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. 

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.

Hanukkah kicks off on Sunday and you can celebrate at Menorah in the D at Campus Martius or one of these other local events.

School will be out for a week (or two) and if you have to work, here are Holiday Break Camps that your littles will love.

Ballet Folklorico de Detroit puts on its annual holiday concert Sunday in Detroit.

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), Holiday Lights at the Farm (Ray) and the Winterfest Stroll (Taylor).

Bundle up and make the most of the cold by hitting an outdoor ice rink or the slopes at a local ski resort (they are open for the season).

If you’re looking for sensory friendly fun there is a Winter Wonderland event at the Early Autism Center in Sterling Heights.

Looking for a favorite character? Here’s their local line up:

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway – enter to win 4 tickets to Blake Farms Santa Experience!

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.

Attention Disney fans – the dates have been set for the NEW Disney Immersive Experience in Detroit.

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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