We’ve got no shortage of world-class destinations and discoveries all our own. How many days will you stay? We’ll help you fill them all. Easy.
Where to begin?
With a visit to memorable museums, including Michigan’s top tourism destination? With unique retail offerings where you will find items available nowhere else in the world—many made right here? With meals that will have your mouth watering in a surprising array of ways? Or with a meander—by kayak or bike—alongside the leafy banks of the Rouge River?
What’s Happening in Dearborn
May 1 – May 31, 2023 Dearborn Historical Tour 12:00 am – 2:00 am
Visitors to beautiful Downtown Dearborn are often surprised to discover the multiple storylines of our local history, even if it’s just the revelation that we weren’t always the “Hometown of Henry Ford.”
May 21, 2023 Spring Perennial Exchange 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Dearborn’s Spring Perennial Exchange is the city’s annual springtime potted plant trade and swap meet.
June 1 – June 3, 2023 Adventure on the Ave 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Participating businesses along Michigan Avenue in West Downtown Dearborn offer exclusive deals throughout this weeklong event, from retail discounts to drink specials.
Things To Do
Delightful Meets Diverse
Dearborn experiences come in all speeds, styles and flavors.
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Shop Small Mobile Passport
Follow the trail of participating businesses to save big with discounts and special offers, and check in to win fun Downtown Dearborn merchandise along the way!
Do Business in Dearborn
Dearborn is a magnet for people who want to do something different and make their ideas happen. From automobiles and fashion to health care, education and culture, Dearborn is a place where new ideas go from the drawing board to the real world and catch on from there.
The DDDA Story
Guided by five key transformational strategies, the Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities collaborate to create a vibrant Downtown Dearborn experience for visitors, businesses and residents. Find out more about who we are, what we do, how we support economic growth, and how you can be a part of it!
Live in Dearborn
Dearborn offers no shortage of ways to live richly — from homes for any size budget, world-class museums and an array of cultural offerings to green, scenic spaces where you can bike, hike and kayak, from charming historic neighborhoods to a civic center filled with top-notch amenities. Find your happy place here!
Winter Wow is Happening Now
Experience the WOW factor and enjoy the wintertime in Downtown Dearborn with unique retail, superior service, tempting treats and delicious eats, it’s the place to be for winter wonder and festive fun!
Community Mural Project
The West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority (WDDDA) is celebrating Michigan Downtown Association’s Downtown Day with the Dearborn Downtown Day Community Street Mural project.
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