The race to the Best is on, and the winner’s circle is about open.

Hour Detroit’s Best of Detroit Party is BACK!!  June 2nd, this can’t-miss event of the summer returns to downtown Detroit. The Best of Detroit Party was developed to bring to life Hour Detroit’s annual June issue that announces the highly anticipated results of our annual readers’ survey. Over 1 million votes decide on the best of businesses, places, traditions, and people in metro Detroit.

The metro area’s A-list crowd attends this chic soiree where they’re able to dine, drink, dance and discover their way through Hour Detroit’s Best of Detroit list.

Best of Detroit Party on Friday, June 2 at Westin Book Cadillac

4 Floors of Food
4 Floors of Style
4 Floors of the Best of Detroit!!

Come for the party, stay for the weekend to watch the Grand Prix races as they race through the streets of downtown.


How much is admission and where can I purchase tickets?
Event tickets are $95 for General Admission and $165 for VIP. Tickets can be purchased here. Ticket price includes food samples, entertainment & drink tickets.

What does a VIP ticket include?
The VIP ticket includes early access to the event with doors opening at 6pm instead of 7pm for the general public. The VIP ticket provides exclusive access to the Crystal Ballroom on the 4th Floor.

What does my General Admission ticket include?
General Admission tickets include unlimited food samples, live entertainment, and 10 drink tickets. Doors open at 7pm for the General Admission ticket.

When is the event?
VIP: Friday, June 2; 6– 11 p.m. General Admission: Friday, June 2; 7 – 11 p.m.

Who is welcome to attend?
With the purchase of a ticket, the public is invited to join and enjoy Hour Detroit’s Best of Detroit Party. Attendees must be at least 21 years old to enter. As the event has alcohol, all attendees must have a government issued photo ID denoting their age to enter the show.

Are tickets refundable?
Tickets can be refunded if you contact the event team 24 hours prior to the event. We will do our best to refund within 2-3 business days of your request.

Is there re-entry?
Yes, re-entry is allowed with an event wristband. If you remove or lose your wristband after you exit the event, you will need to pay for another ticket for re-entry.

Where do I park?
The Westin Book Cadillac is offering valet parking for Hour Detroit event attendees for $15 per vehicle. You can find additional parking options by checking https://www.parkwhiz.com/westin-book-cadillac-detroit-parking/? daily=1

May I smoke?
The Westin Book Cadillac is a non-smoking facility. Outdoor smoking near the facility is prohibited within 25 feet of doors, windows and open-air intakes.

What do I do if I’ve had too much to drink?
We encourage responsible tasting and designated driving. There are a number of transportation options available if your ability to drive is impaired. Uber: uber.com Lyft: lyft.com City Cab Co.: 313-833-7060 Checker Transportation: 313-963-7000 Getting There Transportation: 313-502-1688


This event is one where you want to dress to impress.  Summer chic, cocktail attire. 


Annemarie Jo

Bruce Bailey

George Montrelle

Power Play Detroit

DJ Isaac Prieto & Javonntte on keys

Sound Cocktail

Spot Lite Detroit featuring resident DJs Vince Patricola & Jesse Cory