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8 Family-Friendly Things to Do in September


It’s finally fall. Pull out the sweaters, order pumpkin spiced everything and enjoy the the changes of the season.


Find The Best Cider Donut

Taste test your way through the cider mills in metro Detroit to find your favorite cider and donuts.


Take A Family Field Trip

Don’t miss out on FREE admission to the Michigan Science Center and Cranbrook Institute of Science – complimentary admission is available now til September 6th. It’s full S.T.E.A.M. ahead at Greenfield Village this fall too. Bring your pre-schooler to Tinkering For Tots and maybe go for a train ride too!


Visit A Petting Farm

Enjoy hands on education with a trip to a petting farm. Let your children visit their favorite animals and feed them too! Here are 8 Petting Farms In Metro Detroit.


Go Camping

Camping is not just for summer. Enjoy the crisp air and starry skies with a night out in the tent – whether its in your backyard, Starry Night on the Farm @ MSU Tollgate or a popular Michigan campground.


Celebrate Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is officially cancelled BUT you can still raise a stein to survival and plan a trip to Frankenmuth.


Saturday In The Park

Hines Drive is closed to cars on Saturday mornings from 9am to 3:30pm and it’s the perfect place for a family walk or bike ride. There’s also multiple new play structures along the route too! Stop by the Pop-Up tent at Nankin Mills on September 5th or 19th to grab a bag full of FREE nature activities.


Watch A Movie Under The Stars

Stay up past bedtime and watch a classic from the car or under the stars.


Put Up Halloween Decorations

Get into the holiday spirit and put up Halloween decorations! Send us a picture of your haunted house by October 10th to enter to win a family trip to Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill!

September means school is back in session. If you have questions about the 2020 school year tune into Delta Dental’s virtual ‘Ask A Teacher’ session to ask questions and get answers.


Photo credit: Blake Farms



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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