Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019

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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 DOG SWIMS 2019

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 noon-2:50p
Oakland County Parks Events – Waterford Oaks Dog Swim
Waterford Oaks County Park (2800 Watkins Lake Rd., Waterford, Michigan 48328)
All dogs owners must show valid Michigan dog license and proof of current vaccinations at the time of the event. Dogs swim by weight category. 4 Swims. Noon-12:50p – 70lbs plus, 1p-1:50p – 31lbs-69lbs, 2p-2:50p – 30lbs and under, 3p-3:50p – 70lbs plus, 4p-4:50p – 31lbs-69lbs. Pre-registration cost is $10/dog and includes a souvenir for the owner, admission, contest entry and one 50-minute swim session. On-site registration is $15/dog and will include the registration packet if available. For more info and to register, call 248-858-5267.

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.

Sunday, September 8, 2019 from noon-4:50
Oakland County Parks Events – Red Oaks Waterpark Dog Swim
Red Oaks Waterpark (1455 E. 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights, Michigan)
All dogs owners must show valid Michigan dog license and proof of current vaccinations at the time of the event. Dogs swim by weight category. 4 Swims. Noon-12:50p – 70lbs plus, 1p-1:50p – 31lbs-69lbs, 2p-2:50p – 30lbs and under, 3p-3:50p – 70lbs plus, 4p-4:50p – 31lbs-69lbs. Pre-registration cost is $10/dog and includes a souvenir for the owner, admission, contest entry and one 50-minute swim session. On-site registration is $15/dog and will include the registration packet if available. For more info and to register, call 248-858-5267.

September 13 AND September 20
Oakland County Parks Events – Haunted Hollows Camping Events
Groveland Oaks County Park (14555 Dixie Highway, Holly, Michigan)
Halloween-themed DJ Dance, dodge ball, painting mini pumpkins, inflatable obstacle courses and mazes (socks required), watch a professional pumpkin carver, face painting, hayrides, trick-or-treating, a Not-so-scary Haunted Hallows Island for youngers (and a scarier version for those who dare to be scared!) and a campground decorating contest. Events vary each day. Call the park directly at 248-634-9811. Contact our friends at Oakland County Parks for more info.

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. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Sunday, September 22, 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.

Oakland County Parks Events – October

Tuesday, October 15 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Fall Color Historical Tour
Addison Oaks County Park (1480 W Romeo Rd, Leonard, MI 48367)
Learn all about the Buhl Estate on Oct. 15 or Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tour includes lunch, an accessible hayride, cider and donuts. Pre-register and pay ($32 per person) by Sept. 30, no refunds. For more information, call 248-424-7081

Wednesday, October 16 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Fall Color Historical Tour
Addison Oaks County Park (1480 W Romeo Rd, Leonard, MI 48367)
Learn all about the Buhl Estate on Oct. 15 or Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tour includes lunch, an accessible hayride, cider and donuts. Pre-register and pay ($32 per person) by Sept. 30, no refunds. For more information, call 248-424-7081

Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10a-2p
Oakland County Parks Events – Trick or Treat at the Market
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Trick or treat with market vendors and enjoy kids games and activities. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Oakland County Parks Events – November

Monday, November 11, 2019 (Veteran’s Day) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers free park entry to all guests in honor of Veterans Day. Addison Oaks Park/Day Use, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks Park, Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use, Lyon Oaks Dog Park, Orion Oaks Park/Day Use, Orion Oaks Dog Park, Red Oaks Dog Park, Rose Oaks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on Thursday November 22. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Parks Events – December

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 3p-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – Holiday Market
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Trick or treat with market vendors and enjoy kids games and activities.
Find unique items for everyone on your list while supporting local small businesses. Vendors will be selling holiday gift items, food and more. Booth rental is $35. Call 248-858-5495 or message OCmarket@oakgov.com to reserve a spot.

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (Christmas Eve) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on December 24. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Wednesday, December 25, 2019 (Christmas) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on Christmas. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (New Year’s Eve) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on December 31. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

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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