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Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation have partnered with Ford, PUMA, the Motown Museum, Men of Courage and Detroit PAL for the D.O.N. Weekend.

From June 21 – 25,  the weekend event will celebrate the city of Detroit and pay tribute to the local business owners, activists, teachers and churches who make up Detroit neighborhoods and are the backbone of the city.

“I always love giving back to the city that gave me so much. I just want to start the summer off right and invite everybody in Detroit and the surrounding areas to come out and enjoy the festivities.” – Big Sean

Kicking off with the Motown Jam, a fundraising event for the Motown Museum in which 100% of the proceeds will go towards the museum’s expansion efforts in preserving the rich history of Motown, the D.O.N. Weekend is stacked with fun times for all, and we now have your official finalized schedule here. There are still a small number of tickets and sponsorship packages available to the Motown Museum’s benefit concert, and for more information, please visit:

Thursday, June 21st | 7:30 PM

SAF Presents A Benefit for The Motown Museum

Motown Museum

1237, 2648 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48208

An amazing jam session for a good cause! The Sean Anderson Foundation hosts an evening of lively music, mingling, and a freestyle jam session with Motown. All contributions from this exclusive fundraiser to benefit The Motown Museum.

Limited tickets still remaining! Order here today:

For more information on what you receive in addition to your tickets and sponsorship opportunities:

Thursday, June 21st | 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

Friday, June 22nd |10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Fashion Mogul Challenge

Charles H. Wright Museum

315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

*Submission Deadline: June 12th

Detroit’s creative community has produced some of the most talented and influential artists in the world.

In partnership with Puma, Big Sean’s Fashion Mogul Challenge gives innovators (ages 18 and up) the tools, resources, and opportunity to design and create their own footwear.

After participating in an engaging working session, teams of fashion entrepreneurs will design and pitch a custom shoe concept to fashion industry experts and moguls. The winning team will receive $25,000 in cash award and prizes.

Friday, June 22nd | 5:00-8:00 PM

Occupy The Corner Detroit

Dueweke Park

4975 Sheridan St, Detroit, MI 48214

Join us at Councilwoman Mary Sheffield’s annual “Occupy The Corner” event as we unite with community leaders, neighbors, and volunteers to big up the block in District 5.

There will be voter registration, employment training, expungement services, utility assistance and plenty of food, fun, and family friendly festivities.

Saturday, June 23rd | 12:00 – 10:00 PM

Block Party

Ford Resource & Engagement Center

15491 Maddelein St., Detroit, MI 48205

Join Big Sean and friends for this D.O.N. Weekend Signature Event as we bring the BLOCK PARTY back to FREC City!

What you know about a neighborhood cookout with a three-on-three basketball tournament and a live DJ on the one’s and two’s? From dance-off’s to football drills to an outdoor Cinetopia movie night, Sean Don is bringing the party to the #205.

Whether you live on the block or any other pocket of the city – we invite you to pack the yard at the Ford Resource & Engagement Center on Detroit’s Eastside. You don’t want to miss this jam-packed day of fun, family, and all-you-can-eat Coney’s, as we honor our neighborhood heroes, turn up, and celebrate our city. This is how you neighborhood.

Monday, June 25th | 4:00 – 10:30 PM


West RiverFront Park

Detroit RiverWalk, Detroit, MI 48226

Big Sean and the Sean Anderson Foundation are proud to partner with The Detroit RiverFront Conservancy and Ford Motor Company for the 2018 Lead Innovate Thrive Elevate Festival (L.I.T.E. Fest).

L.I.T.E. Fest 2018 is shaping up to be an event you don’t want to miss!  This huge, annual, one day festival will dominate Detroit’s Riverfront with carnival games, food, live performances, and an explosive firework viewing experience honoring a select group of ALL STAR students.

Big Sean loves kids! And we’re here for this this summer street festival celebrating the overall academic achievements of DPS students during the 2017-2018 school year.

Visit for more details.

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