Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Whether you're looking for family things to do in Detroit, searching for stuff in Ann Arbor or simply looking for fun activities for families, we've got you covered.

There are tons of activities in metro Detroit and beyond that appeal to kids of all ages. It can be hard to keep up with all the fun activities for families that are happening in southeast Michigan, so let us help you plan your week!

Take a look at the top events happening this weekend – Friday, April 19-Sunday, April 21, 2019. Check back weekly for new events and family fun things to do.

Still want more? Take a look at our calendar of events!

Note: Things change, so be sure to call ahead before attending any of these events or performances.

Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo

April 19-20, 2019

  • Address: Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free with entry: $13-$18/adults, $10-$15/kids, $8/park
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Two days of Easter fun is in store for families. Meet the Easter Bunny, visit learning stations and go on an egg hunt.

Springfest at the Saline Recreation Center

April 20, 2019

  • Address: Saline Recreation Center, 1866 Woodland Drive, Saline
  • Time: 11:30 a.m.
  • Admission: $8-$14/general, add $2/day of

An egg hunt, egg dive, lunch with the Easter Bunny and more is in store for families on Saturday.

Family Magic Soiree at Camp Ticonderoga

April 20, 2019

  • Address: Camp Ticonderoga, 5725 Rochester Road, Troy
  • Time: noon-3 p.m.
  • Admission: $25/person

Kids will be amazed by the astounding feats of magic performed during this show. Food and visits with the Easter Bunny too.

Green Day at the Belle Isle Nature Center

April 20, 2019

  • Address: Belle Isle Nature Center, 176 Lakeside Drive, Detroit
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Admission: Free; $11/Recreation Passport

Head to Belle Isle for some eco-friendly fun with crafts, games, zookeeper talks and more.

All Day Egg Hunt at Canterbury Village

April 20, 2019

  • Address: Canterbury Village, 2359 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion
  • Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Admission: Free

Kids begin the hunt in the Made in Michigan Market, where they get a sheet showing an egg color for each shop. When they find an egg, they can take it to that shop to collect a prize.

Story Time at the Cranbrook Art Museum

April 20, 2019

  • Address: Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hils
  • Time: 11 a.m.-noon
  • Admission: Free with entry: $10/general, $8/seniors, $6/students, free/12 and under

Kids ages 4-7 can check out the museum’s exhibits and hear a story, too.

Featured Animals at the Creature Conservancy

April 20-21 and 27-28, 2019

  • Address: The Creature Conservancy, 4950 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
  • Time: 1-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (presentations at 2 and 4 p.m.)
  • Admission: $10/adults, $8/kids 2-12

A two-toed sloth and a cougar are this month’s featured animals at this Ann Arbor spot.

Easter Events in Metro Detroit

Various dates

  • Address: Various locales
  • Time: Times vary
  • Admission: Costs vary

Browse our roundup of Easter happenings in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Doom of the Dinosaurs at the Cranbrook Institute of Science

Now-Sept. 1, 2019

  • Address: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: $9.50-$13/general plus $6-$8/exhibit fee

Kids learn about the giant asteroid that wiped out the dinos and four other extinction events on Earth. Note: Call ahead to see if the hours vary this holiday weekend.