DETROIT, MI (September 20, 2022) – Michigan Central joined by more than 25 businesses from the surrounding neighborhoods like Corktown and Southwest Detroit, team up to showcase the latest and greatest
1. Special “Neighborhood Pass” guide promotes local businesses and events in the neighborhoods surrounding Michigan Central
2. Includes sweepstake for a chance to win a private tour of The Station at Michigan Central or an original piece of marble from The Station
3. Neighborhood Pass experience to run from 9/17/22 – 9/25/22
As visitors from around the city, state and world flock to Detroit for the 2022 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Michigan Central is launching The Neighborhood Pass to encourage people to explore the neighborhoods that surround Michigan Central, near the event, and take part in celebrating their unique heritage and cultures that make them each so special.
The Neighborhood Pass, presented by Michigan Central, invites the public to explore the areas surrounding the iconic station, including Corktown, North Corktown, Hubbard Richard, Mexicantown and Southwest Detroit. The program promotes local organizations and businesses by providing detailed information about retail experiences, restaurants, and cultural activities in each neighborhood.
The visitor’s guide is accessible on Michigan Central’s website and Facebook page. More than 25 businesses are participating, some with special offers like discounts or free giveaways if guests mention they are visiting as part of The Neighborhood Pass
People are encouraged to post pictures of their experiences as they explore what makes each neighborhood so special, using #MCxTheNeighborhoodPass and tagging the businesses they patronize.
There also is an opportunity for visitors, business owners, and community members to enter a sweepstake for a chance to win a tour of the restored Michigan Central Station, or to take home a piece of Detroit history—an original piece of marble saved during The Station’s restoration. Visit Michigan Central’s website or Facebook page for more sweepstake details and to enter.
The program runs Saturday, September 17, 2022, through Sunday, September 25, 2022.
Visit Detroit is a private, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to market and sell the metropolitan Detroit area on a worldwide basis as a destination for leisure and business travel including conventions, trade shows, corporate meetings, tours and incentive travel to maximize additional visitors, visitor expenditures, state and local tax revenues and job opportunities.
More than 700 businesses are represented in Visit Detroit’s membership. Visit Detroit was founded in 1896 as the world’s first convention and visitors bureau. visitdetroit.com