We've been doing Eastern Market tours for 13 years and it's still a fan favorite!
Delish Detroit will stroll from shed to shed and visit specialty stores to learn about unique products,hear fun facts and history of the area, while going behind the scenes and sampling various foods. Enjoy locally produced pizza, popcorn, pickles and pastries; specialty sausages, cheeses and vinegars; authentic spinach pies and spreads. We'll get to know local growers and vendors, their products, and some tips for improving your health with Michigan foods. We'll also visit an art gallery located in a former brewery or a letterpress shop.
Find seasonal fruits and vegetables, while eating your way through the market!
Saturday, August 16 - Buy Tickets
Tuesday, August 19 - Buy Tickets
Saturday, September 20 - Buy Tickets
9:30am to 12:00pm
2489 Russell Street, Detroit 48207 (across from Shed 2)
(Plan ahead, these tours fill up fast)
Experience our Rum-Running Detroit Prohibition Tour! Hop on board and enjoy a fun-filled, rollicking ride through the streets of Detroit. Explore the old stomping grounds of the Purple Gang and their rivals. Hear stories and fun facts spiked with a few grizzly details...and learn about Al Capone's mark on Detroit. See famous landmarks and sites including the Old Warehouse District, Eastern Market, the old Germantown neighborhood, and the International Riverfront, where Liquid Gold flowed in from Windsor, Canada. Smuggle some booze of your own (yes you can bring your own drink on the bus, just make sure to use a covered, non-glass container, like a snazzy flask) as we explore a former speakeasy or two and a historic brewery. Revel in the rich history of Jazz in Detroit and experience great live music at Bert's Jazz Club to top off a fabulous night!
For a uniquely fun evening out in the D, gather up a group of friends, family, club members, convention buddies or co-workers...AND ring us up to say: "Moe told me I BETTER call ya." Your guide will be decked out, so dress up in snazzy duds from the Prohibition era. Costumes are optional but encouraged and prizes will be awarded!
Cost: $49 per person
Buy Tickets August 21
Register in advance for this tour through The Community House of Birmingham. Join us to Experience vibrant Mexicantown, Southwest Detroit's rich area of cultural diversity! We will take you on a strolling, tasting, exploring adventure in Mexicantown, where we will visit a unique specialty food market, historic church, bakery, art gallery and cultural center. Rain or shine. Minimal walking.
Saturday, September 20 - Register Now
Tour runs 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
2443 Bagley Ave, Detroit 48216
We at Feet on the Street along with Stephanie Appel of Core Learning, Inc. are pleased to offer tours for Social Workers. These workshops are bus tour/continuing education programs where participants will step out of a "classroom" and onto a bus to visit sites and hear from presenters who will address issues facing Detroit and the Metropolitan Region. Through these experiential learning opportunities, participants will learn more about critical and current issues, such as: food issues, diversity, ethnic and cultural traditions, land use, transportation, area history, local programs and services, blight removal and rehab efforts. Please note, these programs are open to anyone interested in the topic.
Here's what participants have said about our programs:
"Everything was so wonderful and informative. This is a fun way to learn, grow, and get inspired." ~ Sylvia Gray, PhD, LMSW, Professor, Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work
"This was the best seminar I have attended in 24 years!" ~ Linda Ford, LMSW, CMH
"Linda is intelligent, funny, organized and knowledgeable. The other presenters were engaging, thought-provoking, informative, inspirational...I would absolutely recommend this course." ~ Susan Pickard Witus, LMSW, Directions in Senior Care Geriatric Consultant
ALL of our currently scheduled Eastern Market Tours are eligible for social workers and certified counselors to earn 1.5 CEUs! We will be discussing issues of migration and immigration, revitalization of the Market, efforts to promote the buy local/eat fresh movement, and the impact of community gardens. Saturdays: August 16 and September 20, 2014 and Tuesdays: August 19, 2014: Click Here for More Information on Eastern Market Tours. Cost per person for each Eastern Market tour is $29. Certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this program. Approved for 1.5 CE Clock Hours for social workers (provider MICEC #0067).
This Fall we are offering a CEU-earning program in partnership with the Wayne State University School of Social Work. Open to all, this experiential learning opportunity offers bus pickups at both the WSU Oakland Center in Farmington Hills at 9:00 - 9:15 am and the Thompson Home on Wayne State's campus at 9:45 am.
On Friday, October 17, 2014, from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm we will present:
Get on the Bus: Arts, Music, Community and Ethics - Working with Youth for 5.0 CEUs. Details and Registration Here
Reserve your spot in this unique course through Wayne State University by clicking on the links above or by calling Emily Graham at (313) 577-9348.
We can design an outing- experience- tour- field trip- enrichment class- celebration- team building or any type of get together, for your group, family, or business.
Experience, Explore and Enjoy Detroit..
Here is a sampling of our past tours to give you some mixing and matching ideas.
Tours By Bus
DETROIT UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
This is an energetic and fascinating bus tour through the streets of Detroit. Explore classic Detroit and areas bursting with new energy and development.
BLAST FROM THE PAST
The perfect tour for your Reunion Group (family, classmates), birthdays, anniversaries, or simply a trip back to the old neighborhood and to visit your favorite stomping grounds from your past life/lives in the D.
DELISH DETROIT Tours
Delish Detroit is the food tour component of Feet, that take our guests to various locations in Detroit to enjoy the diverse bounty of food, visiting markets, shops and hearing about (and tasting) some chef and shopkeepers specialties. Some of our adventures are upscale, some casual, some sit-down, stand- up, some nostalgic, historic, but always filling and fun. We do Delish adventures by bus, by foot or a combination. Some of our highlights include: Food crawls, Mexicantown, Tour d'France, Best Bakeries, Hidden Gems of the City and neighborhoods, Midtown, Corktown and of course Eastern Market.
ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL WALKING TOURS OF
Mexicantown, the RiverWalk, Eastern Market district, Midtown, New Center, Corktown, Downtown and the Dequindre Cut.
Private Prohibition and All that Jazz Bus Tour
Enjoy an exciting and entertaining night in the D!