Farmington Hills Recreation Events Calendar

Farmington Hills Recreation Events – Heritage Park events, The HAWK events, FH Nature Center events, Longacre House events, and Founders Sports Park events hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services (Parks & Rec) Department.

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Farmington Hills Recreation Events Calendar – October

Fridays from October 1 through November 5 from 5:30p-7p
Heritage Park Events – Hayride Central
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Hayrides cost is $5 / FREE for ages 2 & under. Call 248-473-1800 for more info or call 248-477-1135 to book a private hayride. Pre registration is strongly encouraged. Register for these hayrides online at fhgov.com. Call 248-473-1800 for more info or call 248-477-1135 to book a private hayride.

Sunday, October 3, 2021 from noon-3p
Famington Hills Fire Prevention Week Events – FH City Wide Open House
Farmington Hills City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road at the corner of Eleven
Mile and Orchard Lake)
Climb on fire trucks, enjoy free food, city trucks, jail cell tours, driving simulators, firefighter obstacle course, fire safety demos, bouncehouses, and more. For more information about the City-Wide Open House, call the Farmington Hills Fire Department at 248-871-2800. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 5p-8p
Heritage Park Event  – Hay Day
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
The Annual Farmington Hills Hay Day will happen on October 8 at Heritage Park from 5p – 8p. Hot Dogs, hay rides, pumpkin painting and more. This is a FREE event. Hayrides and pumpkin decorating require a separate fee. Hayrides can be booked via pre-registration. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department. For more information, call 248-473-1800.

Friday, October 8, 2021 from 7p-8:30p
The HAWK Events – Mom & Son Night Out
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Snacks, music, dancing, games, activities and more. Registration required for both adult and child. All ages event. Resident/Non-Resident $9/$14. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department. To register.

Saturday, October 9, 2021 from 10a-11:30a (Also November 13, & December 11)
Heritage Park Events – Junior Naturalists Club
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Children explore a different nature theme each month. They will touch, smell, hear and see many aspects of the natural world. Earn a special badge for each class attended. Earn 3 badges and receive a special nature prize. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 6-11. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 1p-2p
Farmington Hills Nature Center Events – Fall Color Walk
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)

Take a guided hike under a canopy of color through Heritage Park. Discover why and how leaves change color in the fall, and search for animals preparing for winter. Please dress for the weather. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5+. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 10a-4p
The HAWK Events – Michigan Makers Market
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
The juried craft fair will feature fine art, beautiful jewelry, high- quality creative goods, hand-crafted soaps and candy from approximately 50 local artists in various mediums, such as painting, sculpture, fiber, ceramics, printmaking and wearable art. Admission is FREE. For more information contact Karla Aren, Cultural Arts Division at 248-699-6709 or email at karen@fhgov.com. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department.

Friday, October 22, 2021 from 5p-9p
The HAWK Events – Kids Night at the Hawk
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Parents can plan a special night-out while kids get to enjoy a night-in at the Hawk Community Center. Hawk Recreation Staff will plan and oversee activities for a fun-filled night. You do not need to be a passholder to participate. Emergency form must be filled out at check-in. Participants will have supervised access to the pool and should bring a swimsuit if they wish to participate in pool activities. AGES 5-11. Resident/Non-Resident $25/$30. To register.

