8 KID-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO IN DETROIT IN FEBRUARYGet out the house and head downtown this winter. From family-friendly shows to museum activities and outdoor fun, there's lots to do in Detroit!  SUPER SATURDAY @ THE DSOThe event we're... 8 KID-FRIENDLY THINGS TO DO IN DETROIT IN FEBRUARY skip to Main Content



Get out the house and head downtown this winter. From family-friendly shows to museum activities and outdoor fun, there’s lots to do in Detroit! 



The event we’re most excited for this month is Tiny Tots at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra! Our littles love music and we can’t wait to Jazz, Wiggle and Giggle at 10am on February 15th. Kids 6 and older will enjoy celebrating Musical Heroes at 11am with music from Harry Potter, Star Wars, Batman and more. All families are invited to participate in crafts and visit the instrument petting zoo.


February Flicks @ Beacon Park

Get cozy in a heated tent at Beacon Park and watch your kids favorites on the big screen for FREE every Saturday afternoon.


Shiver On The River

Belle Isle is a great place to visit during the winter months and Shiver On The River brings even more FREE fun to one of our favorite places. From children’s games to rescue demonstrations by the Coast Guard and more.


Celebrate Black History Month @ The DIA

Head to the DIA all month long to celebrate black culture. Discover the works of African and African American artists and attend special story hours, puppet shows and crafts. Admission to the DIA is free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county residents.


Winter Blast Weekend

Quicken Loans annual winter festival is back and it’s FREE! Go ice skating on The Rink or skiing on the bunny hill, see the sculptures in the Ice Garden, hop on the zipline or rush down the slide, and more!


Disney On Ice 

Mickey and Friends are taking their Road Trip Adventure to Little Caesars Arena to bring some magic on ice. Bring your littles downtown to see their favorite princesses, toys and animals from the Pride Land skate and sing on ice.


Fat Tuesday In Hamtramck

Fat Tuesday is February 25th and we’re counting down to Paczki Day! Take a trip to Hamtramck for a ‘giant donut’ and stop by the Fowling Warehouse to throw a football at bowling pins – haven’t tried it before? It’s fun!


Ronald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Get a golden ticket to a childhood classic. Ronald Dahl’s timeless novel is live on stage at the Michigan Opera Theatre. Make the trip to the city more fun – stop by Rockys in Eastern Market and let your littles indulge their sweet tooth.


TICKET GIVEAWAY: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Enter to win 4 tickets to see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Detroit Opera House on Wednesday, February 19th at 7:30pm


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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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