The Barn Owl Studio The Art Insight Emporium
The River Raisin Center for the Arts
Spotlight Studio The MoMac
The River Raisin Jazz Festival The Downtown Monroe Fine Art Fair
Yoga in the Park Concerts in the Park
The Christmas Festival and Tree Lighting Wine Tasting Tour
Open Air Market Art In April
The Labor Day BBQ
The Halloween Festival and Trick or Treating
The Movie in the Square
The Barn Owl StudioHave a fun night out with your family or friends, register online and create you own wooden sign or wooden home decor item!
There are many styles to choose from and every sign turns out perfect!!
Art Insight EmporiumGallery and Art Center all in one.
The AIE holds monthly Art Gallery Receptions called Gallery Weekends, as well as many art classes including the popular Canvas and Sip classes, children's classes and many more.
Visit their website to see all of their events and register for classes. They also rent out the Gallery to private parties and business functions.
The Honeycomb CreativeFarmhouse styled home decor, furniture painting classes, and more. See their website for more information.
The River Raisin Center For the ArtsAn art deco style theater, holds many productions, traveling shows, symphonies, ballets, and theater programs. Voted the number one place to watch a Ballet in the Detroit Area.
The RRCA has programs for everyone from Kids to adults.
As well as a Dance and Music Academy.
spot light studioSpotlight Studio is an exciting new production company located at the top of one of our historical downtown buildings in Downtown Monroe, they hold small plays, and teach acting, dance and other preforming arts.
First FridaysOn the First Friday of Every Month The Downtown Businesses hold specials, and stay open later. During the summer you will see musicians and artists playing and painting on the streets!
The River Raisin Jazz FestivalHeld in St Mary's Park, it is an award winning Jazz Festival, people travel for miles to come and see. National Jazz Musicians come and preform of all levels, including Kenny G. (some of our apartments have views of the show)
The Downtown Monroe Fine Art FairA wonderful variety of local and national artists. Every year the DTMFAF selects applicants to display work for the weekend. Held during the same weekend of the Jazz Festival
Food and Dining
Beek’s • 129 Lounge Martini Bar • Agua Dulce Café and French Roasters Coffee and Tea • Village Bistro Café • Public House Food and Drink • Norjoe’s Grill • McGeady’s Town Pub • Mancino’s Lichee Garden • Erie Bread Company • Cravings Chocolate Shop • Cakes By Stephanie’s Bakery Subway • Tim Horton’s
129 Lounge, Beeks, Senior CactusWonderful group of businesses!
129 Lounge is a Martini bar with a wonderful back deck looking out on the river, and known for it's specialty drinks.
Beeks is the original bar of the three, great place to hang out of go out dancing, or watch a game!
Senior Cactus is a nice local bar with a complete menu, highlighting Mexican food, but has a great burger and other favorite bar foods, and you can order from the Mancino's menu as well.
Agua Dulce Cafe $ French RoastersOur goal is to provide the ultimate "taste experience”. Bringing you, our customer enhanced quality. By combining the skills of our Baristas with wholesome products we were able to open the perfect place to find relaxation and enjoyment.
At Agua Dulce it is believed that having coffee & tea can be a moment in life that becomes more than "just" grabbing a drink.
The Public House Food and DrinkPublic House Food + Drink is inspired by classic taverns that serve the community with products from the community. Public House is a rustic modern space dedicated to cooking Michigan products from scratch. We create uncomplicated rustic dishes using fresh local ingredients.
McGeady's Town PubMcGeady's is not only a comfortable destination for dining. We also transform our 2nd and 3rd levels into a great Saturday night entertainment spot at McGeady's After Dark! Dance to our DJs on the 2nd floor, or relax in our 3rd floor lounge with drink specials including $2 domestics, $2 pints, $3 imports, and $4 bombs. Beer Pong is also available!
Lichee GardenA staple in Downtown Monroe! They have been in our Downtown for decades, and their food is still AMAZING!!!!!
