Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more!

Oakland County Moms has partnered with Oakland County Parks and Recreation to bring you the latest news and info on Oakland County Parks!

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017 – June

 

Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 8:30p-10:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Firefly Frenzy
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Firefly Hike, Crafts, Games and T-shirt Printing. Help create a masterpiece for traveling art exhibit. Bring your own dark colored T-shirt for shirt printing. The event will take place near the Boathouse and Twin Chimneys shelter area on Crooked Lake. Event Free with $5 Park Entry Fee. Details 248-858-0916 NawrokiM@oakgov.com

Friday, June 30, 2017 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out and Play
Catalpa Oaks County Park (27725 Greenfield Road, Southfield, Michigan)
Free Event Zip Line Kids must be at least 45 pounds and 42 inches tall. Waiver form is provided and must be signed by parent or guardian. Water Inflatables, bring a swimsuit or change of clothes. Retro Games Climbing Tower Non-water inflatables, socks are required. Concert Noon-1 p.m. Guy Louis – Chautauqua Express Face Painting Interactive Nature Touch Table Kona Ice and Popcorn Treat (one each per person, while supplies last) Event giveaway (one per person) Details: John Haney 248-858-1486 or HaneyJ@oakgov.com

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017 – July

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out And Play
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Free Event Retro Games Climbing Tower Face Painting Interactive Nature Touch Table Kona Ice and Popcorn Treat (one each per person, while supplies last) Event giveaway (one per person) GO! Fish GO! Cache Zip Line Kids must be at least 45 pounds and 42 inches tall. Waiver form is provided and must be signed by parent or guardian. Inflatables, socks are required Details: John Haney 248-858-1486 or HaneyJ@oakgov.com

Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 1p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Butterfly Parade
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
Activities from 1–3:30p. Parade to start at 3p. Activities include – Make and take children’s crafts, Make your own butterfly wings, Decorate a butterfly T-shirt, Music, Sidewalk Art, Hungry Caterpillar Hikes, Snow Cones, Butterfly Tent Pre-register by July 7 to guarantee a T-shirt for each child 248-858-0916 NawrockiM@oakgov.com

Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 9a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Find hidden treasures for sale or sell items you no longer need. Community members, Direct vendors and Mom 2 Mom sellers welcome. Booth – $15

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out and Play
Clawson City Park (935 N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI)
Water Inflatables bring a swimsuit or change of clothes Free Event Retro Games Climbing Tower Non-water inflatables socks are required Nature Activity Kona Ice and Popcorn Treat (one each per person, while supplies last) Details 248-424-7081 or DoreyS@oakgov.com

Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 9:30a-11:30a
Oakland County Parks Events – Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Children will make a sedimentary layer model to demonstrate how sedimentary rocks are formed in rivers, lakes and oceans.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 11a-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – BBQ Battle
Oak Park Community Center (14300 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI 48237)
Annual BBQ Battle Rib lovers unite! Mark your calendar for the 7th Annual Oakland County Parks and Recreation BBQ Battle rib competition. The event is free for spectators. Vendors will have ribs for purchase during the competition. In addition, there will be kids’ activities, nature programs, art fair, music, mini-pub, grilling demos, food court and more.

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017 – August

Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 8a-noon
Oakland County Parks Events – Blueberry Nutrition Program
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Come out and try some wonderful Michigan blueberries. Learn how to purchase them for quality and how to store and preserve them.

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2p-5p
Oakland County Parks Events – BMX FREE Trial Day
Waterford Oaks County Park (2800 Watkins Lake Rd., Waterford, Michigan 48328)
Boys and girls from under 2 years old to over 65 can all join in the action. No charge for admission, bike rentals, helmet rentals and track time. Long sleeve shirt, pants and closed toe shoes required. No Crocs! Bring peg-free bike and/or full-face helmet if available. Free Inflatables(socks required) and climbing tower. Enter to win BMX T-shirts and Family Fun Passbooks Bike Safety checks

Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 9a-1p
Oakland County Parks Events – Family Market Day
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Participate in a children’s activity about healthy eating. Get ideas for healthy school (and work) lunches as well as information on nutrition and food safety.

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017 – September

Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 8a-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – Free Wood Chips Day
Orion Oaks County Park (2301 Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360)
Oakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into vehicles. No commercial haulers allowed. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 9a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Find hidden treasures for sale or sell items you no longer need. Community members, Direct vendors and Mom 2 Mom sellers welcome. Booth – $15. For more info, or to reserve a booth, call 248-858-5495.

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2017 – October

Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 8a-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – Free Wood Chips Day
Orion Oaks County Park (2301 Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360)
Oakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into vehicles. No commercial haulers allowed. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets.

Oakland County Parks Nature Centers

Red Oaks Nature Center
30300 Hales Street
Madison Hts, MI 48071
248-585-0100

Wint Nature Center (inside Independence Oaks County Park)
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, MI
248-625-6473

Oakland County Parks

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape , Sled Hill, and BMX Track
2800 Watkins Lake Rd.
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)

Oakland County Market

Oakland County Market Farmers Market
2350 Pontiac Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
248-858-5495

Oakland County Parks Golf Courses

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

Oakland County Parks Campgrounds

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

This 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.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events 2017 and registration, visit www.DestinationOakland.com.