Start planning a weekend full of family fun with the top kid-friendly things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend!

It’s MAY! Here are the top things to do this month with kids.

The Grand Rapids Lantern Festival at John Ball Zoo is a MUST. It’s only open for a limited time and you don’t want to miss it. Get details here.

May is Water Safety Awareness Month and as we countdown to pool days, equip your kids with water safety skills by signing them up for swim lessons. Try your first lesson at Aqua-Tots Swim School for FREE and sign up to WIN 3 Months of swim lessons from LittleGuide Detroit!

Head to Belle Isle for an island adventure this weekend and check out the FREE Koi Festival at Belle Isle Aquarium.

Farmers Market season kicks off this weekend. Find your local market’s schedule and take a trip to downtown Birmingham on Satruday between 9am and 2pm for their Opening Weekend celebration.

All Aboard! Thomas rolls into the Greenfield Village station this weekend and Great Lake Steamers is offering FREE mini train rides at Starr Jaycee Park!

It’s the FREE First Sunday at the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center!

Oakland County Parks are celebrating spring with FREE admission on Saturday.

Looking for somethiing cool to do next week? Head to Kids Gotta Play for backyard fun, INSIDE.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center is hosting City of Champions actvities all month long – make plans to check it out!

Summer isn’t far behind and the LittleGuide Detroit’s CAMP Magazine is now LIVE! Find hundreds of camps (dates, ages, and prices included) in our FREE, digital magazine!

Here are more ideas for the weekend!





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Photo: Belle Isle