Detroit Guide

Your passport to the city. Click the image to check out our guide for helpful hints to make the most of your Detroit experience.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Students hone their courtroom skills trying a mock case.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Writing is integral to the Detroit Mercy Law curriculum beginning with the Applied Legal Theory and Analysis class in the first year.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Real Skills. Real Opportunities.

Externships provide students real work experience.

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In The D

In The D2

It's no secret that Detroit is the midst of a huge revitalization. Our historic city is becoming better than ever and the University of Detroit Mercy Law campus is right in the heart of it all. 

A short walk away from sport stadiums, theaters, amazing restaurants, museums and so much more and we want you to take full advantage of all The D has to offer during your law school days. 

Do Dine Drink Winter


American Style and Spirit Exhibit

11/5/16 - 3/2/17, Henry Ford

 Detroit After Dark Exhibit

10/21 - 4/23, Detroit Institute of Arts

Holiday Markets

11/22 - 12/23, Eastern Market

Holiday Walk Tours

11/25 - 12/22, Meadow Brook Hall

Ren Cen




Holiday Lights

12/2 - 12/28, Greenfield Village

 Wild Lights

12/15, 12/23, 12/26 - 12/31,11/18 - 11/20, 11/25 - 11/27, 12/1 - 12/4, Detroit Zoo 

Zoo Lights

 Detroit Jingle Bell Run

 12/3, Campus Martius

 Noel Night

12/3, Downtown Detroit

Beautiful, The Carol King Musical

12/13 - 12/18, Fisher Theatre

  Visit Bronner's Christmas Wonderland     

                                                                     Frankenmuth, MI          


Red Wings Logo

12/1: Wings vs. Panthers @ 7:30 pm

12/9: Wings vs. Blue Jackets @ 7:30 pm

12/11: Wings vs. Flyers @ 5:00 pm

12/13: Wings vs. Coyotes @ 7:30 pm

12/15: Wings vs. LA Kings @ 7:30 pm

12/17: Wings vs. Anaheim @ 7:00 pm

12/27: Wings vs. Sabres @ 7:30 pm



12/4 Lions vs. Saints @ 1:00 PM (away)

12/11: Lions vs. Bears @ 1:00 PM

12/18: Lions vs. Giants @ 1:00 PM (away)

12/26: Lions vs. Cowboys @ 1:00 PM (away)




Holiday shows in the d

The Fox 2

R. Kelly presents 12 Nights of Christmas

12/2, Fox Theatre

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

12/3 - 12/4, Fox Theatre

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

12/11, Fox Theatre

A Very Electric Christmas

12/11, Music Hall Center

A Christmas Carol

The Fox

12/1 - 12/23, Meadow Brook Theater

A Christmas Story

12/20 - 24, Fox Theater

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

12/18, Fox Theater

Mannheim Steamroller

12/16, Fox Theatre

A Christmas Carol 

12/2-12/10, Bonstelle Theater


 Say farewell to Joe Louis Arena at a Wings game

Fountain Bistro Christmas

Have a good, old fashioned snow day

Catch up on your history at the Henry Ford

 Spend a weekend morning at Eastern Market

 Escape the cold at the Belle Isle Conservatory

Go ice skating at Campus Martius

 Spend a day museum hopping (see below)

Long Weekend Winter 

Crystal Mountain


Boyne Highlands
, Harbor Springs

Caberfae Peaks, Cadillac

Crystal Mountain Resort, Thompsonville

The Homestead, Glen Arbor

Nub's Nob, Harbor Springs

Big Powderhorn, Bessemer

Indianhead Mountain, Wakefield

Pine Mountain, Iron Mountain




 Detroit Institute of the Arts