Annual Monthly Events in Detroit

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Detroit, Michigan, is one of the most populated cities in the United States. The city hosts numerous events annually like festivals, fairs, shows, charity walks, marathons, and many events that tie in its rich automotive and musical history. The area has a variety of natural highlights like parks and access to water sports on the Great Lakes.

The metro Detroit area covers more than 1,300 square miles. It is nicknamed the "Motor City," for its automotive heritage, and it's the birthplace of the Motown music scene. It also has one of the more bustling economies in the U.S., with 11 of the top Fortune 500 companies calling Detroit home.

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