2022 NCAA D1 WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Welcome to Detroit! Home of American innovation, a one-of-a-kind culture, muscle cars, mouthwatering food and most importantly, the sports lover’s paradise. The Detroit Sports Commission and the University of Michigan are proud to welcome the 2022 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships to Detroit!
This year’s tournament will take place at the new Little Caesars Arena (LCA) from March 17-19. For three days of intense competition, this 33-man tournament is conducted in 10 weight classes, crowning individual national champions and the top eight in the double-elimination format will be honored as All-Americans.
This guide is curated by our editors to ensure that all visitors and wrestling fans can experience a taste of what Detroit has to offer in a matter of three days. Learn more about the neighborhoods surrounding LCA, peruse itineraries filled with Detroit gems and must-sees, Detroiters favorite places to eat and drink, what to do in the city when the sun goes down, transportation options and more.
Detroit’s oldest neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and currently, one of Detroit’s most popular neighborhoods to visit. Find this hipster haven with lots of friendly pubs, restaurants and dive bar hangouts.Discover Corktown Detroit
The District’s main feature is the Little Caesars Arena, home to the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons, other sports and entertainment events, concerts, family shows and community functions. The surrounding block fills the rest of the District with restaurants, retail and local small businesses.Discover the District
One of the country’s oldest farmers markets, Eastern Market on Tuesdays and Saturdays is full of fruit, veggies, flowers, food and more. Beyond the market, you’ll find the highest concentration of murals in the city, unique restaurants, retailers, and more.Discover Eastern Market
This downtown district is a hub of big activity with theaters, music venues and two of downtown’s professional sports facilities, Comerica Park and Ford Field, side by side.Discover More
Walk the streets of Greektown, and take in the people, the atmosphere and the authentic feel of old world Greece. Home to one of three Detroit casinos.Discover Greektown Detroit
Home to Wayne State University, Shinola and the major cultural institutions, Midtown boasts unique art galleries and markets, quirky independent retail shops, clubs and some of the best don’t-want-to-miss cuisine in metro Detroit. One of the area’s most walkable, eccentric communities.Discover Midtown Detroit
This walkable riverfront community welcomes bikers, walkers and sightseers alike. The Detroit International RiverWalk connects bars, restaurants, an amphitheater and other public amenities. Rent a bike, take a tour, enjoy views of Detroit’s international neighbor, Canada.Things to Do on the Detroit Riverfront
Things to do in Detroit
From must-see museums, live music, a walkable international riverfront, an explosive art scene, three casinos that run 24/7, sporting arenas, growing public green spaces, classic theaters and endless hip hangouts for all interests and vibes.
Need help planning your trip? Our new Detroit Travel Guide makes it so easy to customize your trip from start to finish. Looking for more pre-planned options? Be sure to check out our Detroit Experiences Packages.
Ready. Set. Explore.
Food & Drink in Detroit
A must visit city on every foodie’s bucket list, Detroit has a variety of dining and bar options featuring new eateries and watering holes, from gastro pubs and distilleries to French bistros and burger bars, many featuring locally grown ingredients.
When in Detroit, do as Detroiters do and make sure to try the foods only found in Detroit. Detroit style pizza. Coney dogs. Better Made Chips. Corned Beef sandwiches. Detroit Brew Trail. Trust us, you won’t want to leave without trying all of them!
Eat. Drink. Repeat.
Nightlife in Detroit
No visit to Detroit is complete without a night out on the town. Whether your vibe is dive bars, live jazz clubs, music lounges, swanky cocktail bars, bars that mix socializing and sports, houses of comedy, gaming and arcade bars, and casinos, the nightlife vibes in Detroit are like no other.
Here, the spirit and energy of Detroit shines through its unique spaces, pop up events, music scene and password protected bars.
Dance. Tap. Snap.
Detroit offers nonstop flights to 150 destinations in the world. And once on the ground, the area is known for having one of the most efficient road systems around. When in the city, travel the QLine from downtown up to Midtown.
Walk. Scoot. Bike.