Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022

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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events for July 7, 8, 9, & 10, 2022.

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!


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2022

Thursday, July 7, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 10a-11a and 1p-2p (each session)
Milford Weekend Events – Fun on the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Fun on the Farm is an indoor and outdoor children’s series that focuses on different animals and aspects of farming each session. Each program will include a story, hands-on activity, and a chance to get up close and personal with that week’s topic. Ages 2-6. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. $5 per child / adults FREE. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 810-227-8910. 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.

Daily through Sunday, September 4, 2022 (museum hrs & admission info)
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Treasure! CIS Exhibit
Cranbrook Institute of Science (9221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, 1-877-462-7262
This family-friendly experience features dozens of hands-on activities and interactives that explores both the past and present of treasure and treasure hunting. Treasure! has seven thematic areas. Treasure! is open during regular museum hours and has an additional cost, $3 – $5 per person, in addition to general museum admission. REVIEW / PICS / MORE INFO.

Daily through September 5, 2022 from 10a-5p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Dinosauria
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 $6 (doesn’t include Zoo admission). Hosted by the Detroit ZooMORE INFO / WIN TICKETS CONTEST

Weekly – Thursdays through Sundays through September 25, 2022 (11a-sunset)
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Mini Golf Course at Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Art Museum (39221 Woodward Ave Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org)
9-hole mini golf fun at cranbrookartmuseum.org this summer. Each playable hole is a work of art – literally. $15 Adults / $8 Children Under 12. Pre-registration required at this LINK. Course admission INCLUDES general admission to the museum gallery. REVIEW / PICS / MORE INFO.

Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays from 5p-8p through August ??
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – FREE Summer Concerts at the VorRH
The Village of Rochester Hills (104 S Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
The annual summer concert series is back this year delivering a variety of musical genres to folks young and old. The Village will be welcoming back some of your favorite bands with a mixture of new talent sprinkled in. This free event is welcome to all ages. Grab a carry-out meal from any of the seven restaurants on-site, bring your lawn chairs and blankets, and enjoy the sounds of the summer. These are FREE events. Hosted by TheVofRH.

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 6:30p
Ferndale Weekend Events – Ferndale Movies in the Parks Movie Nights
Schiffer Park (Corner of Planavon Street at West Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220)
Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie in parks throughout out Ferndale this summer hosted by the Ferndale DDA and Ferndale Parks and RecreationMORE INFO / MOVIE LISTINGS

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 7p-9p
Detroit Weekend Events – Movie Nights in the D
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
Enjoy award-winning films on the big screen at Campus Martius Park during the DDP’s free outdoor movie series. Bring your own chair or blanket for a relaxing summer evening set in the heart of the city. Popcorn is available for purchase. For more info visit downtowndetroitparks.comMORE INFO / MOVIE INFO

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 7p (Thursdays through August 18)
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, July 7, 2022 at 7p (Thursdays through July 24)
Milford Weekend Events – Concerts in the Park
Central Park (Main Street between Huron Street and Liberty Street, Milford, MI)
Thursdays from 7p-9p unless otherwise noted. Concessions available (burgers, hot dogs, drinks, ice cream) for purchase. Hosted by www.milfordtownship.com. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 7p
Oak Park Weekend Events – Oak Park Concerts in the Park
Shepherd Park (14300 Oak Park Boulevard, Oak Park, MI 48237, www.ci.oak-park.mi.us)
FREE summer concerts in July at Shepherd Park hosted by www.ci.oak-park.mi.us. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 7p-9p (Thursdays through August 18)
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 DDAMORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE.

Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 7p-9p
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 SCHEDULESUMMER FAMILY FUN DAYS SCHEDULE

Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 7:30p (Thursdays through July 28)
Rochester Weekend Events – Rochester Kiwanis Concerts
Rochester Municipal Park (400 Sixth St, Rochester, Michigan 48307, 248-651-9061)
FREE concerts on Thursday evenings for summer 2022 from 7:30p-9p as part of the Rochester Kiwanas Club of Rochester “Music in the Park” series. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy free summer concerts. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Friday, July 8, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Friday, July 8, 2022 from 10:30a-11:30a
Clarkston Weekend Events – Puddle Jumpers
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Children ages 3-6 can enjoy nature fun as they increase their love for the great outdoors. A naturalist will engage children with a story, nature talk and related activity. Each child will receive a craft kit to take and make at home. This series meets the second Friday of each month. Cost: $4/child. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays to register. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Inflatable PlayspacesFriday, July 8, 2022 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, July 8 through Sunday, July 17
Oakland County FairDavisburg Weekend Events – 2022 Oakland County Fair
Springfield Oaks County Park (12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI)
Enjoy Opening Night fireworks, a huge carnival midway, concerts, races, farm exhibits, and arena events at the 2022 Oakland County Fair hosted by www.oakfair.org & Oakland County Parks and Recreation. MORE INFO / SCHEDULE

Friday, July 8 (noon-8p), Saturday, July 9 (noon-8p), & Sunday, July 10 (11a-6p) – ALSO July 15, 16, 17
Belleville Weekend Events – Lavender Festival
DeBuck’s Corn Maze & Sunflower Farm (50240 Martz Rd, Belleville, MI 48111, debuckscornmaze.com)
Bring your friends and family out to DeBuck’s for an amazing experience in the lavender and sunflower fields. Experience over 5000 lavender plants, U-pick lavender and sunflowers to take home, 5 acres of sunflower, wagon rides, and a full day of fun. Attractions & photo opps on site and the Grill house will be open for food and sweet treats. Purchase tickets at debuckssunflowerfarm.com.

altFriday, July 8, 2022 from 4p-11:45p
Lapeer Weekend Events – Lapeer Area Sports & Entertainment Rink Fireworks
Lapeer Area Sports & Entertainment Rink (2112 Demille Rd, Lapeer, MI 48446)
Bounce houses, food trucks, music, games, a dunk tank, and more from 4p-11:45p. Fireworks start at ??. Hosted by laserskating.com.

