Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2021 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for January 28, 29, 30, & 31, 2021.
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 Holiday fun things to do this weekend!
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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2021
Thursday, January 28, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Daily – January 25 through February 7, 2021
Birmingham Weekend Events – Birmingham Restaurant Week 2021
Participating Birmingham Restaurants
Dining options include curbside pickup, carryout, take-home meal kits, heated outdoor dining, delivery and more. FREE parking. Earn $25 in Birmingham Bucks (BB) for every $50 spent with Birmingham Shopping District (BSD) restaurants during restaurant week. Details HERE. MORE INFO / PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS.
Thursdays & Fridays from 1p-7p, Saturdays & Sundays from 11a-7p
Armada Weekend Events – Blake’s Winter Wonderland Outdoor Skating
Blake’s Cider Mill (17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada, Michigan 48005, 586-784-5343, www.blakefarms.com)
Check out Blake’s Winter Wonderland and their newly designed 2,000+ sq foot synthetic ice rink and surrounding warming area, outdoor bar, and outdoor dining igloos. You can purchase 50-minute blocks of skating time on their website through advanced sales. Walk-up tickets may be available on skating days if there is availability and if capacity limits for the rink are not reached. Skate rental is also available. You can book ice skating time slots HERE. Open weekends through March 28. MORE INFO
Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 5p-8p
Wixom Weekend Events – Open Skate Nights
Wixom Civic Center Ice Rink/Pond (49015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, Michigan 48393)
Wixom hosts Open Skate Nights on Thursdays in January & February, weather permitting, from 5p-8p. Ice skating is FREE. Bring your own skates. For more info, call 248-624-4557. Hosted by the City of Wixom.
Daily through January 31, 2021 (5p-midnight daily)
Rochester Weekend Events – Big Bright Light Show
See Downtown Rochester lit up in Holiday glory as the city is adorned with over 1.2 million Christmas Lights. Lights are on from 5p-midnight. Hosted by the Downtown Rochester DDA. Review, pics, more info
Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays through February 27 (Thursdays & Fridays from 5p-9p) & Saturdays from 1p-10p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Bower Farms Winter Park
Bowers School Farm (1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304, 248-341-6475, schoolfarm.org)
Skating – Weather permitting and bring your own skates. Skating is FREE. Winter Park has much to offer including tubing and glow tubing (appointments required), ice skating (weather permitting, bring your own skates), hot cocoa, bonfires, food at the Farmers Kitchen and more. Tubing (unfortunately) isn’t FREE and you have to pre-register which takes the starch out of a spur-of-the-moment experience. Tubing rates are by the hour and you must register for a time slot. Most, if not all, tubing slots have been sold out but you can check
Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 6:30p-7:30p
Hudson Mills Metropark Events – Full Wolf Moon
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Take a walk in the full moon light at Hudson Mills Metropark. During this one-mile guided hike, you’ll discover some moon lore and myths as you explore the park on the nature trails. During this time of the year, the trails could be snow covered and icy. Participants will be walking in low flashlight and moon light. If you have them, bring binoculars to view the moon up close and a flashlight wrapped with red cellophane. This program is held entirely outdoors. Social distancing and face coverings are required $5 per person. Ages 6+. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance. Pre-register by calling 734-426-8211. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 through Sunday, January 31, 2021 (7p each night)
Detroit Weekend Events – Monroe St Drive In Powered by Emagine Theatre
Monroe St Drive In (32 Monroe Street, Detroit, MI 48226)
Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine will feature a 60×32 ft digital projection screen. Showtimes every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7p. All showtimes and programming will be managed by Emagine Entertainment and the site will include parking for up to 65 vehicles including outdoor seating, pedestrian paths, concession pavilions and lighting, and warming areas. Tickets are $20 per vehicle and can be purchased at emagine-entertainment.com. Additionally, tickets can be purchased in-person at the Monroe Street Drive-In Powered By Emagine when gates open at 6p. THIS WEEKEND’S MOVIES – THU – Grease / FRI – Creed / SAT – Madagascar / SUN – Transformers. LISTINGS / MORE INFO.
