Highlights of the Detroit Design Festival


Its that time of year again, where Detroit welcomes designers from all over to celebrate good design in everything we do- from architecture, to art, to cooking and beyond! For the entire week, the city will be flooded with events of all kinds in every neighbourhood. Here is a list of some of the events that are definitely not to be missed this week! For a full list of events, check out the DDF website.

Eastern Market After Dark- 9/24 Thursday

Eastern Market After Dark returns for its 4th year. This Thursday evening, visit the studios of local artists, explore the best of local distilleries, brewers and restauranteurs and more.

Design Village – 9/25 Friday – 9/26 Saturday

Detroit’s pop-up marketplace returns with local and international designers showcasing their goods. Featuring everything from apparel and accessories, to home-wares and interiors, the Design Village is a must for anyone who can remotely appreciate good design.

Saturday Happenings- 9/26 Saturday

All day Saturday there are events happening across the city. In the morning at 10am, Red Bull hosts the Red Bull Creation Build Workshops. Later in the day there are walking tours, Moroccan markets, wine tours and more. Later in the evening, there is both the Official Closing festival for the Design Festival as well as the Red Bull Creation Party.


Needless to say this is going to be busy week of design, art, festivals and food! Be sure to visit at least one of these events and celebrate Detroit design!

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