Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2018 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit. Weekend of January 26, 27, & 28, 2018
. 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 2018 article to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable.
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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018 through Sunday, January 28, 2018
Detroit Weekend Events – Motown Winter Blast 2018
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Motown Winter Blast is Detroit’s celebration of winter experiences, dining, music and family fun. The three-day festival hours will be Friday from 4p-11p, Saturday from 11a-11p and Sunday from 11a-8p. Preview Winter Blast 2018 or visit the Motown Winterblast website www.winterblast.com or call 313-963-8418.
Daily through early March 2018
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Ice Skating
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Hours and pricing info for the 2017 / 2018 Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Season.
Friday, Saturday (10a-5p), and Sunday (noon-5p)
Flint Weekend Events – Be the Astronaut Sloan Museum Exhibit
Sloan Museum (1221 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI)
Sloan’s Be The Astronaut exhibit is a mission adventure. Guests will blast off in their own space capsule and discover the future of space exploration. At Starship Sloan, you will explore interactive navigation and technology stations, and get ready to pilot your own mission. Videogame interfaces and hands-on command centers allow YOU to become the engineers and astronauts that make space flight possible. Review, Pics, and Info…
Friday, January 26, 2018 from 10a-5p
New Hudson Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.
Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 5p-9p
Oakland Twp Weekend Events – Nighttime sledding at Lost Lake Nature Park
Lost Lake Nature Park (846 Lost Lake Trail Oakland, Michigan 48363, Sledding Hotline – 248-651-4440 ext 299)
WEATHER PERMITTING… Night sledding at the BEST sled hill Oakland County. The entire hill is lit up by great flood lights and they even have a warming shelter. Lost Lake features a smaller kiddie slope in addition to the HUGE main hill. Call the hotline to check on conditions. Sledding at Lost Lake is FREE. Review, pics, info…
Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 6-8:30p
Birmingham Weekend Events – Minecraft Night at Robot Garage
Robot Garage (637 S. Eton Road, Birmingham, MI 48009, 248-723-9100, website)
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. $20. Students may pack dinner and a water bottle or sign up for Pizza for $5 more.
Friday, January 26, 2018 from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. (A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.
Friday, January 26, 2018 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, www.flipspotgym.com)
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9a-11:30a
Flint Weekend Events – Telescope Workshop
Longway Planetarium (1310 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI)
This hands-on workshop is intended for everyone who has a new telescope and doesn’t know where to start. You will learn how to set up your telescope and what all those little pieces and parts do. We will also cover aligning the finder scope and what you can realistically expect to see through your telescope. For this workshop, bring your telescope and everything that came with it. This workshop will not cover the use of computer controls. $10 per person and $25 for a family of up to 4 people. For more info, email@example.com
Saturday, January 27, 2018 (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 27 and Sunday, January 28 from noon-4p
Kensington Metroparks Events – Kensington Hayrides / Sleighrides
Kensington Metropark (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride or sleighride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. $5 per Adult; $3 Seniors (62+) and Children 3-12; Children 2 and younger are FREE. A Metro parks vehicle entry permit is required.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from noon-4p
Oakland Twp Weekend Events – Winter Carnival 2018
Marsh View Park (3100 East Clarkston Rd, Oakland Twp, MI)
Enjoy ice-skating at the new skating rink, ice sculpture demos, kiddie sledding, carnival games, snow painting, turkey bowling, pizza and warm beverages, warming fires with sweet treats , broom ball, archery target shoots, and a magic show. This is a FREE event. Sponsored by Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 1p-4p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Shiver By The River
Depot Park (Downtown Clarkston)
Enjoy games, snow shoe demo, food, sledding, broomball, hot chocolate, ice skating, a warming station and more. For more info, call City Hall at 248-625-1559.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 1p-5p
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – 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.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 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 27, 2018 from 5:30p-10:30p
Southfield Weekend Events – Kids Night Out Swim Party
Franklin Athletic Club (29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034, (248-352–8000 ext 314, website)
Fun-filled evenings of pizza, games, crafts, inflatables, movies, crafts and more! Some events even feature swimming and movie pajama parties. For kids ages 1-12. For cost info and to register, call Laura Barrick at 248-352-8000 ext 314. Review – pics.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 6p
New Boston Weekend Events – Night Hike and Bonfire
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a walk through the evening woods and see what critters are out-and-about. After the adventure, relax around the bonfire for some casual nature talk. Please preregister, 734-782-3956. $6 for adults, $4 for children.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 6:30p-8:30p
Southfield Daddy Daughter Dance – Daddy Daughter Dance
Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield MI)
Young ladies ages 14 and younger are invited to dress their best for this special night. Call 248-796-4620 for cost info and to register. You must be pre-registered to attend. There are NO ticket sales at the door.
Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7p
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – Snowshoe Hike
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Enjoy an evening winter walk on the nature trails using snowshoes! Learn how to walk with snowshoes on, see what animals are out on the crisp winter evening. The program is dependent on the weather. A limited supply of snowshoes will be available for use. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. Cost – $5.
Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 1p-4p
Beverly Hills Weekend Events – Winter Family Fun Day
Beverly Park (18801 Beverly Road, Beverly Hills, Michigan 48025)
Winter Family Fun Day is free! “Weather Permitting” activities include: sledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, warm drinks, a snow cave, winter golf, winter softball and snacks in the pavilion by the fire. More info…
Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Puppet Performance – Caravan of Cultures, 2p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.
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