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Experience winter in Detroit like never before during Quicken Loans Winter Blast WeekendsThe traditional Winter Blast event has expanded to four festival weekends at Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit!  Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends features winter activities, live entertainment, and delicious local restaurants for the whole family to enjoy.  
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Experience winter in Detroit like never before during Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend!  at Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit!  Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend features winter activities, live entertainment, Food Trucks and delicious local restaurants for the whole family to enjoy.  
  
Traditional Winter Blast activities will be divided up among the four different weekends, with many activities appearing during each Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend.  Best of all, admission each weekend is FREE!
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Traditional Winter Blast activities will be divided up among the four different weekends, with many activities appearing during each Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend.  Best of all, admission is FREE!
  
Press Release from Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends Press Conference on November 28, 2018
 
  
*Weekend #1 presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort January 19-21, 2019: Food Trucks, Marshmallow      Roasting, Ice Sculptures, Local Music Showcase, DJ Showcase from the Movement Festival, Free Skating at Campus Martius Park. 
 
  
*Weekend #2 presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort January 25-27, 2019: City Slopes presented by Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands, Food Trucks, Buskers, Ice Sculptures, Marshmallow Roasting, Local Music Showcase
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Press Release from Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends Press Conference on December 3 2019
  
*Weekend #3 presented by Delta Dental February 8-10, 2019: Winter Slide, Food Trucks, Ice Sculptures, Local Music Showcase, Special Olympics Polar Plunge
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'''DETROIT''' – The Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend presented by Soaring Eagle will take place Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.
 
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The free event returns to its original, single jam-packed weekend format that made it such a hit and allowed it to garner 100,000 visitors several years in a row. “Once again, Winter Blast Weekend at Campus Martius Park will serve as a vibrant and inclusive environment that Detroit residents and their families can enjoy,” said Laura Grannemann, Quicken Loans Community Fund Vice President of Strategic Investments.
*Weekend #4 presented by Delta Dental February 15-17, 2019: Zip Line, Family Fun Tent, Food Trucks, Free Skating at Campus Martius Rink, Buskers, Marshmallow Roasters
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“Winter Blast Weekend features games, activities and events that will make downtown Detroit an epicenter of excitement.”
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The festival returns for its 15th year to Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit, featuring winter-themed attractions and seasonal family-friendly entertainment.
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“Since the festival’s 2006 inception for Super Bowl XL, the event has grown in popularity, experiencing some of its best attendance ever in 2017 and 2018. We want to continue this momentum and are excited to return Winter Blast to its original and wildly popular one weekend format,” said Jon Witz, Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend festival producer. “Condensing all the fun from last year into just one awesome weekend will really pack a punch of winter entertainment, while also helping to drive interest in downtown Detroit businesses.”
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'''WINTER ACTIVITIES'''
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Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend will revive exciting winter activities of years past, such as ice sculptures, marshmallow roasting, food trucks, family activities and live music. The main attractions include the Winter Slide, zip lining down Woodward Avenue and the opportunity to ice skate for free all weekend long at Campus Martius Park courtesy of Delta Dental
  
 
Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends has an exciting history here in Detroit. In January 2005 Winter Blast, the festival known as Motown Winter Blast, kicked off as the official countdown to Super Bowl XL in Detroit. The festival attracted more than one million people to Detroit during the Super Bowl in 2006! For the past 14 years Winter Blast has continued to attract Metro-Detroit residents to the exciting revitalized Downtown Detroit area.
 
Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends has an exciting history here in Detroit. In January 2005 Winter Blast, the festival known as Motown Winter Blast, kicked off as the official countdown to Super Bowl XL in Detroit. The festival attracted more than one million people to Detroit during the Super Bowl in 2006! For the past 14 years Winter Blast has continued to attract Metro-Detroit residents to the exciting revitalized Downtown Detroit area.
  
