Free Summer Fun for Kids 2018

The Oakland County Moms Free Summer Fun for Kids 2018 Metro Detroit page. Free events and things to do for kids! Free concerts, outdoor movies, activities,contests, and much more!

The Oakland County Moms Free Summer Fun for Kids Metro Detroit page returns for another summer of free family fun!

Free Summer Fun for Kids 2018 is sponsored by Kids Gotta Play.

 

Free Summer Fun for Kids 2018 – Metro Detroit

Oakland County Moms Summer ContestsIt’s the summer of contests! Enter to win concert tickets, FREE summer camps, FREE waterpark passes, Detroit Zoo tickets, Jimmy John’s Field Tickets and more! Check them ALL out and enter today!

Metro Detroit Fireworks Shows – Late June through mid-July is full of free fireworks shows in Oakland County, Wayne County and Macomb County. Most are free or only require park admission or vehicle entry.

Free Summer Fun for Kids Metro Detroit at Local Parks – Some local parks like Marshbank ParkFriendship Park, Bay Court Park, or Heritage Park  (plus more) don’t charge admission to use their facilities and playscapes. If you don’t like to travel even that far, picnics at local school playgrounds work in a pinch on warm summer days. Paradise Peninsula at Waterford Oaks is free and features a HUGE playscape. See our Oakland County Moms Parks Directory for reviews and pics of the best local parks around or check out our FAVORITE FREE to visit Playgrounds in Oakland County

Free Summer Fun For Kids at the Local Libraries – Free Oakland County Library Events – Summer reading programs, teen board game nights, movie showings, book clubs, video game tournaments, Lego events are only a few of the activities going on at our local libraries. Some programs don’t even require city residency to participate. Check the Oakland County Moms Library Directory for links to their calendar of events.

Free Splash Pad – Heritage Park in Farmington Hills has a FREE splash pad and admission to the park is absolutely FREE. Review – Pics

Free Summer Fun for Kids – FREE Outdoor Movie Nights

outdoor moviesFree Outdoor Summer Movie Nights
Pack your blanket and snacks and head out to free Movies in the Moonlight and other free outdoor movie nights taking place across Oakland County this summer! Click the links for dates, times and locations.

Berkley Outdoor Movie Night – Berkley will host an outdoor movie night at Community Park in August.
Birmingham Free Summer Movie Nights – Booth Park will be hosting free movies under the stars this summer on select evenings – more info… schedule
Clawson Free Outdoor Summer Movies – Downtown Clawson features “Cinema in the Street” – a free outdoor movie on the movie screen plus summer family fun – more info…schedule
Ferndale Outdoor Summer Movie Nights – On Vester St in Downtown Ferndale on select Thursdays this summer as part of the “Get Reel” series – more info…schedule
Village of Franklin Summer Movies – Movies take place at the Kreger House / Franklin Community Center – more info…schedule
Holly Free Outdoor Summer Movies – Head to Battle Alley in Downtown Holly this summer for any or all of 6 featured outdoor movie nights – more info…schedule
Milford Picnic and Movies – FREE outdoor summer movies and community picnics on select dates this summer at Central Park in Downtown Milford – more info…schedule
Novi Family Fun Fridays – Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie and family fun for kids at Fuerst Park – more info…schedule
Rochester Movies in the Moonlight – The giant inflatable screen returns to E Third Street for another summer of free movies – more info…schedule
Rochester Hills Free Summer Movies – The Village of Rochester Hills hosts movies in the parking lot outside the Gazebo on select Friday nights – more info…schedule
Southfield Free Summer Movie Night – Southfield will host a free outdoor summer movie night under the stars various dates this summer – more info… schedule
South Lyon Free Summer Movies – McHattie Park hosts free summer movies on select Saturdays – more info… schedule

Free Bowling for Kids
Kids Bowl Free Michigan offers free bowling passes for kids all summer at more than 75 Michigan bowling centers (dozens in Metro Detroit. You can register up to 6 kids at a time and you’ll receive the free bowling passes in your email once per week!

Free Summer Fun for Kids – FREE Summer Concerts

Free Summer Concerts
Pull up a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy free concerts through out Oakland County and Metro Detroit this summer! Click the links for dates, times and locations.

