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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend


The days may all be a blur but the weekends are a time to refresh. Save time scrolling and check out this list of fun family activities you can do this weekend. 


Enjoy FREE admission at the Michigan Science Center on Saturday and Sunday! In addition to access to the museum, you can also check out sessions with the Detroit Zoo and Michigan Humane Society.


Celebrate Veterans Day in Northville with the FREE Symphony of Lights Tribute to America concert.


In case you missed it, enter to win tickets to The Ford House’s NEW Starry Light show that debuts next week!


Take a trip downtown to start your holiday shopping at the Winter Market and warm up with sweet treats at Cadillac Lodge. Make it a late night and get tickets to the Monroe Street Drive-In.


Get into the holiday spirit and check out Indian Creek Zoo’s brand new Gift of Lights event. To kick things off on Friday, Laurel’s Princess Parties will be there with the Grinch, Cindy Lou Who, Elsa, Ana, Jack and Sally.


It’s the holiday season and Santa and his reindeer are making an appearance at the KBK Garden Center in Saline and downtown Plymouth has its annual tree lighting ceremony. Find more holiday events and new family traditions to adopt this year here.


Get outside with the littles at a nature program.


Need more ideas for what to do with your littles? Here are the 12 Best Places To Take Toddlers In Metro Detroit


LittleGuide isn’t just for moms! That’s why this week we did a #DadLife with Jared. Check out his local favorites and make plans for a date night at his restaurant Oak & Reel in Detroit – it’s incredible.


Leave dad in charge and learn about Michigan State University’s Broad College Executive MBA Program at a free in-person overview session in Troy at the Management Education Center.


Get ready to Run! The Big Bird Run in Roseville has a 1 mile fun run, 5k and 10k.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!









Find more family events on our Event Calendar!



Photo credit: Cadillac Lodge – Facebook



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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