Broadway in Detroit

Are you going to be in Detroit, Michigan or the surrounding suburbs for the holiday season? If you are, you might want to get tickets to Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Fox Theater in Detroit. According to the New York Daily News, it’s “so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil” and that’s not a bad thing. Imagine Cirque Du Soleil with a Christmas flair. You’ll get toy soldiers marching on tight ropes, gingerbread men flipping in mid-air, hundreds of costumes, all accompanied by an original sound track. All of this and more, put together by world-renowned director, and creator of the Broadway hit Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Neil Goldberg. There’s nothing better than Broadway in Detroit.

Of course the night would not be complete with out a great dinner at a fabulous restaurant in Downtown Detroit. Have your chauffeur drive you to Iridescence at the top of Motor City Casino and enjoy the breath-taking view before the show. Book your transportation today.

Ticket prices for Cirque Dreams Holidaze range for $35.50 to $65.00.

The Fox Theater is located in Foxtown in Downtown Detroit at 2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Iridescence is located in the Motor City Casino at 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI

Best Sports Bar in Detroit

Detroit has long been a hockey town (hence the nickname “Hockeytown”) so the options are plentiful.  Although it’s hard to narrow it down, we’ve created a list of what we feel the three best sports bars to visit before, during, or after a Detroit Red Wings game. Although the list is numbered, it is too hard to say which is the best so see for yourself.

3) Hockey Town Café – Located next to Detroit’s Fox Theater, Hockey Town Café is one of the city’s leading sports bars to visit before, during, or after a Detroit Red Wings game. Although it’s not necessarily an unknown venue, it’s a Detroit staple and definitely worth mentioning. According to The Detroit Free Press, Hockey Town Café is “The best place in town to catch the faceoff, kickoff or tip-off.”

Appetizers start at $6.95 and entrées begin at $9.95.

The Hockeytown Café is located in Foxtown in downtown Detroit, next to the Fox Theatre at 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201. 

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What to do in Detroit?

This is a question we at Athens Transportation are frequently asked. A lot of our clients fly in with the stigma that Detroit is desolate and that there is not much to do. While we understand that all people have to go by is the media, we help give our travelers a better understanding about what is happening in Detroit during our drive from Detroit Metro Airport.

Whether you’re coming in to conduct business in the Renaissance Center in Detroit or you are flying in to see your favorite musical act at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan, you will be able to use this site to find the hidden gems of your surrounding area. If you need dinner suggestions for before the concert or you want to know which casino you should head to after work, Athens is here to help. Not only are we a Detroit car service but our drivers are meant to be a personal concierge to anyone traveling to Detroit, Michigan or it’s surrounding areas.