'''Admission:''' Free  
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'''Admission:''' Free <br>
 
'''Ages:''' All Ages<br>
 
'''Ages:''' All Ages<br>
 
'''Location:''' In and Around Campus Martius<br>
 
'''Location:''' In and Around Campus Martius<br>
 
'''Time:'''<br>
 
'''Time:'''<br>
*Weekend of  January 19, 2019 <br>
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*Weekend of February 7-9, 2020 <br>
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*Weekend of February 15, 2019<br>
 
  
  
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'''Local Music Showcase presented by Michigan Lottery'''<br>
 
'''Local Music Showcase presented by Michigan Lottery'''<br>
''located in Campus Martius Park''<br>
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''Located in Campus Martius Park''<br>
Saturday, Jan. 19
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Friday, Feb. 7
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Paddlebots]] (Progressive Soul-Pop)
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*6:00 - 7:30 p.m.  Leaving Lifted (Reggae/Rock)
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Black Note Graffiti]] (Rock/Alternative)
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*8:00 - 9:15 p.m. Ben Sharkey (Jazz/Pop)
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Music Festival presents [[DJ Ryan Richards]] (Electronic)
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*9:45 - 11:00 p.m. [[Larry Lee & The Back In The Day Band]] (Funk/Soul)
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Saturday, Feb. 8
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*11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Soul Pepper (Blues/Rock)
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*1:00 - 2:00 p.m. KLR & The Saints (Acoustic/Pop)
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*2:30 - 3:30 p.m. The Fernwoods (Alternative)
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*4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Adam Plomaritas (Rock/Soul)
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*5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Raye Williams (Country/R&B)
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*7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cast-Iron Cornbread (Country/Rock)
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*8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Daylight Sinners (Rock/Classic Rock)
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*10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Alise King (R&B/Soul)
  
 
Sunday, Jan. 20
 
Sunday, Jan. 20
*6:00 - 7:00 p.m. [[Half Light Music]] (Alternative Rock)
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*11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Nick Juno (Folk Rock)
*7:30 - 9:00 p.m. [[Thornetta Davis]] (Funky Rockin’ Soul Blues)
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*1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Sara Marie Baron (Soul/Pop)
 
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*2:30 - 3:30 p.m. [[Lucy's Brown Seville]] (Blues/Soul)
 
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*4:00 - 5:00 p.m. [[Alan_Turner_and_the_Steel_Horse_Band|Alan Turner]] (Country/Rock)
Friday, Jan. 25
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*5:30 - 6:30 p.m. [[Laura Rain & The Caesars]] (R&B/Soul)
*4:30 - 5:30 p.m. [[Violet Soul]] (Pop/Funk)
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*7:00 - 8:00 p.m. [[Persuasion Band|The Persuasion Band]] (Cover Band/Top 40)
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Maiyana Davis]] (Blues Rock)
 
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Gasoline Gypsies|The Gasoline Gypsies]] (Original Rock)
 
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. [[Paulina Jayne]] (Country/Rock)
 
 
 
 
Saturday, Jan. 26
 
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[DownRiver_Dan|DownRiver Dan & The Billies]] (Blues Rock)
 
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Roadwork Crew]] (R&B/Funk)
 
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. [[Laith Al Saadi]] (Soulful Rock & Blues)
 
  
Saturday, Jan. 27
 
*6:00 - 6:45 p.m. [[Emma Guzman]] (Singer-Songwriter/Americana)
 
*7:10 - 8:00 p.m. [[Nick Piunti & The Complicated Men]] (Rock)
 
 
 
Friday, Feb. 8
 
*4:30 - 5:30 p.m. [[Acoustic Ash]] (Singer/Songwriter)
 
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Tomorrow the World]] (Rock/Alternative)
 
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Yvette Meadows]] (Jazz/R&B)
 
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. [[Dragon Wagon]] (Americana/Bluegrass)
 
  
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'''TCF Bank Music Stage''
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Friday, Feb. 7
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*5:00 - 7:00 p.m. DJ Head (Rhythmic)
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*7:00 - 9:00 p.m. DJ Seoul & T.Linder from Detroit Techno Militia (Techno/Electronic/House)
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*7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Motor City Dance Academy (Street Dance)
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*9:00 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Presents Mister Joshooa (Techno/House)
 
