Bedrock’s Monroe Street Midway Set to Return to Downtown Detroit with Family Friendly Activities and Entertainment Offerings

May 4, 2023

  • Monroe Street Midway will open on Thursday, May 18 for the final season of summer activations in its current downtown Detroit location.

  • Guests will have the opportunity to experience a series of exciting playground-style attractions, the Rollout Detroit Roller Rink, Rocket Mortgage Sports Zone and more.

  • The Midway has welcomed more than 240,000 guests since its launch and helped generate support for local businesses.


May 4, 2023 [DETROIT]– Bedrock announces the return of the Monroe Street Midway for the 2023 Summer season. The downtown destination will offer a range of family-friendly experiences including roller skating, mini golf, basketball, LED swings and seesaws and select food and beverage concessions. The Midway opens on Thursday, May 18 and will operate Thursday through Sunday, weather permitting, through Labor Day weekend.

“The Monroe Street Midway provides Detroiters of all ages with accessible and ‘uniquely Detroit’ entertainment options, while spotlighting local entrepreneurs and Detroit artists,” said Ivy Greaner, Bedrock’s Chief Operating Officer. “The Midway has welcomed more than 240,000 guests and helped generate substantial support for local businesses. It continues to surpass our expectations and has become a special place to create long-lasting memories.”

Midway Features

The Monroe Street Midway will delight Detroiters with:

  • Rollout Detroit: Operated in collaboration with RollerCade, Detroit’s oldest continuously open, black-owned roller rink. Guests can book their tickets in advance at

  • Rocket Mortgage Sports Zone: Two half-court basketball courts and one full-court, multi-use sports area for basketball and pickleball are free to the public on a first-come-first-serve basis, made possible by the Rocket Community Fund.

  • Playground-Style Activations: New this year, the Midway will have a series of LED swings and seesaws for everyone to enjoy.

  • Mini Golf: Play some putt-putt on an enhanced 9-hole mini golf course. Mini golf is free to the public on a first-come-first-serve basis.

  • Original Artwork: See artwork by renowned Detroit artists including Sheefy McFly, Olivia Guterson, Tony Whlgn, India Solomon, David Rubello and Marlo Broughton featured throughout the Midway.

  • Live Programming and Events: Don’t miss Fitness Fridays, Silent Disco Saturdays, Dino Sundays, as well as musical performances by local DJs and more.

  • Food and Beverage: Grab a variety of treats from concession stands.

Entry is free into the Midway, the Rocket Mortgage Sports Zone, for mini golf, and playground activities. Roller skating is $13/person, including skate rental, and is a favorite among visitors.

“RollerCade is thrilled for the city to see the all-new Midway for this summer. Everyone has put in work to elevate the entire Midway experience. As amazing as our past summers have been for downtown Detroit and RollerCade alike, we believe this summer is going to be the biggest and best one yet,” said Kyle Black, owner of RollerCade.

For the most up-to-date hours of operation, FAQs, schedules and additional information regarding rules and regulations, be sure to visit and follow @DeckedOutDet on Instagram and Facebook.

About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city-building strategies, reaching far beyond the boundaries of bricks and mortar. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in Detroit and Cleveland, including landmark developments such as the Hudson’s Site, the Book Tower restoration, City Modern and the May Company Building.

Bedrock’s portfolio totals more than 19 million square feet of office, retail and residential space within new construction and adaptive reuse projects. 

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