Friday, June 9, 2023

Hip In Detroit's Picks for the Weekend: June 9-11

Saturday, June 10th - Gravity @ Geary Park: Gravity brings skateboarding, food trucks, and art to Geary Park in Ferndale this Saturday! The event runs from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. While you're there, grab a bite to eat from Real Taco Express, Pizza Pazza, Jay's Dogs, Treat Dreams, or OC Snowcones. Then, check out the contemporary art fair featuring over 30 artists. Don't miss the skateboard, scooter, in-line, and BMX contests too, sponsored by Modern Skate & Surf. The contests start at 12:30 p.m. and go to 5 p.m. with open skate after until 6 p.m. Check out the full schedule of events here. Geary Park is located at 1198 Earle Blvd. north of 9 Mile west of Woodward in Ferndale. 

Saturday, June 10th - New Twenty Saints Release Party @ Outer Limits: New Twenty Saints are celebrating the release of their self-titled LP this Saturday night at Outer Limits Lounge.  Joining them for the night are Wild Shape and Keep On Trash DJ. $10 gets you in the door and the fun starts at 8 p.m. Give the new album a listen here

Saturday, June 10th & Sunday, June 11th - Motor City Pride: Pride comes to downtown Detroit this Saturday & Sunday! Head to Hart Plaza for a weekend full of fun events, with four stages featuring live music, drag shows, and more. There's also a parade on Griswold and Jefferson this Sunday at noon. Tickets are only $5 a day. Get your tickets and check out the full schedule of events here

Sunday, June 11th - Redford Theatre Backstage Sale: This Sunday afternoon, the Redford Theatre will open up its backstage to the public and will be selling all sorts of treasures. There will be vintage clothes, costumes, props, set pieces, and even marquee letters. Proceeds will go towards helping the theatre. The sale goes from 2 - 4 p.m. Get a sneak peek of some of the things up for grabs here

Don't forget, Taylor Swift is in town this weekend too! So if you're downtown Friday or Saturday, be ready for crowds of Swifties and increased parking prices to go along with them!


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