Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2021 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events for June 17, 18, 19, & 20, 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 SUMMER fun things to do this weekend!
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Thursday, June 17, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Daily through Monday, July 5, 2021
Novi Weekend Events – Dino Safari Detroit
Suburban Collection Showplace (46100 Grand River, Novi, MI 48374)
Grab a prehistoric passport and join over 40 giant moving dinosaurs on a globe trotting expedition at Dino Safari, a completely drive-thru dino adventure for the whole family. Get up-close-and-personal with the most fascinating prehistoric creatures in this drive-thru experience. Tickets start at $49.95 per vehicle. Purchase Tickets Online. Hosted by Dino Safari. Hours Mondays-Thursdays – noon-8p. Fridays-Sundays – 9a-9p. MORE INFO / PICS
Thursday, June 17, 2021 (and FRI, SAT, & SUN) from 10a-5p
Northville Weekend Events – Maybury Farm Spring Visits
Maybury Farm (195 S Main St, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200, www.mayburyfarm.org)
Maybury Farm is open for the Spring. Check out the new baby lambs, 2 kids, & new alpacas. Admission to the farm includes use of the playground and picnic area. $5 per person. Kids under 2 are FREE.
Thursday, June 17, through Sunday, June 20, 2021
Oxford Weekend Events – Seymour Celebration Carnival
Seymour Lake Park (2795 Seymour Lake Rd, Oxford Twp, MI 48371, 248-628-1720)
Seymour Celebration returns to Oxford this June with 3 days of carnival entertainment, the KLR Splash Pad at Seymour Lake Park and more. 2021 Seymour Celebration carnival one-day wristbands are available and can be purchased on site at the carnival ticket office. MORE INFO / HOURS / SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Thursday, June 17 through Sunday, June 20
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Royal Oak Rock N Rides 2021
Downtown Royal Oak
A block party to kickoff summer featuring live entertainment, carnival midway rides, a zipline, games, and plenty of food and drinks for purchase. Admission is $5. Festival entrance is FREE on Friday until 5p. Saturday and Sunday admission is $5. Children under 3 are FREE at all times. Hosted by rocknridesro.com. SCHEDULE / CARNIVAL INFO / HOURS / MORE INFO…
Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 6p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Daddy Daughter Dance
Friendship Factory (1659 W Hamlin Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-890,7277, thefriendshipfactory.com)
The girls will start in the Glitter Garage to get glam with Galaxie Glister glitter and Petite & Pretty make-up for their special night with dad. While waiting for their princess, the dads will gather in our VIP lounge for a special daddy daughter game. When the girls are finished it’s time for a daddy daughter photo shoot. Using these photos guests will create a very special bracelet. The evening will finish in the VIP Lounge, dancing under the disco balls and flashing lights. Pizza, snacks and drinks will be provided. Uncles, grandpas, and all the special dads in their lives are welcome to join as well!. $50 for dad & daughter / $30 each additional family member. Call 248-890-7277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 7p (Thursday through August 19)
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Farmington Hills Stars in the Park FREE Summer Concerts
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI, 248-536-5617)
Hosted by Farmington Hills Special Services Department. All guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair, and picnic meals are welcome. In the case of inclement weather, most concerts will be relocated to the Costick Center. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE…
Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 7p-9p
Oxford Weekend Events – Concerts in the Park
Centennial Park (Downtown Oxford)
Free summer concerts at Centennial Park in Downtown Oxford MI feature a tremendous variety of family music, folk, blues, rock, country, and more! Hosted by the Downtown Oxford DDA. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE.
Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 7p-9p (Thursdays through August 19)
Wixom Weekend Events – Wixom Summer Concert Series PLUS Summer Family Fun Days
Sibley Park (48900 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI)
Wixom Parks and Recreation will be hosting free summer concerts at Sibley Park in Downtown Wixom on Thursdays that coincide with the Wixom Summer Family Fun Days events. CONCERT SCHEDULE… SUMMER FAMILY FUN DAYS SCHEDULE…
Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 7p (also, June 24)
Waterford Weekend Events – Waterford Concerts in the Park
Hess-Hathaway Park (825 S Williams Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48327)
Hosted by Waterford Area Chamber of Commerce. Local music begins at 6p, feature acts start at 7p and food and beverage are available for purchase. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy. CONCERT INFO / SCHEDULE…
Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 7p (movie starts at dusk)
Ortonville Weekend Events – Ortonville Movie in the Park
Brandon Township Community Park (1414 N Hadley Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462)
Hosted by Brandon Twp P&R. Enjoy walking trails, playground, music, games on the sledding hill, s’mores, bouncehouses & inflatables, a petting zoo, and more. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the day and evening. The movie will start at dusk (at around 9p). MOVIE INFO / SCHEDULE
Friday, June 18, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Friday, June 18, 2021 through Sunday, July 4, 2021
Clarkston Weekend Events – Jurassic Quest at DTE
DTE Energy Music Theatre (33 Bob Seger Dr, Village of Clarkston, MI 48348)
Encounter some of the largest dinosaurs to ever roam the earth from the safety of your family vehicle. Guests will be among the first in the nation to go on a quest with an online audio tour that will lead them throughout the thrilling dinosaur safari. In addition, there will be opportunities to visit with a one-of-a-kind baby dinosaurs and Jurassic Quest‘s team of dino trainers as well as the chance to capture the moment with a safari-style photo of your vehicle and family. Purchase tickets. REVIEW / TICKET INFO / SPECIAL COUPON CODE.
