbum40w
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting relatives staying at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel and decided to walk to the Detroit River Walk via Campus Martius Park so the group could eat lunch. We were about 20 adults/young adults who upon arriving at Campus Martius were delighted to...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Everything from the constructed sand bar beach for the summer to the ice skating and Christmas Tree Lighting here is awesome. There are always great food trucks, and movie night in the park (seasonal). Definite must visit when in Detroit!

Thank Danielle J
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Not much to see, except a basketball pickup game across the street and a concert of some type when available it's just a plaza any other time

Thank pkmcallen
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Bluemoon Q
August 4, 2018|
Response from MCBarber1 | Reviewed this property |
Everything, except food and possibly skating, is free in Campus Martius Park. If the "beach" is there, please know that it's not an actual beach. More like a lot of sand, with volleyball nets and such. No water anywhere... More
Bluemoon Q
August 4, 2018|
Response from carcross | Reviewed this property |
The park is free to enter. The beach is artificial, and not adjacent to water. Still a fun time.
March 2, 2018|
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Response from Shanna M | Reviewed this property |