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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. 


New Year’s Eve is Friday and there are plenty of places to celebrate around town from fun runs to ball drops and fireworks. Check out our list of places to ring in 2022 (at noon or midnight). 


Planning to stay in? Here are 5 Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home!


Oakland County Parks is offering FREE park admission on Friday for New Year’s Eve too.


If health and wellness make your 2022 goals list, enter to win a FREE family membership to The YMCA in metro Detroit from LittleGuide Detroit – there are 7 convenient locations.


New year means new month. Here are the Top Things To Do With Kids In January.


Start the year off with a First Day Hike at Maybury State Park or Island Lake Recreation Area.


Hold on to the holidays and experience this week’s  #MomLife feature Candace’s  favorite annual tradition – The Wayne County Lightfest (it’s only $5 per car and the final day is Friday).


People often ask us, ‘Have you been there?’ Here’s a list of over 100 places and events we went to in 2021.


Another cool activity to add to your list for 2022 is Troy Gymnastics’ Munchkin Ropes Course – your littles will LOVE it! Use code:  LITTLEGUIDEMRC or LITTLEGUIDEIRC for 40% of the High Ropes Course and $5 off the Munchkin Ropes Course through the end of January!


Bundle up and strap on some skates, here are local outdoor ice rinks in metro Detroit. Riley Skate Park in downtown Farmington offers FREE skating AND skate rental.


Head downtown for Family Day at the Barcade or take a family trip to see Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!









Find more family events on our Event Calendar!



Photo credit: Detroit Zoo



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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