Need a low-key family day that everyone will enjoy? Head to Ferndale for parks the kids will love, outdoor dining you’ll enjoy and delicious desserts that will end the day on a (sugar) high note.

Let Them Play

Head to the playground and let the kids wear themselves out having fun on the playground and at the skatepark. These 3 parks are within an eight minute drive of each other; therefore, you can easily visit one or all three of these popular playgrounds.

  • Garbutt Park // 200 Gardendale St, Ferndale, MI 48220
  • Geary Park // 1198 Earle Blvd, Ferndale, MI 48220
    • Playground
    • Skatepark
  • Gainsboro Park // Gainsboro Ave, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069
    • NEW Playground
    • Athletic Fields

Enjoy Family Dinner

After playtime, let them recover while you enjoy a grown up meal on the patio. These family-friendly restaurants are spacious enough to accommodate groups of all sizes.

Do Something Sweet

Before you head home pick out a special treat. From cookies to ice cream and cheesecake, you’ll find the SWEETEST desserts in Ferndale.

For Animal Lovers

If you have an animal lover at home we have the PERFECT spot for you! Catfe Lounge is such a unique destination that offers tea and coffee for parents, and play time with adoptable cats for littles. They even offer Cat Yoga.

For Shopping

Whether you are looking for a unique gift or just to browse a fun selection of toys with your littles, The Rocket has it all. From nostalgic toys to the newest Squishmellows, they truly have a little bit of everything.