Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to festivities…
Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to festivities around town – here are our top picks for fun things to do with kids in Metro Detroit this week!
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Events Happening This Week
- Daily: Swinging Bells @ Beacon Park (Detroit)
- Daily: The Rink @ Campus Martius (Detroit)
- Daily: Ice Rink @ Blake Farm (Armada)
- Monday-Thursday: Family Open Swim @ Aqua Tots (multiple locations)
- Monday-Thursday: Winter Break Matinees @ The New Rink (Shelby Township)
- Monday-Thursday: Holiday Planetarium @ Cranbrook Institute of Science (Bloomfield Hills)
- Monday-Thursday: Detroit Historical Museum Holiday Hours (Detroit)
- Monday-Friday: Belle Isle Aquarium Holiday Hours (Detroit)
- Tuesday: Little Explorers @ Nature’s Playhouse (Ferndale)
- Friday – Sunday: Winter @ Valade Park (Detroit)
- Friday – Sunday: Monroe Street Drive-In @ Downtown Detroit
- Saturday: First Day Hike @ Island Lake Recreation Center (Brighton)
- Sunday: Sensory Friendly Jump @ Urban Air (Oxford)
New Years Eve Events
- Countdown to NYE @ Salem-South Lyon Library (Tuesday)
- Noon Year’s Party @ Commerce Community Library (Tuesday)
- New Year’s Eve Family Fun Run/Walk @ Belle Isle, Detroit (Friday)
- New Year’s Eve Countdown @ Beacon Park, Detroit (Friday)
- Noon Year’s Eve @ Market Center Park, Southgate (Friday)
- Rockin’ New Year’s Eve @ Escape, Troy (Friday)
- Roll Into The New Year @ Pinz Bowling Center, South Lyon (Friday)
- Kid’s NYE Party @ Detroit City Fieldhouse, Detroit (Friday)
- Kid’z Drop Celebration @ Canterbury Village, Lake Orion (Friday)
- New Years Eve Party @ Castaway Play, Howell (Friday)
- New Year’s Eve Family Night Out @ Troy Community Center (Friday)
- New Year’s Eve Party @ Kirksey Recreation Center, Livonia (Friday)
- New Year’s Eve Party @ The Discovery Center, Mt. Clemens (Friday)
- New Year’s Eve Skate @ United Skates of America, Lincoln Park (Friday)
- Harry Potter Holiday Skate @ Riley Ice Rink, Farmington (Friday)
- Rockin’ NYE Ball Drop @ Downtown Wyandotte (Friday)
- Wayne County Lightfest @ Hines Drive (Westland)
- Holidays in Heritage Park (Canton)
- Starry Lights @ The Ford House (Grosse Pointe Shores)
- Glenlore Trails: Aurora (Commerce)
- Holiday Lights @ Blossom Heath Pier (St. Clair Shores)
- Winter Wonder Lights @ Meadow Brook Hall (Rochester)
- Magic of Lights @ DTE Energy Music Theatre (Clarkston)
- Wild Lights @ Detroit Zoo (Royal Oak)
- The Big, Bright Light Show (Rochester)
Photo credit: Outdoor Adventure Center
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..