A Guide to the Coolest Event Spaces in Detroit

September 6, 2018

 Detroit’s rebirth is all about innovation and reinvention of “traditional” work. We’re embracing this by highlighting some of the newest event spaces around town. Below are just a few of the places where entrepreneurs and creatives meet to make great things happen.

Five Detroit Venues You Should Host Your Next Event At

Bamboo Cafe

The Bamboo Cafe is taking a new approach to the way we think about meetings and trainings. Our 3rd-floor cafe doubles as a great space for cozy work-social events. From our weekly Bamboo workshops to special networking events, the Cafe is where all kinds of companies can connect and share ideas. Special space amenities include high-speed internet, tables and chairs as needed, speakers, TVs, printing and kitchen supplies for any food that is needed for the job. We host everyone from Fortune 100 companies to non-profits and startups. Come check out the space for yourself and stop by any of our weekly and monthly meet-ups. The Bamboo Cafe is ideal for team events for up to 50 seating, and up to 75-100 people for standing social events. 

The Whiskey Factory

Need something bigger? Home to Detroit’s finest spirits, The Whiskey Factory opens it’s 5,000 square foot historic warehouse to large events and parties. As an extension of Detroit City Distillery, the Whiskey Factory is a great spot for hosting one-of-a-kind celebrations and offers spirit packages to enhance the evening. Did we mention the seriously good food? In addition to Detroit-distilled spirits, The Whiskey Factory works with Eastern Market food vendors and local Detroit Chefs to create the perfect menu for both personal and corporate events.

Brooklyn Outdoor Loft

Brooklyn Outdoor Loft embraces Detroit’s artistic spirit in an eclectic 2,000 square foot industrial space. Located in the historic Eastern Market district, Brooklyn Outdoor Loft is the perfect creative space to host a strolling gallery showroom or a smaller post-work cocktail networking event. In addition to breathtaking views of the city, this space offers an urban industrial feel with homey furniture and kitchen available. Local art, and gorgeous brick walls scattered throughout make it a unique and memorable place for hosting speaking events, art shows, and strolling dinners.

Madison Loft

This renovated Detroit Landmark is serving the city as a stylish hub for entrepreneurs to connect right in the heart of downtown. Split into three different spaces: The Loft, Auditorium and Rooftop, the Madison Theater can cater to everything from conferences and workshops to fun and formal networking events. Connect with team members and celebrate milestones in the strikingly modern Loft Space. Adjacent to The Loft is the Auditorium, perfect for educating your team on industry innovations and workshopping ideas. End your night on the Madison Rooftop lounge and enjoy a covered bar, food and dance floor complimented by a stunning view of the city.

The Eastern

The Eastern is truly an event space that embraces and caters to the life, culture, and diversity Detroit has to offer. Formerly home to Detroit’s second oldest fire station, The Eastern’s eccentric warehouse space hosts various events including, conferences, holiday markets, art gallery openings, and weddings. Flexible and unique, this multipurpose space can accommodate all Detroit has to offer. Space perks include a full bar, PA system, and quirky roll-up garage doors paired with metal beams for an authentic industrial warehouse feel.