Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2020 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for January 23, 24, 25, & 26, 2020.
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 Winter fun things to do this weekend!
Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2020
Thursday, January 24, 2020 Weekend Family Fun
Daily through early March 2020
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Ice Skating
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Hours and pricing info for the 2019 Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Season.
Daily through July 3, 2020
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Robot Revolution Exhibit
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304)
The robots featured in the exhibit have been used in space, ocean and planetary exploration, as well as movies. Visitors can expect to test their robotic skills and walk away with a deeper understanding of the next generation of robotic innovators and inventors. The exhibits are real technological devices and fully usable by the public and interactive. Some of the interactive elements are unique to an extent never done before in a traveling exhibition. The activities are adaptable to all ages and skills. The exhibition is open to the public during regular museum hours. For more info, visit science.cranbrook.edu.
Friday, January 25, 2020 Weekend Family Fun
Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10a
Rochester Weekend Events – Goliage for Containers & Great Hanging Baskets
Meadow Brook Hall (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, MI 48309)
Meadow Brook Garden Club presents Cathy Briton. Cathy will talk about how to keep your hanging baskets great all summer. $5. For more info, 248-364-6210.
Friday, January 25, 2020 from 10a-noon
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 $7.95 per child (parents of children are FREE).
Friday, January 24 through Sunday, January 26, 2020
Novi Weekend Events – Novi Home Show
Suburban Collection Showplace (46100 Grand River, Novi, MI 48374)
The Novi Home Show is a tremendous way to get an awesome start to any home improvement project you are thinking about. Not only can you get great ideas, you can put those ideas to work at the program thanks to all the professional exhibitors at your service at the event. Take pics, notes, make appointments, and compare and contrast prices of any of your potential home projects. $10 Adults (13 years & up), $9 Seniors (55+), Children 12 years & under are FREE. Parking for the event at Suburban Collection Showplace is $5. HOURS 2p-8p FRI, 10a-8p SAT, & 10a-5p SUN. More Info…
Friday, January 25, 2020 all day (every Friday in January)
Novi Weekend Events – After School Special
Paradise Park (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
FREE game of laser tag with purchase of 1-topping personal pizza & soda.
Friday, January 10, 2020, from 6p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Minecraft Night at Robot Garage Rochester Hills
Robot Garage (1659 Hamlin Road, Suite F, Rochester Hills, MI, 48309, 248-213-9960, therobotgarage.com)
Play MineCraft on the Robot Garage custom server! There will be both survival and creative areas to enjoy either with individual play or with friends. Kidgs get their own space on the server so your work will be saved for the future or play on our group server with other kids who attend this event. Kids play at their own level and explore all the aspects of a multi-player MineCraft experience within the safe controlled environment of The Robot Garage. Students may pack dinner and a water bottle or sign up for Pizza for $5 more. For Grades 1-9.
Friday, January 24, 2020 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Events – Friday Night Flipout
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Dr, Orion Township, MI, 248-340-0910, website)
fLipSpot hosts a Friday Night fLipOut Parents Night Out event every Friday from 7:45p-9:25p for kids ages 10 and up. The cost is $15 at the door and includes pizza and drink. Review – pics.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 Weekend Events
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 9a-noon
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – Rollers & Strollers Skate with Elsa & Olaf
The New Rink (50625 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Charter Twp, MI 48317)
Join Elsa and Olaf for Frozen Skating Fun! Bounce Zone also included at this time! For Children 7 & under and parents. Push toys (no pedals) and strollers welcome on the skating floor. Parents may walk on the floor at this time. $10 includes skate rental, bounce zone, drink and snack. For more info, visit thenewrink.com.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. More info…
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – South Oakland Family YMCA FREE Summer Camp Open House
South Oakland Family YMCA (1016 W 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067, ymcadetroit.org/southoakland, 248-547-0030)
Come meet the camp director and staff as you get all your camp questions answered. Enjoy a STEM activity, healthy snack, arts and crafts, and a bounce house. FREE for the entire community! More info…
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11a-12:30p or 3p-4:30p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – A Frozen Encounter
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Frozen-themed adventure. Discover how caribou and others can fare in a winter world. Make a “happy snowman” craft, enjoy a cozy campfire, snack and cold weather activities. Participants must wear boots. $7/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks.
