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Winter Wonderland Edsel and Eleanor Ford House

Calendars book fast around the holiday season but we’ve got seven events for which you’ll want to save the date!

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Applbees Scavenger Hunt

Detroit welcomes its first Applebee’s to the neighborhood with a with a road rally in The D. Join the Visit Detroit for Applebee’s Scavenger Hunt to explore your favorite city and enter for a chance at Pistons and Wings tickets, $100 in Applebee’s gift cards and more.

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In honor of Youmacon, Visit Detroit is holding the Visit Detroit for Youmacon photo contest with a set of Detroit prizes we know you’ll want to claim. Here’s how it works:

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John-Varvatos-Henry-Hatter-main Brittany Greeson

Recently, many new business owners have flocked to Detroit to capitalize on its resurgence. But these new businesses have to share the area with time-honored owners such as Carhartt, Pewabic Pottery and Henry the Hatter. The resiliency of Detroit is best exemplified through these enduring businesses, some of which have been operating in the city over a span of 100-plus years.

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Dossin Great Lakes Museum

The Detroit River is one of our city’s greatest natural resources, but have you ever thought about what it takes to keep both our water and our waterways safe? A new exhibit at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle Park honors all of the different people who serve on the water — from the U.S. Coast Guard to the police, DNR and even the U.S. Postal Service. Guardians of the Great Lakes, presented by the Detroit Historical Society, also celebrates Detroit as a port city and the role it has played in the country’s maritime history.

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