Trees lit with Christmas lights. Ice rinks dancing with skaters. Shoppers hustling around town for last-minute gifts. The holidays are in full swing here in Detroit and it’s time to celebrate. Now more than ever the city is offering a multitude of opportunities to get in the holiday spirit, from pop-up Christmas bars to multi-course New Year’s dinner parties.
Below, find a guide to dining and drinking across the city covering the whole holiday season. Flying through Detroit Metropolitan Airport? Keep the Eater’s guide to DTW bookmarked for holiday travel. Looking for a great food-centric stocking stuffer? Consider checking out the Eater Holiday Gift Guide for ideas or head downtown to scope out the holiday market. Need a stiff drink? Look no further than the cocktail heatmap. For more general exploration of the city’s food scene, head to the Eater’s Guide to Detroit for a primer on hot dining neighborhoods and some of the city’s best maps.