The District Detroit is taking another leap forward with the addition of two specialty dining experiences to open concurrently with Little Caesars Arena in September. Mike’s Pizza Bar and Sports & Social Detroit will open to the public in the southeast corner of Little Caesars Arena on September 12 before a performance by Kid Rock, the first ticketed event at Little Caesars Arena. Guests do not need to have an event ticket to enjoy the dining experiences at Mike’s Pizza Bar and Sports & Social Detroit, which will serve patrons on both event and non-event days and nights.
These new dining opportunities add unique appeal to The District Detroit, a transformational $1.2 billion development that includes the innovative Little Caesars Arena, future home of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons; the new Little Caesars global headquarters expansion; the Mike Ilitch School of Business at Wayne State University; more than 680 new residential units in historic and new buildings, and existing treasures like the Fox Theatre, a National Historic Landmark. Additional local, regional and national restaurant, retail and office tenants will be announced in the future.
“It’s very fitting that Little Caesars Arena – a cornerstone of The District Detroit – will host these two exciting concepts centered around pizza and sports,” said Christopher Ilitch, President and CEO of Ilitch holdings, Inc. “My father got his entrepreneurial start in the pizza business operating out of a closet at Haig’s bar in Detroit, and Mike’s Pizza Bar acknowledges those humble beginnings in a uniquely Detroit environment. Sports & Social Detroit will be a sports lover’s dream and quickly become a fan favorite. My father would be so proud as we continue to make remarkable progress in our community and in The District Detroit by putting our businesses, our people, our investments and our hearts right here at home.”