Macomb County Mid-Winter Break Activities

Kids across Macomb County will have a short mid-winter break from classes. Here are some things to do to pass the time with your children. Browse our list of happenings from Feb. 14 to 21, 2020.


Mid-winter break is right around the corner for Macomb County kids. Not sure what to do to keep them entertained and avoid cabin fever while when classes are out of session? Browse our list of Macomb County mid-winter break activities and events, which take place Feb. 14-21, 2020.

Note: Dates for mid-winter break vary depending on the school your child attends. Typically, break ranges from the Friday before President’s Day, which takes place on Feb. 17, to certain days of the week of President’s Day.

Places to visit

Visit the Anton Art Center

Stop by this local art center to view the Michigan Annual XLVII exhibit, which is on display until Feb. 20 and features a historical exhibit with the Emerald Theatre in the Boll History Gallery. The Anton Art Center is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free.

Open play at Detroit Kid City

This Clinton Township spot offers imaginative fun for kids of all ages. Stop by for open play 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Admission is $10. Be sure to call ahead to ensure there are no private parties during your scheduled outing.

Indoor play at Jungle Java

Kids can blow off some steam at this jungle-themed indoor play spot in Clinton Township, which is open daily – 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 for kids ages 2-plus, $4 for ages 12-23 months and free for adults and kiddos under 12 months.

Indoor play at Extreme Fun

Located in Macomb Mall in Roseville, this indoor play center boasts 30,000 square feet of fun – including bounce houses, moonwalks, video games and more. Stop by 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday to get those wiggles on during mid-winter break. Admission is $7-$10.

Events to attend

Mommy and Me at Painting With a Twist

Feb. 15, 2020 

  • Address: 29004 Gratiot Ave., Roseville
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $40

Cupcakes and refreshments are included in this kid-friendly painting party, which is suitable for kids ages 7-plus, will give them a chance to be creative and paint their own adorable unicorn art. 

Science Olympiad Amazing Arthropods Workshop at Stony Creek Nature Center

Feb. 15-16, 2020

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Time: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 16, 1 p.m. Feb. 16
  • Admission: $6/student, $10/vehicle entry 

Got a Science Olympiad team that needs some help preparing? This two-session workshop, which requires pre-registration the day prior to the event, is set up with five different stations that help kids prepare for the rotation process.

Harness & Hitch at the Wolcott Metropark Farm Center

Feb. 16, 2020

  • Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray
  • Time: noon
  • Admission: $3/child, $5/adult, $10/vehicle entry 

Kids ages 6-plus – and their parents – can enjoy a wagon ride through the farm fields, help harness and hitch horses and more. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 15.

Winter Outdoor Fun Day at Lake St. Clair Metropark Nature Center

Feb. 17, 2020

  • Address: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township
  • Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Admission: Free, $10/vehicle entry 

Enjoy mid-winter break outdoors! There will be sledding, snow games, a cardboard sled race and more for families. 

Cocoa and a Movie at the Clinton-Macomb Public Library

Feb. 19, 2020

  • Address: 40900 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township
  • Time: 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Admission: Free

Kids in grades 6-12 can watch a movie and create a hot cocoa concoction at this local library.  

Mad Science: Fire and Ice at the Romeo District Library

Feb. 22, 2020 

  • Address: 65821 Van Dyke Ave., Washington
  • Time: 1-2 p.m.
  • Admission: Free 

Mad Science of Detroit stops by for an energetic show featuring super science experiments. 

To get additional details about Macomb County, visit the Make Macomb Your Home website.

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