Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for March 22, 23, & 24, 2019.

There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. We’re going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019 article to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable.


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019


Friday, March 22, 2019 from 10a-5p
New Hudson Weekend Events – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.

Daily from 10a-5p and daily through April 24
Flint / Burton Weekend Events – Rainforest Adventure Maze Exhibit
Courtland Commons (4190 E Court St, Burton, MI 48509, 810-237-3450, SloanMuseum.org)
Sloan Museum’s new 10,000 square-foot exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall is the home for their NEW exhibit – Rainforest Adventure Maze. Sloan’s Rainforest Adventure Maze exhibit is an exhibit with immersive displays and hands-on activities. Visitors can explore the Rainforest Adventure in two interactive mazes, Rainforest Adventure and Tropical Odyssey. Both mazes are full of the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest, with puzzles and physical challenges that are great for ages 4 to adult. Visitors answer challenge questions to move through each maze. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $5 for kids ages 2-11. To reserve tickets online in advance of your visit, go to sloanlongway.org/dinosaurs or call 810-237-3450. Review, Pics, Info

Friday (10a-10p), Saturday (10a-10p), and Sunday (noon-4p)
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Doom of the Dinosaurs Exhibit
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 1-877-462-7262, science.cranbrook.edu)
Family-friendly, interactive exhibit! The Cranbrook Institute of Science Dinosaurs Exhibit tells the story of the Earth’s past mass extinctions and explores the prehistoric times when dinosaurs ruled the land. Children will enjoy activities created just for them. Visitors will see full-size dinosaur skeletons, including Tyrannosaurus Rex and Edmontosaurus, and walk through the five large-scale mass extinctions that occurred over the last 500 million years. Open through September 1. Review

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Open Bounce at Inflatable Playspaces
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Drive, Royal Oak, Michigan, 248-288-5888, www.inflatableplayspaces.com)
Inflatable Playspaces rents inflatables and backyard party games of every kind. They also have a great indoor bounce room & party room. On Fridays they open up their HUGE open bounce room for open jump for the low price of $7.95 per child (parents of children are FREE).

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 6p-10p
Rochester Weekend Events – Parents Night Out at Rochester Play
Rochester Play (380 E Second Street, Rochester MI 48307, 248-650-7529, website)
Almost 11,000 square feet of indoor fun for toddlers and kids (ages 3-12). They even have an indoor arcade. RP hosts regular themed Parents Night Out events. Call today to pre-register. Price includes pizza, movie, dedicated game time, arts and crafts. Pajamas welcome! Review – pics.

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 6p-10p
Oxford Weekend Events – Parents Night Out at Urban Air
Urban Air Trampoline Center (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371, 800-960-4778, UrbanAirOxford.com)
Drop the kids off for fun & games. A night of kids activities at Urban Air Trampoline Park for ages 1st grade and up. Includes pizza, access to all attractions, dodgeball tournament, and various games and activities. Call for prices.

disco ballFriday, March 22, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
South Lyon Weekend Events – Mother Son Dance
Millennium Middle School (61526 Nine Mile Rd, South Lyon, MI 48178)
Includes dancing, snacks, face painting, games, goodie bag and a keepsake photograph to take home. For more info and to pre-register, email dbunin@slrec.com

Friday, March 22 (7p), Saturday, March 23 (7p), & Sunday, March 24 (6p)
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Right Time for Murder – A Dinner Theatre Murder Mystery
Kirk In The Hills (1340 W Long Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48302)
Tickets are available at the Hunter Community Center in Clawson or by contacting actingoutkids@yahoo.com. This event sells out quickly. This is a family friendly event, but may not be suitable for children ages 5 and younger. Tickets are $18 each and includes a full dinner. For ticket info, actingoutkids@yahoo.com

Friday, March 22, 2019 from 7:45p-9:30p
Orion Twp Weekend Events – Friday Night Flip Out
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Dr, Orion Township, MI, 248-340-0910, website)
fLipSpot hosts a Friday Night fLipOut Parents Night Out event every Friday from 7:45p-9:25p for kids ages 10 and up. The cost is $20 at the door and includes pizza and drink. Review – pics.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. More info

Summer CampSaturday, March 23, 2019 from 9a-noon
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Summer Camp Sneak Peek
West Bloomfield Recreational Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI 48323)
Bring your kids to enjoy games, crafts, face painting and more. FREE refreshments (while supplies last). All attendees will be entered in a raffle to win a FREE week of Camp (winner will be announced at noon on 3/23, need not be present to win). Meet camp staff and learn more about fun summer programs. Open to residents and non-residents.

Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24 from 9:30a-5p (each day)
Dearborn Weekend Events – FREE Kids Admission to The Henry Ford Museum
The Henry Ford (20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124‑5029, 313-982-6001)
Use code KIDSFREE19 when purchasing tickets online for a FREE youth admission with purchase of adult admission at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, weekends only, through March 31. Here’s the link to buy tickets.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – FREE Summer Camp Open House
South Oakland Family YMCA (1016 W 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067, ymcadetroit.org/southoakland, 248-547-0030)
Come meet the camp director and staff as you get all your camp questions answered. Enjoy a STEM activity, healthy snack, arts and crafts, and a bounce house. FREE for the entire community! Check out this fun and affordable summer camp.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10a-11a
Waterford Weekend Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 10a
Harrison Twp Weekend Events – Hike to See the Owls
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Learn about Michigan owl species, then take guided hike to view Lake St Clair Metropark’s famous Great Horned Owl pair. During this time of the season naturalists hope to see mom sitting in her bucket nest. There will be a spotting scope so everyone can get an up-close view. Ages 5 and up.. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $4 per child. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 11a-4p (each day)
Ray Weekend Events – Maple Syrup Festival
Wolcott Mill Metropark (65775 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI 48096-1823, 586-749-5997, metroparks.com)
Learn the process of turning maple sap into syrup as you visit different stations throughout the park. Make a craft, taste test syrup and warm up by the bonfire. The blacksmith shop will be open and working. Enjoy French toast, sausage and real maple syrup throughout the day for an additional charge. Maple items and kits will be available. Cost is $3/child or $5/adult. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Maple Syrup eventSaturdays and Sundays through March 31 4 Sessions – 1p, 1:45p, 2:30p, 3:15p
Northville Weekend Events – Making Maple Syrup Tours
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile approximately 1 ¼ miles west of Beck, Northville Twp, MI 48167)
Take a hayride to the Maple tree grove, tap the trees, bring sap back to evaporator and watch how maple syrup is made. Your family will not only see all of the steps in producing maple syrup but they will also take part in the process. Maple syrup and maple syrup products for purchase in the General Store in the Welcome Center. Dress warmly and boots are a must. Call 248-374-0200 for cost info and registration info.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 3p-6p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – HERstory at Meadow Brook Hall
Meadow Brook Estate (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309, 248-364-6263)
A celebration of some of the most significant women of the early 20th century. Matilda Wilson and Frances Dodge welcome you to Meadow Brook Hall, where guests will self-guide through the home, interacting with women such as Rosie the Riveter, Frida Kahlo, and Dr. Bertha VanHoosen. There will be story-time, the organ will be playing, and crafts will be provided. This is a friendly-family event, fun for all ages! Costumes encouraged, Additional questions can be emailed to mbyouth@oakland.edu. Cost is just $5. Reservations are required. To
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Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 5p-7:45p
Troy Weekend Events – Family Night Out
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083)
Low-cost indoor family fun. Enjoy swimming, basketball, parachutes, inflatables and more. $3 for residents & $4 for non-residents. Call the Troy Community Center for more info at 248-524-1546.

Robot Garage Rochester HillsSaturday, March 23, 2019 from 6-8:30p
Birmingham Weekend Events – Minecraft Night at Robot Garage
Robot Garage (637 S Eton Road, Birmingham, MI 48009, 248-723-9100, website)
Play MineCraft on the Robot Garage custom server! There will be both survival and creative areas to enjoy either with individual play or with friends. Kidgs get their own space on the server so your work will be saved for the future or play on our group server with other kids who attend this event. Kids play at their own level and explore all the aspects of a multi-player MineCraft experience within the safe controlled environment of The Robot Garage. Students may pack dinner and a water bottle or sign up for Pizza for $5 more. For Grades 1-9.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 6p-9p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Kids Night Out
Bloomfield Gymnastics (2124 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, 248-335-6770, www.BloomfieldGymnastics.com)
Bloomfield Gymnastics turns up the music so you can tumble, dance, play games, tell stories, and most of all, have the best time ever. Have fun with friends and make lots of new ones. For more information, call Brooke Meathe at 248-730-0307. Cost is $20.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 6p-9p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Parents Night Out – Glow Dance Party
Stars and Stripes Kids Activity Center (4630 White Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-3547
For ages 5-12. Preregistration required. Board games, relay races, tag, Minute to Win it Games. Pizza dinner included.

Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 11a-8p
Novi Weekend Events – Indoor Fun Special
Paradise Park Novi (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
BOGO FREE Mini Bowling or Golf

Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 2-5p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Dino Fest
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 1-877-462-7262, science.cranbrook.edu)
Hang out with Institute scientists and staff and enjoy dinosaur-related activities, Guided tours of our new exhibit, Doom of the Dinosaurs
Dino scavenger hunt, Dino egg hunt, Make and take activities, Fossil prep demonstrations, Planetarium shows, Virtual reality experiences, Dino story time. Ticket prices – $20 for adults; $15 for children ages 2-12; and free for children under age 2. Tickets will be available the day of the event for an additional $5 per ticket. Review Pics of Doom of the Dinosaurs. To purchase tickets

Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 4p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – North Oakland Concert Band Presents “A Spring Musicale”
Orion Center (1335 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48360)
An afternoon of music performed by small ensembles from the NOCB. The fourteenth annual benefit concert will feature band members and friends performing a variety of works in a casual concert setting. Light refreshments, beer, wine and snacks will be served. Admission is FREE, donations are appreciated. For more info, nocbband@gmail.com

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Detroit Weekend Events –DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
DFT Animation Club – “Lila’s Book” 2p
Detroit Film Theatre – Life and Nothing More” 4:30p
See our DIA events calendar for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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