On the Plaza keeps the fun going in August

Every Tuesday and Thursday, On the Plaza is the place to be this summer during lunch with live music, free activities, vendors and food choices on the GM Plaza. August will be another great month On the Plaza; here are some of the festivities you can look forward to:

Free Bike Rides

Wheelhouse Detroit is a big hit On the Plaza and they are coming back on August 4 to rent out bikes for free! Enjoy the weather and the view of the riverfront during a lunch time bike ride with friends.

Bikes August

Book Lovers Day

Calling all book lovers! A day totally dedicated to books is coming On the Plaza, August 9. Vault of Midnight and Source Booksellers are selling a variety of books right on the GM Plaza from 11:30 until 2 p.m.

books in August


Live Music

More live bands will join on us On the Plaza this month:

  • August 4: Billy Strings
  • August 9: Johnny Stevenson Band
  • August 11: One Love Reggae Band
  • August 16: Nicole New
  • August 18: Steelworks Steelband
  • August 23: Rio and the Rockabilly Revival
  • August 25: Jody Raffoul
  • August 30: Alex Guthrie Band

Nicole New Band

Food Trucks

What’s lunch with no food? In addition to all of the restaurants inside the GMRENCEN, food trucks will be setup outside of the Beaubien Parking Garage on Atwater and Beaubien Street. Some of the food trucks coming in August are Slows to Go, Andiamo, Hero or Villain, and The Truck Culinary Comfort.

Food truck

Are you excited about what August has in store for On the Plaza? Let us know what else you like about the event in the comment section.