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7 Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend – Family Fun in Metro Detroit

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

Looking for more fun things to do? Then check out our calendar of events.

Monroe Street Midway
Check out Roller Skating or the Sports Zone at Monroe Street Midway

Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend: Visit a Summer Drive-In

The drive in season has started at some of the metro Detroit drive in theaters. The Ford Drive-In and Summer Drive-In start this weekend. The Macomb Drive In starts on May 14th.

2021 summer drive in metro detroit

Check out our favorite metro Detroit drive in:
Macomb County Drive-In
2021 Season May 14th until October 2021.
The Macomb County Drive-in offers a large LED video screen, therefore allowing for great viewing, even during the day. At the present time, they are offering two nightly shows. The earlier show is generally a family-friendly film.
Address: Freedom Hill County Park 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights, Mi.
Phone: 586-419-0332

Visit Petting Farms and Petting Zoos in Metro Detroit

If you are an animal lover, or someone in your family is, then check out some of these amazing zoos, farms and petting zoos. Many offer the opportunity to feed or interact with some of the residents.

Find a petting farm or petting zoo near you.

Schedule Your Photoshoot with Shoott

Female-run startup Shoott is back with a fresh new expanded schedule of their signature Insta-worthy 30-minute outdoor photo sessions in multiple locations around Detroit! Grab your family, friends, kids, partner (or just come solo!) and enjoy a free photo shoot with a seriously talented pro photographer at a convenient location. Receive your digital gallery of 40+ high-res, lightly edited photos in 3-5 business days, and only pay for the photos you love, $15 each or less!

They are also running a special promotion for the Metro Detroit Mommy community. Book with code METRODETROITMOMMY to get 10% off orders of 5+ photos.

A 5-star rated service on Facebook, Google, and Tripadvisor, you can not only trust that you’re in great hands but also enjoy supporting a local professional photographer. For more info on Shoott, email them at info@shoott.com or check them out in the press!

Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend: Visit a U-Pick Farm

It is summer and the perfect time to go out and pick your own fruits and vegetables. Create summer memories picking your favorite fruits, veggies and even flowers. We have gathered information about all the metro Detroit u-pick farms. Our handy guide will help you find the answer to your question: Where can I find a u-pick farm near me?
Southeast Michigan U-Pick Farms – 2021

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 the playgrounds, hiking 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.

Glenlore Trails Expedition

Discover the magic that can only come around as the sun turns down… ✨🧚‍♂️ This summer Glenlore Trails returns in a much bigger way. Take a trip through more than one mile of illuminated trails filled with light, sound, and wonder. Dozens of installations, immersive storylines, and perhaps you’ll stumble upon some live performance.

Where: Multi Lakes Conservation Association: 3860 Newton Rd, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48382
When: Thursday-Sunday during the months of July, August and September. Reserve a time slot between 9pm and 11pm.

For more information and to reserve tickets, visit glenloretrails.com.

Visit a Metro Detroit Cider Mill

Fall is upon us and we are ready for cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice lattes and fresh cider and donuts. We’ve listed a few of our favorite Cider Mills in Metro Detroit for you to visit this fall.

Click here to find a cider mill near you.

Wander Through a Corn Maze

Corn mazes can provide hours of great family adventure.  Therefore making them a fantastic way to spend time outdoors.  Consequently, children will burn off some extra energy.  As a result, you will create lifelong memories.  Gearing up for fall we have put together this list of corn mazes in Metro Detroit.  You will find not only family-friendly corn mazes but haunted ones too.  From easy, to the most difficult, the perfect corn maze is waiting for you.   Please contact the corn maze directly to confirm their current hours and prices.

We’ve compiled a corn maze list for you, click here to find one near you.

Corn Mazes in Southeast Michigan

Bonus: Upcoming Drive-In Movies