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

The holiday season is in full swing, here are the festive events happening this weekend.

The Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony is on Friday and it’s not the only reason to head downtown. You can also enjoy:

Put on your holiday play list and cruise down Hines Drive for Wayne County Lightfest – it’s only $5 per car!

The circus is at Little Caesars Arena! Don’t miss the greatest show on earth – Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey!

At the Fisher Theatre you can watch Mrs. Doubtfire The Musical live on stage – it runs November 14th – 26th.

Strap on your skates and hit the ice at The Rink in Royal Oak.

Santa and Elsa will be on the ice this weekend at The Rink at Campus Martius!

We’re heading to the west side of the state for holiday fun in Grand Rapids. The brand new ChristKindl Market, a traditional European Christmas market, debuts on Friday!

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway! Enter to a family 4-pack to Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo!

Bonus giveaway – win a FREE tree from Blake Farms! The u-cut and pre-cut season starts this weekend with Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza and you don’t want to miss it!

The best thing about early evening is that you can have fun under the lights without staying up past bedtime. Glenlore Trails’ Aurora returns to Commerce and here’s a complete list of kid-friendly light shows in metro Detroit.

It’s open enrollment season. Priority Health is sharing Added Health Plan Benefits To Look For During Open Enrollment.

If you need grown-up time, here are holiday themed bars that are perfect for Date Night or GNO.

Tis the season and the LittleGuide Detroit Holiday Magazine is LIVE – it’s a FREE, digital magazine!

Here are more ideas for the weekend!




Find more family events on our Event Calendar

Photo credit: Light Up Beacon Park