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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend


The days may all be a blur, but we can still get excited for the weekend. After a long week at home, spend time outside and take in some fresh air. And if you need some inspiration for things to do with your kids, here are 10 things you CAN do this weekend.


Spend time outside! Here are our favorite playgrounds!


Saturday is the first official day of spring and we can’t wait! Celebrate at the Sterling Heights Nature Center with a Spring Hike.


Join in the Family Spring Fest at Troy Family Center, there will be cookie decorating, Easter bunny visits and community chalk art work.


Head to Wolcott Mill Farm Center for Sheep Shearing Saturday! They have an awesome playground too!


Find family fun at Stage Nature Center, Knee High Naturalists (Friday) and Maple Syrup Time (Saturday). Discover more maple syrup events in our 2021 Maple Sugar Guide.


Stay up late and enjoy Night Hikes and S’more at Lakeshore (Novi) or  S’mores and the Stars at Bloomer Park (Rochester)


Head to Howell for Family Fun Day! Storybook characters will be giving out FREE books! Here are a few more reasons to take a trip to Howell this month!


See Super Heroes at the Plymouth Historical Museum on Saturday!


This week’s #MomLife feature Krista is the founder of the Detroit Parent Collective and if you’re looking for a #momsquad, check out these local groups.


Easter events start this weekend! Find Easter bunny visits, egg hunts and more are happening this month and here’s what’s happening this weekend:


The sunny days have us dreaming about summer vacation! Here are the 10 best travel destinations in Michigan – what to do AND where to stay.


Summer has us thinking swim safety. Here are 8 Things To Consider When Choosing A Swim School.


My Hungry Harvest box will be delivered to my door on Saturday morning and my boys loving picking it up off the porch to see what fruits and veggies they get to try. Here are 4 Fun & Easy Ways To Start Healthy Habits With Kids.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!


Get tickets to the Monroe Street Drive-In Theatre in downtown Detroit + make it a date night! Here’s this week’s movie line-up:

  • Friday: Happy Gilmore
  • Saturday: The Little Rascals
  • Sunday: The Dark Knight Rises









Photo: Lake St. Clair Metropark



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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