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

It’s the unofficial start of summer and we’re celerating with the launch of the 2023 LittleGuide Detroit Summer Magazine that includes a list of 100 activities and events your family can enjoy. The digital magazine is FREE and every article includes a live link with more information and details if you need it.

This weekend, honor those who sacrified their lives for our country at a Memorial Day Parade. Here’s a list of parades happening across metro Detroit.

BRICKLIVE debuts at the Detroit Zoo for a summer stay. Start making plans to check it out and if you have a LEGO lover at home don’t forget you can enjoy 20% off admission at LEGOLAND Discovery Center with the LittleGuide Detroit link.

Local beaches (including Water Warrior Island) and a lot of splash pads (including Lily Pad Springs) are open for the season. Here’s a complete list of local spots to make a splash, be sure to click the link of the location to confirm opening dates.

Looking for a festival or fair? Here’s the weekend rundown:

Don’t miss this week’s giveaaway – 4 tickets to Cranbrook On The Green. The mini-golf art display opens this weekend and it’s the perfect holiday weekend activity.

Stay up late and watch a movie on the big screen at a local drive-in. The Little Mermaid will be shown at almost all locations too!

Ready for a getaway? Here are our top picks:

Keep it simple and enjoy a Kid-Friendly Nature Walk in Metro Detroit.

If you still need ideas for summer camp, the LittleGuide Detroit’s CAMP Magazine has hundreds of camps (dates, ages, and prices included) to choose from.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!





Find more family events on our Event Calendar!

Photo credit: Lily Pad Springs – West Bloomfield