Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019 – Fun things to do in Metro Detroit & Oakland County this weekend. Events, activities for January 25, 26, & 27 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.
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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2019
Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 6p-8p
Rochester Weekend Events – Sip and Sew –January Ladies Night Out
Friendship Factory (210 West University, Rochester, MI 48038, 248-890-7277, thefriendshipfactory.com)
A fabulous night of wine, snacks, and education from designer Elena Victoria. This Sip & Sew Party is the perfect “Girl’s Night In”. Get together with some of your best friends and learn a lifelong skill. During this 2 hour party, you will learn how to operate a sewing machine and create a garment or craft to take home. Enjoy small bites and sips while working on your project and catching up with friends. It’s the perfect balance between focus and fun. All machinery, fabric, and supplies are provided. $75 per person, includes materials. Ages 18+ (21+ to sip on wine). Space is limited. Pre-registration required by calling 248-890-7277 or online at thefriendshipfactory.com/event
Daily through Sunday, January 27 (9a-10p daily) (9a-7p admission on 1/27)
Detroit Weekend Events – North American International Auto Show (NAIAS)
Cobo Center (1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, MI 48226)
At NAIAS you have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks, NAIAS has something for everyone to enjoy. Purchase tickets online at naias.com.
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7p
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan Adult Night
LEGOLAND (4240 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326)
LEGOLAND without the kids. Tickets are only $10. You must be 18 years old or older to attend this special event. No kids allowed (Only kids at heart). For more information and to buy tickets, visit michigan.legolanddiscoverycenter.com
Friday, January 25, 2019 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.
Daily from 10a-5p and daily through April 24
Flint / Burton Martin Luther King Jr Day School’s Out Fun Events – Rainforest Adventure Maze Exhibit
Courtland Commons (4190 E Court St, Burton, MI 48509, 810-237-3450, SloanMuseum.org)
Sloan Museum’s new 10,000 square-foot exhibition space inside Courtland Center Mall is the home for their NEW exhibit – Rainforest Adventure Maze. Sloan’s Rainforest Adventure Maze exhibit is an exhibit with immersive displays and hands-on activities. Visitors can explore the Rainforest Adventure in two interactive mazes, Rainforest Adventure and Tropical Odyssey. Both mazes are full of the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest, with puzzles and physical challenges that are great for ages 4 to adult. Visitors answer challenge questions to move through each maze. Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $5 for kids ages 2-11. To reserve tickets online in advance of your visit, go to sloanlongway.org/dinosaurs or call 810-237-3450. Review, Pics, Info…
Daily through early March 2019
Detroit Weekend Events – Campus Martius Park Ice Skating
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Hours and pricing info for the 2019 Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Season.
Friday, January 25, 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, January 25, 2019 from 4p-10p
Novi Weekend Events – Friday Family Night
Paradise Park Novi (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
1 Lg 1 topping pizza, 4 reg drinks & 4 games of laser tag for just $21.95!
Friday, January 25, 2019 through Sunday, January 27, 2019
Detroit Weekend Events – Motown Winter Blast Weekends
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Motown Winter Blast has expanded to 4 weekends with all of your favorite activities – including recurring activities such as ice skating, ice sculptures, marshmallow roasting, food trucks, family activities and live music, as well as rotating activities including Boyne City Slopes, The Winter Slide, zip lining down Cadillac Square, carnival rides, and the opportunity to skate for free all weekend long at Campus Martius Park. SEE SCHEDULE FOR DETAILS HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND AND HOURS. Admission to Motown Winter Blast Weekends is FREE. For more info. Visit the Motown Winterblast website or call 313-963-8418.
Friday, January 25, 2019 / all day
Fort Clarkston Weekend Events – Friday Night Pizza Party
Fort Clarkston (7127 Dixie Highway, Clarkston MI, 248-297-5453, www.fortclarkston.com)
Every Friday night get a large pepperoni pizza, a pitcher of pop and a $10 game card for only $20 at Fort Clarkston indoor playplace! Yes, parents can order beer and wine :) Review – pics…
Friday, January 25, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
White Lake Weekend Events – FREE Pop In & Play
White Lakes Oaks Golf Course (991 N Williams Lake Rd, White Lake, MI 48386)
FREE fun from our friends Oakland County Parks. Drop in and play GIANT versions of your favorite games. Checkers, Scrabble, Connect Four & more. Kids can enjoy the Carnival Course. No registration required, just “pop in & play”. For more info, call 1-888-OCPARKS or visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com.
