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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend

(Metroparks Toledo):

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 a wild time this weekend! Meet Ana and Elsa at the Indian Creek Zoo, see Animal Magic at Oakland Mall, or the Science Alive Animal Show at Blake Farms.


Enjoy a family ride on a mini train with the Great Lakes Steamers at Kiwanis Park in Southgate or tour the Detroit River on Diamond Jack’s boat.


Take a trip thru time and experience Early American life at Kensington Farm Center or Civil War Days at Troy Historic Village this weekend.


The Macomb County Drive-In is back for the 2021 season and the weekend line-up includes: E.T., Back to the Future, The Greatest Showman and Spiderman Far From Home.


Book lovers can check out the new Free Little Library at Independence Lake County Park, attend story time at Greenmead Historic Park and get a sneak peek at plans for Redford Library’s new outdoor expansion.


A LittleGuide reader enjoyed a family vacation at Cannaley Treehouse Village and shared all the details to help you plan a trip. If you want to have fun in a treehouse closer to come, plan a trip to the Howell Nature Center.


Get ready for larger than life adventures. BRICKLIVE Supersized is at the John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids and Dino Safari coming soon to Novi.


Get ready for summer and shop Canton’s Mom 2 Mom Sale Saturday.


This week’s #MomLife feature Farrah loves the splash pad at Partridge Creek, find your favorite splash pad (and its opening date) in our 2021 Guide to Splash Pads, Pools + Beaches in Metro Detroit.


Enter to win a FREE birthday party at Kidcadia and stop in for open play, they’re open from 9am to 9pm on the weekends!

Here are more ideas for the weekend!










Photo credit: Toledo Metroparks



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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