   
 
   
Saturday, Feb. 9
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Saturday,Feb. 8
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Runiers|The Ruiners]] (Punk/Garage/Rockabilly)
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*11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Jason Hudy: Mesmerizing Magic
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Liquid Monk]] (Electronic, Dance)
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*12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Music Festival presents [[DJ Gary Chandler]] (Electronic)
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*1:00 - 1:45 p.m. The Fairy Godmother of Music (Kids Music)
 
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*2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Detroit Circus
 
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*3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Character Meet & Greet with Sonic the Hedgehog
Sunday, Feb. 10
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*4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
*6:00 - 6:45 p.m. [[Church Mice]] (Alt Rock/Rock Americana)
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*5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music – Acoustic Showcase
*7:10 - 8:00 p.m. [[Joe Jaber & The Last Divide]] (Americana, Rock)
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*6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Taneen (Pop/R&B)
 
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*7:30 - 9:00 p.m. [[Amp Fiddler]] (Funk/Soul)
 
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*8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Motor City Dance Academy (Street Dance)
Friday Feb. 15
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*9:00 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Presents Andrea Ghita (Techno/House)
*4:30 - 5:30 p.m. [[Sami Mei]] (Pop)
 
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Over The Sun]] (Brit Rock)
 
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[J Canady & The Soul]] Nyce Band (Funk/Soul/Jazz)
 
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. [[Roots Vibrations]] (Reggae/Soca)
 
 
 
 
Saturday Feb. 15
 
*6:00 - 7:15 p.m. [[Cold Tone Harvest]] (Americana/Alt-Country)
 
*7:45 - 9:00 p.m. [[Rev Marc Falconberry]] (Blues)
 
*9:30 - 11:00 p.m. [[Larry Lee & The Back In the Day Band]] (Funk/R&B)
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Feb. 17
 
*6:00 - 6:45 p.m. [[Keynote Sisters|Key Note Sisters]] (Acoustic Variety)
 
*7:10 - 8:00 p.m. [[Ali McManus]] (Soft Rock/Pop)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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Sunday, Feb.9
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*11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Jason Hudy: Mesmerizing Magic
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*12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
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*1:00 - 1:45 p.m. The Fairy Godmother of Music
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*2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Detroit Circus
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*3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Character Meet & Greet with Sonic the Hedgehog
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*4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
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*5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music – Acoustic Showcase
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*6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dueling Pianos International
  
  
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'''Winter Blast 2020 Food Truck lineup'''
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*A Taste of Nawlins
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*Baked Delicious
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*Big Mike’s Mexican Trailer
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*Mr. Deep Fried
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*Chick-A-Dee Fried Chicken Crepe
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*De Twah-Sweet & Savory Crepes
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*Detroit Panzerotti
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*Imperial Ferndale
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*Mercurio Foods Elephant Ear
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*Mercurio Foods Grab
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*Mercurio Foods Popper
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*Niko's Gyros
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*Soaring Eagle Cuisine Machine
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*The Lobster Truck
  
  

Latest revision as of 21:11, 14 January 2020

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Experience winter in Detroit like never before during Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend! at Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit! Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend features winter activities, live entertainment, Food Trucks and delicious local restaurants for the whole family to enjoy.

Traditional Winter Blast activities will be divided up among the four different weekends, with many activities appearing during each Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend. Best of all, admission is FREE!


