The days may all be a blur but the weekends are a time to refresh. Save time scrolling and check out this list of fun family activities you can do this weekend. 

It’s December! From Santa sightings to Noon Year’s Eve – here are activities and events to close out the year.

We love FREE! The YMCA is hosting FREE holiday events in December that are open to the public (no membership required) – find an event to attend at one of the 7 locations near you.

Looking for more holiday events? There are over 50 happening this weekend. Check out our list and find more on the event calendar (we’re constantly adding new listings).

Take advantage of the early evening and take in a local walking light display. Here are some communities shining bright: Blossom Heath Pier (St. Clair Shores), Heritage Park (Canton) and Holiday Lights at the Farm (Ray).

Bundle up and get ready for the Jingle Bell Run in New Baltimore.

Calling all Harry Potter fans – Winter at Hogwarts is happening at the Howell Nature Center on Friday night.

If you’re looking for sensory friendly fun, visit Santa at Matthew’s Mighty Mission or enjoy a show at Longway Planetarium.

Take a trip to downtown Detroit this weekend:

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway – enter to win 4 tickets to see SUE The T.rex at Cranbrook Institute of Science!

Looking for a light show? Here is a list of walking and drive-thru light displays. You can also find a list of FREE neighborhood light displays worth visiting.

Last call – time is running out to check out The Pigeon Comes to Grand Rapids: A Mo Willems exhibit at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. The exhibit ends Sunday, January 8th.

Looking to the week head? Check out the FREE indoor playscape at 242 Church in Ann Arbor.

LittleGuide’s Holiday Magazine is LIVE! Find everything you need all in one place, from tree lighting ceremonies and Santa to shopping ideas and deals. The FREE, digital magazine has live links with every article so you can easily find more information about specific events or activities.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!





Find more family events on our Event Calendar!

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