altFriday, October 22, 2021 from 8p-9p
Heritage Park Nature Center Event – Full Moon Friday Night Hike
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Enjoy the evening air as you head into Heritage Park after dark at a Full Moon Friday Night Hike. Listen for nocturnal animals, observe the night sky, and heighten your senses along the way. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration required. Hike will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 6p-8p
Farmington Hills Halloween Events – Halloween Zombie Shoot
Riley Archery Range (24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, 48336)
Create your own zombie, then head to the range to shoot monster targets and your zombie. Ages 8+. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration is required. Resident/Non-Resident $15/$20. Under Ages 8 event also available from 4p-5p. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 11a-3p (half hour sessions)
Farmington Hills Halloween Events – Boo Bash
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Enjoy a hayride, s’mores, crafts, a creepy crawly creature display, and trick or treating. Registration required for both adult and child. Register early, this event fills up fast. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 9a-10a (ages 5 & under) or 10a-noon (all ages)
The HAWK Events – Super-Bounce Sundays
The HAWK (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334)
Once a month on special Sunday mornings and afternoons Hawk staff members will set up the inflatable bouncers in the gym to make an arena of fun. Enjoy the big bouncer, bouncer obstacle course, and giant inflatable slide. This is a FREE event for HAWK Pass holders. HAWK Pass info.

Farmington Hills Recreation Events Calendar – November

Friday, November 5, 2021 from 5p-9p
The HAWK Events – Kids Night at the Hawk
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Parents can plan a special night-out while kids get to enjoy a night-in at the Hawk Community Center. Hawk Recreation Staff will plan and oversee activities for a fun-filled night. You do not need to be a passholder to participate. Emergency form must be filled out at check-in. Participants will have supervised access to the pool and should bring a swimsuit if they wish to participate in pool activities. AGES 5-11. Resident/Non-Resident $25/$30. To register.

Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 10a-11:30a (Also December 11)
Heritage Park Events – Junior Naturalists Club
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Children explore a different nature theme each month. They will touch, smell, hear and see many aspects of the natural world. Earn a special badge for each class attended. Earn 3 badges and receive a special nature prize. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 6-11. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Friday, November 19, 2021 from 8p-9p
Heritage Park Nature Center Event – Full Moon Friday Night Hike
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Enjoy the evening air as you head into Heritage Park after dark at a Full Moon Friday Night Hike. Listen for nocturnal animals, observe the night sky, and heighten your senses along the way. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration required. Hike will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department.

Saturday, November 20 (10a-11:30a) and Sunday, November 21, (1p-2:30p)
Longacre House Events – Mother Daughter Princess Tea Party
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Activities will include a princess craft to take home, as well as a dance party and photo opportunities with a real princess. The event will conclude with tea and cookies. Registration required for both adult and child. All ages event. R/NR $15/$20. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Friday, November 26, 2021 from 1p-3p
Heritage Park Nature Center Event – Thanksgiving for Nature
Heritage Park Nature Center (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI 248-536-5617)
The event will feature a self-guided scavenger hunt through the trails of Heritage Park. Participants will receive a list of clues and directions that will help them on their quest to find reasons to be thankful for all of nature’s gifts. Those who complete the scavenger hunt will be eligible for a Thanksgiving prize. $3 per person. Pre-registration required.

Farmington Hills Recreation Events Calendar – December

Friday, December 3, 2021 from 5p-9p
The HAWK Events – Kids Night at the Hawk
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Parents can plan a special night-out while kids get to enjoy a night-in at the Hawk Community Center. Hawk Recreation Staff will plan and oversee activities for a fun-filled night. You do not need to be a passholder to participate. Emergency form must be filled out at check-in. Participants will have supervised access to the pool and should bring a swimsuit if they wish to participate in pool activities. AGES 5-11. Resident/Non-Resident $25/$30. To register.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 9a-10a (ages 5 & under) or 10a-noon (all ages)
The HAWK Events – Super-Bounce Sundays
The HAWK (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334)
Once a month on special Sunday mornings and afternoons Hawk staff members will set up the inflatable bouncers in the gym to make an arena of fun. Enjoy the big bouncer, bouncer obstacle course, and giant inflatable slide. This is a FREE event for HAWK Pass holders. HAWK Pass info.

