Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this Easter weekend. Events for May 19, 20, 21, & 22, 2022.


There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. We’re going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit article ALL YEAR to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable. Check back often for more Michigan SPRING fun things to do this weekend!

This page is taking the weekend off due to our special edition MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS PAGE. See you back here May 31.


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 8a-2p
Rochester Weekend Events – Perennial Plant Sale
Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401, 248-364-6200, meadowbrookhall.org)
A large variety of Michigan grown perennials, including many from the Meadow Brook Hall gardens, will be available at very reasonable prices. Credit cards accepted. This is a FREE event to attend. MORE INFO.

Daily through Sunday, May 15 (See Hours Below)
Carnival weekendsRochester Hills Weekend Events – Rochester Hills Lions Club Leader Dogs Spring Carnival 2022
Hampton Village Center (2735 S Rochester Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
Runs daily from 5/12 through 5/22. This carnival features carnival midway rides from North American Midway Shows, games, food and family fun. Buy individual ride and food tickets or purchase one-price all-day wrist bands on weekdays. Again this year, there will be the very special LED lit “Eye in the Sky” giant Ferris wheel, and specialty rides like the Freak Out and the Himalaya. The Leader Dogs Spring Carnival serves as a fundraiser for the Rochester Hills Lions Club charities as well as a benefit for the Leader Dogs for the Blind. HRS – M-TH – 4p-10p, FR – 4p-11p, SA – noon-11p, SUN – noon-11p. For more info, www.rochesterlionsclub.org. MORE INFO… 

Daily through June 5 (Daily / see Sea Life Hours)
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – Pirates! Hunt for the Golden Treasure
Sea Life Michigan (4316 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009)
Follow the pirate activity map through each exhibit and you’ll find treasure waiting for you at the end. Find a gold doubloon. Get a picture with a pirate. Enjoy pirate-theme decor throughout the aquarium, and more. Buy Pirates! Hunt for the Golden Treasure Tickets at this link. Don’t forget to use our Special OCM Coupon Code for 25% Off Admission!

Thursday, May 19, 2022 from 10:30a
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 6-9 and ages 10-13. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Daily through June 5 (Daily / see LEGOLAND Hours)
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – Pirates! Hunt for the Golden Treasure
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009, legolanddiscoverycenter.com/michigan)
Enjoy pirate-y fun, prizes and adventures galore on LEGOLAND Discovery Center island. Search the island for the treasure, meet Captain Brickbeard and take a photo, build your own pirate ship, enjoy pirate themed decor, make an action-packed pirate adventure movie, and zoom your ship on the zipline. Buy Pirates! Hunt for the Golden Treasure at this link. Don’t forget to use our Special OCM Coupon Code for 25% Off Admission!

Thursday, May 19, 2022 through Sunday, May 22, 2022 (also May 28-29) 4p-8p TH & FR / 10a-2p SA & SUN
Lake Orion Weekend Events –Canterbury Village Dino & Dragon Stroll
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
Canterbury Village will be transformed into the Mesozoic Era with prehistoric dinosaurs throughout. Guest will stroll through this outdoor Dinosaur adventure and get up close and personal with almost 100 life-like creatures, reptiles and life-size dinosaurs, with most standing over 30 feet tall and spanning over 40 feet long, including T-Rex, Velociraptors and Stegosaurus, and more. There will be entertainment, various roaming characters to encounter during the stroll, and much more. Dino & Dragon After Dark available 5/21. Tickets are $24.99 – 30 minute strolls leave every half hour. $5 Parking. Online ticket & processing fees may apply. Purchase tickets HEREMORE INFODINO STROLL COUPON – Use coupon code OCM at checkout to take $10 off per ticket!

Weekly – Thursdays through Sundays through September 25, 2022 (11a-sunset)
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Mini Golf Course at Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Art Museum (39221 Woodward Ave Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org)
9-hole mini golf fun at cranbrookartmuseum.org this summer. Each playable hole is a work of art – literally. $15 Adults / $8 Children Under 12. Pre-registration required at this LINK. Course admission INCLUDES general admission to the museum gallery. REVIEW / PICS / MORE INFO.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 5p
West Bloomfield Events – Kids Kommotion FREE Summer Concerts
Marshbank Park (2805 Hiller Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48324 wbparks.org)
FREE family fun. Enjoy live entertainment, FREE inflatables (socks required), and snacks and refreshments for purchase. Bring your blanket and/or lawn chairs. This is a FREE event. If an event is cancelled due to weather, WB Parks will post that info on their facebook page. Hosted by WB ParksMORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6p (Also WED & FRI this weekend)
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Freedom Hill County Park (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Hts, MI)
Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $25 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at etix.com. Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. The LED screen is very visible, even in daylight conditions. MOVIE LISTINGS / MORE INFO.

Friday, May 20, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Friday, May 20, 2022 at 9:15a
Rochester Weekend Events – Meadow Brook Garden Club
Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401, 248-364-6200, meadowbrookhall.org)
The Meadow Brook Garden Club also offers special programs that feature a guest speaker. These take place monthly at Meadow Brook Hall. Coffee and refreshments are served at 9:15a, and the program starts at 10a. $5 suggested donation. All ages event. Reservations are not required. This month’s theme – Perennial Plant Sale. MORE INFO.

bounce houseFriday, May 20, 2022 from 10:30a-1p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Open Bounce at Inflatable Playspaces
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Drive, Royal Oak, Michigan, 248-288-5888, www.inflatableplayspaces.com)
Inflatable Playspaces rents inflatables and backyard party games of every kind. They also have a great indoor bounce room & party room. On Fridays they open up their HUGE open bounce room for open jump for the low price of $9 per child (parents of children are FREE).