Friday, June 18, 2021 from 4p-10p
Novi Weekend Events – FUN Fridays
Paradise Park (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
1 Laser tag ticket, 1 mini golf ticket, 1 trampoline ticket, PLUS 1 16 credit game card… all for just $19.95 per person. Paradise Park Review / Pics / Info
Friday, June 18, 2021 and Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 6p-8p (through August 28)
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Village of Rochester Hills FREE Summer Concerts
The Village of Rochester Hills (104 S Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
FREE live musical performances from some Village favorites. Visit Fountain Park at the VoRH and experience an array of musical genres as you enjoy the open outdoors. Hosted by TheVofRH. More Info / Act Info…
Friday, June 18, 2021 from 6p-9p (Fridays through July 16)
Clarkston Weekend Events – Depot Park Clarkston Summer Concerts
Depot Park (5856 S Main St, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Hosted by Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce. Local Talent performs at 6p on concert days (rain or shine). Concessions on site. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE
Friday, June 18, 2021 from 7p-8:30p (also June 18 / July 2, 16, 30 / August 6, 13)
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – Summer Concerts at Stony Creek Metropark
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Spend your Friday evening enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands. Each Friday evening, in the summer, Eastwood Beach becomes a concert venue. From rock to country to oldies, there is a concert for everyone. Lounge in a lawn chair or get on your feet and dance. All state and local Covid-19 precautions and restrictions will be followed at time of concert. This is a FREE event. 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. LINK TO ARTISTS / PERFORMANCES.
Friday, June 18, 2021 at 7p
Novi Weekend Events – Family Fun Fridays
Fuerst Park (Taft Rd and W 10 Mile Rd)
Hosted by the City of Novi. These activities are part of the Novi Sizzling Summer Art Series. Activities begin 7p and the movies start at dusk. Each event has an exciting theme and different fun things to do before the movie starts. MOVIE INFO / SCHEDULE
Friday, June 18, 2021 at 7:30p
Waterford Weekend Events – Waterford Movies Under the Moonlight
Pierce Middle School (5145 Hatchery Rd, Waterford, MI)
Hosted by the Waterford Chamber of Commerce. Typically, this event hosts plenty of entertainment for the kids at these events. For 2021, there isn’t Kid Zone Activities Scheduled at the time of this post. Admission cost includes everything but concession stand snacks and drinks. MOVIE INFO / SCHEDULE
Friday, June 18, 2021 at 9:30p
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, June 18, 2021 at 9:30p
Oakland Twp / Rochester Weekend Events – FREE Summer Drive-In Cinema Night
Bear Creek Nature Park (740 West Snell, Rochester, Michigan 48306)
Limited parking available. Covid-19 protocols will be followed for a safe outdoor event. Bring non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. FM station in your vehicle will produce audio. Pre-registration is required at www.oaklandtownship.org. MORE INFO / MOVIE SCHEDULE
Saturday, June 19, 2021 Weekend Events
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 10a-6p
Lathrup Village Weekend Events – Lathrup Village Art Show
Lathrup Village Municipal Complex (27400 Southfield Rd, Lathrup Village, MI)
Enjoy great local art without the crowds at this small town art fair. Lots of free activities for adults and kids including bounce houses from Oakland County Parks & Recreation. Food truck and ice cream truck on-site. This is a FREE event. For more info, email@example.com 248-557-2600, Ext 224
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 10:30a-noon
White Lake Weekend Events – Walk with Dragons
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Learn about dragonflies & hike through the prairie in search of some dragonflies. Visit one of the ponds to learn about the life cycle of a dragonfly. Close encounters with these insects are possible. Expect to walk approximately one mile on gravel trails. Social distancing and face coverings are required. All ages. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under 2 FREE. Pre-register at least 1 day in advance at 248-625-7280. 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, June 19, 2021 from 11a-8:30p & Sunday, June 20 from 11a-8:30p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Canterbury Village Mega Food Truck Rally
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
Michigan’s Top food trucks/trailers in one place on the 21-acre site of Canterbury Village behind the King’s Court Castle. Admission is $5. Parking is $5. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Event features food trucks, DJ entertainment, craft beers & cocktails for purchase, and more.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 and Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 11a
Rochester Weekend Events – Meadow Brook Hall Guided Great Estate & Gardens Tour
Meadow Brook Hall (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401, 248-364-6200)
introduces visitors to Meadow Brook’s expansive grounds and remarkable architecture. This outdoor experience will enchant visitors of all ages with stories of how the historic home came to be. The tour will be offered at 11a on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission prices vary based on the tour and day of the week. Tickets range from $10-18 per adult, $7-13 for seniors aged 62 and over, and $5-10 for children aged 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. Self-Guided Tours & Behind the Scenes Tour Packages are available too. Tickets are available online in advance at meadowbrookhall.org/tickets.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 1p – 10p fireworks