Weekends through February 9 from 11a-8p Saturdays / 11a-6p on Sundays
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Winter Park
Bowers School Farm (1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304)
A winter day of sledding, skating, and concessions. Enjoy all these activities plus night skating under the lights and a heated Farm Activity Building. Admission is FREE. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 1p-5p
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – West Bloomfield Polar Party
West Bloomfield Recreation Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48323, 248-451-1900)
Live animal show, hot cocoa station, snowman building contest, crafts, ice sculpture photo station, showshoeing (snowshoes provided). Event will be held rain or shine, snow or no snow! Pre-Registration required. 4 time slots to choose from. Open to residents AND non residents. Cost is $6 residents / $8 non-residents. Register here…
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 1p-2:30p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Happy Birthday Michigan
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
An afternoon of Michigan fun facts, history and other things that help make Michigan a great place to live. A Michigan themed craft and snack are included. Suitable for all ages. $7/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center 248-625-6473 on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 5p-7:45p
Troy Weekend Events – Family Night Out
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083)
Low-cost indoor family fun. Enjoy swimming, basketball, parachutes, inflatables and more. $3 for residents & $4 for non-residents. Call the Troy Community Center for more info at 248-524-1546.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 5:30p-7:30p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Owl Prowl
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Search for some of nature’s most fascinating nocturnal creatures – owls. Learn about the types of owls found in Michigan and how to recognize them by their voices, then head out for a chance to see them in the woods. Quiet nature lovers are a necessity for this event. Suitable for participants ages 6 and up. $7/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center 248-625-6473 on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6p-9p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
Stars and Stripes Kids Activity Center (4630 White Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346, 248-625-3547 www.StarsandStripesKids.com)
Parents Night Out events at Stars & Stripes are from 6p-9p for kids ages 5-14. Kids enjoy obstacle courses, trampolines, games, and a pizza dinner! Pre-registration is required. Cupcakes Battle Theme. Review – info.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6p-9:30p
Oxford Weekend Events – Great Lakes Kids Energy Zone Parents Night Out
Great Lakes Kids Energy Zone (Legacy 925 – 925 N Lapeer Rd Suite 318, Oxford, MI 48371, 248-236-9600, www.GreatLakesKidsEnergy.com)
Drop the kids off and enjoy a night on the town. Kids will enjoy games, crafts, open gym, a slice of pizza, and drink. Special pricing for pre-registration.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6p-9:30p
Troy Weekend Events – BounceU Parents Night Out
BounceU Troy (1101 Rochester Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-626-5867, www.bounceu.com/troy-mi)
Drop your kids off for a fun night of bouncing, pizza, & drinks. Ages 5+. Socks required. Subject to availability. Prepaid reservations are guaranteed a spot.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6:15p-7:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Farmington Hills Ice Arena FREE Open Skate
Farmington Hills Ice Arena (35500 W 8 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48335, 248-478-8800)
The event will feature FREE open skating, FREE skate rentals, and a FREE Learn to Skate group lesson, as well as free refreshments and prizes. For more information about Farmington Hills Ice Arena programs, call 248-478-8800, go to www.fhice.com or visit the Ice Arena.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6:30p-9:30p
Troy Weekend Events – Troy Gymnastics Parents Night Out
Troy Gymnastics I (1600 W Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48084, 248-816 8496, www.troygymnastics.com)
For ages 4-8. Kids jump, tumble, and play while the parents are away. Every Saturday from 6:30p-9:30p but call first to make sure.
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 6p-11p
Troy Weekend Events – Troy Gymnastics Parents Night Out For Teens
Troy Gymnastics III (1921 Northwood Dr, Troy, MI 48084, 248-816 8496, www.troygymnastics.com)
For Ages 9-15. Where the BIG kids take over the BIG Gym. Every Saturday from 6p-11p but call first to make sure. Events take place in either 3 hour or 5 hour increments, you choose..
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 7p-9p
Farmington Weekend Events – Glow Skate
Riley Park Ice Skating Rink (35550 West 8 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Star Wars Skate. $5 per person or $20 for family. Questions and inquiries on ice conditions should be directed to 248-474-5500. The Riley Park Rink is maintained by the City of Farmington.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 Weekend Family Fun
Sunday, January 26, 2020 from noon-2p
Pontiac Weekend Events – Notre Dame Lower School Open House
Notre Dame Lower School (1425 Giddings Rd. Pontiac, 48340 ndpma.org)
Notre Dame understands that the early years are a critical time in your child’s development. Come discover how their safe, loving and inclusive elementary school serving Pre-K – 5th grade prepares boys and girls to grow as Christian people, upright citizens and academic scholars during our Open House for new families. Parents and children will be able to meet the school’s students and teachers; learn about Notre Dame’s stellar academic, technology and language programs; and explore their Atrium, art and music classrooms. Just one visit will help you see how you belong at Notre Dame. Register in advance by visiting ndpma.org.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at noon (and every Sunday in January)
Ray Weekend Events – Harness & Hitch
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Get up close with the farm’s draft horses as the teamsters demonstrate how to harness and hitch the teams. Learn what makes draft horses so special, and what it takes to care for these animals. This fun and relaxing adventure is great for the whole family. This program may be rescheduled due to inclement weather conditions. Dress for the weather and wear closed toe shoes. All ages. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under two are FREE. Pre-registration required. Every Sunday in January. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. Daily & Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 2p-5p
Oak Park Winter Festival – Winterfest 2020
Oak Park Community Center / Ice Arena
FREE ice skating, food, snacks, hot chocolate, live music, crafts, face-painting and more! Call 248-691-7555 for info.
Sunday, January 26, 2020 from 3:30p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – TDR Orthodontics Charity Hockey Game
John Lindell / Royal Oak Ice Arena (1403 Lexington Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
Join TDR and Brad Galli WXYZ as Drs Tyler, Dumas, Groth, Hallal, Schering, Niles and Fraser take the ice to raise money for local children with critical illnesses. Join them after the game for open skate until 5:20p. Admission is a $10 per person donation. Food & beverage, raffle and skate rental tickets will be available at the event for a donation. All proceeds will go to Make-A-Wish Michigan. For more info, call our friends at TDR Orthodontics at 248-258-8283.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
Detroit Weekend Events –DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
No Special Programming
See our DIA events calendar for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.
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