Peacenic 2023 - July 15

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Peacenic 2023: July 15 from 3-7 p.m.    

Heilmann Recreation Center  

19301 Brock St.  

A collective gathering of community and law enforcement to share in food, fellowship and fun. The events will feature games, contests and food, along with community resources for residents.

Activities and Food are free! Activities include:

  • Food 
  • Face Painting 
  • Inflatables 
  • Laser Tag 
  • Characters 
  • Exotic Petting Z00 
  • Spades 
  • Uno 
  • Chess 
  • Flag Football 
  • 3 On 3 Basketball 
  • Mobile Game Truck 

…And More 

Community Resources at Peacenic include: 

  • Expungement Info 
  • Gunlocks Giveaways 
  • Housing Resources 
  • Mental Health Programs 
  • Clothing Drive 
  • Workforce Programs 

Volunteers Wanted! Please use the link: Peacenic Volunteer Form 

These events are powered by the City of Detroit, Detroit Police Department, Detroit Parks and Recreation, and various Law Enforcement partners. 




A collective gathering of the community and law enforcement to share in food, fellowship and fun in the name of peace. Featuring games, contests, food, career, services and job opportunities, support services for residents, expungement assistance, reading programs and more.

What time does the event begin?

3 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Is there seating available?

Seating is limited. The public is welcome to bring lawn chairs, mats and blankets.

Where do I park?

Streets surrounding the park will be closed. However, nearby street parking is available.

How do I volunteer?

Please contact Alexandria Payne at [email protected] | (248) 946-2690 for available volunteer positions. 

How do I get on the program?

The program lineup has already been secured.

How do I become vendor?

Resource vendors have been secured.

How can I obtain a media pass and/or schedule an interview?

Please contact [email protected] | (313) 226-9758

What is the entry fee?

FREE to all

Is there food to purchase?

No. All food is free.

Can I bring a lawn chair?

Lawn chairs, mats and blankets are permitted.

Can I bring a cooler?

The following items are NOT permitted: Coolers, barbecue pits, tents or canopies, fireworks, fire arms, alcohol, and motorized vehicles.

Can I bring a pet?

Yes, pets are welcome. Owner must have pets on a leash and pickup after the pet

What is the Rain Plan?

Rain or shine, the show will go on. If thundering / lightning, an alternative date will be announced