TOP 10 THINGS TO DO ON NOEL NIGHTBundle up and explore the city on Noel Night, Saturday, December 2nd from 5pm to 10pm. Over 100 institutions in Midtown, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the... TOP 10 THINGS TO DO ON NOEL NIGHT skip to Main Content

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO ON NOEL NIGHT

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Bundle up and explore the city on Noel Night, Saturday, December 2nd from 5pm to 10pm.

 

Over 100 institutions in Midtown, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Detroit Public Library, will open their doors to the public free of charge for Noel Night. Activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 200 area music, theatre, and dance groups, with other special performances.


A free shuttle service is offered between participating venues. Parking is available in structures, surface lots and on the street, for help with parking click here

 

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO ON NOEL NIGHT

Watch blacksmithing & glassblowing demonstrations @ the COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES

Check out the Ice Scraper Challenge @ the DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

Roast  s’more over the bonfire on the patio @ THE INN ON FERRY STREET

Grab a bite at the MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER food truck rally

Go to the WALTER P. REUTHER LIBRARY to go on a horse-drawn carriage ride through Midtown

Listen to holiday storytelling @ the HILBERRY THEATRE

Shop for the holidays @ the market on WOODWARD/WARREN CORNER + stick around for the community sing-a-long @ 9:30p.m.

Decorate cupcakes @ CAKE AMBITION

Learn about instruments @ the OLD MAIN instrument petting zoo and then head to the CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF ST. PAUL for the live animals of the Nativity petting zoo

Make an ornament for your tree @ WILL LEATHER GOODS

 

WHERE TO FIND SANTA

Santa’s sent lots of helpers to make sure he can hear what the kiddies want for Christmas.

BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH // 5050 St. Antoine

DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM // 5401 Woodward

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

THE WHITNEY // 4421 Woodward

ARTLOFT MIDTOWN // 4160 Cass

NEST // 460 W. Canfield

 

GET CRAFTY + HAVE FUN!

Arts, crafts, face painting, food and more. Don’t miss these kid-family spots on Noel Night.

BETHEL A.M.E. CHURCH // 5050 St. Antoine

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS

GALERIE CAMILLE // 4130 Cass

WDET 101.9 FM DETROIT // 4600 Cass

 

GO TO DINNER

If you need to warm up and here are some of our favorite places to eat with kids in Midtown.

Royale with Cheese // 4163 Cass Ave

HOPCAT // 4265 Woodward Ave

Traffic Jam & Snug // 511 W Canfield St

The Block // 3919 Woodward Ave

Seva // 66 E Forest Ave

Selden Standard // 3921 2nd Ave

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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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