Fun Virtual Events for Teens in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Browse our roundup for virtual activities, in-person events and more for teenagers that they'll actually enjoy.

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The Stay-at-Home order has been lifted — and just in time, too because we bet your teen has been pretty restless stuck in the house.

Lucky for them, there are some in-person events starting back up in our area that can help them blow off some steam.

We’ve compiled a list of a few cool teen-friendly events coming up in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor that they’ll enjoy. Not ready to let them leave the house just yet? We’ve got you covered with virtual activities and at- (or near) home options, too (when we can find them).

Virtual activities

Online Art Activities

Enjoy virtual arts programming, crafts and interviews with local artists, courtesy of the Ann Arbor Arts Center.

Martial Arts with Master Ron

Take a martial arts lesson with Master Ron from Champion Martial Arts at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

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Villains & Heroes Drawing Class

Teens learn how to draw their favorite comic book characters during this virtual class on July 9.

Virtual Staycation with Pure Michigan

Take a tour and visit different landmarks around the state from the comfort of your own living room.

Virtual Theatre and Dance Performances

The School of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University offers digital performances for all to enjoy.

At-home ideas

Looking for more fun things to keep your teens entertained at home? Check out some of these options.

Take a virtual roller coaster ride

POV of a mountain coaster

Missing your family’s annual spring trip to the amusement park? End your adrenaline drought with some of these virtual roller coaster rides.

Binge a new movie

Rey from Star Wars
Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios

Have you binged your way through your favorite flicks and shows? Have no fear, we have you covered with this list of new movies and shows streaming this May.

Explore a local water trail

Two kids in a kayak on a river

Kayaking and canoeing are great summer sports for the whole family. You can do both on these water trails in metro Detroit and beyond.

Take a bike ride

Take a ride around the neighborhood or kick it up a notch on one of our local bike trails.

Play on TikTok

A mom and daughter dancing together

Read up on what the popular video sharing app is all about and then make a fun video as a family.

This post is updated regularly.