Food, Fun and Entertainment are coming On the Plaza!

Michigan’s weather is finally breaking and summer is just getting started at the GMRENCEN. We are kicking off the summer with On the Plaza, a new program that includes entertainment, food trucks, pop-up shops and more. Activities will take place on the GM Plaza just outside the Wintergarden. On the Plaza begins June 9 and continues every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through September 29. Here’s what you can expect when you check out On the Plaza:

Jam out On the Plaza

Jam out

Artists Matt Gary and Audrey Ray will introduce On the Plaza June 9 and will pave the way for a variety of artists including One Love Reggae Band and Rio and the Rockabilly Revival.

Come with an appetite

Food truck
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Hungry? A variety of different food trucks will rotate each week so grab a bite and head over to our new tables and chairs to enjoy. The food trucks will be stationed near the Beaubien Parking Garage on Atwater.

Shop On the Plaza

Woodward Throwbacks

Local vendors Bon, Bon, Bon, Cyberoptix Tie Lab, McClary Bros., and Woodward Throwbacks are just some of the retailers making regular appearances on the plaza. In addition, GMRENCEN tenants such as Andiamo, Bozii, Corporate Mind & Body Spa, and Edible Arrangements will provide samples.

But wait, there’s more!

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Have you ever wanted to rent a bike from Wheelhouse Detroit, go to a Zumba class on the GM Plaza, or play with a puppy during your lunch break? These activities, and more like them, will all be available for free during On the Plaza.

What’s coming up?

Thursday, June 9, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Country artist Matt Gary will treat tenants and visitors to an afternoon acoustic performance with hits like City Lights, Summertime, and It’s on You. Gary’s music fuses contemporary Nashville sounds with pop melodies and rock & roll energy.

Food Trucks: Ashby’s Ice Cream by Andiamo, Mito’s Turkish Döner, The Twisted Mitten.

Thursday, June 9, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Matt Gary will host a special, free concert to kick off the new GMRENCEN series, On the Plaza with hits like City Lights, Summertime, and It’s on You. His music fuses contemporary Nashville sounds with pop melodies and rock & roll energy. Michigan’s own singer-songwriter, Audrey Ray with her latest hits including Back Road Memories, will join him.

Are you excited yet? Let us know which event you’re looking forward to in the comment section.


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