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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend

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The days may all be a blur but the weekends are a time to refresh. Save time scrolling and check out this list of fun family activities you can do this weekend. 

 

It’s Stroller Roll Saturday and we can’t wait to meet you at Valade Park on the Detroit Riverfront, Saturday, August 20th from 9am to 11am. LittleGuide’s FREE family event includes character visits from Laurel’s Princess Parties (including Ana and Elsa), have hands-on fun with Children’s Hospital of Michigan’s Panda One ambulance and Huron-Clinton Metroparks and more! This event is FREE but pre-registration is recommended.

 

The Giant Slide is opening on Belle Isle for three weekends only – starting this FRIDAY! Water Warrior Island is getting a new Slick Slide too!

 

While you’re on Belle Isle, stop by the Detroit Zoo’s Nature Center to experience Bee Fest! The FREE family event will include beekeeper talks, arts and crafts, candle making, honey tasting and more.

 

Looking for more family fun? Here are 15 FREE Family activities in metro Detroit.

 

The YMCA is hosting TWO FREE family events this weekend – Family Movie Night at the Macomb Family Y in Mount Clemens and a Back To School Bash at the Farmington Family YMCA.

 

Take your train lovers to Crossroads Village this weekend for A Day Out With Thomas or go on a train ride at the Michigan Transit Museum in Mount Clemens.

 

Plane lovers can take a trip to The Henry Ford for Aviation Day on Friday.

 

If you want to find a full day of family fun in one place, go to South Lyon this weekend! Blake Farm is opening its NEW location in South Lyon (the former Erwin Orchards) for the season – enjoy cider, donuts and apple picking. McHattie Park has a great playground and is hosting a FREE outdoor movie – American Underdog.

 

Bundle up and enjoy an outdoor movie! Here’s the weekend  line-up:

 

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway! Enter to win a $100 gift card to the new sweetgreen. Then plan a family day in downtown Birmingham.

 

A few more fun family events:

 


Here are more ideas for the weekend!

CHECK OUT A NEW LIBRARY

 

VISIT THE PLAYGROUND

 

SAY HI TO ANIMALS

 

INDOOR PLAY

 

Find more family events on our Event Calendar!

 

 

 

Photo: Blue Heron Bay Splash Pad

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About Carrie Budzinski

Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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