Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2018

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2018. 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 WATERPARKS EVENTS – SUMMER 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS DOG SWIMS 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS 2018

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2018 – November

Friday, November 2, 2018 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 will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10:30a-noon
Oakland County Parks Events – Scavengers & You
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Join a Naturalist to learn about local scavengers — from turkey vultures to snapping turtles scouring pond bottoms — and everything in between. Then take to the trails to see a live opossum up close and scavenge for nature’s little treasures that we often pass by. All Ages. $4 per person. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Sunday, November 11, 2018 (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

Saturday, November 17 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Awesome Autumn
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Fall brings shorter days, crisp nights and ripening apples. Take time on a lovely fall afternoon with the apple of your eye to turn apples into cider using the nature center’s apple press. Enjoy a campfire, learn apple facts, sample tasty apple treats and make an apple print T-shirt. Fun for the entire family! $6/person. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Thursday, November 22, 2018 (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

Sunday, November 28, 2018 from 3p-7p
Oakland County Parks Events – Holiday Market
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Find unique items for everyone on your list while supporting local small businesses. Event includes gift items, food and more. Booth rental is $35. Call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com to reserve a spot. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2018 – December

Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 1p-2:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Fantastic Beasts of Michigan & Where to Find Them
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Learn about and meet fantastic beasts of Michigan through a wizard-worthy craft, snack and game. Costumes encouraged but not required. Suitable for families. $6/person. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Friday, December 7, 2018 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 will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 1p-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – Holiday Crafting Mini-Camp
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
This kids-only event offers an afternoon of holiday fun, while parents get some holiday shopping done. The program includes a nature talk, hike, a yummy snack and several holiday crafts to take home and give to someone special. This program is suitable for ages 5-10. A release form is required with registration. $12/child. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 3p-4:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Gift-Giving: Nature, Community & You
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Learn about gift-giving in different cultures, including gift exchanges that may be happening in the natural world — in a woods or pond near you or even in your own backyard. Craft your own gift to give someone, and receive a gift from the nature center to take home. If you wish to take part in an American tradition, the White Elephant Gift Exchange, bring a wrapped item from home that someone would enjoy receiving. $6/person. For more info & to register, call 1-888-OCParks

Monday, December 24, 2018 (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

Tuesday, December 25, 2018 (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

Monday, December 31, 2018 (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 Events Calendar 2019 – January

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PLATFORM TENNIS EVENTS 2018 / 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.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events 2018 and registration, visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com