35 Awesome Detroit Experience Gifts To Give — Instead Of ToysWhether it's a birthday or a holiday, give the gift of a Detroit experience to the little in your life. From museum memberships to tickets to a big event or... 35 Awesome Detroit Experience Gifts To Give — Instead Of Toys skip to Main Content

35 Awesome Detroit Experience Gifts To Give — Instead Of Toys

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Tour a chocolate factory or sign up for a Bon Bon Bon making workshop

 

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

 

Ride the carousel at Cullen Plaza and explore the Riverfront

 

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

 

Visit a pool, beach or splash park

 

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

 

Visit a flower farm

 

Take a ballet class at the Michigan Opera Theatre

 

Learn traditional Mexican dance with lessons at Ballet Folklorico

 

Run the bases at Comerica Park and watch a baseball game

 

Sign up for the Detroit Lions’ Cub Club to get tickets to games and special events

 

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

 

Buy a bike or skateboard and break it in at the West Riverside Skate Park

 

Go for a boat ride on the Detroit River

 

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

 

Plan an Island Getaway and spend the day on Belle Isle State Park

 

Go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Parade Company to see the floats in the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

 

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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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