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

It’s Spring and there are 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.

Easter Events

If you are looking for some fun ways to celebrate Easter then check out some of these fun events going on in and around Metro Detroit.

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Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience at Imagination Station in Toledo

If you are looking for a fun way to put your survival skills to the test, then you won’t want to miss the Imagination Station’s newest exhibit, Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience. Learn how to escape quicksand, survive an avalanche, pick a lock, or event fend off a shark.

The newest traveling exhibit is based on the internationally best-selling book, Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Handbook. This HIGHLY interactive survival gymnasium will put visitors in weird, wacky but possible situations. With a 76,000-ball pit as its centerpiece, a horizontal climbing wall, a train car jump, lock picking challenges, upside-down tic-tac-toe and more—this experience immerses you in various challenges to build your survival smarts.  Please note the minimum heights for the ball pit is 42 inches.

Free Easter Bunny Visit and Petting Farm

The Village of Rochester Hills, metropolitan Detroit’s premier outdoor lifestyle shopping and dining destination, will be hosting free visits with The Easter Bunny this April. Guests will be able to visit with The Easter Bunny in the outdoor Gazebo and get a chance to meet some adorable animals with Unique Petting Farm. The Village of Rochester Hills is located at the corner of Adams and Walton Road, in Rochester Hills.

WHEN:

  • Sunday, April 3: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 9: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Sunday, April 10: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday, April 15: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday, April 16: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM


easter bunny at village of Rochester HIlls

Monroe Street Drive In

The weather is starting to warm up and it’s time to start thinking about spring and summer plans. If you are looking for a fun movie adventure, then pack up the family and head to downtown Detroit for the Monroe Street Drive-In.

This innovative Drive-In experience is located in the heart of Downtown Detroit. Powered by Emagine Entertainment, the Monroe Street Drive-In will be showing classic, family-friendly films together with some PG13 tittles. The drive-in movies will be featured on their state-of-the-art outdoor screen Thursdays through Sundays. The Drive-In will feature a 60×32 foot digital screen as well as 62 parking spaces. If you are looking for seating options outside of your car, then check out their nine new pods.

Monroe Street Drive In

 In addition to the movies, guests can enjoy a wide variety of concessions on-site concessions. Some of the offerings include movie popcorn, candy, coffee, hot cocoa, bottled soft drinks as well as bottled water.

There are also restrooms available for Monroe Street Drive-In guests.

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.

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.

Visit Stemville in Northville

Stemville in Northville, an indoor play space providing it’s guests with many hands on experience that focus on Stem learning through play.

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

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