City of Detroit Announces Street Closings and Parking Information for Detroit Tigers' Opening Day April 8


City of Detroit Announces Street Closings and Parking Information for Detroit Tigers' Opening Day April 8
Tiger fans coming to downtown Detroit for Opening Day activities will find convenient parking, expanded time limits for street parking, and some street closings around Comerica Park on Friday, April 8.

These City of Detroit facilities will be open on Friday, April 8.

Facility                                                                 Hours                               Rate
Ford Underground Garage                           6 a.m. – midnight         $10
30 E. Jefferson Avenue

Eastern Market Garage                                  6 a.m. – midnight        $10
2727 Riopelle

Parking Information
Motorists may pay for up to four hours at parking meters using Municipal Parking kiosks or the Park Detroit app.  Individuals using the Park Detroit app can extend their parking time at meters remotely and receive mobile alerts 10 minutes prior to their time expiring.

Save your Spot with New Park Detroit App
The parking app also allows individuals to pay for parking in garages and lots in advance.  For more information on the app, go to

Parking Reminders
Motorists should note that illegally parked vehicles (in No Parking or Standing areas, handicap areas, near fire hydrants, blocking driveways, etc.) will be ticketed and towed.

Motorists are also encouraged to:

  • Park in designated parking lots or locations, with clear signage and rates posted.
  • Avoid parking in vacant lots and paying individuals unauthorized to collect parking fees.
  • Not leave valuables visible in vehicles

Individuals who fail to follow the recommendations will be parking at their own risk as owners of private vacant lots may have unauthorized vehicles towed.

The City also is reminding individuals that tailgating is not allowed on public property.

The following streets will be closed from 8AM - 4PM around Comerica Park:

• Brush from Madison to Montcalm
• Montcalm from Brush to Woodward
• Witherell from Montcalm to Adams
• Adams from Witherell to Brush

The Detroit People Mover is not operating at this time.

In addition, those attending the game should be aware of restrictions regarding items that can be brought into Comerica Park, including bags, purses, and beverages.  For more information, go to