Walled Lake Weekend Events – Walled Lake Beach Party / Market Fest & Fireworks
Walled Lakes 45th Annual Market Day / Beach Party on East Lake Drive and Mercer Beach is during the day. Shop local vendors, enjoy a day of live entertainment and food all alongside beautiful Walled Lake. Fireworks follow at 10p. Best view is Downtown Walled Lake or Pavilion Park and Lake Shore Park in Novi. For more info, visit walledlake.us
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 1p-2:30p
Clarkston Weekend – Happy Birthday Lorax
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Enjoy a reading of the story before taking a stroll to observe the world around us. Learn about ways to protect the birds, bees and trees. We’ll end with a craft that you can take home and enjoy. Suitable for all ages. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. No weekend registration. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail. Dress for the weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 3p-4:30p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Kids Crafting Camp
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
This youth-only crafting camp encourages kids to make friends while having fun with art. Each session (June 5, June 12 and June 19) includes a nature activity and craft related to the day’s theme. All supplies are provided. Register early for one or multiple days, as spots are limited to accommodate social distancing. Ages 8-17 only. A release form is required. $12/youth/session. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. No weekend registration. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail. Dress for the weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 3:15p-6:30p (Saturdays through August 28)
Troy Weekend Events – Open Swim & Open Basketball at Troy Community Center
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-1546)
Enjoy the Troy Community Center pool for open swim or the gym for open basketball!. 50-min time slots available for residents ($10) & non-residents ($13). Pre-registration with payment required. Hosted by Troy Recreation.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 7p
Southfield Weekend Events – Southfield Family Fun Nights
Southfield Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI)
Hosted by the City of Southfield. These events used to be FREE but are now $10 per family / vehicle. You can also purchase tickets in advance via www.cityofsouthfield.com. MOVIE INFO / SCHEDULE
Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 8p-10p
Milford Weekend Events – Summer Solstice Campfire & Bat Hike
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy games, live animals, and s’mores and then learn some bat facts and head out on a short-guided hike to find some nocturnal flyers. This program will take place at the outdoor amphitheater. This program is entirely outdoors. Social distancing and face coverings are required. One s’more kit (graham cracker, milk chocolate bar, marshmallow) will be provided per registered participant. $5. All 8+. Pre-registration is required at least 1 day in advance at 810-227-8917. 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, June 20, 2021 Weekend Family Fun
Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 9:45a-10:45a
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.
Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 1p-5p (and all Sundays through 8/29)
Detroit Weekend Events – Beacon Park Family Fun Days
Beacon Park (1903 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
These are FREE events. Enjoy make + take activities, lawn games and crafts. Each week will feature unique themes including field day activities, music, art and live performances. Food trucks will be on-site. Hosted by Beacon Park. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org / 586-747-2591.
Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 6:30p-8:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Summer Solstice Celebration
Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Enjoy a hayride through the park, roasting marshmallows, explore the Nature Center, create a garden fairy door & other art projects, enjoy more fun outdoor games & activities. $8. Pre-registration required at 248-477-1135. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department.
Sunday, June 20, 2021 fro 6:30p-9p Sundays through September 5
Harrison Twp Weekend Events – Lake St Clair Summer Concert Series
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Spend your Sunday evening enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands. The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at the Lake St. Clair Metorpark Activity Center. From big band swing to country or top 40 to rock and blues. All state and local Covid-19 precautions and restrictions will be followed at time of concert. 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. LINK TO ARTISTS / PERFORMANCES.
Sunday, June 20, 2021 from 8p-9:30p
Shelby Twp Weekend – Solstice Wagon Ride
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy the Nature Trail. During the tour, Stony Creek will share some park history and interesting facts about natural features. Social distancing and face coverings are required. Pre-registration is required the day before the program by 4p by calling 586-781-9113. $5. Ages 5+. 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.
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