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7 Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend – Ultimate Family Fun: Nov 18th – 20th, 2022

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. Looking for more fun things to do? Then take a look at our Metro Detroit calendar of events.

Experience The Detroit Tree Lighting

The Detroit Tree Lighting will begin at 5pm on Friday, November 18th at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit at 800 Woodward Avenue. The admission is free and will include live entertainment such as Olympic figure skaters, award-winning local performers, the Detroit Opera Youth Chorus, skating clubs, food trucks, visits from Santa and plenty more!

Date and Time: Friday, November 18th from 5:00 pm until 11:30 pm.
Address: Campus Martius 800 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 48226
Cost:  Free

Visit Glenlore Trails in Commerce Township

If you are looking for some fun things to do in Detroit this Weekend, then you won’t want to miss Glenlore Trails. Mystery and magic await at the newest enchanted event: Glenlore Trails Pulse. This Commerce Township light show will run every weekend starting September 29th through October, 2022. The adventure trails are located within the Multi Lakes Conservation Association, which is 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.

Light The Village in The Village of Rochester Hills

Friday, November 18, 2022  – The Village of Rochester Hills welcomes Santa and the community for a fun night of lights and fireworks at Light The Village. Food Trucks, DJ, performances by Inferno Dance Co and Irish Dance Co of MI, Stilt walkers, jugglers, balloon artist and a kids craft area presented by Paint Creek Center for the Arts. Fireworks and Santa cap off the night!

Date and Time: Friday, November 18th from 6:00 pm until 11:30 pm.
Address:  Downtown Rochester Hills
Cost:  Free

“Level Up” at the Michigan Science Center

OCTOBER 19, 2022 through June of 2023.
Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

This 8,000-square-foot prototype exhibit connects play games to problem solving skills. Learn how those skills can help you in daily life as well as within potential careers. This exhibit is designed for families and students. Guests can esplore video games, analog games, virtual reality as well as archade games.

Enjoy The Holiday Spectacular at Light Up Beacon Park

Don’t miss the first tree lighting ceremony of the season at Light Up Beacon Park in Detroit There will be plenty of festive sights and sounds of the season, including an amazing Holiday Lighting Spectacular, Santa visits, a heated Winter Lodge, food trucks and bars courtesy of Lumen, live music and lighting of the Michigan-grown Detroit’s Children’s Tree.

Date and Time: Friday, November 18th from 5:00 pm until 11:30 pm.
Address: Beacon Park 1901 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, 48226
Cost:  Free

Check Out The Immersive King Tut Detroit

100 years ago the Boy King’s tomb was discovered. This summer, celebrate the anniversary by venturing into the Valley of the Kings at Immersive King Tut!

The ground-breaking Immersive King Tut experience takes you on a mythical journey through the Egyptian afterlife! As pharaoh, Tutankhamun is the sun of his nation. In this immersive experience, you will follow him on his journey through the underworld – will he triumph and bring his people eternal light and prosperity?

Immerse yourself! Experience ancient Egypt like never before! Unravel the myths and legends at Immersive King Tut!

Dates: November 4, 2022 until January 3, 2023.
Address: 311 E. Grand River, Detroit, MI 48226
Cost: $30 up to $60

Date Night Idea: 2nd Street Swing Sundays

Free Swing Dance Lessons & Social Dance