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 Stroller Roll Saturday and we can’t wait to meet you at Valade Park on the Detroit Riverfront, Saturday, August 20th from 9am to 11am. LittleGuide’s FREE family event includes character visits from Laurel’s Princess Parties (including Ana and Elsa), have hands-on fun with Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Panda One ambulance and Huron-Clinton Metroparks and more! This event is FREE but pre-registration is recommended.
The Giant Slide is opening on Belle Isle for three weekends only – starting this FRIDAY! Water Warrior Island is getting a new Slick Slide too!
While you’re on Belle Isle, stop by the Detroit Zoo’s Nature Center to experience Bee Fest! The FREE family event will include beekeeper talks, arts and crafts, candle making, honey tasting and more.
Looking for more family fun? Here are 15 FREE Family activities in metro Detroit.
The YMCA is hosting TWO FREE family events this weekend – Family Movie Night at the Macomb Family Y in Mount Clemens and a Back To School Bash at the Farmington Family YMCA.
Take your train lovers to Crossroads Village this weekend for A Day Out With Thomas or go on a train ride at the Michigan Transit Museum in Mount Clemens.
Plane lovers can take a trip to The Henry Ford for Aviation Day on Friday.
If you want to find a full day of family fun in one place, go to South Lyon this weekend! Blake Farm is opening its NEW location in South Lyon (the former Erwin Orchards) for the season – enjoy cider, donuts and apple picking. McHattie Park has a great playground and is hosting a FREE outdoor movie – American Underdog.
Bundle up and enjoy an outdoor movie! Here’s the weekend line-up:
- Family Movie Night @ Macomb Family Y (Mt. Clemens)
- Spider-Man @ Kensington Metropark (Milford)
- Sonic 2 @ Brennan Pool (Detroit)
- Spider Man No Way Home @ New Center Park (Detroit)
- Encanto @ Stony Creek Metropark (Shelby Township)
- Rango @ Deer Lake Beach (Clarkston)
- Luca @ Belle Isle Conservatory (Detroit)
Don’t miss this week’s giveaway! Enter to win a $100 gift card to the new sweetgreen. Then plan a family day in downtown Birmingham.
A few more fun family events:
- Dog Day’s of Summer @ Heritage Park (Taylor)
- Emergency Vehicle Show (Ferndale)
- Family Food Truck Rally @ Kirksey Recreation (Livonia)
Here are more ideas for the weekend!
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VISIT THE PLAYGROUND
- Lower Huron Metropark (Belleville)
- Innovation Hills (Rochester Hills)
- Gallup Park (Ann Arbor)
- Normandy Oaks (Royal Oak)
- Lakeshore Park (Novi)
- McClumpha Park (Plymouth)
- Kiwanis Park (Southgate)
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- Toledo Zoo (Toledo)
- Wolcott Farm Center (Ray)
- Kensington Farm Center (Milford)
- Domino Farms (Ann Arbor)
- Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak)
- SEALIFE Michigan (Auburn Hills)
- LEGOLAND Discovery Center (Auburn Hills)
- Kidcadia Play Cafe (Dearborn)
- Urban Air Adventure Park (Sterling Heights)
- Rev’d Up Fun (Woodhaven)
- Stemville (Northville)
- Yoyo’s Fun Center (Westland)
- Rochester Play (Rochester)
Find more family events on our Event Calendar!
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