Tigers Opening Day: Things to do around Detroit to celebrate the return of baseball

DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 26: Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team in Detroit, Michigan on September 26, 2019. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

Whether you need a way to tailgate before the Detroit Tigers take on the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day or you're looking for a spot to catch the game, we've got you covered.

Here's what's going on around Detroit on April 6:

Grand Slam Festival

  • 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The Music Hall Amphitheater

What to expect - Beer tents, food trucks, full bar, music, games, DJs

Get tickets.

Detroit Tigers Opening Day Tailgate

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Grand Circus Park

What to expect - Games, food trucks, appearances from Tigers players, beer tent, giveaways, music

This event is free.

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Tiger's Opening Day Party @ The Old Shillelagh

  • 9 a.m. at The Old Shillelagh

What to expect - Food, live music, DJs, free shuttle to and from Comerica Park

Tigers Home Opener @ 8ºPlato

  • 10 a.m. at 8ºPlato

What to expect - Beer and food from Tacos Hernandez 

Detroit Tigers Opening Day Party at The Fillmore

  • 6 a.m. at The Fillmore

What to expect - Dave & Chuck "The Freak" from WRIF broadcasting live, entertainment, food, lawn games, chance to win tickets

This event is free.

Detroit Tigers Opening Day at Harry's

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harry's Detroit

What to expect - Live music, drinks, food, chance to win tickets

Detroit Tigers Opening Day at Elwood

  • Noon at The Elwood Bar & Grill

What to expect - Performance by the Killer Flamingos, live WCSX broadcast, DJs, food, drinks

Detroit Tigers Opening Day Party at Tin Roof

  • 9 a.m. at Tin Roof

What to expect - Live music, drinks, food

Buy fast pass tickets.

Hockeytown Cafe Detroit Tigers Opening Day Party

  • 9 a.m. at Hockeytown Cafe

What to expect - Live broadcast from 97.1, free swag, live music, games, drinks

The Opening Day Block Party 

  • 9 a.m. at The Annex

What to expect - Music, DJs, food, drinks, live Woodward Sports broadcast

Tigers Home Opening Day

  • 9 a.m. at Nancy Whiskey's

What to expect - Games, music, drinks

Opening Day Tent Party

  • 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Firebird Tavern

What to expect - Parking lot party with drinks, DJs, food trucks

Get tickets.

Opening Day Soiree

  • Noon at Founders Taproom

What to expect - Beer and food in the beer garden

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