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Take a tour of Detroit!

May 13 2013 | no comments

D:hive has announced a new schedule of summer tours, to give visitors and longtime Detroiters an insider’s perspective of the city.

“People are always amazed at what they see and learn on the tours, even if they’ve lived here their whole life,” says Jeanette Pierce, Director of Community Relations at D:hive.

Pierce was the tour guide for a Detroit 2020 bus tour of the city back in 2011.

Here’s a list of the tours:

NEW Free Detroit Riverfront Walking Tour

D:hive, in a new partnership with the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy, offers this weekly tour of the scenic Riverwalk and other happenings along the Detroit River.

When: Every Monday from 1-2pm.

Where: Tours meet on the world map on the GM Plaza on the Riverfront, directly behind the Renaissance Center.

Cost: FREE.


NEW Insider’s Bus Tour of Greater Downtown

You can walk into any major city in the world and take a bus tour, now you can in Detroit, too!

This tour, offered weekly through the Summer, gives attendees the insider’s perspective of the people, places and neighborhoods that make up Detroit’s core including the East Riverfront, Midtown, New Center and Eastern Market.

When: Every Saturday from May to September, 11am – 1pm

Where: Bus tours start at the D:hive Welcome Center at 1253 Woodward.

Cost: $10.00 per person.


NEW Monthly Themed Bus Tours

D:hive now offers monthly, themed bus tours to spotlight just a few of the many great things to do and see in Detroit. Explore Music, African American history, Real Estate, Art and more!

When: Saturdays, May 25th, June 22nd, July 27th, August 24th, September 28th.

Where: Bus tours start at the D:hive Welcome Center at 1253 Woodward.

Cost: $20.00 per person.


Free Insider’s Walking Tour of Downtown

D:hive offers this weekly tour of the major sites, public spaces, and recent developments downtown including Campus Martius Park, The Guardian Building, and the Theater District, to name just a few!

When: Every Saturday from 2-4pm.

Where: Walking tours start at the D:hive Welcome Center at 1253 Woodward.

Cost: FREE.

For more information on tours, to purchase tickets, or to schedule a private tour, visit, call 313.962.4590 or visit D:hive’s Welcome Center, located at 1253 Woodward.

D:hive is designed to welcome new recruits and assist existing innovators in the city, in order to grow and retain talent in Detroit. Its storefront Welcome Center provides individuals with information, connections and key tools they need to live, work and engage in the city. D:hive is located in the heart of downtown Detroit, at 1253 Woodward Avenue. D:hive is a project of the Downtown Detroit Partnership, with support from the Hudson-Webber Foundation, Quicken Loans/Rock Ventures and various other partners and collaborators.

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