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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.

Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend: Go Sledding

If there’s enough snow on the ground, then take a trip to one of the many amazing sledding hills in Metro Detroit.

Top Five Sledding Hills in Metro Detroit

Sesame Street Live at the Fox Theatre

Sesame Street Live Detroit

Jump to the beat with your friends on Sesame Street! Join the fun with an interactive show that unfolds on one of the world’s most famous streets at the funniest, furriest party in the neighborhood … get ready for Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!


Tickets for Sesame Street Live start at just $17 each. Visit the website to purchase your tickets:

Visit Glenlore Trails in Commerce Township

Mystery and magic await at Glenlore Trails light show in Commence Township. 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 and extended 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. This experience runs through January!

Visit Kidcadia in Dearborn

Let your mind wander and relax or catch up on some work as your children enjoy the amazing and whimsical indoor play space at Kidcadia Play Cafe in Dearborn.  Located on Michigan Ave, just west of Schaefer, this 10,000 square foot indoor play space offers children as well as parents an escape to a world of fairies and fun.

Kidcadia Play Cafe in Dearborn

There are plenty of other indoor places to play, check out our

Beat the Winter Blues – our indoor family fun guide for:

Things to Do in Detroit this Weekend: Go Ice Skating

It is winter and the perfect time to enjoy skating. Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor ice skating, there are plenty of places for you to enjoy a few laps around the ice rink.

outdoor ice skating in Metro Detroit

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. Perhaps you love nature trails. If so, check out brand new Boardwalk Trails & Gardens at Innovation Hills Park.

Hit the Cross Country Skiing Trails

Cross country skiing is a great family activity for all ages and skill levels. It also provides families the opportunity to explore nature while staying socially distanced. If you are looking for some fun cross country skiing trails in Oakland County, then check out our extensive list on our website. 

Cross Country Skiing Trails in Oakland County

Visit an Indoor Waterpark or Pool

It’s the middle of winter 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 you have found the right place. We have listed over twenty places to chase away the winter blues and consequently make it feel like summer again.

Michigan Indoor Waterpar

In addition to the indoor waterparks, there are several local pools that offer open swimming times such as Troy Gymnastics.

Kids Ski FREE

If you are looking for more outdoor adventure, then you won’t want to miss this amazing program. The Kids Ski Free program is open to 4th & 5th grade Michigan students, which allows for up to 3 free lift tickets or trail passes.

Kids Ski Free Michigan