Motown Winter Blast 2016 Preview

Winter Blast

Motown Winter Blast 2016 Preview – Meridian Motown Winter Blast returns to Campus Martius Park in Downtown Detroit for 2016 from Friday February 12 through Sunday, February 14.

Celebrate winter Detroit style with hot chocolate, ice skating, the 30-foot high, 200 foot long Meridian Slide, zip-lining more than 300 feet down Michigan Avenue, Ice Garden ice sculptures, heated tents, music and more! Meridian Motown Winter Blast 2016 Festival guests can chill out with the return of the popular, science-themed program Winter Blast Off, the Ice Garden, free snowshoeing courtesy, dogsled demonstrations, skating exhibitions from local figure skating clubs, an outdoor winter carnival, and live musical entertainment on two stages. Again this year, Meridian Winter Blast offers the only weekend of FREE ice skating at Campus Martius Park.

Meridian Motown Winter Blast 2016 Hours

  • Friday, February 12, 2016 from 11a-11p
  • Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 11a-11p
  • Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 11a-9p

Meridian Motown Winter Blast 2016 Weekend Music Line-up (subject to change)

Michigan Lottery Stage

Friday, February 12

11:45a-12:30p – Cayenne & Ginger
1p-2p – The Paul Shonk Trio
2:30p-3:30p – Epic Movement
4p-5p – The Native Howl
5:30p – 6:30p – Jibs Brown & The Jambros
7p-8p – Inohs Sivad Evolution
8:30p-9:30p – Sam Van Wagoner
10p-11p – Thornetta Davis

Saturday, February 13

11:30a-12:15p – Sophia Avocado
12:45p-1:30p – Adam Labeaux
2p-3p – Dan Tillery
3:30p-4:30p – Tart
5p-6p – The Ruiners
6:30p-7:30p – Longneck Strangler
8p-9:30p – Orbitsuns
10p-11p – SKYrise

Sunday, February 14

11:30a-12:15p – Kat Beal
12:45p-1:30p – Cold Tone Harvest
2p-3p – Acoustic Madness
3:30p-4:30p – Last Call
5p-6p – Roots Vibrations Band
6:30p-7:30p – J Canady and the SoulNyce Band
8p-9p – Persuasion

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Stage

Friday, February 12

11:30a-12:15p – Mia Green
12:45p-1:30p – Julie D
2p-3p – Cooper Anstett
3:30p-4:30p – Blood & Wine
5p-6p – Bronze Mambas
6:30p-7:30p – Harlow
8p-9p – Paul Lamb and the Detroit Breakdown
9:30p-11p – Stone Clover

Saturday, February 13

11:45a-12:30p – James & June
1p-2p – Al Bettis
2:30p-3:30p – The Tom Toms
4p-5p – Here We Harbour
5:30p-6:30p – King Fu Lovers
7p-8p – Taken Aces
8:30p-9:30p – Nina and the Buffalo Riders
10p-11p – The Reefermen

Sunday, February 14

11:15a-noon – Olivia Millerschin
12:30p-1:15p – Julianne Ankley
1:45p-2:45p – Oak City Roots
3:15p-4:15p – Laura Rain and the Caesars
4:45p-5:45p – Rev Marc Falconberry Blues Band
6:15p-7:15p – Yvette Meadows
7:45p-9p – Larry Lee and Bacik in the Day Band

Quicken Loans Family Stage

Quicken Loans Family Stage in the 1 Campus Martius Lobby, will provide family entertainment throughout the weekend with magic, music, juggling and new LIVE science shows.

To inquire about becoming a sponsor, vendor or performer of Meridian Winter Blast, please call 248-541-7550.

Meridian Motown Winter Blast is Detroit’s celebration of winter experiences, dining, music and family fun to be held in downtown Detroit’s Campus Martius from, Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14, 2016. Originally created as the backdrop for Super Bowl XL, the festival attracted more than 75,000 people last year. For additional information, visit or call 248-541-7550.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events.Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See related posts below for more on Winter Blast, Campus Martius Park Ice Skating and winter festivals happening in Oakland County and Metro Detroit, Michigan.

More Motown Meridian Winter Blast 2016 Preview info coming soon.