Corktown is Popping!

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the city’s best-kept secret: the distinctly Irish flavor of Detroit’s oldest neighborhood.
  • Drool over Corktown’s best pubs and grubs, including a stop at the oh-so-official Detroit Institute of Bagels.
  • Grab yourself a bit of the ole Irish luck at the Gaelic League.
  • Take in the “ruin chic” aesthetic at the abandoned Michigan Central Railroad Station.
  • Check out the home of the former Tiger Stadium in Ernie Harwell Park, a true Detroit landmark.

Explore Detroit’s Oldest Neighborhood

Discover what makes Corktown pop on this epic tour chock-full of the best historic landmarks and local haunts. Explore the diverse sites of this Irish enclave, from the awesome modern-era “ruins” of Michigan Central Station to the colorful Victorian homes, and learn why everyone is coming to Corktown these days. Along the way, find out where to go for some of Detroit’s best brews, BBQs, burgers, bagels, and more!

Language: English

Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, half-pint of draft beer or complimentary soft drink

Exclusions: Food and additional drinks, souvenirs and items of a personal nature, tips and gratuities for your guide

Schedule details

  • Duration: Two hours
  • Meeting point: Outside of 2163 Michigan Ave., Detroit where Mercury Burger & Bar is located. View Location on What3words.
  • Starting time: 1 p.m.
  • Ending point: Gaelic League, 2068 Michigan Ave