Home Games Schedule of Sports Events in Detroit

Spring and Summer Months

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
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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Football: Detroit Lions

Quarterback Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions
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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Hockey: Detroit Red Wings

The 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
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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Football: Michigan State Spartans

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)
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

Detroit-Grand-Prix.jpg
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)

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