Erie Bread CompanyOur breads are hand made in small batches and hearth baked using long fermentation times to achieve the flavor and aromatic qualities, as well as crust and crumb development. The majority of our bread is made with our sourdough starter and not commercial yeast. Along with the obvious flavor there are additional benefits to baking bread using our method both for the keeping qualities without additives and the health benefits from the long fermentation times. We only bake once a day due to the tim
CravingsMonroe’s only sweet shop to satisfy all of your Cravings for ice cream, yogurt, custard, chocolates, fudge and much, much more. We offer milk, dark, and white chocolate covered treats and over 10 flavors of fudge including seasonal specials. Cravings strives to support local and Michigan made products such as Dearborn Jumbo all-beef hot dogs, Hudsonville (Holland) hand dipped ice cream, & Independent Dairy ice cream. We not only carry the best Custard in town, but we also offer yogurt and soft s
Cakes by StephanieA full service bakery including pies, cookies, cakes, cupcakes, cake dots, party trays, and pastries for wholesale and retail customers.
Cakes by Stephanie have wonderful artistic cake's, cupcakes, and cookies! Made to order or available to walk in's as well!
Monroe Farmers Market • Health Matters
Health MattersHealth Matters' Mission:
To provide the community with quality organic and local foods, and environmentally friendly cleaning products.
To provide access to health and wellness information.
To give support and guidance, in a comfortable family friendly atmosphere, to individuals wanting to improve their health through the use of whole foods and fitness activities.
Body and Beauty
Victoria’s Day Spa • Haircutters • Mind Body Balance
Victoria Day Spa and Salon.conveniently located in beautiful downtown Monroe. Our Day Spa has many therapeutic services to offer you, such as face lift massages, manicures, pedicures, a variety of massages, and neuromuscular therapy. We also offer a full hair service salon from cuts, colors, threading, and extensions. We know you’re busy, but make some time in your schedule to relax and indulge at Victoria Day Spa. You won’t be sorry you did!
We create an atmosphere where upon leaving you know you have all the tools needed to create that great look. outside that you know is inside
Sccally wags • The Art Insight Emporium • The Barn Owl • Run Hip • Susie’s Sweets and Eats • Second Chance Boutique • Martins Shoe House • Jones For Men • Frenchie’s • Durocher’s • Diamond Design • David’s Jewelry • Cigars and Conversation • Book Nook • Jacks Bicycles • Belle Flour • Serendipitous
Deez Beez BoutiqueA trendy clothing shop with reasonable pricing!
Children and Adults Clothing
Small sizes to plus sizes
The Brown Bag BoutiqueA Cute Women's clothing shop, stylish, comfortable, small sizes through plus sizes
The Art Insight EmporiumThe AIE displays and sells work from many local artists! They offer a wide range of art, all handmade and there is something for every budget. They also offer classes!!!
The Barn Owl StudioThe Barn Owl Studio is a mix between retail and wooden palette classes, register online for a class and create your own, or purchase a sign already made by Andrea
run hipRun Hip is a progressive athletic apparel and running store focused on the emerging runner. Keep up to date as we prepare for our grand opening.
Susies Sweet's and EatsSusie's is a cute popcorn and candy store, with a fun variety of foods and sweets!
Martin's ShoesOur goal is to help you better understand our purpose, products, and services. We believe in foot comfort through alignment and balance, to allow proper function and to provide high quality footwear and foot comfort products.
Jones For MenJones for Men is a wonderful upscale clothing shop for men's apparel. From suits to casual wear they have a wonderful variety
Marketing and Productions
98.3 The Nash • Offbeat Productions • Monroe News • Monroe Community Players • 20 Creative • River Raisin Center for the Arts
River Raisin Center For the ArtsWonderful Non Profit Preforming arts center.
They hold several local shows, with local dancers and actors, as well as traveling shows, and movies.
They also have a dance academy, and music academy.
spotlight studioWonderful independently owned production studio.
They hold several open to the public performances a year.
They also offer acting, dancing, and singing classes.
20 Creative20 Creative is a full-service marketing agency located in downtown Monroe, Michigan. We specialize in creative ideas and innovative solutions for growing your business.
20 Creative has a talented team of experts specializing in traditional and new media. Our goal is simple: We want to make your life easier so you can do what you do best –- run your business.
Museums and Libraries
Monroe County Historical Museum • Monroe County Labor Museum • Dorsch Memorial Library • Tourism Bureau