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5 Reasons To Visit Detroit With Kids This Fall

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If you want family fun in downtown Detroit, here are the best places to visit this fall!


Michigan Science Center Re-Opening (Saturday, September 18th)

The Michigan Science Center is reopening to the public just in time for Museum Day! Check out the newest traveling exhibit, MathAlive! and enjoy reduced admission of $12 for the entire month of September.


West Riverfront Block Party (Saturday September 18th)

Check out the future home of Ralph C. Wilson Centennial Park for a full day of family-fun. There will be live music, children’s activities and bounce houses, a selection of food trucks, acrobatic Jet-Ski demonstrations, and a zip line.


DLECTRICITY (September 24 & 25)

Stay up late and experience Detroit’s nighttime outdoor festival of art and light. Displays will be projected at the DIA and Beacon Park beginning at 7pm on both Friday and Saturday. On Saturday night you can join the Light Bike Parade that travels 3 miles through Detroit’s Cultural Center.


Cider In The City @ Beacon Park (October 9, 16, 23 and 30)

Find fall fun (include your Blake Farm favorites!) in downtown Detroit! Enjoy seasonal crafts, take a horse-drawn hayride around the park, enjoy live music, pick out the perfect pumpkin and snap a selfie with our fall flower wall.


Oudolf Garden Detroit + Detroit Abloom

Explore the gardens of Detroit before the snow settles. Oudolf Gardens is a NEW attraction at Belle Isle and Detroit Abloom’s new children’s garden is open too!




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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