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3rd Annual Corktown Aglow

3rd Annual Corktown Aglow


Join us for our 3rd Annual Corktown Aglow - a Corktown Business Association event Presented By Ford Motor Company and powered by countless Corktown small businesses.

When: Saturday, December 8th starting at noon with festivities until 10pm.

Stop by Corktown on Saturday, December 8th for heaps of holiday fun and family friendly festivities throughout the neighborhood including time with Santa and a tree lighting ceremony.

Below is the schedule of Corktown Aglow fun we have planned or check out corktownaglow.com for all the latest news and details:

’TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE
We’re collecting new unwrapped toys & warm items to ‘Stuff a Cop Car’ with The Detroit Police Department. Donated items will be distributed by the 3rd Precinct Adopt-A-Family Program.

WE’RE COLLECTING THE FOLLOWING DONATED ITEMS FROM 4-6PM AT TRUMBULL AVE + BAGLEY ST:
-New unwrapped toys
-New socks, blankets, gloves, hats, scarves
-New or gently used coats and sweaters

ALL DAY -- CARRIAGE RIDES
From Bagley & Trumbull

1-4PM / HOLIDAY PARTY AT PAL / FREE FUN FOR KIDS AT MICHIGAN AVE & COCHRANE ST
-The Pistons Street Team and Hooper the Pistons Mascot will be at PAL from 2-3pm with a 50% discount off Upper Bowl tickets for the December 17th and December 23rd games at Little Caesars Arena
-Free outdoor soccer clinic -
-Make & Take Crafts (ornaments, picture frames, gift bags or jewelry)
-Children’s Only Shoppe brought to you by Mama Coo’s
-Reindeer Games
-Face painting
-Hang with Sparky - PAL’s mascot
-Photo Cut-outs
-Detroit Police and Fire Department Marching Band
-Hot cocoa + popcorn for purchase - a PAL fundraiser

12-6PM / CORKTOWN SHOPPING + DINING EXPERIENCE
NAUGHTY & NICE BINGO
-To play, simply get a Corktown Aglow passport on Saturday, Dec. 8th at any participating Corktown business or on the Corktown Aglow free shuttle
-Stop at highlighted businesses throughout Corktown to get a stamp
-5 stamps in a row and you’ve got a bingo!
-Bring your winning card to The Farmer’s Hand before 6pm on Corktown Aglow and win amazing prizes donated by our Corktown businesses & neighbors (until supplies lasts). Some prizes include: Red Wings tickets in the Rehmann’s Club, dinner for two at Iridescence and a one night stay at Motor City Casino Hotel, a night stay at Trumbull + Porter, and lots of gifts cards and gifts from local Corktown businesses.

CORKTOWN HOLIDAY MARKETS
10-6pm / Ponyride Holiday Makers Market -Shop from over 50 local Detroit makers
12-6pm / Corktown Marketplace at Trumbull + Bagley with:
-Brut Detroit / Wine sampling + order a gift basket for future delivery
-Cassie’s / Embroidered & cross stitched goodies
-Corktown Historical Society
-Designs by Giizhigad / Beaded Native American jewelry handmade in Detroit
-Inside Southwest Detroit / Detroit inspired skateboards
-All Things Detroit/ Detroit branded Tees & hoodies
-90's R & B Body Products / Salves, body butter and personal care products
-Sparklegarden / Handmade stone & sterling jewelry
-That Art Girl / High quality wooden coloring boards

12-6PM / THE WORKERS ROW HOUSE + CORKTOWN EXPERIENCE / AT SIXTH ST + LABROSSE ST
-Learn more about Corktown’s historic past at this experiential museum. Take a step back in time as you walk through a modest working-class house that has not been modified since it was built in 1849
-Singers & warming fire pit

3-6PM / RUDOLPH + REINDEER PETTING ZOO / AT TRUMBULL AVE & LEVERETTE ST
-Meet Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer and his reindeer friends at the Reindeer Petting Zoo provided by Bobcat Bonnie’s
-Free Photo Booth with Bondo Booth
-Hang with The Grinch

5-7PM / SANTA COMES TO CORKTOWN / AT TRUMBULL AVE + BAGLEY ST
-Roast complimentary marshmallows over an open fire thanks to The Farmer’s Hand
-Enjoy free hot chocolate provided by Mudgie’s Deli & Wine Shop
-Snap a photo with Santa and his elves
-Photo Cut-outs
-Meet the Detroit Mounted Police

6:15PM / 3RD ANNUAL CORKTOWN TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY put on by Brian Mulloy + Ballet Real Estate / AT TRUMBULL AVE + BAGLEY ST
-Tree Lighting by Garlin Gilchrist II Lieutenant Governor of Michigan-elect
-Caroling immediately before and after the ceremony led by opera singer Giles Simmer and the Detroit Alumni Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota & friends
-1st Annual Corktown Historical Society Holiday Home Decorating Contest winner announcement

7-10PM / AFTER AGLOW PARTY / AT TRUMBULL AVE + BAGLEY ST
-All-ages Block Party! Heated tent, Greg Mudge on the 1s and 2s, and Santa hitting the dance floor
-Beer, cocktails, and bites for purchase
-Come hang with your Corktown neighbors and friends

7-10PM / FREE AFTER HOURS SHUTTLE
-The Detroit Bus Co. will be shuttling people around Corktown + Downtown into the evening
-Stores will be open late and celebrating the holidays with you. And of course, our Corktown bars and restaurants are the perfect hangs to spend an evening with friends and family.

Check corktownaglow.com for a complete listing of shuttle stops + parking info


FUN SPECIALS THROUGHOUT THE DAY:

Brooklyn Street Local / 15% off all Brooklyn Street Local shirts and tote bags / "City Cider" free samples - Chai tea brewed in hot apple cider / City cider kits available for sale

Gold Cash Gold / Corktown Aglow special sparkling cocktail - Cava, Amaro Montenegro, ginger honey, lemon $7 / Bring your canned food donation for their Gleaner's Food Bank Drive

Folk / "Folk & Bon Bon Bon After Dark" / Alex from BBB will be selling individual and flights of Bons + holiday themed BBB boxes for gift giving / Full Espresso bar

Happy 4 Emporium / Free pizza slices

Lucky Detroit / Coffee + Hot Cocoa Bar

Gaelic League / Free Christmas cookies / Hot adult beverages on special: Hot toddies, Irish Coffee, Tea and Baileys + hot chocolate

PJ’s Lager House / Fire pit with Fowling lanes / Underground Vinyl - basement record store will be open / "Donnatella's Holiday Cella" - upscale and resale clothing and gifts in the event space upstairs

Brightly Twisted / Serve hot cocoa + hot adult spirits / tye dye cupcakes / Create a community canvas throwing colorful snowballs outside / Gift wrapping (hand dyed ribbon)

Eldorado General Store - Holiday Fundraiser supporting Education Equality in Detroit - all proceeds of JOYCE candles and lip balms goes towards renovating an abandoned school in Pingree Park, Detroit

The Farmer’s Hand / holiday jam & wine samples and specialty holiday gift boxes

Mama Coo’s / Children’s Only Shoppe at PAL 1-4pm

Mudgie's Wine Shop / Retail wine shop / Sample wine and find the perfect bottle to gift for the holidays



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