Friday, January 25, 2019 from 7:30p-11p
Troy Weekend Events – Blackout Fog Party
Skateworld Troy (2825 E Maple Road, Troy, MI 48083, 248-689-4100, www.skateworldoftroy.com)
Skate in the fog, spotlight couples skates, and glow stick skates. Admission is $8. Skate rental is $3 ($5 for rollerblades).
Friday, January 25, 2019 from 7:45p-9:30p
Orion Twp Weekend Events – Friday Night Flip Out
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 $20 at the door and includes pizza and drink. Review – pics.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10a-3p
Troy Weekend Events – Winter Blues Buster Crafter & Artisan Market
Balkan American Community Center (1451 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy MI 48083)
Up to 70 crafters, artisans and vendors, live musical entertainment, kids’ activities, door prizes, & more. $2 admission. For more info, call 248 809-9644.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 10a & 2p (2 Time Slots)
Lake Erie Metropark Events – Eagles On Ice
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
The icy waters of the Detroit River attract a rich variety of waterfowl. Where one finds ducks in winter, one will find eagles too. Bundle up and search the area with a naturalist. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. All ages. $3 child, $5 adult. 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, January 26, 2019 from 10:30a-12:30p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Sensational Sharks
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Learn all about the world’s oldest fish during a fun-filled morning with activities centering on these amazing creatures. A shark presentation and snack will start the day, followed by a shark dissection demonstration and experiment. Craft a shark tooth necklace to take home. $12/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks
Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11a – Saturdays by appointments only
Oak Park Weekend Events – Family Open Paint & Play
Our Little Big World (21310 Coolidge Hwy, Oak Park, MI, 248-308-5444, ourlittlebigworld.com)
This class is geared for the whole family. Bring grandma, grandpa, auntie or uncle along with your child and their cousins for a family style painting lesson. learning color theory, painting techniques and art history from one of our artist in residence. While the canvas dries you will be able to experience our one of a kind play area that is focused on imaginative play.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 from noon-4p
Oakland Twp Weekend Events – Winter Carnival 2019
Bear Creek Nature Park (740 West Snell, Rochester, Michigan 48306) But FREE Park & Shuttle At Paint Creek Cider Mill (4480 Orion Rd, Rochester, Michigan 48306)
Activities include – live entertainment, crafts, a magic show, ice sculpture demonstration with photo ops, stilt walker, archery target shooting, penguin bowling, winter scavenger hunt, kiddie sledding (weather dependent), ice skating (weather dependent), and more. Warm beverages and pizza will be on hand while supplies last. FREE parking at Shuttle located at Paint Creek Cider Mill (4480 Orion Rd, Rochester, Michigan 48306, 248 656-3400). ALL PARKING IS AT PAINT CREEK CIDER MILL. This is a FREE event. Sponsored by Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 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. Cost is $6 residents / $8 non-residents.
Saturday, January 26, 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, January 26, 2019 from 6p-9p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Kids Night Out
Bloomfield Gymnastics (2124 Franklin Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302, 248-335-6770, www.BloomfieldGymnastics.com)
Bloomfield Gymnastics turns up the music so you can tumble, dance, play games, tell stories, and most of all, have the best time ever. Have fun with friends and make lots of new ones. For more information, call Brooke Meathe at 248-730-0307. Cost is $20.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 6p-10p
Oxford Weekend Events – Parents Night Out at Urban Air
Urban Air Trampoline Center (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371, 800-960-4778, UrbanAirOxford.com)
Drop the kids off for fun & games. A night of kids activities at Urban Air Trampoline Park for ages 1st grade and up. Includes pizza, access to all attractions, dodgeball tournament, and various games and activities. Prices start at $35.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 6p-10p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Parents Night Out at GTC
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-852-7950, website)
Drop your child off at GTC for a night of gymnastics and fun. For ages 4 -12. Includes open gym, Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course, foam pit, bounce house, pizza & juice, and a movie. For cost info and to register, visit gtcgymnastics.com.
Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
Southfield Weekend Events – 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.
Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 1p-4p
Oak Park Winter Festival – Winterfest 2019
Oak Park Community Center / Ice Arena
Enjoy indoor activities & outdoor fun for kids at the Oak Park Community Center. Sleigh rides, hay rides, a bonfire, facepainting and more! Call 248-691-7555 for info.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
Detroit Weekend Events –DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – “The Guilty” 2p
Detroit Film Theatre – “The Great Buster” 4:30p
See our DIA events calendar for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.
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