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25 Awesome Detroit Experience Gifts To Give — Instead Of Toys

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Go skating in Campus Martius and relax with snacks at Cadillac Lodge


Michigan Science Center membership


Tickets to Kid’s Night on Broadway at the Fisher Theatre


Gift card to a family-friendly restaurant downtown


Take a trip to John King Bookstore and pick out something new to read


See art and make art at a drop-in workshop at the Detroit Institute of Arts


Pick out produce at Eastern Market and make a meal together at home


Sign-up for a hands-on workshop at Pewabic Pottery


Stay the night in a former Detroit Firehouse 


Tickets to a Detroit Symphony Orchestra family concert


Enroll in a music class at Michigan State University’s Community Music School


Join the Detroit City Football Club soccer clinic or league


Take a ballet class at the Michigan Opera Theatre


Learn traditional Mexican dance with lessons at Ballet Folklorico


Help them improve their jump shot at a Jr. Pistons clinic or camp


Get their name on the LCA big screen with a Detroit Red Wings Kids Club membership


Play old-school arcade games at Pop + Offworld


Face-off at the Detroit Dart Club, the Midwest’s first Nerf Arena


Fly a plane, go kayaking and ride a snowmobile at the Outdoor Adventure Center


Take a Mama + Me Yoga class at Detroit Mama Hub


See a kid’s show downtown


Bowl on 100 year old lanes at The Garden Bowl


Introduce them to a new sport at the Fowling Warehouse


Sing in the same studio as The Temptations and Supremes at the Motown Museum


Walk the streets of old Detroit at the Detroit Historical Museum



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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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