Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more! For more info on these events, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Oakland County Parks and Recreation calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events at Oakland County Parks!

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS WATERPARKS EVENTS AND INFO 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PLATFORM TENNIS EVENTS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PET VACCINATION / LICENSE CLINICS 2019

Oakland County Parks July

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348, 248-625-0877)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Enjoy water inflatables, retro games and a climbing tower. The zip line, interactive nature touch table and face painting will also be on site. The GO! Fish and GO! Cache Get Outdoors! mobile recreation units will provide geocaching and fishing fun for all participants, too. Each person in attendance will receive a Kona Ice, popcorn treat and event giveaway, one each per person while supplies last. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 1p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Butterfly Parade
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Activities include: make and take children’s crafts: butterfly wings, decorate a butterfly T-shirt, music, sidewalk art, hungry caterpillar hikes, snow cones and a butterfly tent! Pre-register by June 28 to guarantee a t-shirt for each child. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Monday, July 15, 2019 through Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 11a-7p each day
Waterford Oaks Waterpark Events – Ride the Zip Line
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
FREE rides on the Zip Line. Must be between 45 & 250 lbs and wear closed toe shoes and sign a waiver. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Clawson City Park (935 N Custer Ave, Clawson, MI 48017)
FREE summer programming series that welcomes families, day care centers, friends and youth groups to spend time outside in their local community. Both water and non-water inflatables will be available as well as retro games, a nature table and the climbing tower. Each participant will also receive a Kona Ice and popcorn treat while supplies last.

Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 9a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Shop to your heart’s content or rent space to sell items. Rental space is $15. Call 248-858-5495 or e-mail OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 11a-3p
Waterford Oaks Waterpark Events – Pirate Day
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Free Events with Paid Admission — Pirate Day includes activities from 11a to 3p. Come dressed as a pirate — best dressed receives a prize. Activities include a pirate craft, nature activity, water gun tie-dye towel (while supplies last), tattoo parlor and diving in the wave pool to find a golden coin.

Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Get Out and Paint
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Get some fresh air while painting your own unique nature-themed canvas with acrylic paint. A naturalist artist will guide you step by step – no prior painting experience required. All supplies provided. Suitable for ages 8 and up. $12/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays.

Oakland County Parks August

Friday, August 2, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series is offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person/session. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 3p-4:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – All About Hummingbirds
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Study these feathered jewels of the garden as they flit and hover. Make your own hummingbird feeder and enjoy a hummingbird-themed snack. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 4p-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – Come Out & Play
Green Acres Park (620 W Woodward Hts, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Enjoy retro games, popcorn treat, climbing tower, and zip-line. This is a FREE event. For more info, call 248-547-5535.

Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 11a-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – Annual BBQ Battle
Oak Park Community Center (14300 Oak Park Blvd, Oak Park, MI 48237)
Compete for $1,500 in cash prizes in Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s 9th annual BBQ ribs competition. FREE ADMISSION FOR SPECTATORS Plenty of fun for the entire family— kids activities, nature programs, music, food court and more. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Wookie Wednesday
Waterford Oaks Waterpark (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328)
Make A Splash events are free with paid admission to the waterpark. Wookie Wednesday includes activities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come dressed as your favorite galactic character — best dressed receives a prize. Activities include a pool noodle light saber craft, nature activity, water gun tie-dye T-shirt (participants need to bring their own light-colored T-shirt) and nerf gun target practice. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Grand Camp at Red Oaks
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Glimpse into the world of the past as we explore dinosaurs and other prehistoric life through fossils, dino facts, a game, craft, snack, and a paleontological dig! $6/person. Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Ahoy Matey Adventure Camp
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Activities include following a map to dig up buried treasure, playing games like Walk the Plank, and making a treasure chest filled with loot as a keepsake. Explore why pirates wore eye patches, had parrot friends and other curiosities! Bring a water bottle, lunch, sunscreen (and bug spray if desired). Signed waiver required. Ages 7-10. $40 for one day, $75 for both days. Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 5p-7:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Drive-In Movie Night
Waterford Oaks County Park BMX Track (1702 Scott Lake Road, Waterford, Michigan, 248-858-0915)
Enjoy a drive-in movie at the Waterford Oaks BMX Track. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – I Am the Night – Michigan Bats
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Uncover the mysteries that surround these elusive creatures. Learn about their foe, the villain White Nose Syndrome, and what can be done to help save the day. Build your own bat boxes to take home. All ages welcome. $5/person and $25/bat box. Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Oakland County Parks Events – September

Friday, September 6, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series is offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person/session. Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 4:30p-6:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Canoe & Campfire
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
On-shore activities will include a campfire, snack and nature trivia. Space is limited. Suitable for school-aged children and adults with previous canoe experience. Bring your own canoe or rent one from the park. Life vests are mandatory. NOTE: Approximately 1 hour will be spent canoeing. Meet at the boathouse. $7/person (includes canoe rental). Pre-registration with payment required. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 2p-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – Magnificent Monarch
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Join us to learn about this feat. Make your own paper butterfly that will actually fly (via U.S. Mail) to Mexico City, and spend the winter months there. We will tag a live monarch and keep track of its journey south. Make a craft and have a treat on this special day. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required.

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS DOG SWIMS 2019

Oakland County Parks Nature Centers
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Wint Nature Center (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.

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

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

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