Baby and Toddler Events in Southeast Michigan

From baby events to things to do with toddlers, we've got the details on the latest happenings for little ones right here in southeast Michigan.

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It’s not always easy finding activities for babies or things to do with toddlers – but that’s where we come in!

If you’re struggling with your search for baby events, we’re here to help. We have searched for some of the best baby and toddler events happening in southeast Michigan. So, pack up your wee ones and head to one of these baby and toddler events in your area.

If you have an upcoming baby or toddler event that you’d like listed in this roundup and in our southeast Michigan events calendar, send the details to calendar@metroparent.com or submit the event online, and we’ll be sure to add it to the calendar and this list.

Note: Some events require registration. Check the admission details for each event to find out if pre-registration is required.

Santa’s Arctic Landing at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Now-Dec. 24, 2017

  • Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Time: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Admission: $22/ages 12-plus, $16.50/3-11, free/under 2, $6/park
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Winter Fantasyland at Kennedy Memorial

Now-Dec. 24, 2017

  • Address: 3240 Ferris Ave., Lincoln Park
  • Time: 4-8 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays, 2-8 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, closed Mondays-Tuesdays
  • Admission: $1/admission, $3/photo with Santa, $5/two photos
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Wayne County Lightfest

Now-Dec. 31, 2017

  • Address: Merriman Road between Warren Avenue and Ann Arbor Trail, Westland
  • Time: 7-10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; closed Dec. 25
  • Admission: $5/car
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Chanukah Wonderland at Orchard Mall

Dec. 13-14 and 17-18, 2017

  • Address: 6337 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield
  • Time: Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and Monday
  • Admission: $5/person
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Merry & Bright Nights at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

Dec. 14-16, 21-23, 2017

  • Address: 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Time: 5-8 p.m.
  • Admission: $20/adults, $12/ages 2-12, free/under 2
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo

Dec. 15-17, 20-23 and 26-31, 2017

  • Address: 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Time: 5:30-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday and Sunday, 5:30-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday
  • Admission: $10-plus/entry, $7/park
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Holiday Express Train Rides at Joy Park

Dec. 16, 2017

  • Address: Joy Boulevard south of Hall Road and east of Gratiot Avenue, Clinton Township
  • Time: 5-7 p.m. Dec. 16
  • Admission: $7/adults, $4/ages 4-12, free/under 3
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Stories and Dances of the Ho-Chunk Nation at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Dec. 16, 2017

  • Address: 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 2 p.m.
  • Admission: Free/Macomb, Wayne and Oakland county residents; others: $6-$14/ages 6-plus
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Story Time & Crafts with Cowboy Alex at the Royal Oak Community Center

Dec. 16, 2017

Kwanzaa Celebration at The Wright Museum

Dec. 26, 2017-Jan. 1, 2018

  • Address: 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; times may vary
  • Admission: Free
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Kerry Tales at Kerrytown Market & Shops

Jan. 7, 2018

Tinkering for Tots at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Jan. 8, 2018

  • Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Admission: Free with museum entry: $16.50-$20
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Cheddar’s Preschool Story Hour: Teddy Bear Invasion at the Troy Historic Village

Jan. 10, 2018

Plymouth Ice Festival

Jan. 12-14, 2018

  • Address: Downtown area, Plymouth
  • Time: 5-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: Free
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Warren Cold Rush at Warren City Square

Jan. 13, 2018

Metro Parent’s Kids Comic Con at Orchard Mall

Jan. 13, 2018

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