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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2024

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2024 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Family fun events & activities May 16, 17, 18, & 19, 2024.

This Weekend Events Page is taking the week off so we can bring your our special MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND EVENTS PAGE. This page will be back in plenty of time for Weekend Family Fun by May 30.

 

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!

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Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 5p
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Kids Komotion 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

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Thursday, May 16, 2024 Weekend Family Fun

Daily through June 30, 2024 from 10a-6p Daily
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – LEGOLAND Play Unstoppable Festival 2024
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009, legolanddiscoverycenter.com/michigan)
Experience the brand-new exclusive LEGO Friends 4D Movie and enjoy a festival of imagination, creativity, music, and fun. Create a festival animal, design your own flowers for the festival garden, show your moves at fun festival dance parties, and enjoy a MINILNAD scavenger hunt, and more. Purchase tickets to Unstoppable by clicking this link and then scrolling to Unstoppable Festival under “Attractions”.

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Daily at Cranbrook (museum hrs & admission info) through 6/2/24
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Galileo: Scientist, Astronomer, Visionary
Cranbrook Institute of Science (9221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, 1-877-462-7262 science.cranbrook.edu)
This family-friendly experience features dozens of hands-on activities and interactives that explores the life and times of Galileo using fun STEAM concepts, levers, scales, gears, pulleys, the pendulum, and laws of motion. $8 for adults / $5 for ages 2-12 in addition to CIS admission fees. MORE INFO

Daily through September 8, 2024 from 10a-5p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Dinosauria at the Detroit Zoo
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
Enjoy the 3-acre walking tour of prehistoric times with animatronic dinosaurs, educational displays, hands-on fun, and more. Tickets start at $?? (does not include Zoo admission). Hosted by the Detroit Zoo.

Tuesdays through Saturdays through May 19 (10a-5p TU-SAT / noon-5p SUN / CLOSED Mondays)
Flint Weekend Events – Mazes and Brain Games Exhibit at the Sloan Museum
Sloan Museum of Discovery (1221 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan 48503, 810-237-3450, sloanlongway.org/sloan)
An interactive 5000 square foot exhibit for families to enjoy. More than 60 puzzles and games experiences. Enjoy the Web Maze, Web of Ropes, the Color Maze, and many more. Purchase tickets hereREVIEW / PICS / INFO.

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Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 3:30-7:30p ART MUSEUM or 5p-8p INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – FREE Third Thursdays at Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science
Cranbrook Institute of Science (9221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, 1-877-462-7262 science.cranbrook.edu)
Cranbrook Art Museum (39221 Woodward Ave Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org)
FREE admission to Cranbrook Art Museum AND Cranbrook Institute of Science. Enjoy FREE tours, design art projects, demonstrations, make-and-take fun and more. For more info, visit cranbrook.edu.

Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 5p
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Kids Komotion 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

Friday, May 17, 2024 Weekend Family Fun

Friday, May 17, 2024 at 10a
Meadow Brook Hall 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 admission. All ages event. Reservations are not required. This month’s theme – “Our Past, Present, and Future”. MORE INFO.

Friday, May 17, 2024 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 17 (3p-7p), Saturday May 18 and Sunday May 19 (10a-7:30p)
Troy Weekend Events – Funbox Detroit
Oakland Mall Parking Lot (412 W 14 Mile Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
The World’s Biggest Bouncepark has set up shop in Metro Detroit with over 25,000 square feet of obstacles and bouncing fun for kids (and adults). Book 90-minute time slots at funbox.com/detroit-troy. REVIEW / PICS / INFO

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Friday, May 17, 2024 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 pizza and Gatorade. Cost is $20. Must pre-register and sign a waiver.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 Weekend Events

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 9a-noon
Utica Weekend Events – Stony Creek Church Outdoor M2M Sale
Stony Creek Church (45835 Van Dyke, Utica, MI 48317)
This is a weather permitting event. Admission is $?. 9a $? early bird admission. Kids are FREE. Strollers welcome. 60 tables to shop from. Sellers – sell directly from a parking space. Bring your own tables and/or racks, or rent one of the churches. Utilize your 8.5×19 space however you’d like. Concession stand available. Interested sellers can contact sccm2msale@gmail.com.

