Back by popular demand, LittleGuide Detroit is hosting two Stroller Roll event in 2023! Mark your calendars and start making plans for FREE family fun!

LittleGuide Detroit’s Stroller Roll events are not a race, they are not a formal walk, it’s just a fun reason to get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air together! Each year LittleGuide Detroit’s Stroller Roll series attracts thousands of attendees at the Detroit Riverfront and Wayne County Park’s Nankin Mills Recreation Area located along Hines Drive. This year the Stroller Roll returns for all new FREE family fun!

The first Stroller Roll of 2023 will be at Wayne County Park’s Nankin Mills along Hines Drive on Saturday, July 22nd from 9am to 11am. Every Saturday during the summer months, six miles of Hines Drive from Nankin Mills to Outer Drive is closed to the public, allowing for safe open street usage by pedestrians and cyclists. THIS weekend Wayne County is also hosting Bugtopia at Nankin Mills Recreation Area that will feature FREE inflatables, Spider-Man visit and bug safari fun.

Meet more exotic animals from the Reptarium, experience Carousel Acres’ petting farm, tour the Huron-Clinton Metropark’s mobile nature center, find sensory friendly fun with the Fascination Factory and get meet and greet photos with special friends from Fairytale Entertainment.

As always Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s PANDA One Intensive Care Transport Team wll be there for touch-a-truck fans too!

Call up your friends and plan a playdate. In addition to fun photo ops with our guests, there’s lots to do at Nankin Mills:

  • Playgrounds: Nankin Mills Recreation Area + Merriman Hallow (1 mile from Nankin Mills) + Perrin Recreation Area (3.4 miles from Nankin Mills)
  • Bike Tracks: Littles will love the dirt + pump bike tracks at Hawthorne Ridge Recreation Area (1 mile from Nankin Mills)
  • Fishing: Check out the new fishing spot at Nankin Lake Dam, slight north of the Nankin Mills Recreation Area

Free parking is available at 33325 Edward N Hines Dr, Westland, MI 48185.

Pre-register for LittleGuide Detroit’s Stroller Roll at Nankin Mills in Westland here.

Save the date for the 2nd Stroller Roll of 2022 on Saturday, September 16th at Valade Park along the Detroit Riverfront.