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7 Things to Do With your Family This Week in Metro Detroit

Although many businesses are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of fun things to do with your family in Metro Detroit. Check out our list of things to do this week in Metro Detroit.

Winter at Valade Celebration

If you are looking for some outdoor winter fun this weekend then check out The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s family-friendly “Winter at Valade” celebration. The event will feature ice sculptures, live local music, hands-on activities and make-and-take crafts, as well as marshmallow roasting, giant outdoor fireplaces, and food and drink. The December 18-20 celebration is free and the first of four this season at Robert C. Valade Park that feature expanded activities in addition to those taking place every weekend through February 28.

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Last Weekend for Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

You won’t want to miss this magical event. The Detroit Zoo continues their holiday tradition with another season of Wild Lights. Guests can enjoy this even from now until January 17th, 2021. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings, and sculptures throughout the front half of the Detroit Zoo.

Spend a Day at the Park

Michigan has so many amazing resources. With state, county, and city parks all about us, it’s hard to pick a favorite. Enjoy ice skating, sledding, cross country skiing or even one of the storybook trails. An amazing playground adventure awaits at Scarlet’s Playground at Dodge Park in Commerce Township. Or you may enjoy one of the 10 Metro Detroit Playgrounds We LOVE! Perhaps you love nature trails. If so, check out brand new Boardwalk Trails & Gardens at Innovation Hills Park.

Go Sledding

There are so many great sledding hills throughout Metro Detroit. From small to tall, there are hills to meet your needs. Now we just need a bit more snow to get us started. Find some great sledding hills in metro Detroit.

Don’t Miss The Marvel Exhibit at The Henry Ford

Calling all Marvel fans, you surely won’t want to miss the exhibit at The Henry Ford in Dearborn. Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes will captivate you with over 300 artifacts including costumes, props, as well as some of the most iconic and sought-after comic pages. Whether you are a casual fan or an avid collector, this immersive experience is simply amazing. This exhibit is currently scheduled to run until January 31, 2020.

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Celebrate January in the Village of Rochester Hills

Each weekend at The Village of Rochester Hills, guests can find something fun for everyone to experience. will be on-site carving beautiful winter wonderland sculptures. Every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-12pm, beginning January 9, Updog Yoga will be on-site offering outdoor snow yoga classes to guests. Every Saturday evening from 5pm-7pm there will be live music from a variety of local musicians. Sundays from 12pm-6pm sweet treats will be given away, while supplies last, as well as treats available for purchase throughout the day, compliments of The Little Donut Factory and Nothing Bundt Cakes in Rochester Hills.

Enjoy a Meal at One of the 50+ Metro Detroit Outdoor Dining Locations

Check out our list of over 50 restaurants that offer outdoor dining in metro Detroit. Includes igloo dining, unheated & heated patio dining. Enjoy a Meal at One of the 50+ Metro Detroit Outdoor Dining Locations.

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