Friday, July 8, 2022 from 6p-9p (Fridays through July 15)
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, headliners go on at 7p (rain or shine). Concessions on site. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Friday, July 8, 2022 at 6p
Rochester Weekend Events – OU Summer Concerts
Oakland University (201 Meadow Brook Road, Rochester, MI 48309)
FREE summer concerts at Elliott Tower on the campus of Oakland University. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a relaxing evening listening to the sounds of the carillon’s 49 fully-chromatic bells. Hosted by oakland.edu. MORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE

Friday, July 8, 2022 at 6p
oakland county parksHazel Park Weekend Events – Family Fun Night
Green Acres Park ( 620 W Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Join Oakland County Parks and Hazel Park for FREE Family Fun. Climbing tower, inflatables, bouncers, and games.

Friday, July 8, 2022 from 7p-8:30p (Fridays through August 26)
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – Auburn Hills Free Summer Concerts
Riverside Park (Auburn Rd and Squirrel, Downtown Auburn Hills, Michigan)
Hosted by the City of Auburn Hills. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the free music. This Friday’s act is Mainstreet Soul. MORE INFO

Friday, July 8, 2022 from 7p-8:30p
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – FREE Metroparks Summer Concerts
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Eastwood Beach becomes a concert venue. From rock to country to R&B and oldies, there is a concert for everyone. Lounge in a lawn chair or get on your feet and dance. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2022 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today. More Info / Concert Schedule

Friday, July 8, 2022 at 7p (Fridays through August 26)
Farmington Weekend Events – Downtown Farmington Free Summer Concerts
Riley Park Sundquist Pavilion (Grand River Avenue at Grove Street, Farmington, Michigan)
FREE concerts at Riley Park this summer. Hosted by the Downtown Farmington DDAMORE INFO / CONCERT SCHEDULE.

Friday, July 8 and all Fridays through September 9 after each game
Utica Weekend Events – USPBL Friday Fireworks Spectacular
Jimmy John’s Field (7171 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI 48317, 248-601-2400 ext 4, uspbl.com)
Enjoy fireworks and affordable baseball every Friday night this summer. Fireworks start after each Friday Night Game at Jimmy John’s Field. More info

Friday, July 8, 2022 at 8p (Fridays through August 26)
Detroit Weekend Events – New Center Park FREE Summer Movie
New Center Park (2998 W Grand Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48202)
Enjoy a family-friendly movie at New Center Park this summer as part of the Friday Night Films series. FREE popcorn and a movie. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Hosted by newcenterpark.com. MORE INFO / MOVIE LINEUP.

Friday, July 8, 2022 at Dusk
Woodhaven Weekend Events – Uncle Sam Jam Fireworks 
fireworksCivic Center Park (23101 Hall Rd, Woodhaven, MI 48183)
Uncle Sam Jam is a 4-day Downriver Festival featuring a carnival, concerts, and much more! Fireworks on Friday! Uncle Sam Jam website. Festival begins July 7 and runs through Sunday, July 10. For more info, visit unclesamjamfest.com.

Saturday, July 9, 2022 Weekend Events

Saturday, July 9 (9a-1p & 2p-6p) and Sunday, July 10 (noon-4p)
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Cowboy & Cowgirl Festival
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
This festival is a family celebration of cowboy, cowgirls, and the wild west. Stroll throughout the Village and enjoy live music, family activities, cowboy stunt shows, magician juggler performances, the medicine man show, mechanical bull rides, pony carousel, petting zoo, and much more. $10. $5 Parking. Online ticket & processing fees may apply. Purchase tickets HERE.

Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 10a-4p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Yeti Fest Art Day & Bigfoot & Sasquatch Soiree
The HAWK FH Community Center (29995 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334, fhgov.com)
Unique artists, painting, sculpture and jewelry. Art activities for kids and other believers. Make a Sasquatch of your own. This is a FREE event. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services (Parks & Rec) Department.

Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 6:30p – movie at dusk
Clawson Weekend Events – Cinema in the Street
Downtown Clawson (14 Mile Rd North of Tacoma St, Clawson, MI)
Enjoy a FREE outdoor movie in Downtown Clawson hosted by the Clawson DDA. Come early for family fun and dining Downtown and stay for a movie at Dusk. MORE INFO / MOVIE LISTING.

outdoor movieSaturday, July 9, 2022 at Dusk
Holly Weekend Events – Holly Movies in the Park
Crapo Park (Martha St, Holly, MI 48442)
Concessions will be available for purchase. The free summer outdoor movies begin at dusk. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and don’t forget the popcorn! Refreshments and concessions will be sold for a small fee. the Holly Area Community CoalitionMOVIE INFO / SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 10, 2022 Weekend Family Fun

Sunday, July 10, 2022 from 8a-noon
Royal Oak Weekend Events – ZooFest – Wild Walk 4 Mental Health
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
A full day of family fun that includes an event t-shirt, bagel breakfast, activities, scavenger hunt, raffle, and music. All proceeds benefit our local communities by increasing mental health resources. Admission $40. For more info, 844-844-5900.

Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 4p
Ferndale Weekend Events – Ferndale Nine on Nine Concerts
Schiffer Park (Corner of Planavon Street at West Nine Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220)
Summer concert series in Ferndale hosted by the Ferndale DDA.

Sunday, July 10, 2022 fro 6:30p-9p
Harrison Twp Weekend Events – 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. For a list of bands, visit metroparks.com. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2022 vehicle 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 2022 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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