Friday, January 29, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Daily through March 7 – Hours – 11a-9p WE & TH, 11a-11p FR, 10a-11p SA, noon-8p SU, 11a-6p MO & TU
Detroit Christmas Events – Ice Skating at Campus Martius Park
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Enjoy the holiday lights at the world famous Campus Martius Park ice skating rink. Situated in the heart of Downtown Detroit on Woodward Avenue, the Rink offers one of the most beautiful skating experiences in the country. No walk-up tickets will be sold, visitors can purchase tickets online. Hosted by the Downton Detroit Partnership. MORE INFO / SCHEDULE
Friday, January 29, 2021 from 4p-7p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Ice Sculptures in Village Wonderland
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
This winter season, The Village of Rochester Hills will be decking out the Village neighborhood with lights, entertainment, free treats and the creation of an outdoor wonderland gallery of ice sculptures. Check out the live ice carving demoes every Friday through February. Hosted by thevorh.com.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 Weekend Events
Saturday, January 30, 2021 through Sunday, January 31, 2021 (SAT 10a-6p / SUN 11a-5p) ALSO – February 6 & 7
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Michigan Made Winter Market
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
Enjoy local artists, craft makers, cultivators and community members to share their wonderful products. Don’t stay inside! Get out for a shopping experience. There’s always that unexpected invitation, last-minute anniversary reminder, or someone special that makes us want to find the perfect present. Hosted by Canterbury Village.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 11a-1p
Oakland Weekend Events – Cabin Fever Fun
Cranberry Lake Park (388 W Predmore Rd, Oakland, MI 48363)
By registration only. This is a FREE Event. Features outdoor disk golf, a make & take nature craft, and carnival games. Ages 4 and up. Masks & social distancing required. Register HERE.
Saturdays, Sundays, and Wednesdays from 11a-3:30p on January 27, 30, & 31
Milford Weekend Events – Family Charter Hayrides
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Winter is the perfect time to get your family together to visit the farm and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take in a ride through a winter wonderland as the hayride passes through our wooded trails along the Huron River. Book your family hayride time slot when you pre-register. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Face coverings are encouraged. $50 per 30 min ride (max family size is 10). Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance at 810-227-8910. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 2p-4p
Lake Erie Metropark Events – Marsh Meander
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
As the weather changes, so do the birds that can be found throughout Lake Erie Metropark. Hit the nature trails to see which birds have staked their claim to the wilds of Lake Erie Metropark during the winter. Bring your binoculars. $5 per person, children under 2 FREE. All Ages Event. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance. Pre-register by calling 734-379-5020. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 5p-7p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – FREE Outdoor Concerts at the Village of Rochester Hills
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
This winter season, The Village of Rochester Hills will be decking out the Village neighborhood with lights, entertainment, free treats and the creation of an outdoor wonderland gallery of ice sculptures. The open-air entertainment stage is located in Fountain Park (look for the firepit to guide you to the music). Hosted by thevorh.com. MORE INFO / SCHEDULE OF ARTISTS
Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 5p-8p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Winter Snow Ball
Friendship Factory (1659 W Hamlin Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-890,7277, thefriendshipfactory.com)
Grab your bestie and get ready for dancing, karaoke, crafting, games/prizes and snow much fun. Ages 5+. $50 Per Person. Limited spots available. Call 248-890-7277 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 6p-8p
Oakwoods Metropark Events Calendar – Evening Owl Prowl
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Learn about the habits and habitats of Michigan’s extraordinary owls. Head out on the nature trails, in the dark, to see if you can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls. This program is entirely outdoors. Face coverings and social distancing required. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under 2 FREE. Pre-register is required at least 1 day before the program by calling 734-782-3956. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Sunday, January 31, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 1p-4p
Farmington Hills Events – St Fabian Catholic School Open House
St Fabian Catholic School (32200 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, 48334)
Family Tours (In-Person) Available Sunday, January 31st from 1 – 4 P.M.
Join St Fabian for a “family tour” while their students are out of the building. Questions regarding admissions, curriculum, etc., will be addressed during the tour. Meet their amazing teachers. Sign up HERE. Information Sessions (Zoom) – online private Information Session. A panel hosted by their Principal, Assistant Principal as well as a teacher or two. Schedule a Zoom appointment HERE. Private Tour (In-Person). Unable to attend their Open House? Schedule a private tour with Mrs. Pompi, Advancement Director by emailing Rpompi@stfabian.org.
Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 4p-5p
Detroit Weekend Events – FREE Yoga at Grand Circus Park –
Grand Circus Park Detroit (101-157 Witherell St, Detroit, MI 48226)
Bring your yoga mat and enjoy a physically distant yoga class taught. This is a FREE event but you must pre-register. Weather permitting. Register here.
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