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Experiences In The D | The Blog for Visit Detroit

The Visit Detroit Blog is part of The Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau (DMCVB).

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The 2015 99.5 WYCD Downtown Hoedown is coming to Detroit June 5-6. The country music festival is one of the most popular events the city hosts, and this year it's got a new location on the riverfront.

Here's what you need to know if you're heading down to boogie down:


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Detroit has a big weekend ahead of it. Memorial Day will draw a crowd of thousands to Hart Plaza for Movement.

With the jam-packed event just around the corner, we talked to Jason Huvaere of Paxahau Events — one of the masterminds behind Movement — to get some insight on the electronic music scene in Detroit, tips before you head out to the festival and more.


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Ah, Memorial Day weekend. That long-awaited holiday and official kickoff to the summer season. It’s almost here, so make plans now to pack as much fun as you can into that extra day off!


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In Detroit it’s not unusual to see the work of Vincent Van Gogh as you enjoy a jog through the park, or stumble upon a beautiful landscape depicted by Claude Monet on your way to class at Wayne State University.

2015 marks the sixth year of the Detroit Institute of Arts effort to bring art to metro Detroit. Since its beginning, more than 800 reproductions of famous works of art have been installed in outdoor locations across The D, impacting more than 100 local communities.


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USA Volleyball is coming to Detroit. More than 5,000 athletes and coaches will descend upon the city May 18-27 for the organization’s annual meeting, the NORCEACA Men’s Champions Cup and the USA Volleyball Open National Championship.


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