May 18, 19 2024 from 10a-4p
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, just to name a few. OCM DINO STROLL COUPON CODE – Use Coupon Code OCM at online check out and take $2 off each ticket to Dino & Dragon Stroll May 18, 19, 25, 26, 2024 Strolls. Tickets must be pre-purchased at THIS LINK. Parking is FREE. Purchase Tickets Online Here. Hosted by www.canterburyvillage.comMORE INFO

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 10a-2p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Pet Wellness Clinic
Independence Oaks / 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. MORE INFO / COST INFO

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 10a-5p
Maybury Farm Events – Maybury Farm Festival at Maybury Farm
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200)
Enjoy bluegrass music, demonstrations, animal engagement, games, & fun. Food available for purchase on site. $13 admission. $15 admission includes wagon ride. For more info, visit www.mayburyfarm.orgMaybury Farm Review

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 11a-3p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – O.A.K. in the Hills
Spencer Park (3701 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Enjoy archery, camping, yoga, rock wall, kayaking, fishing, biking, hiking, reptiles, pickleball, zip line and more during O.A.K. in the Hills Outdoor Adventure Kickoff. All ages are welcome and admission is FREE. This event is sponsored by Oakland County Parks and Recreation and the City Rochester Hills.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 11a-3p
Ray Weekend Events  – Spring Festival at Wolcott Mill Farm Center
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Immerse yourself in the excitement of new life and promise of warm weather that bursts onto the farm with the arrival of Spring. Enjoy walking around the farm, visiting the baby animals, watching artisan demonstrations, and making some unique Spring-time crafts that are fun for the whole family. Tractor drawn wagon rides will be available for purchase. Standard wagon ride rates apply. All ages. FREE Event. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 through Sunday, May 26, 2024
Fraser Weekend Events – The Big Bounce America
Steffens Park (33000 Garfield Rd, Fraser, MI 48026)
The world’s largest traveling Inflatable Bounce House tour is at Steffens Park in Fraser. Kids (and adults) of all ages can explore the ENORMOUS bounce zones including Air Space, The GIANT, Sports Slam, and Octoblast Foam Party. Tickets are on sale now, book your time slot today here. Hosted by thebigbounceamerica.com.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 6:30p-9:30p
Troy Weekend Events – Kids Night Out at Troy Gym
Troy Gym Kids Night Out (Troy Gym Camps 1&2 (1600 W Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48084, 248-816 8496, troygym.com)
Every Saturday Night from 6:30p-9:30p is Kids Night Out at Troy Gym. a great opportunity for parents to have a night off while their children burn off some energy at the gym. Pack a snack or small dollars/quarters for snack time. Space is limited, pre-enroll is preferred. $20 per child. More info at troygym.com.

Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 8p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – The Hawk Theatre Performance
The Hawk FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Concerts, live theatre, and other performing arts and performances at The Hawk this season for kids AND adults. You can view all the shows and purchase tickets HERE. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services (Parks & Rec) Department.
Today’s Show – Dave Sharp World’s Quartet

Sunday, May 19, 2024 Weekend Events

Sunday, May 19, 2024 from 10a-noon
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Beekeeper for a Day
Karner Farm (5911 Halsted Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48324)
Discover how integral honeybees are to our food system and how incredible these misunderstood creatures really are. You’ll have the opportunity to put on a beekeeping suit and get hands on with the bees to learn how a hive works and thrives. $30 resident / $35 non-resident. Pre-registration required. Pre-register here. Hosted by WB Parks.

Sunday, May 19, 2024 at 1p
Birmingham Weekend Events – Downtown Birmingham Hometown Parade
Downtown Birmingham
The event will feature children’s activities, live entertainment and food inside Shain Park immediately following the parade. This event is a celebration of the Birmingham community and schools. Participation offers an opportunity for businesses, organizations, individuals, schools and groups to promote themselves to the community. People of all ages come to town to celebrate and enjoy the family-fun festivities. The half-mile parade route travels through the charming downtown with many shops and restaurants. For more information, to view the parade route map, to participate in the parade itself, or to sign up to volunteer for the parade, visit www.bhamgov.org/parade or call 248-530-1880. MORE INFO

Birmingham Hometown Parade

Sunday, May 19, 2024 from 1p-2:30p
Harrison Twp Weekend Events – Wild Michigan
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
A monthly program to discuss and experience the wonderful creatures and places found here! Each month we will focus on a different theme that is relevant to the animals, plants, seasons, and history of this great state. Ages 5+. $3 Child / $5 Adult. Advanced pre-registration required online or call 586-463-4332. A Metroparks daily or annual vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

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 2024 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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5 thoughts on “Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2024”

  1. Thank you so much for putting this together. Whenever we visit family in the area, I come here to find the fun family activities.

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