Friday, May 20, 2022 from 6:30p-9p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Fun Fridays
Stars and Stripes Kids Activity Center (4630 White Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-3547
Parents Night Out events at Stars & Stripes are from 6p-9p for kids ages 7+. Kids enjoy obstacle courses, trampolines, games, and a pizza dinner. Pre-registration is required. Review – infoMORE PARENTS NIGHT OUT EVENTS

Friday, May 20, 2022 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Dr, Orion Township, MI, 248-340-0910, website)
For ages 9+. fLipOut runs from 7:45-9:30p and includes open gym, pizza and Gatorade. Pre-registration required. MORE PARENTS NIGHT / KIDS NIGHT EVENTS

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Utica Weekend Events – USPBL Friday Fireworks Spectacular
Jimmy John’s Field (7171 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI 48317, 248-601-2400 ext 4, uspbl.com)
Enjoy fireworks and affordable baseball every Friday night this summer. Fireworks start after each Friday Night Game at Jimmy John’s Field. More info

Saturday, May 21, 2022 Weekend Events

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9a-4p
Highland Twp Weekend Event – Highland Founders Day Festival
Veterans Park & Historical Marker (200 W Livingston Rd, Highland, MI 48357)
Enjoy the annual parade, vendors, plant sale, Kid’s Zone, Veteran’s Ceremony, and more at this festival hosted by the highlanddda.com.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9a-noon
Utica Weekend Events – Stony Creek Church Outdoor Mom2Mom Sale
Stony Creek Church (45835 Van Dyke, Utica, MI 48317)
$2 early bird 9a admission. $1 admission after 9:30a. 60+ tables of gently used clothes, toys, shoes and other kid related items. Food truck on site. Strollers welcome. For more info, jslongo07@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10a-noon
Clarkston Dogs Only Swim – Soggy Doggy at Deer Lake Beach
Deer Lake Beach (350 White Lake Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-1444 (ITPR aquatics hotline)
Bring your dog to the beach to swim, play, fetch, and socialize. This is a FREE event. Pre-registration is required along with record of rabies & DHLPP vaccinations. Records can be presented in person at ITPR offices or emailed to mheilman@indtwp.org. To pre-register, visit indtwp.org. Hosted by Independence Twp Parks Rec & Seniors.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10a-2p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Pet Wellness Clinic
Independence Oaks Park Pine Grove Pavilion (9501 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348, 248-625-0877, www.OaklandCountyParks.com)
Oakland County Parks Pet Vaccinations clinics for dogs and cats are low-cost. Pets must either be leashed or brought in a carrier to the events. No appointments are needed to get your pet vaccinated, obtain preventative care, receive microchipping and/or purchase a dog license. Vaccinations, heartworm tests, flea prevention and dewormer are available. For pet safety, bring dogs on a short leash with a snug collar and cats in a carrier. There are no residency requirements. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and RecreationMORE INFO

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10a-2p
Bingham Farms Weekend Events – Touch A Truck
Bingham Farms Elementary School (23400 W 13 Mile Rd, Bingham Farms, MI)
Call all kids to climb aboard and explore exciting vehicles. Quiet hour from 11:30a-12:30p. For more info, call 248-203-4300 or visit birminghamyouthassistance.org.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 10a-3p – Walk Starts at 11:15a
Brighton Weekend Event – Michigan Walk4Hearing
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com) – West Boat Launch (Exit 151 off I-96) Pavilion
Join the HLAA as they raise awareness and funds for hearing health and empower people to live well with hearing loss. Meet hearing care professionals, learn about hearing technologies and resources, and share experiences of how to live well with hearing loss. This is a FREE event that has a suggested donation in lieu of admission. For more info, barbquart@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 at noon and 1:30p (2 shows)
Oakland Mall Events – Animal Magic Live Animal Show
Oakland Mall (412 W 14 Mile Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-585-6000, www.oaklandmall.com)
Join wildlife conservationist, Mark Rosenthal, in center court for one the country’s most popular exotic animal magic shows.

Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 5p-7p
Troy Weekend Events – A Night in Hollywood
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-3484)
Have you always wondered what a Gatsby-era party was like? Now is your chance! With live music and dancing, this is sure to be a night to remember. Come dressed and ready for the red carpet. Dinner, refreshments, and dessert will be provided. Check-in begins at 4:45p. This event is geared toward seniors. Adults 18+ only allowed. Register early, spots are limited. $20 residents / $25 non-residents. Hosted by Troy Recreation.

Sunday, May 22, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 2p-3:30p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Terrific Turtles
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Help “shellibrate” World Turtle Day with our resident bale (group) of turtles. Learn about their unique biology, such as their ability to breathe through their behinds. These creatures date back to the time of the dinosaurs more than 200 million years ago. This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. Cost is $5/person. Preregistration with payment required by calling 248-858-0916. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

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 being altered without notice or cancellations.

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022 is researched and compiled by Glen LaGrou, co-owner of OaklandCountyMoms.com. Unauthorized duplication of this content without express consent is a violation of our Terms and Conditions and Data Security policies. Violators will be reported to Google Support for infringement violation.

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