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Fun Things to do with your Family in Metro Detroit: February

If you are looking to answer the question: “Where can I find fun things to do with kids near me in February?”, then check out our list below.

Unleash Adventure at the Henry Ford: PAW Patrol Adventure Play

New exhibit is coming to Henry Ford Museum from February 18 to April 28, 2024. Get ready for an exciting, paws-itively fun experience at the Henry Ford in Dearborn! The PAW Patrol Adventure Play exhibit is set to captivate young hearts and minds with its interactive and imaginative journey. From thrilling rescue missions to creative play areas, this exhibit promises a memorable adventure for the whole family. More info

New Disney on Ice: Magic in the Stars! Coming to Little Caesars Arena

Chart a course through the night sky to Disney On Ice presents Magic In The Stars where every story begins with a wish. This all-new production brings the brightest Disney stars to life through cutting-edge figure skating, high-flying acrobatics, unexpected stunts, innovative lighting, thrilling special effects, eye-catching costumes, and stunning set designs. Experience the dynamic moments that take place on the ice and in the air when Disney On Ice visits Little Caesars Arena from Thursday, February 15 through Sunday, February 18, 2024. Get tickets now at! 

Events at Sea Life Aquarium & Legoland Discovery Center in Great Lake Crossings, Auburn Hills

There are lots of interesting events happening scheduled as below:

SEA LIFE Aquarium:

Teacher Open House

Homeschool Week

LEGOLAND Discovery Center:

“PAL”-entines Day Adult Night

LEGO NINJAGO DAYS: Dragon’s Rising

Homeschool Week

Winter Family Winter Series at All Emagine Theater Locations

This Winter, Emagine Entertainment will be hosting their Winter Family Film Series at all of their locations. This series features a different family-friendly themed film each week January 26 – March 7, 2024. All ticket prices are only $3 per person and magic pack concession packages are available for only $5 per person!

Winter Family Film Series is open to kids and family members of all ages.

February 2 – February 8: HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
February 9 – February 15: KUNG FU PANDA
February 16 – February 22: KUNG FU PANDA 2
February 23 – February 29: KUNG FU PANDA 3
March 1 – March 7 – MADAGASCAR

See a Family Concert at Detroit Symphony Orchestra

February 1-2, 2024: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert
March 16, 2024: Kris Johnson Group (a Tiny Tots concert) and Peter and the Wolf (part of our Young People’s Family Concert Series)
April 13, 2024: Gemini (a Tiny Tots concert) and When Instruments Roamed the Earth (part of our Young People’s Family Concert Series)
June 21-23, 2024: Disney & Broadway Favorites: The Music of Alan Menken
June 26-27, 2024: The Goonies in Concert

2024 Winter at Valade

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s will host family-friendly winter activities “Winter at Valade” celebration every weekend through February 26th at Robert C. Valade Park . Guests and families can enjoy sledding, toasty fires as well as great programming for all ages. Families can warm up at the giant outdoor fireplaces. Or indulge in roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate or enjoy a meal at one of the two on-site restaurants. 
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Take a Walk, Explore Outdoors, Go Sledding

Winter can be blue and long in Michigan. We keep the blues away by taking a walk and enjoying the outdoor activities. You can explore our list below for some ideas to keep active in the winter months.
Ice Skating in Oakland County
Top 5 Sledding Hills in Metro Detroit
Snow Tubing
Visit a Nature Center

Mini Maestros Family Concert Series

Get ready to embark on a morning full of musical adventure that celebrates the magic of exploration, imagination, and the power of music to bring people together. Mini Maestros Family Concerts provide an engaging and interactive concert experience that will be sure to get families dancing, singing, and making long-lasting musical memories!

Mini Maestros Family Concerts take place in the Alger Center Ballroom at The War Memorial, where all can see and hear the instruments and musicians up close. Be sure to arrive early to experience a pre-concert instrument petting zoo and more. More info

Saturday, January 27: Miss Paula and The Candy Bandits 
Saturday, February 24: Stop, Bop, and Roll! with Sean Dobbins and Friends 
Saturday, March 16: Six Mile Strings 
Saturday, April 20: Earth Day Celebration with Joe Reilly and Friends

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Fun Things to Do in Troy

Cupid’s Family Shuffle
Address: Troy Community Center
Date and Time: Saturday February 10th, 2024. 5.30 pm until 8 pm.
Cost: $25 per pair, $10 per additional person.
Description:  A perfect opportunity for kiddos and their parents, guardians, or special someone to celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early. A live DJ, onsite photo booth, pizza, drinks, and dessert will be provided. Only one adult needs to register, you will be prompted to add each person in your party. Space is limited, register by 2/7. 
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Sweeetheart Family Swim
Address: Troy Community Center
Date and Time: Saturday February 17th, 2024. 6pm until 8 pm.
Cost:  $10 Residents, $15 non-residents
Description:  Dancing not your style? Celebrate with our Valentine’s family night instead! Take a dipin the pool and the gym will have a variety of balls, hoops, scooters, jump ropes, parachute, and more. Goodie bags with sweet treats to take home. Parents must stay with children. Geared towards ages 3–12. Registration closes 2/14. $5 discount for TCC Fitness Members.
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Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.