Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for November 21, 22, 23, and 24, 2019

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 2019 article to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable. Michigan FALL things to do this weekend!


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019 Weekend Family Fun

Thursday, November 21, 2019 from 4p-8p (every Thursday in November)
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.

Today through Christmas Eve (daily)
Auburn Hills Weekend – Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops
Bass Pro Shops (Great Lakes Crossing, 248-209-4200)
Bass Pro hosts Santa Claus (and tons of free Christmas fun for kids at Bass Pro) daily through Christmas Eve. You can even get a free photo with Santa while enjoying the free fun! MORE INFO and times for Santa’s daily appearances and for a list of all the free fun holiday games, crafts and activities happening each day! Details

Daily, 2019 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.

downtown MilfordThursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:30p
Milford Weekend Events – The Big Reveal
Downtown Milford
Stores on Main Street in Downtown Milford reveal festive holiday Christmas and holiday window displays to their stores. Come downtown and watch the kids “unwrap” the storefronts. Local merchants will wrap their storefronts on Tuesday, get busy, and reveal their holiday best on Thursday night. For more information, visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.

Thursday, November 21 through Sunday November 24, 2019 (6 shows)
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Elf Jr The Musical
Costick Center (28600 W 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336)
Farmington Hills Youth Theater presents Elf Jr. the Musical
Based on the beloved holiday film, this hilarious fish-out-of-water comedy follows Buddy the Elf in his quest to find his true identity. Th – 7p, Fri – 7p, Sat – 1p & 5p, Sun – 1p & 5p. Tickets are $10. recreg.fhgov.com.

Today – January 5, 2019 from 5:30p-9p (weeknights & Sundays) or 5:30p-10:30p (Fridays & Saturdays) (see dates below)
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Detroit Zoo Wild Lights
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
The Detroit Zoo will light up the night this holiday season with Wild Lights, a spectacular holiday light display. For 24 nights, more than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and animal sculptures on a half-mile trail through the front of the Zoo. Dates – November 16,17,22,23,24,29,30, December 1,6,7,8,13,14,15,19,20,21,22,23,26,27,28,29,30,31, January 2,3,4,5. Ticket info. Review / Pics / Info

November 21, (7p), November 22 (7p), November 23 (11a, 2p, 5p, 8p)
altDetroit Weekend Events – How the Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical
Fox Theatre (2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201)
Audiences will discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life live on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming GRINCH, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the holiday-loving Whos. Hosted by our friends at 313Presents. Purchase Tickets Here.

Friday, November 22, 2019 Weekend Family Fun

Inflatable PlayspacesFriday, November 22, 2019 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, November 22 through Sunday, November 24, 2019 (1p-7p FRI, 9a-5p SAT, 10p-4p SUN)
White Lake Weekend Events – Art and Greens Holiday Arts Market
Bogie Lake Greenhouses (1525 Bogie Lake Road, White Lake)
“Held INSIDE the 28,000 square foot climate controlled Bogie Lake Greenhouses guests can shop the artist booths nestled between festive displays of poinsettias and other holiday greens, one of the most unique settings for an art and fine craft market in all of Michigan. There will be some artist demonstrations and children of all ages can enjoy various activities in the Market.”. For more info, visit www.huronvalleyarts.org.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 5p-midnight
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Tree Lighting
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Following the tree lighting Campus Martius Park Ice-Skating season begins! Enjoy holiday food and beverage offerings, carriage rides, visits with Santa, holiday shopping, and much more! For more info, downtowndetroitparks.com

Fridays & Saturdays – November 22, 23, 29, 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 from 6p-midnight
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Carriage Rides
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
See Downtown Detroit like you never have before – from inside an enchanted horse drawn carriage. Carriage rides take off from the Woodward Esplanade, directly south of Campus Martius Park. Rides are $10 per person and last about 15 to 20 minutes. On site only. No advanced reservations are accepted. For more info, downtowndetroitparks.com