Santa visitSunday, December 5, 2021 from noon-5p
Longacre House Events – HoliDOG Pictures with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336)
Drop in and have a fun holiday experience with your pooch. For $5 – You can take your own photos of your dog with Santa, using a cell phone or your personal camera. Other packages available for $10 or $15. DOGS ONLY. No cats other pets. MUST pre-register to book your time slot. For more info, email hfogerty@fhgov.com. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 9a-10:30a (each session)
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Santa Claus is coming to town for breakfast at the historic Longacre House. Santa will join you to share stories of the North Pole, play reindeer games and sing songs. Make a wish list or tell Santa your one greatest wish. Bring your cameras to capture every special moment. Registration required for both adult and child. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 6p-7:30p
Farmington Hills Santa Claus Visits – Breakfast for Dinner with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Come join Santa for dinner. It’s Breakfast with Santa with an evening twist. Santa will join you to share stories of the North Pole, play reindeer games and sing songs. Make a wish list or tell Santa your one greatest wish. Bring your cameras to capture every moment. Registration required for both adult and child. Pre-registration required.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:30p
Farmington Hills Christmas Events – Holiday Lights Celebration
Farmington Hills City Hall (31555 W 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336)
The beautiful trees at City Hall will be illuminated, as well as a 20-foot candle that represents commitment to peace and unity in Farmington Hills. Santa will make a visit and refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills. This is a FREE event. For more information, call 248-473-1800.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and Friday, December 10, 2021 from 4p-7:30p each day
Heritage Park Events – Oh Deer, Santa’s Here
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Families will get a chance to visit and get photos with Santa outdoors at the historic Red Barn in Heritage Park. Bring your camera. Seasonal craft provided. The Nature Center will be open to visitors and a warm campfire will be going outside with hot cocoa. S’more kits will be available for additional purchase for $1 each. Please dress for winter weather. Each family will have limited time with Santa. Register yourself and bring up to 5 people of your choice (adults and children). If you have more than 6 in your group, please register for more than one spot. Open to FH residents & non FH residents.
Pre-registration required.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 4p-5:30p and 6:30p-8p (2 sessions available)
Longacre House Events – Cookies with Santa
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Enjoy Santa’s favorite snack of milk and cookies by the fire while Santa reads a holiday story. Each child will receive an individual visit with Santa. Don’t forget your camera for pics. Call 248-473-1800 to register, for cost info, or for more info. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 from 10a-11:30a
Heritage Park Events – Junior Naturalists Club
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Children explore a different nature theme each month. They will touch, smell, hear and see many aspects of the natural world. Earn a special badge for each class attended. Earn 3 badges and receive a special nature prize. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 6-11. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, December 12, 2021 from 9a-10a (ages 5 & under) or 10a-noon (all ages)
The HAWK Events – Super-Bounce Sundays
The HAWK (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334)
Once a month on special Sunday mornings and afternoons Hawk staff members will set up the inflatable bouncers in the gym to make an arena of fun. Enjoy the big bouncer, bouncer obstacle course, and giant inflatable slide. This is a FREE event for HAWK Pass holders. HAWK Pass info.

Friday, December 17, 2021 from 5p-9p
The HAWK Events – Kids Night at the Hawk
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Parents can plan a special night-out while kids get to enjoy a night-in at the Hawk Community Center. Hawk Recreation Staff will plan and oversee activities for a fun-filled night. You do not need to be a passholder to participate. Emergency form must be filled out at check-in. Participants will have supervised access to the pool and should bring a swimsuit if they wish to participate in pool activities. AGES 5-11. Resident/Non-Resident $25/$30. To register.

FARMINGTON HILLS SUMMER CAMPS INFO
FARMINGTON HILLS FREE SUMMER CONCERTS AT HERITAGE PARK
HERITAGE PARK NATURE CENTER HOMESCHOOL PROGRAMS

PHOTO CREDIT (with permission) – Farmington Hills Special Services Department

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

Founders Sports Park (35500 8 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48335)
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Longacre House (24705 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Riley Archery Range (24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, 48336)

For a complete listing of Farmington Hills Recreation Events hosted by the FH Special Services Department, visit fhgov.com/Activities.

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