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

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International Tiger Day is celebrated July 29 to raise awareness for conservation. But to Detroiters, Tiger Day pays homage to something other than the fearsome cat. We’ve got our own pack of fearsome Tigers, and this is your chance to show off your pride. There are so many ways to celebrate Tiger Day; you may as well make a whole week of it.


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Detroit is located in the Great Lakes state of Michigan, so there’s definitely no shortage of water activities to keep us busy in the summer. And there are plenty of them that don’t require you to own your own boat. Here five ways you should experience the water this summer.


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With warm weather comes boating, fishing and just plain old fun in the sun. The only question you have to ask is, “Where should we spend this beautiful day?” The answer? The Nautical Mile.


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Michigan Cares for Tourism — the mission is explained in the name: to invest in Michigan’s most valued tourism treasures … our people and our historic attractions. MC4T, in partnership with Grand Valley State University, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Tourism Cares and Travel Michigan, is a volunteer-based program that plans a cleanup effort each year with the goal of restoring and preserving a Michigan site. In 2013, the organization focused on the Waterloo Recreation Area’s Historic Mill Lake Outdoor Center in Chelsea, Mich. 2014’s event was all about Belle Isle.


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Detroiters are avid music fans, so our summer concert lineup is always strong. Most big name artists include a stop in Detroit on their tour calendars. Here are some highlights, but be sure to check out the full schedules so you don’t miss one of your favorites:


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