Friday, November 22, 2019 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, November 22, 2019 from 6p-9p
Berkley Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
Berkley Parks and Recreation (2400 Robina, Berkley, MI, 248-658-3470, berkleymich.org)
For kids ages 4-10. Drop the kids and enjoy a night out while the kids enjoy Parents Night Out with a Ninja theme! Open to residents AND non-residents. Call to register.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6p-9:30p
Troy Weekend Events – 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.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6p-9p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Village of Rochester Hills Tree-Lighting Ceremony
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams Rd and University, Rochester Hills, MI)
Once again the Village will come to life with over 850,000 lights that will illuminate all at once! In addition to lighting our 25 foot tree, we will welcome Santa to the Village for another year of free visits. The fun starts at 6p, the tree-lighting takes place at 7p. For more info, visit thevorh.com.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
Wixom Weekend Events – Pop In & Play
Lyon Oaks County Park Banquet Center (52221 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, Michigan 48393, 248-858-0906)
Hosted by Oakland County Parks. “Everyone’s favorite classic games will become larger than life. Check out Jumbo Jenga, Colossal Connect Four, Giant Twister, Towering Tic-Tac-Toe and Significantly-sized Scrabble. Try the putting challenge on the miniature golf course or experience a spin on traditional bingo, too. All ages and abilities are welcome. Some games require socks and closed-toe shoes. Light snacks will be provided.” This is a FREE event. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS.

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6:30p
Northville Weekend Events – Holiday Lighted Parade
Downtown Northville MI
Ring in the Holiday Season with the annual Holiday Lighted Parade in downtown Northville, the official kickoff to Northville’s Hometown Holidays. For more info, visit www.downtownnorthville.com.

Friday, November 22, 2019 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.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 8p-10p
Oxford Weekend Events – Air456 at Urban Air
Urban Air Trampoline Center (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371, 800-960-4778, UrbanAirOxford.com)
A special night of kids activities at Urban Air Trampoline Park for 4th, 5th and 6th graders. Each AIR 456 event will have Free Pizza, and activities for kids such as Dodgeball Tournament, foam pit challenge, or a slam dunk contest. Includes pizza, glow stick and access to all attractions.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 Weekend Events

Saturday, November 23, 2019 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
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, November 23, 2019 from 9a-4p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Holiday Arts & Crafts Marketplace
Royal Oak High School (1500 Lexington Boulevard, Royal Oak, MI)
Fun, food and holiday shopping! Featuring more than 100 local artisans. Luncheon entrees and baked goods available for purchase. For more info, rohscraftshow@gmail.com. Hosted by the Royal Oak High School PTA.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10a-2p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Inaugural Holiday Market
Bay Court Park (6970 Andersonville, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Get a jump on holiday shopping while enjoying hot chocolate, caroling, s’mores, holiday lights, horse-drawn wagon rides and more. FREE admission & FREE hot cocoa. For more info, call 248-625-8055.

Saturday, November 23 from 10a-4p and Sunday, November 24 from 10a-3p
Northville Weekend Events – Greens Market Weekend
Northville Town Square
Vendors from the Northville Farmers Market will be at Town Square and will feature wreaths, seasonal baskets and much more. For more info, call 248-349-7640. Hosted by the Northville Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 2p-4p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Talkin’ Turkey
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Learn about the folklore and historical facts associated with the wild turkey, create a themed craft and go on a hike to look for our resident turkeys. This program is appropriate for all ages. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 5:30p-10:30p
Southfield Weekend Events – Kids Night Out
Franklin Athletic Club (29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034, (248-352–8000 ext 314, website)
Drop the kids off for a fun night of bouncing, swimming, pizza, movie and more. Ages 2-12 welcome. To register, please contact Tyler at TBarrick@ffrc.net or 248-352-8000, ext 314.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 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, November 23, 2019 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, November 23, 2019 from 9p-11p
Oxford Weekend Events – Urban Air Teen Night
Urban Air Trampoline Center (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371, 800-960-4778, UrbanAirOxford.com)
For teens ages 13-18. Each Urban Air Teen Night event will have Free Pizza, and activities for kids such as Dodgeball Tournament, foam pit challenge, or a slam dunk contest. Includes pizza, glow stick and access to all attractions.

Sunday, November 24, 2019 Weekend Family Fun

Sunday, November 24, 2019 from noon-4p
Northville Weekend Events – Christmas in the Village
Mill Race Village Northville
Come and see the Village decorated for Christmas. Christmas Tea in the Cady Inn, The Caroling Belles, Father Christmas, Christmas Music and Crafts. Admission is FREE. For more info, call 248-348-1845. Hosted by the Northville Historical Society.

Sunday, November 24, 2019
Detroit Weekend Events –DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
DFT Family – Tia and Piujuq 2p
Detroit Film Theatre – Ága 4:30p
See our DIA events calendar for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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