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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. 


Have fun at the fair! The Leader Dog Carnival in Rochester Hills is going on now!


The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is open for regular standard admission this Saturday, May 22nd.


Have a fun with four legged friends this weekend! It’s Wild Weekends at Heritage Park Petting Farm, Nature Fest at Crosswinds Marsh, and the Science Alive Animal Show is at Blake Farms.


Take a trip to a Metropark, with the Michigan Activity Pass you can visit for FREE. You can also get a sneak peek at the $1.3 million playground planned for Lower Huron Metropark this year.


The Dinos have arrived at Canterbury Village for the Dino Stroll. If you can’t get tickets to this event, check out the Dino Safari coming to the Suburban Collection next week!


More popular events to get on the calendar. Beyond Van Gogh is in Detroit and Jurassic Quest rolls through Clarkston  in June and Glenlore Trails returns to Commerce in July.


Stay up late and find a drive-in near you – it’s one of our favorite activities and we know you’ll love it! Enter to win a FREE family night at the Macomb County Drive-In for you and a friend. And check out the list of kids movies that will be released this summer.


Spend time outside and check out the new story book trail at E.L. Johnson Nature Center.


This week’s #MomLife feature Michelle loves Detroit and so do we! Checkout some of her favorite places to explore AND a preview of the latest addition to the Riverfront – Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Breaks Ground On New Park.


Splash pads open next weekend – check out the list and start making plans!


It’s your last chance to check out Los Trompos at Beacon Park and you don’t want to miss it!


Friday is National Pizza Day! Celebrate with Hungry Howie’s Pick 2 for $5.99 deal. We highly recommend pizzas AND a giant cookie.

Here are more ideas for the weekend!










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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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