Evening on the Ave

Explore downtown Detroit with a night of shopping, cocktails, activities, music and more

Participate in the Passport Experience and visit each of the 5 color-coded blocks below to gain access to special promotions and giveaways. Passports can be picked up from any participating business on August 9th.


Thursday, August 9, 2018

4 – 9PM

Complimentary parking with validation at The Z located at 1234 Library Street.

Credit/Debit Card required for entry.

Validations will be distributed at participating retailers.



Participating Retailers

Participating Retailer Promotions

Library Street & Monroe Ave:

Citizen Yoga

  • 10% off packages and 15% off all retail storewide
  • Sale rack with an additional 10% off sale prices

Vault of Midnight

  • Live DJ spinning music

Detroit Blows

  • 10 minute make-up touch-up for $10
  • 20 minute quick styles for $20
  • Free Sangria


Capitol Park:

City Bark

  • Sidewalk sale featuring items from 25% – 75% off
  • Dog ice cream

Bird Bee

  • Sidewalk sale
  • Beverages, snacks, and gift cards for the first 15 customers

Detroit Bikes

  • 10% off storewide

BOYD Detroit

  • Discounted facials and skincare products
  • Light bites and champagne

La Lanterna

  • 50% off select pizzas
  • 50% off meatball appetizer
  • Drink specials

My Book Buddy

  • Make a purchase of $25 or more in MBB books and receive 10% off your purchase



Cadillac Square & Congress Street: 

Threads & Legs

  • Free hoop earrings with your purchase (while supplies last)

Cadillac Square Beer Garden

  • 50% off alcoholic drinks
  • Live music

Ashley Gold

  • 20% off your purchase with the code word “downtown”


1000 Woodward – 1200 Woodward:


  • 20% off full price items
  • Sip & shop
  • Free gift with purchase (while supplies last)

Detroit Water Ice Factory

  • 20% off Water Ice

Under Armour

  • 20% off your purchase



1400 Woodward – 1500 Woodward:

Warby Parker

  • Sip & shop with Vernors-themed cocktails

John Varvatos

  • Sip, shop & rock

The Woodhouse Day Spa

  • Pre-pay special: 50 minute Swedish massage for $69 or buy a $100 gift card and get a $20 bonus card
  • Chair massages, signature sangria, and mimosas

House of Pure VIN

  • Live DJ and storewide tasting
  • Free XO Detroit Water Bottle with your purchase (while supplies last)

Downtown Louie’s

  • Mention “Evening on the Ave” for $1 Oysters with purchase of a drink

G-Star RAW

  • Now open: featuring a variety of men’s and women’s apparel



NOJO Kicks

  • 15% off items (some exclusions apply)

Hot Sam’s

  • Free pair of socks with the purchase of a pair of slacks
  • Purchase a dress shirt and get a free tie
  • Music and beverages in-store






Dessert Oasis

  • Signature cheesecake and cold brew pairing

Pure Barre

  • 15% off packages and retail items storewide

Lovers Only

  • Free onion rings with the purchase of any hamburger or sandwich


  • 20% off all food and beverages
  • 20% off Clementina merchandise


  • $6 Wagyu sliders
  • $6 froze
  • 10% off prepared foods

Half Mile Handmade

  • Special drawing for a basket of handmade Michigan and Detroit-themed goods

Go! Sy Thai

  • 1 large plate, 1 spring roll, + 1 fountain drink for $9.99 + tax


Brome Modern Eatery

  • 50% off shakes

Talulah Belle

  • 10% off all product lines
  • Free Susan Posnick makeup lip duo and lipstick with purchase (while supplies last)

Envy Eyewear

  • 2 sunnies for $50



Avalon Café & Bakery

  • Double Dip Happy Hour pricing all night! $3 Drafts, $4 Wines, 50% off pizzas
  • $1 sea salt chocolate chip cookies
  • Live music on the patio


  • $5 Margaritas all day until close


  • Marked-down special priced items




  • Exclusive Detroit-branded Lululemon apparel
  • Free XO Detroit gift with your purchase (while supplies last)

Detroit is the New Black

  • Free tote with your purchase (while supplies last)
  • Sip & shop with champagne in-store

Red Rose Florist

  • 10% off your purchase of flowers of gifts
  • Free single rose for visitors


  • 20% off items storewide
  • Free XO Detroit water bottle with purchase (while supplies last)

1441 Woodward Collective

  • Up to 50% off your purchase
  • Champagne sip & shop
  • Live DJ in-store




Suggested Dining Options:

Central Kitchen & Bar

Cornerstone Barrel House

Hard Rock Café

Maru Sushi

Punch Bowl Social

Shake Shack


The Skip

Texas de Brazil



Wright & Co.