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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend

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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. 


The holidays season officially kicks off this weekend with tree ceremonies and Christmas parades happening across metro Detroit:


Put on your holiday play list and take a drive through Wayne County Lightfest (our favorite holiday tradition) or another drive-thru light event happening in metro Detroit.


If you’re ready for a longer drive, head north to Frankenmuth for festive family fun.


Ready for another trip? Here’s your guide to holiday train rides.


This week’s #MomLife feature Zahra loves the Detroit Zoo and with Wild Lights kicking off this weekend there’s no better time to visit.


The Ford House’s NEW Starry Light show begins this weekend too!


Thanksgiving is next week! Make some crafts this weekend and game plan for America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.


Get outside with the littles at a nature program.


See a show! Descendants The Musical is at The HAWK in Farmington Hills and at  Macomb Community College in Warren. A Christmas Carol is at Tipping Point Theatre in Northville and Meadow Brook Theatre at Rochester.


If you can’t wait to see Santa, here’s a guide of where to find him at the mall. You can experience Black Santa Magic at Great Lakes Crossing this weekend and Santa will be ready for guests with special needs at the Village of Rochester Hills on Sunday.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!









Find more family events on our Event Calendar!



Photo credit: Wild Lights – 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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