Press Release from Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends Press Conference on December 3 2019

DETROIT – The Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend presented by Soaring Eagle will take place Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. The free event returns to its original, single jam-packed weekend format that made it such a hit and allowed it to garner 100,000 visitors several years in a row. “Once again, Winter Blast Weekend at Campus Martius Park will serve as a vibrant and inclusive environment that Detroit residents and their families can enjoy,” said Laura Grannemann, Quicken Loans Community Fund Vice President of Strategic Investments. “Winter Blast Weekend features games, activities and events that will make downtown Detroit an epicenter of excitement.” The festival returns for its 15th year to Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit, featuring winter-themed attractions and seasonal family-friendly entertainment. “Since the festival’s 2006 inception for Super Bowl XL, the event has grown in popularity, experiencing some of its best attendance ever in 2017 and 2018. We want to continue this momentum and are excited to return Winter Blast to its original and wildly popular one weekend format,” said Jon Witz, Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend festival producer. “Condensing all the fun from last year into just one awesome weekend will really pack a punch of winter entertainment, while also helping to drive interest in downtown Detroit businesses.” WINTER ACTIVITIES Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend will revive exciting winter activities of years past, such as ice sculptures, marshmallow roasting, food trucks, family activities and live music. The main attractions include the Winter Slide, zip lining down Woodward Avenue and the opportunity to ice skate for free all weekend long at Campus Martius Park courtesy of Delta Dental

Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekends has an exciting history here in Detroit. In January 2005 Winter Blast, the festival known as Motown Winter Blast, kicked off as the official countdown to Super Bowl XL in Detroit. The festival attracted more than one million people to Detroit during the Super Bowl in 2006! For the past 14 years Winter Blast has continued to attract Metro-Detroit residents to the exciting revitalized Downtown Detroit area.

Admission: Free
Ages: All Ages
Location: In and Around Campus Martius
Time:

  • Weekend of February 7-9, 2020



Winterfest Entertainment lineup

Local Music Showcase presented by Michigan Lottery
Located in Campus Martius Park
Friday, Feb. 7

Saturday, Feb. 8

  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Soul Pepper (Blues/Rock)
  • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. KLR & The Saints (Acoustic/Pop)
  • 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. The Fernwoods (Alternative)
  • 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Adam Plomaritas (Rock/Soul)
  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Raye Williams (Country/R&B)
  • 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Cast-Iron Cornbread (Country/Rock)
  • 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. Daylight Sinners (Rock/Classic Rock)
  • 10:00 - 11:00 p.m. Alise King (R&B/Soul)

Sunday, Jan. 20


'TCF Bank Music Stage Friday, Feb. 7

  • 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. DJ Head (Rhythmic)
  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. DJ Seoul & T.Linder from Detroit Techno Militia (Techno/Electronic/House)
  • 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. Motor City Dance Academy (Street Dance)
  • 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Presents Mister Joshooa (Techno/House)

Saturday,Feb. 8

  • 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Jason Hudy: Mesmerizing Magic
  • 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
  • 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. The Fairy Godmother of Music (Kids Music)
  • 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Detroit Circus
  • 3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Character Meet & Greet with Sonic the Hedgehog
  • 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music – Acoustic Showcase
  • 6:15 - 7:15 p.m. Taneen (Pop/R&B)
  • 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Amp Fiddler (Funk/Soul)
  • 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Motor City Dance Academy (Street Dance)
  • 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. Movement Presents Andrea Ghita (Techno/House)

Sunday, Feb.9

  • 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Jason Hudy: Mesmerizing Magic
  • 12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
  • 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. The Fairy Godmother of Music
  • 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. Detroit Circus
  • 3:30 - 3:50 p.m. Character Meet & Greet with Sonic the Hedgehog
  • 4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Michigan Science Center
  • 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music – Acoustic Showcase
  • 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Dueling Pianos International


Winter Blast 2020 Food Truck lineup

  • A Taste of Nawlins
  • Baked Delicious
  • Big Mike’s Mexican Trailer
  • Mr. Deep Fried
  • Chick-A-Dee Fried Chicken Crepe
  • De Twah-Sweet & Savory Crepes
  • Detroit Panzerotti
  • Imperial Ferndale
  • Mercurio Foods Elephant Ear
  • Mercurio Foods Grab
  • Mercurio Foods Popper
  • Niko's Gyros
  • Soaring Eagle Cuisine Machine
  • The Lobster Truck


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