Downtown Monroe is a thriving area packed full of history and good times. The quaint size of Monroe offers plenty of shopping and contemporary entertainment including, many family-friendly events. Join us for some cool jazz, enjoy our park events and explore the pockets of beauty and history of Downtown Monroe all year 'round!

Art in April - Downtown Monroe
April 19, 2018 5:30PM - 8:00PM

Self-guided art display walk throughout the businesses in Downtown Monroe.

13th Annual River Raisin Jazz Series
May 17, 2018 6:00PM - 10:00PM

Every Other Thursday from May 17 through August 9.

Inside various Downtown Monroe Businesses

Downtown Monroe Open Air Market
June 09, 2018 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Markets, crafts, vendors, sidewalk sales, food, car show, kids space.  (Formerly Downtown Monroe Flea Market, Craft/Vendor Show)

Join the Downtown Monroe businesses as they welcome markets, vendors, crafters, etc to showcase their goods.

12th Annual Jazz in the Square
July 13, 2018 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Jazz in the Square

July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 2018

6th Annual Downtown Monroe Wine Crawl
July 20, 2018 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Sponsored by the Downtown Monroe Business Network.

Tickets go on sale in mid June and sell out fast. Watch the facebook page for more information.

17th Annual River Raisin Jazz & Heritage Festival
August 09, 2018 12:00PM - 9:00PM

The Award Winning 17th Annual River Raisin Jazz & Heritage Festival

St. Mary's Park - Downtown Monroe



Public seasonal or special events require application (with fee) and approval by City of Monroe Staff. Applications are available at the City of Monroe Building Counter (734-384-9186) at 120 East First Street. The fee structure is available here. Requirements are described in the Planning and Zoning Code Section 1269.25. Applications must be received at least sixty (60) days prior to the event. Those requests for City service assistance will be negotiated during the review of the application.