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

As weather gets warmer, if you are looking to answer the question: “Where can I find fun things to do with kids near me in March?”, 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

Easter Events around Metro Detroit

Spring has sprung. There is so much fun to attend one or more Easter events around Metro Detroit listed on our website. You can also find the Easter Bunny along the way or some yummy Easter dining events.

Maple Syrup Events around Metro Detroit

March is the right time to discover the magic of tapping the trees for some sap! Below is our Ultimate Guide of Maple Syrup and Sugaring Events and Festivals around metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan. 
Maple Syrup Events Guide

Celebrate Easter with FREE Easter Bunny and Petting Farm Visits

The Village of Rochester Hills, metropolitan Detroit’s premier outdoor lifestyle shopping and dining destination, will be hosting FREE outdoor visits with the Easter Bunny this Spring. Each weekend beginning March 17, guests will be able to visit with The Easter Bunny in the beautifully decorated outdoor Gazebo in Festival Park. The Easter Bunny will be giving out special treats to all who visit him this March. The Village will also be bringing in a petting farm which will feature baby chicks, baby goats, and ducks. Bring your own camera and snap some photos of lasting memories with your family.

All visits are walk-up only and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • Sunday, March 17: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 23: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, March 24: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday, March 29: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 30: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Village of Rochester Hills
104 N. Adams Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
*The Easter Bunny will be set up inside The Gazebo in Festival Park.
*The Petting Farm will be set up in Festival Park.

Register for Kids Bowl for Free this Summer

Do you know that kids can bowl for free this summer? Registration for Kids Bowl for free starts now. You can find a bowling center near you, register your kids and have fun this summer. Family pass deals are available if you decide to bowl with your kids. More info

Register for Summer Camps

Spring is slowly moving in and summer is just around the corner. Are you looking for kids fun summer camps to keep your kids busy during the summer months? We got full comprehensive lists that you can look into below.
2024 Summer Camps
Art Summer Camps
Animal Lovers Summer Camps

Special Needs Camps

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

Homeschool Week

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

LEGO NINJAGO DAYS: Dragon’s Rising

LEGO NINJAGO DAYS: Dragon’s Rising

Emagine Theater – Easter Bunny Visit

Celebrate Easter a little early with a visit from the Easter Bunny himself. Bring the family to select Emagine locations on Saturday, March 16 for a special showing of the 2011 animated film, HOP and get your photos taken with the Easter Bunny. The movie will play at 2:00pm at each of the locations listed below with Easter Bunny appearances around those times.

HOP: E.B., the Easter Bunny’s teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock ‘n’ roll band. In LA, he’s taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car. Rated PG

Schedule of Visits:

Emagine Rochester Hills : Saturday March 16

Emagine Canton: Saturday, March 16. Emagine Canton will also be offering free face painting for children who show their HOP ticket stub.

Emagine Portage: Saturday, March 16

Emagine Batavia: Saturday, March 16

Emagine Macomb: Saturdays, March 16 & 23

Emagine Theater – Ghostbuster Visit

Visit several Emagine locations opening weekend to celebrate the release of GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE on Thursday, March 21. Come dressed in your Ghostbusters apparel and join in with our local Ghostbusters crew as they host a fun and exciting event. Take photos with team members, in front of their Ectomobile, and maybe even try on their Proton Pack!

Emagine Macomb, Emagine Canton, and Emagine Novi will also be gearing up for the freeze with decorated windows displays.

GHOSTBUSTERS: FROZEN EMPIRE: In Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, the Spengler family returns to where it all started – the iconic New York City firehouse – to team up with the original Ghostbusters, who’ve developed a top-secret research lab to take busting ghosts to the next level. But when the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second Ice Age. Rated PG-13

Schedule of Visits:

Emagine Hartland with 313 Ghostbusters: Saturday, March 23 from 12:00pm-6:00pm

Emagine Canton with Ghostbusters Detroit: Thursday, March 21 from 2:00pm-8:00pm

Emagine Royal Oak with Ghostbusters Detroit: Friday, March 22 from 3:00pm-8:00pm

Emagine Novi with Ghostbusters Detroit: Saturday, March 23 from 3:00pm-8:00pm

Emagine Noblesville with Circle City Ghostbusters: Thursday, March 21 from 10:00am-1:00pm

Enjoy Great Time Outdoor

As the weather is getting warmer, it is the best time to spend time outdoor with some simple and fun activities listed below:
Hike trails
Visit State Park or Metropark for Free with Michigan Activity Pass
Visit Nature Center
Visit Petting Farm or Zoo
Visit the top 10 favorite playgrounds

Spend a Day in Detroit

See a Family Concert at Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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

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, March 16: Six Mile Strings 
Saturday, April 20: Earth Day Celebration with Joe Reilly and Friends

32 Lake Shore Drive | Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Yohana Isabella
Author: Yohana Isabella

Yohana Isabella is a former financial auditor turned stay at home mom of trilingual 4yo boy Charlie. She is passionate about photography, traveling, baking and cooking. She loves to explore new places, culture and food with her family all year round in Michigan and other states. She looks forward to contributing to Metro Detroit Mommy. Follow her journey in instagram