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 hard to believe but it’s JANUARY! Start the new year off right and check out our top picks for activities to try this month.

Celebrate 2023 at the South Oakland Family YMCA’s New Years Bash! The kid-family party is FREE and open to the community (no membership required).

Here’s hoping for a slight dip in the temperatures so we can enjoy fun on and with ice this weekend!

If you want a last hurrah before school is back in session or to start dreaming up a road trip for the weeks ahead, the World of Winter kicks off in Grand Rapids this weekend. The FREE winter festival is the largest in the Midwest and runs from January 6th to March 5th.

LAST CHANCE! It’s the final weekend for Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo – bundle up and enjoy a family stroll under the twinkling lights at the zoo.

We love FREE! Cranbrook Institute of Science offers FREE admission on the first Friday of each month. Check it out and save the date, they will have a bonus free admission day on Monday, January 16th for Martin Luther King Day.

Looking for indoor fun? Check out the Dragons and Mythical Beasts performance at Music Hall Center in Detroit. Find a complete list of shows coming to metro Detroit in 2023.

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway – 4 tickets to see Sesame Street LIVE at the Fox Theatre later this month.

The Ann Arbor Hands On Museum is closing out the holiday season with special activities and children’s performances – all included with the price of general admission!

This year we’re walking a new trail every week. To kick things off we went to Wayne County Park’s Lakeview Trail in Livonia and next up is Indian Springs Metropark. Join us on the #52TrailChallenge and tag @littleguidedetroit in your adventures.

New year, more birthdays. Here are 101 Awesome Birthday Party Locations & Ideas for you to keep in mind for the year ahead.

LittleGuide’s Winter Magazine is LIVE! Find everything you need to survive the winter months. 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!

Photo credit: Detroit Riverfront, Winter @ Valade