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.