Winter Festivals Metro Detroit 2017

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Winter Festivals Metro Detroit 2017 – Celebrate Michigan winter family fun with winter fests all throughout Oakland County and Metro Detroit MI.

Winterfests highlight outdoor winter fun with sledding, ice-skating, food and more! There is no shortage of things to do at the 2017 Metro Detroit Winter Festivals.

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Winter Festivals Metro Detroit 2017

Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8, 2017
Plymouth Winter Fest – Plymouth Ice Festival 2017
Downtown Plymouth (350 S. Main St, Plymouth Twp., MI 48170)
Enjoy ice carving competitions, live entertainment, wintertime festival food, interactive ice sculptures, rail jams, skiers and snowboarders demos, Greenhills School Ice skating rink and much more! Hours are Friday from 3p-10p, Saturday from 10a-10p and Sunday from 10a-6p. Check out for more info.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 11a-6p
Warren Winter Festival – Cold Rush Warren 2017
Warren City Square (Van Dyke just north of 12 Mile Road)
Enjoy free ice skating from 11a-10p, an ice carving show, free learn to skate clinic, a free petting zoo, and much more!

Friday, January 20, 2017 through Sunday, January 22, 2017
Rochester Winter Festival – Fire and Ice Fest 2017
Downtown Rochester, Michigan (Third & Water Streets)
Fire and Ice Fest provides free family fun in Downtown Rochester. Events include fireworks, TasteFest, tube sledding, snow shoeing and cross country skiing, dog sled rides, ice skating, broom ball exhibition, ice sculptures and more! Fire and Ice Festival schedule of events. Fire and Ice Festival Hours are from 5p-9p on Friday, 10a-9p on Saturday and 9a-5p on Sunday. UPDATE – Fire and Ice 2017 will go on no matter what the weather. Due to warm weather being forecast for the event, the following Fire and Ice activities will not take place this year due to the anticipated warmer temperatures include tube sledding, ice skating, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing.

Friday, January 20, 2017 through Sunday, January 22, 2017
Detroit Winter Festival – Motown Winter Blast 2017
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-9p. Preview Winter Blast 2017 or visit the Motown Winterblast website or call 313-963-8418.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 1p-4p
Clarkston Winter Festival – 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.

Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 1p-4p
Beverly Hills Winter Festival – 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. UPDATE 1/27 –Winter Family Fun Day has been cancelled due to lack of snow.

Saturday, January 28, 2017 from noon-4p
Oakland Twp Winter Festival – Winter Carnival 2017
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 held regardless of weather but some the events are obviously weather dependent. Sponsored by Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details.

Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 1p-5p
West Bloomfield Winter Festival – 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

Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 1p-4p
Oak Park Winter Festival – Winterfest 2017
Oak Park Community Center
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.

Saturday, February 4, 2017 from noon-3p
Berkley Winter Festival – Berkley Winterfest
Berkley Community Center Complex (2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072, 248-658-3470)
Enjoy winter sports, indoor and outdoor crafts, a snowman building contest, carnival games, ice sculptures, turkey bowling, a winter petting farm, bonfires and more at the 2017 Berkley Winterfest. Presented by Berkley Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 3p-5p
Milford Winter Festival – Milford Township Community Snow Day
Downtown Milford at Central Park
Enjoy hot chocolate, ice-skating, winter kayak sledding and more (weather permitting). Hosted by Milford Township.

Friday, February 10, 2017 through Sunday, February 12, 2017
Utica Winter Festival – Utica Ice Festival 2017
Downtown Utica
Enjoy ice sculptures, food and drink specials, live entertainment, carriage rides, open ice skating, and… FIREWORKS at Utica Memorial Park at 8:20p on Saturday evening. Hours are 4p-9p on Friday, Saturday from 9a-5p, and Sunday from 8a-noon. For more info, visit

Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 11a-4p
Clawson Winter Festival – Fire and Spice 2017
Downtown Clawson
This annual event features fire breathers and jugglers, in addition to ice carvers creating custom designs and a Kids Craft Tent! Don’t forget to stay for the chili cook-off, the proceeds of which are donated to local charities. For more info, visit

Sunday, February 19, 2017 from 2p-4:30p
Southfield Winter Festival – Southfield Winter Fest
Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI)
Fun includes games, crafts, free ice skating, marshmallow roasting, horse-drawn carriage rides, snowshoeing, dog sledding demoes, and more! Refreshments available for purchase. This is a FREE event. For more information, contact Southfield Parks & Recreation at 248-796-4620 or visit

Saturday, February 25, 2017 from noon-8p
Detroit Winter Festival – Clark Park Winter Carnival
Clark Park (1130 Clark Avenue, Detroit, MI 48209)
Enjoy food, outdoor games, music, skating, petting zoo, horse-drawn carriage, marshmallow roasting, ice skating and more! A Winter Carnival Hockey Classic follows the event For more info, visit

This Winter Festivals Metro Detroit 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 details being altered without notice or cancellations.

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