Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

5 Things to Do in Metro Detroit the Week of August 5

August 4, 2019

Spend this week practicing yoga, sipping on Bloody Marys, dancing in color at ColorFest and more.

By Ri’An Jackson

Featured photo via Colorfest Michigan Facebook


Detroit Improv Festival

Photo via Detroit Improv Festival Facebook

Various locations throughout Metro Detroit

Ferndale and Hamtramck will be filled with laughter for four days. At Detroit Improv Fest, you can watch more than 60 improv troupes performing over four venues. Headliners include Paul F. Tompkins, The 313 and Flying Chuck. Tickets are $15-$20 at detroitimprovfestival.org.


Royal Oak Summer Beer Fest

Royal Oak Beer FestPhoto via @royaloakbeerfest Instagram

7:30-10:30 p.m.

Royal Oak Farmers Market

316 E. Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak

Enjoy your Friday with great beer and great company. The Royal Oak Summer Beer Fest will feature beer from over 50 local and worldwide breweries. At this celebration, you can taste a variety of beers and meet the people who create them in a lively environment. Tickets start at $15 at royakoakbeerfest.com.


Rise N Shine Yoga N Bloodys

STOUT Bloody Mary BlendPhoto via STOUT Bloody Mary Blend Facebook

10 a.m. to noon

Valentine Distilling Co.

965 Wanda St., Ferndale

This event jazzes up a typical yoga class with a Bloody Mary bar. Hosted by Detroit companies Stout Bloody Mary Blend and Valentine Distilling Co., you are sure to have a one-of-a-kind experience enjoying a drink after practicing tree pose. Admission is $40 on Eventbrite. Guests must be 21 and up.



Colorfest MichiganPhoto via Colorfest Michigan Facebook

4-8 p.m.

1150 S. Canton Center Road, Canton

This Saturday, you can dance in a wonderland of bright colors. ColorFest features a rock concert and colorful dust thrown into the air to promote friendship and love. All ages are welcome, and dust masks are available for purchase. Tickets start at $5 at colorfestmi.com.


The Afternoon Wine Down

The Kitchen, by Cooking with QuePhoto via @cookingwithque Instagram

4-6 p.m.

The Kitchen, by Cooking with Que

6529 Woodward Ave., Detroit

With wine, food and music, this event will take the week off you. On select Fridays, you can unwind with healthy yet delicious food and wine at The Kitchen, by Cooking with Que. RSVP on Eventbrite. Wine corkage is $5 with the purchase of an entrée.

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