Christmas Break is the perfect time to get out the house and hit the town, check the final items off your 2022 list and get the new year off on a great start! Here are a few ideas for fun activities you can do when school is out.
Take A Staycation @ Great Lakes Crossing
Your kids will feel like you’ve travelled a million miles and have memories for a lifetime after an afternoon at Legoland Discovery Center, Peppa Pig World of Play and SEALIFE Michigan! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is the ultimate indoor LEGO playground – hop on rides, watch a 4D movie, play at the playscape and get creative in one (or all) of the themed LEGO building block areas. Jump into the world of Peppa and her friends at the open concept playland (enter to win tickets too) At SEALIFE Michigan, kids with be awed by over 250 species and engaging exhibits.
Museums are always fun and these unique exhibits and events make the visit even more special.
- Monroe Street Midway – artic slide, puck-puck golf, bumper cars and arcade
- Go Ice Skating – The Rink at Campus Martius or NW Goldberg
- FREE Drop-In Art Workshops @ The DIA
- Check out the recently renovated Belle Isle Nature Center
- Go to a Detroit Piston’s game – they play at Little Caesars Arena on December 26th & 28th
Seasonal AND special events and exhibits end at the new year, don’t miss out:
- Electric Playhouse Travels @ Michigan Science Center
- Winter Wonder Lights @ Meadow Brook Hall
- Lights Before Christmas @ Toledo Zoo
- Disney’s Heroes and Villain’s @ The Henry Ford
A couple you have more time for are Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo and SUE: The T. rex Experience at Cranbrook Institute of Science.
Get out the house but stay inside. Here are our favorite indoor amusement destinations:
- Kidcadia (Dearborn)
- Rev’d Up Fun (Woodhaven)
- Castaway Play (Howell)
- Launch (Ann Arbor & Novi)
- Urban Air (Livonia, Oxford & Sterling Heights)
- Troy Gym (Troy)
- Yoyo’s Fun Center (Westland)
Winter has arrived and you can skate and ski outdoors with or without snow; however, with snow in the forecast we’ll share sledding hills just in case.
Celebrate The ‘Noon’ Year
It’s been a year! Let’s celebrate the end of 2022 and look forward to the new year. Find a full list of events here or have fun at home:
Photo: Yoyo’s Fun Center