Fun Events for Teens in Southeast Michigan

Find local activities for teenagers that they'll enjoy. Browse our roundup of things for teens to do, Detroit events for teens and more.

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What happens when teens get bored? Well, let’s just say it’s better if they have parent-approved recreational activities to keep them and their friends busy instead of the alternatives.

To put your mind at ease – and to help your kid find fun things to do for teens that aren’t totally lame – we’ve rounded up some great local events for teens. Activities and things for teens to do are happening all across southeast Michigan.

Interested in adding an upcoming teen-centric Detroit event to this roundup – or to our events calendar? We’d love to know! Just email us all the details to calendar@metroparent.com or submit the event on our calendar page.

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Just a word of advice: Some events may require pre-registration. Click on the calendar listing for the event and get details on pre-registering and how to contact the organizer for more details.

Evil Dead the Musical at City Theatre in Detroit 

Now-Oct. 28, 2017

Shock-tober Classics Series at the Penn Theatre in Plymouth 

Oct. 19 and 26, 2017

  • Address: Penn Theatre, 760 Penniman Ave., Plymouth
  • Time: 7 p.m.
  • Admission: $3/show (cash only)
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village in Dearborn

Oct. 19-22 and 26-29, 2017

  • Address: Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Time: 6:30-8 p.m. Sunday and Thursday, Oct. 19, 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, Oct. 26
  • Admission: $16/person, free/under 2, $6/parking
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Imagine Dragons at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit 

Oct. 19, 2017

  • Address: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $39.50-$69.50
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at the Redford Theatre in Detroit 

Oct. 20-21, 2017

  • Address: Redford Theatre, 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit
  • Time: 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday
  • Admission: $5
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Sugar Skulls at the Detroit Institute of Arts 

Oct. 20, and 27-29, 2017

  • Address: Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Time: 6-9 p.m. Fridays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays
  • Admission: Free/residents of Macomb, Wayne and Oakland counties; $6-$12.50/non-residents.
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library at the Southfield Public Library 

Oct. 21-22, 2017

  • Address: Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield
  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: Free; registration required by Oct. 1
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Superhero 5K at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter 

Oct. 22 , 2017 

  • Address: Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N Territorial Road, Dexter,
  • Time: 1 p.m./register, 2 p.m./race starts
  • Admission: $17-$20/mile, $27-$30/5K, $12-$15/dash, $10/parking
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Paranormal Event at the Dearborn Historical Museum 

Oct. 27-28, 2017 

  • Address: Dearborn Historical Museum, 915 S Brady St., Dearborn
  • Time: 7-11 p.m.
  • Admission: $40/person
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Star Wars, Star Trek and Beyond at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit 

Oct. 27-29, 2017

  • Address: Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit
  • Time: 10:45 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday
  • Admission: $19-$115
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Day of the Dead at the Novi Civic Center

Oct. 29, 2017

  • Address: Novi Civic Center, 45175 W 10 Mile Road, Novi
  • Time: 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Admission: Free
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Youmacon in at the Renaissance and Cobo Centers in Detroit 

Nov. 2-5, 2017

  • Address: Cobo and Renaissance Center area, Detroit
  • Time: 8 p.m. Thursday-6 p.m. Sunday (24 hours, non-stop)
  • Admission: $25-$65
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Tail Waggers Bowl at Woodland Lanes in Livonia 

Nov. 4  2017

  • Address: Woodland Lanes, 33775 Plymouth Road, Livonia
  • Time: 1, 4:30 and 8 p.m.
  • Admission: $15-$25
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

Unicorn Painting Party at The Friendship Factory in Rochester

Nov. 10 , 2017

  • Address: The Friendship Factory, 210 W. University Drive, Rochester
  • Time:  6-8 p.m.
  • Admission: $25
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

The Underwater Bubble Show at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill in Canton 

Nov. 25, 2017

  • Address: The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton
  • Time: 2 and 6 p.m.
  • Admission: $20-$25
  • Contact and details: See the Metro Parent listing

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