Accessible by a bridge at the foot of East Grand Boulevard, this 1,000-acre island park features a zoo, aquarium, conservatory, Great Lakes museum and plenty of room to hike, barbecue, watch boats, bicycle and more. Original landscaping by the Dean of American landscape architects, Frederick Law Olmstead. Daily 6am-10pm.
NEW Belle Isle Art Fair, James Scott Memorial Fountain at Belle Isle Park
Dates 08/06/2016 - 08/07/2016
Hours Visit website for detailshttp://belleisleartfair.com
With a focus on tranquility, organic beauty and diverse creativity, the new Belle Isle Art Fair will debut in August on an island park known for beautiful vistas and elegant architecture and design. The ... read more
Sunset at the Scott, James Scott Memorial Fountain
Dates 08/17/2016 - 08/17/2016
Hours 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.http://belleisleconservancy.org/sunset2016
The Belle Isle Conservancy is hosting Sunset at the Scott, an event to raise funds for the Scott Fountain Pewabic Tile Fund, in an effort to restore the historic Pewabic tile mosaic that once covered the ... read more
Belle Isle SOUP, Cricket Field near Belle Isle Casino
Dates 08/31/2016 - 08/31/2016
Hours 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.http://belleisleconservancy.org/belleislesoup
The two organizations have partnered with Detroit SOUP, which hosts dinners that provide micro-grants for community projects, programs and businesses, to launch the first ever Belle Isle SOUP.
"I love Detroit. My husband and I go there for the famous Detroit Jazz Festival and for other shows and concerts. The people are friendly, the food is great and the hotels welcome you with open arms - even the weather stays good for us." ~Louise H.