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Fans headed to The District Detroit for Opening Day will find plenty of activities, from food and drink specials to DJs and giveaways on Columbia Street, the pedestrian-only walkway located just steps from Comerica Park across Woodward Avenue. 

Whether fans are coming for the Tigers home opener against the Oakland Athletics or Friday evening’s Detroit Red Wings game against the New York Rangers, The District Detroit food and retail options will be offering game day specials and family-friendly activities throughout the day. Enjoy outdoor seating, Tigers giveaways and photo opportunities with PAWS, the Tigers mascot. 

  • Shop at Detroit Vs Everybody for limited edition Tigers gear or buy the original sweatshirt that started it all and get a free t-shirt when you spend $75.
  • Frida Batidos will be roasting aromatic pulled pork served over coconut ginger rice with tropical slaw for $8 (slow cooked black beans are available for vegetarians) along with buckets of Miller Lite and Miller High Life (5 for $10) and $3 shots of Cazcabel tequila.
  • Swing by JoJo’s ShakeBAR for game day essentials from their signature brunch served daily until 2 p.m, an over-the-top Patron margarita tree, smash burgers, and biggie shakes. 
  • Celebrate at Union Assembly on one of their terraces or extended outdoor patio and enjoy tracks from a live DJ along with shot specials.
  • Hockeytown Café will have all three floors open including the outdoor patio and rooftop deck with incredible views. Guests can enjoy a live band outside, DJ on the 3rd floor and drink specials throughout the day. 
  • Skip the line by purchasing Tin Roof’s Opening Day Fast Pass Tickets.  Enjoy live music from live bands and DJs, with all four floors serving drinks and food, along with a patio bar and food truck.
  • Snap pictures with PAWS when he stops on Columbia Street to say hello at 11 a.m. 

Heading to watch the Red Wings game in the evening or to a show the Fox Theatre? Stop by one of the many restaurants on Columbia Street, Tin Roof across from Comerica Park or Basan, located next to Little Caesars Arena on Park Avenue.