Home Games Schedule of Sports Events in Detroit

Spring and Summer Months

Comerica Park, Home of the Detroit Tigers
••• Comerica Park. Photo © Laura Sternberg

At any given time, there are several sporting events taking place in the Detroit area. To get you started, check out the home-game schedule of the big four professional sports -- baseball, football, hockey, basketball -- as well as those of other sports events in and around the Metro-Detroit area:

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    Big-Four Professional Sports Teams:

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    Baseball: Detroit Tigers

    Comerica Park, Home of the Detroit Tigers
    ••• Comerica Park. Photo © Laura Sternberg

    Comerica Park in downtown Detroit hosts the Detroit Tigers vs.:

    • Indians on Friday (9/4) at 7:08 PM, Saturday (9/5) at 7:08 PM, and Sunday (9/6) at 1:08 PM.
    • Rays on Monday (9/7) at 1:08 PM, Tuesday (9/8) at 7:08 PM, and Wednesday (9/9) at 7:08 PM.
    • Royals on Friday (9/18) at 7:08 PM, Saturday (9/19) at 7:08 PM, and Sunday (9/20) at 1:08 PM.
    • White Sox on Monday (9/21) at 7:08 PM, Tuesday (9/22) at 7:08 PM, and Wednesday (9/23) at 1:08 PM.
    • Twins on Friday (9/25) at 7:08 PM, Saturday (9/26) at 7:08 PM, and Sunday (9/27) at 1:08 PM.
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    Quarterback Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions
    ••• Quarterback Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions in the team's August 28, 2009 game against the Indianapolis Colts. Photo by Scott Boehm / Getty Images

    Ford Field in Detroit hosts the Detroit Lions vs.:

    • Broncos (9/27) at 8:30 PM
    • Cardinals (10/11) at 4:05 PM
    • Bears (10/18) at 1 PM
    • Vikings (10/25) at 1 PM
    • Raiders (11/22) at 1 PM
    • Eagles (11/26) at 12:30 PM
    • Packers (12/3) at 8:25 PM
    • 49ers (12/27) at 1 PM
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    The Spirit of Detroit Sporting a Red Wings Jersey
    ••• Spirit of Detroit Sporting a Red Wings Jersey. Photo © Wally Spice

     Joe Louis Arena hosts the Detroit Red Wings vs.:

    • Maple Leafs on Friday (10/9) at 7:30 PM
    • Lightning on Tuesday (10/13) at 7:30 PM
    • Hurricanes on Friday (10/16) at 7:30 PM
    • Hurricanes on Tuesday (10/27) at 7:30 PM
    • Senators on Friday (10/30) at 7:30 PM
    • Lightning on Tuesday (11/3) at 7:30 PM
    • Stars on Sunday (11/8) at 3:00 PM
    • Capitals on Tuesday (11/10) at 7:30 PM
    • Sharks on Friday (11/13) at 7:30 PM
    • Capitals on Wednesday (11/18) at 8:00 PM
    • Kings on Friday (11/20) at 7:30 PM
    • Bruins on Wednesday (11/25) at 7:30 PM
    • Oilers on Friday (11/27) at 7:30 PM
    • Panthers on Sunday (11/29) at 2:00 PM

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    Minor Leagues:

    It's all about baseball this time of year. Check out the

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    College Sports:

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    Football: Michigan Wolverines

    A Michigan Wolverine Fan in 2006
    ••• A Michigan Wolverine Fan in 2006. Photo by Brian Bahr / Getty Images

    The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor hosts the U of M Wolverines vs:

    • Oregon State (9/12)
    • UNLV (9/19)
    • Brigham Young (9/26)
    • Northwestern - Homecoming (10/10)
    • Michigan State (10/17)
    • Rutgers (11/7)
    • Ohio State (11/28)
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    Spartan Stadium in East Lansing hosts the MSU Spartans vs.:

    • Oregon Ducks (9/12) at 8 PM
    • Air Force Falcons  (9/19) at Noon
    • Central Michigan Chippewas (9/26) 
    • Purdue Boilermakers (10/3) at Noon
    • Indiana Hoosiers (1024) 
    • Maryland Terrapins (11/14)
    • Penn State Nittany Lions (11/28)
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    Other

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    Wrestling

    World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) Wrestlemania at Ford Field in Detroit (2007)
    ••• World Wrestling Entertainment's (WWE) Wrestlemania at Ford Field in Detroit (2007). Photo © Bill Pugliano / Getty Images

    Wrestling: Joe Louis Arena hosts WWE Live Holiday Tour / Buy Tickets (12/26) at 7:30 PM 

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    Still More

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    ••• Tudor United Sports Car Championship Series Chevrolet Sports Car Classic at the 2014 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. Photo © Robert Laberge / Stringer / Getty Images Sport

    The following sporting events or sports-related events may not be as universally known, but they generate their own rabid fan base:

    Football: Quick Lane Bowl (Big Ten vs. ACC) at Ford Field (12/28) 

    MMA: Fight Night at the Joe IFL 64 at Joe Louis Arena / Buy Tickets (11/7)

    Monster Trucks: Monster Jam at Ford Field (1/30/16) at 7 PM

    Motorcycle Racing: Supercross at Ford Field (3/19/16) at 6:30 PM

    Soccer: U.S. Women's Soccer Team at Ford Field  (9/17/15) at 7 PM

    Sports Trade Shows: Sports Cards & Collectibles Show at Gibraltar Trade Center in Mt. Clemens (9/25-27)