Auburn Hills Free Summer Concerts – Free summer concerts at Riverside Park in Downtown Auburn Hills on Fridays all summer long – more info… schedule
Birmingham Free Summer Concerts – Shain Park will host free summer concerts on Wednesday evenings throughout the summer – more info… schedule
Clarkston Free Summer Concerts – Friday nights at Depot Park will be home to free summer concerts from Mid-June to Mid July – more info… schedule
Detroit Free Summer Concerts – Rockin’ on the Riverfront returns for 2018 with free concerts on Friday nights at the GM Renaissance Center – more info… schedule
Farmington Free Summer Concerts – Sundquist Pavilion in Riley Park will feature Jazz, Folk, Acoustic and Rock music this summer on Fridays this summer as part of Rhythmz in Riley Park – more info… schedule
Farmington Hills Free Summer Concerts – Heritage Park will be home to free concerts this summer – more info… schedule
Village of Franklin Free Summer Concerts – Concerts take place at Village Green on select Wednesdays – more info… schedule
Lake Orion Free Summer Concerts – Lake Orion offers free summer concerts on Wednesdays at Children’s Park in Downtown Lake Orion – more info… schedule
Milford Free Summer Concerts – Free summer concerts return to Central Park on Thursday evenings at 7p – more info… schedule
Northville Free Summer Concerts – Northville DDA hosts free summer concerts on Fridays at the Northville Town Square. Concerts start at 7p – more info…schedule
summer concertNorthville Free Summer Concerts for Kids – Tunes on Tuesday returns to Town Square in Downtown Northville (or Genitti’s Hole-in-the-Wall Theatre if it rains) on Tuesday mornings this summer from 10:30a-11:30a. These concerts feature puppets, kids comedy and musical performances for kids – more info…schedule
Novi FREE Summer Concerts – FREE Fun for kids at Fuerst Park includes kids concerts, magicians, and more – more info…schedule
Oakland Twp Free Summer Concerts – Hosted by Oakland Twp Parks and Rec on select Friday evenings – more info… schedule
Oak Park Free Summer Concerts – Oak Park Recreation hosts concerts at David H Shepherd Park (Shepherd’s Park) – more info… schedule
Orion Twp Free Summer Concerts – The beautiful Wildwood Ampitheater will host free concerts on Tuesdays this summer – more info…schedule
Lake Orion Concerts at Children's ParkOxford Free Summer Concerts – Enjoy free summer concerts on Thursday evenings between 7p-9p all summer long at Centennial Park – more info… schedule
Rochester Free Summer Concerts – Municipal Park in Downtown Rochester, MI is home to the “Music in the Park” summer concert series on Thursdays at 7:30p – more info… schedule
Royal Oak Free Summer Concerts – The Detroit Zoo is holding free summer concerts with paid zoo admission on Wednesday evenings this summer – more info… schedule
Southfield Free Summer Concerts – Enjoy Gazebo concerts on Tuesday evenings this summer at Burghe Historical Park – more info… schedule
South Lyon Free Summer Concerts – McHattie Park will host free summer concerts on Fridays from June through August – more info…schedule
Walled Lake FREE Summer Concerts – FREE summer concerts at Hiram Sims Park on Wednesdays – more info… schedule
Waterford Free Summer Concerts – Hess Hathaway Park will be hosting free concerts for their Concerts in the Park series on Thursday evenings throughout the summer – more info… schedule
West Bloomfield Free Summer Concerts for Kids – Marshbank Park hosts free summer concerts for kids on select summer Thursday mornings as part of the West Bloomfield Parks & Rec Kids Komotion Summer Concert Series. Concerts for adults on select Wednesdays this summer with 2 bands, food trucks, and a beer/wine tent – more info… schedule
Wixom Free Summer Concerts – Sibley Park hosts free summer concerts on Thursdays throughout the summer. FREE summer events precede the concerts. more info… schedule

Free Summer Fun for Kids Metro Detroit at Heritage Park Nature Center in Farmington Hills –  On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays throughout the summer of 2018, kids of all ages are invited to participate in walk-in programs designed with a theme in mind. Mondays – Scavenger Hunt & Story, Tuesdays – Nature Canoe, Wednesdays – Garden Adventure, Thursdays – STEM Challenge. Details...

altFree Summer Fun For Kids – Make Your Own Slip and Slide – Why buy a cheap slip-n-slide when you can make your own? Sure, the material isn’t free but it’s darn close.

FREE Tuesdays in the Park in Wolverine Lake – Oakland County RAPP will set up inflatables and fun activities for kids on the grounds of Clara Miller Park. Details

Free Park Nights For Kids
Park It Free Family Fun Nights – Parks across SE Michigan will host Park It Free Family Fun Nights. Free Family Fun Nights include an outdoor concert for kids and a family movie under the stars on a giant LED video screen.

FREE Summer Camps at Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops at Great Lakes Crossing offers a variety of free summer camping and craft activities on Thursday, Saturdays, and Sundays from June 23 through July 22. More info

This Free Summer Fun for Kids page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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

More Free Summer Fun for Kids 2018 events and things to do coming soon! Stay Frosty!