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Reminder: LEAVE EARLY! Plan to be slowed down with busy traffic and construction on your commute!

Parking near Tin Roof

Tours departing from Tin Roof have the parking options below.  (For Detroit Shipping Company parking please scroll down)

TAXI / UBER / LYFT

Call us responsible adults or lazy millennials, but we STRONGLY recommend utilizing an Uber or a Lyft.  Traffic, Construction and parking can be a challenge getting downtown and having the ride part taken care of just makes things easier, not to mention safer if you’re drinking.  Treat yourself, you deserve it!

SURFACE PARKING LOTS

1. 850 Witherell:  Kitty corner from Tin Roof.  This is your closest and easiest option.  Typically $8/car, but depends on events.  This lot is gated and managed by The Detroit Tigers / Olympia.  It has electronic signage that has automated entrance/exit and clearly communicates the rate for the day.

2. There are many parking lots in the area and you can even reserve some of them in advance here

3. 70 E. Elizabeth: Central United Methodist Church parking lot behind Tin Roof.

STREET PARKING

Sundays parking is free and all other days it’s $1/hour. There are spots on literally every street and you can pay up to 4 hours in advance. Worried you’ll be at a bar and need to re-up the meter ? Not a problem – you can even manage your meter from an app in your phone here

PARKING STRUCTURES

1. Gem Theatre Parking Garage: 1910 Brush Street ~2 Blocks away.  Rates start at $8/day and depend on events.

2. Detroit Opera House: 227 E. Grand River: ~3Blocks from Tin Roof.  All day Sat/Sun: $10/car & Weekdays after 4pm: $10/car

3. Hockey Town Cafe / Fox Theatre: 50 W. Montcalm:  ~3 Blocks from Tin Roof Link to the garage 

4. The D Garage (Detroit Tigers) ~2 Blocks from Tin Roof  90 E Fisher Service Dr, Detroit, MI 48201

5. Greek Town Casino: You can park at the Greektown Casino many days for free here. Once you’re parked you can walk 7 blocks to us (0.4 miles).  There are days they do charge (events) so be aware of that.

If you don’t want to walk you can take the people mover!  You’ll start at “Greektown Station” and get off at “Grand Circus Park Station”.  A full map of where the people mover stops can be found here. People Mover Pricing and schedule can be found here.

6. Z-Garage: This is a parking garage located at 1234 Library St, Detroit, MI 48226.  This garage is about 4-blocks from Tin Roof and easily walkable.  Rates are here (typically $10/24hrs)and Reviews of the garage can be found here There is all sorts of interesting art and lighting in the garage and it seems weird to say, but this is the coolest parking garage we’ve ever seen.  The “belt” alleyway is located in the middle of this garage and houses some cool bars: Standby, Deluxx Fluxx & The Skip.

PEOPLE MOVER

You can take the people mover (elevated rail system downtown Detroit) from anywhere in the city and get off on stop “Greektown Station”  Our location is about 1.5 blocks from the people mover stop.

The people mover has stops all over downtown Detroit near many hotels, COBO, Joe Louis, Greek Town, The Ren Cen etc. A full map of where the people mover stops can be found here. People Mover Pricing and schedule can be found here.

Take a Bird / Lime / Spin

Downtown is littered w/ the electronic scooters.  See one on the street ?  Snag it and pay $1 to start and roughly $0.15/min there after.  There are 3 companies in Detroit so if you’re not hip to them check em here: Bird, Lime or Spin

Detroit Shipping Company Parking

These are parking options for Detroit Shipping Company (not applicable if you’re departing from Tin Roof)

Parking on site @ Detroit Shipping Company:

There is free parking in the blacktop paved parking lot behind the bar (access through alley).  There is also a gravel parking lot next to (east of) the bar that you can buy for a fee (typically $10/spot, but before 3pm could be free)

TAXI / UBER / LYFT

Call us responsible adults or lazy millennials, but we STRONGLY recommend utilizing an Uber or a Lyft.  Traffic, Construction and parking can be a challenge getting downtown and having the ride part taken care of just makes things easier, not to mention safer if you’re drinking.  Treat yourself, you deserve it!

Street Parking

Street parking is free on many of the streets that line the area.

For areas with metered parking Sundays are free.  For non-Sundays it’s $1/hour.  You can pay up to 4hours in advance.  Worried you’ll be at the bar for longer than that and need to re-up ?  You can manage your parking from an app here

Park anywhere and take the Q-Line

We’re a couple blocks off Woodward so you can park anywhere along Woodward, including downtown, and take the Q-Line.  We’re a couple blocks off Woodward so you’d just walk from there to get to Detroit Shipping Company.  Not sure how the Q-Line works ?  Plan your ride here

Take a Bird / Lime / Spin

Downtown is littered w/ the electronic scooters.  See one on the street ?  Snag it and pay $1 to start and roughly $0.15/min there after.  There are 3 companies in Detroit so if you’re not hip to them check em here: Bird, Lime or Spin

Questions? Contact Us.