Close out the year with festive fun. From FREE holiday fun to indoor adventures during school break and Noon Year Eve celebrations, here’s what’s happening in metro Detroit this December.

Spend Time Downtown

Ice skate under the Detroit Christmas Tree at The Rink, shop the holiday market, cozy up at Cadillac Lodge and have (FREE) fun with the family at the Monroe Street Midway. Downtown is magical this time of year and you don’t want to miss it.

Find A Light Show

As we wait for solstice, take advantage of the early evening and make plans for a family outing under the lights.

Enjoy FREE Family Fun

You don’t have to break the budget this month. Plan FREE activities to enjoy when kids are home during school break. Be sure to check our event calendar to find special events happening on the day you need.

Celebrate The Season

Brighten up the holiday with a special event in the community, whether you’re celebrating Christmas, Chanukah or Kwanzaa, here are some local activities to try. Be sure to check our event calendar to find Santa and events with his reindeer.

Check Out A Special Exhibit

School will be out of session and if you need ideas for what to do, check out these special exhibits at local museums:

Hit The Road

When you need a change of scenery or to shake up the daily routine, hit the road and explore Michigan’s top holiday spots.

Noon Years Eve Celebration

Welcome 2023 a little early with a Noon Year’s Eve event.

Photo credit: Bedrock – Monroe Street Midway