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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 August! Here are the top things to do during the final month of summer.


Lake Orion’s Big Rig Gig is Friday evening and one of the most popular touch-a-truck event of the year – It’s also FREE!


Put on your neon and strap on some skates for throwback fun at the Monroe Street Midway Friday night for Neon Night.


Celebrate sustainability at the Detroit Zoo’s GreenFest this weekend – it’s included with the price of admission.


All Aboard! It’s Railfans Weekend at Crossroads Village and train lovers of all ages will have a blast.


Experience the World’s Largest Bounce House, carnival rides, fireworks and more at Dearborn’s Homecoming!


Looking for more festival? Here’s the weekend  line-up:


Don’t miss this week’s giveaways! Enter to win a 3 month membership to The YMCA – memberships includes access to all 7 metro Detroit locations.


Sunflowers are in bloom and the perfect backdrop for family photos. Here are the best places to find photo ops, u-pick activities and sunflower festivals.


Have you heard of Bright Loritos? The foreign language program offers multiple language classes for kids taught by native speakers at 3 convenient metro Detroit locations. Learn more and try your first lesson for FREE!


Soak up the sun at the best summer spot in metro Detroit – Lake St. Clair Metropark has a sandy beach, pool with play features, splash pad and more!


Find splash pads, hiking trails, the coolest ice cream shops and travel destinations all in one spot for FREE – LittleGuide Magazine – Summer Edition!

Here are more ideas for the weekend!









Find more family events on our Event Calendar!




Photo: Big Rig Gig – Lake Orion



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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