SWCRC announces Taste of Downriver Aug. 15

Photo courtesy of the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce will present its inaugural Taste of Downriver from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 in downtown Wyandotte.

Photo courtesy of the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce will present its inaugural Taste of Downriver from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 in downtown Wyandotte.

 

Even replaces annual Grub Crawl

WYANDOTTE – The Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its inaugural Taste of Downriver from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15 in downtown Wyandotte.

Tickets are $25 in advance, or $30 at check-in at Yack Arena, 3131 Third St. A maximum of 1,000 tickets will be sold.

To purchase tickets, call 734-284-6000 or click here. Attendees will receive a wristband and event menu, to be picked up at check-in, from 5:30 and 8 p.m. the day of the event.

Participants will be able to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the community, exploring nearly 20 participating restaurants and indulging in free samples of signature foods of southeast Michigan.

Participating restaurants include A Serendipity Cakery, Alvi’s BBQ, Angelina’s Mexican Restaurant, Applebee’s of Southgate, Belicoso Martini Cigar Bar, Captain’s Bar, Culver’s of Taylor, Firehouse Pub & Grill, Charlie’s Chop House at the Holiday Inn-Southgate, Joe’s Hamburgers, Matador Restaurant of Taylor, MOD Pizza of Woodhaven, Primanti Bros., Sports Brew Pub, The Little Pierogi & Crepe Kitchen, The Silver Ballroom, Whiskeys on the Water, and Wine Dotte Bistro.

Restaurants not located in the downtown area will be set up near the clock tower on Biddle Avenue.

Shuttles will be available in downtown Wyandotte throughout the evening.

The event is presented by Wayne County Community College District. It replaces the SWCRC Grub Crawl, which ran for 10 years.

“The Chamber is thrilled to partner with WCCCD, Downriver Community Federal Credit Union, Henry Ford Hospital, Public Service Credit Union, and the city of Wyandotte to showcase our Downriver region and the amazing restaurants who serve some of the most delicious food in southeast Michigan,” SWCRC President Ron Hinrichs said. “Event participants will have the opportunity to explore downtown Wyandotte by taking a shuttle to different restaurants, or enjoy an evening stroll between restaurants in a lively environment on the Detroit River.”