Apr 4, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do in Detroit this weekend: April 5-7

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It's Opening Day weekend in Detroit, but with temperatures set to stay in the low 50s, you're going to want to bring a jacket.

  • Here's what's happening:

⚾️ Tigers Opening Day on Friday will feature daylong parties and festivals downtown, plus the opening of Gilly's Bar.

πŸ‡΅πŸ‡· Bad Bunny's "Most Wanted Tour" is coming to Little Caesars Arena on Saturday at 8pm.

πŸ“° Detroit Zine Fest: Nearly 80 zine-makers will be selling stickers, prints and self-published booklets covering fine art, politics and more.

  • Saturday from noon-6pm at the Jam Handy. Free!

🎀 PinkPantheress' Capable of Love tour hits St. Andrews Hall on Saturday at 7pm.

  • Tickets start at $125.

πŸ˜‚ Comedian Tim Robinson brings his "I Think You Should Leave" tour to the Fox Theatre on Friday at 7:30pm.

  • Tickets start at $150.

πŸ‘Ύ 8-bit Con offers gamers the ultimate retro gaming experience β€” browse and buy vintage games, consoles and collectibles.

  • Tickets, $10. Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4pm, 601 Mack Ave.

πŸŽ₯ The Detroit International Festival of Animation at the Senate Theater returns for its ninth annual event. Guests will watch an eclectic 99-minute mix of animated shorts showcasing a vibrant selection of works from local and international animators.

  • Tickets start at $10. 8-10:30pm Saturday.

🧩 Detroit Autism Walk: The fourth annual awareness walk includes sensory activities, local resources and vendors.

  • 1-4pm Saturday.
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