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Unique Things to Do in Detroit This Weekend

There are plenty of Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend. Check out our list of things to do this week in Metro Detroit below!

Summer is winding down and the weather is nice and warm… check out some amazing fun things to do in and around Detroit this week.

Pontiac Wheels & Squeals Touch a Truck – September 29

Stop by Hawthorne Park to explore the types of trucks and vehicles used by Oakland County and the City of Pontiac during this free Touch A Truck event. With parking on site extremely limited, there will be a free shuttle provided by Oakland County Parks. Pick up will be from Marimont Church on Walton Blvd. in Pontiac. The shuttle will run from 4:45-8 p.m.

Michigan Renaissance Festival Barbie Mermaid

Find and meet this enchanting mermaid at the mermaid cove – and she’s more than ready to share her magic. Now until 10/1 every weekend from 10am-7pm.
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City of Clawson Fall Fest – September 30

The City of Clawson Recreation Services is excited to invite the community to The Fall Festival at City Park which has been celebrated for 20 years! The day will include a petting zoo, live music from award-winning musician, Angela Predhomme, an artesian market, area nonprofits committed to providing outreach services, hayrides, Clawson Senior Center Bake sale, local food trucks, the Clawson Fire Department’s bonfire, and other fun activities for the entire family!

Time:3-7 pm
Where: Clawson City Park 935 N. Custer, Clawson MI 48017

Visit your Favorite Local Cider Mill

It’s the best time to enjoy cider and donuts with your family and friends. Here’s our best guide for your cider mill adventure this season.
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Check out these Fairs and Festivals

ArtPrize (Grand Rapids) – Sept 14-Oct 1
Michigan Renaissance Festival (Holly) – now til Oct 1

Visit a Local Petting Farm/Zoo

If you are looking for an outing with family, then check out one of the petting farms/zoo across Metro Detroit. It’s the perfect opportunity to create memories with your family.

Visit an amazing local playground

The weather is getting warmer, making it easier and more comfortable to spend time outside. Check out some of the amazing playgrounds all around metro Detroit.

Visit Local U-pick Farms

Enjoy the best and fresh local produce, also support your local farm and visit u-pick farms near you.

Visit one of 20+ Michigan Indoor Waterparks, Metro Detroit Waterparks & Beyond

It’s the beginning of spring and you would love to get out of the house, maybe on a mini staycation.  If you are looking for a great Michigan indoor waterparks then check out our indoor water park guide. We have listed over twenty places to chase away the winter blues and make it feel like summer again.

Michigan Indoor Waterpar

Glenlore Trails is Returning with CarnEvil

Mystery and magic await at the newest enchanted event: Glenlore Trails The Haunted Forest CarnEvil. We are thrilled to announce this Commerce Township light show returns with even more frights and delights on September 22, 2023. The adventure trails are located within the Multi Lakes Conservation Association. The trails are located just south of the Dodge Park property, off Newton Road. During your visit, guests will be fascinated by the updated one mile outdoor path filled with lighting, projection, and other sensory elements for all to enjoy! The Multi Lakes Conservation Association light show is simply amazing.

Glenlore Trails Commerce Township Light Show
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.