The "Notebook" actor has been in Detroit filming his directorial debut, "How to Catch a Monster."
He showed up for the final half-hour of the first day of the 14th annual music festival to watch Richie Hawtin's headlining set, the newspaper said. He then filmed concert-goers as they left the festival grounds at Hart Plaza.
Gosling filmed a taxicab outside the venue along Jefferson Avenue for several minutes, and then got into the vehicle, which drove off, The Detroit News reported.
Hawtin and Moby headlined the Movement festival's first day Saturday.
Adult, Stacey Pullen and Squarepusher were scheduled to play Sunday. Monday's performers include GRiZ, Big Gigantic and a tandem performance by Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson, the newspaper said.