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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. 


Get into the holiday spirit with these festive activities.


Santa Claus is coming soon and if you need to get out a letter or have a tracker on hand, here’s where to go. You can also find him at a local mall.


If your family prefers the slightly less tradition. The Grinch will be at Oakland Mall + Canterbury Village, Ana and Elsa will be at the Mall at Partridge Creek and Blake Farms (for a FREE visit) and there’s a Hogwart’s Celebration at the Howell Nature Center!


The dinosaurs have arrived. Jurassic Quest is at the Suburban Collection Showplace all weekend long.


Baby it’s cold outside and fun in an igloo! Here’s where to find igloo (and chalet) dining in metro Detroit.


There are 125 holiday events to chose from THIS weekend! What are you going to do?


Don’t miss this week’s giveaway – 4 tickets to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Home for the Holiday concert. You can find more ideas for holiday shows coming to town here.


If you need shopping ideas, #MomLife feature Lindsay  is the gift insider and has ideas for everyone on your list.


If you know someone who’s preparing for a stay at NICU, check out this article with Dr. Girija Natarajan from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit  at the DMC Children’s Hospital of Michigan.


We love FREE! Enjoy free admission to the Detroit Historical Museum in Midtown on Sundays in December.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!









Find more family events on our Event Calendar!



Photo credit: Ford House



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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