Motown Winter Blast 2017

Winter Blast

Motown Winter Blast 2017 info, preview, entertainment lineup, and schedule of events. Meridian Motown Winter Blast returns to Campus Martius Park

in Downtown Detroit for 2017 from Friday January 20 through Sunday, January 22.

Motown Winter Blast 2017 Info

Motown Winter Blast has many new changes! This is the first year the event will coincide with the North American International Auto Show. So, Winter Blast will held in mid-January this year and not mid-February. The famous Winter Slide will be back with big improvements! The slide will be steeper
and feature a tunnel. Other new features include Bedrock Ice Maze and Ice Bar, Ice Garden (featuring ice sculptures of movie icons), and a Food Truck Rally featuring nearly a dozen restaurants!

Many Motown Winter Blast favorites will return. Detroit Interactive Sports Zone, Zip Line, FREE ice skating at Campus Martius Park, and more!

Admission is $3, 3 canned goods, or a children’s book.

Meridian Motown Winter Blast 2017 Hours

  • Friday, January 20, 2017 from 4p-11p
  • Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 11a-11p
  • Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 11a-9p

Meridian Motown Winter Blast 2017 Weekend Music Line-up (subject to change)

Michigan Lottery Stage

Friday, January 20

4p-5p – Mia Green
5:30p-6:30p – The People’s Republic of Casey Cooper
7p-8p – Alise King
8:30p-9:30p – Ulterior Motive
10p-11p – Thornetta Davis Band

Saturday, January 21

11:30a-12:15p – A Man Named Hooper
12:45p-1:30p – Steve Taylor 3
2p-3p – Cold Tone Harvest
3:30p-4:30p – San Van Wagoner
5p-6p – Bobby McManus and his band
6:30p-7:30p – Nina and the Buffalo Riders
8p-9:15p – AwesomeR
9:45-11p – SKYrise

Sunday, January 22

11:30a-12:15p – Downriver Dan
12:45p-1:45p – 3rd Degree Burn
2:15p-3:15p – Native Howl
3:45p-4:45p – Madelyn Grant
5:15p-6:15p – Acoustic Madness
6:45p-8p – The Reefermen

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Stage

Friday, January 20

4:30p-5:15p – Zander Michigan
5:45p-6:30p – Boogie Woogie Kid Trio
7p-8p – Bricktown Station
8:30p-9:30p – Stone Clover
10p-11p – Paul Lamb and the Detroit Breakdown

Saturday, January 21

11:45a-12:30p – Sophia Avocado
1p-12:30p – AcousticAsh
2:30p-3:30p – Kira Blue
4p-5p-Trey Simon
5:30p-6:30p – Inohs Sivad Evolution
7p-8p – The Gasoline Gypsies
8:30p-9:30p – Roots Vibrations
10p-11p – Dave Hamilton Band

Sunday, January 22

11:15a-12:30p – Handsome Pete
12:30p-1:30p – SIAS
2p-3p – Escaping Pavement
3:30p-4:30p – Jibs Brown and The Jambros
5p-6p – The Social Bandits
6:30p-8p – Persuasion Band

Quicken Loans Family Stage

Quicken Loans Family Stage in the 1 Campus Martius Lobby, will provide family entertainment throughout the weekend with magic, music, juggling and new LIVE science shows.

To inquire about becoming a sponsor, vendor or performer of Meridian Winter Blast, please call 248-541-7550.

Meridian Motown Winter Blast is Detroit’s celebration of winter experiences, dining, music and family fun to be held in downtown Detroit’s Campus Martius from, Friday, January 20 through Sunday, January 22, 2017. Originally created as the backdrop for Super Bowl XL, the festival attracted more than 75,000 people last year. For additional information and a complete list of Motown Winter Blast concerts during the festival, visit or call 248-541-7550.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events.Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See related posts below for more on Winter Blast, Campus Martius Park Ice Skating and winter festivals happening in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan.

More Motown Meridian Winter Blast 2017 Preview info coming soon.