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Little ones can go on a miniature train ride through Southgate Train Park in Southgate. It is run by volunteer club, Great Lakes Live Steamers. Event cost: Free; donations are accepted and appreciated. Donations are used to help maintain the trains and tracks. Event times: Noon-4 p.m. May 18-19, June 15-16,...
Little ones can go on a miniature train ride through Starr Jaycee Park in Royal Oak. It is run by volunteer club, Great Lakes Live Steamers. Event cost: Free; donations are accepted and appreciated. Donations are used to help maintain the trains and tracks Event times: Noon-4 p.m. May 4-5, June...
Join Cranbrook Art Museum to celebrate the summer solstice with music by Jared Talaga and David Hurley, sun-themed artmaking on the Peristyle and in the ArtLab, a dance party DJ’ed by Nervous Recs, food trucks, special treats at FIKA Café and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 4:30-9:30 p.m. June 20,...
Join Cranbrook Art Museum for The Warm Up, a series of Free Third Thursday art-making activities. Explore the endless possibilities of monotypes. Head over to Cranbrook Institute of Science for free admission between 5-8 p.m. Event cost: Free Event time: 3:30-7:30 p.m. May 16, 2024  
Celebrate Community Action's 60th Anniversary event with bounce houses, music, lawn games, food, raffle prizes and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 18, 2024
Families can go on a magical dream adventure back into the 1950s with Cirque Italia Water Circus. See wild trampoline antics, master jugglers, low-wire fanatics, dazzling contortion, and even a wheel of death at this unique, animal-free show. Event cost: $10-$50 Event times: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and...
Families can head to Detroit Central Market at Greenfield Village to enjoy a musical performance by Klezundheit. Event cost: $35/ages 12-61, $31.50/ages 62-plus, $26.25/ages 5-11, free/4 and under and members; $9/parking Event times: 12:30-1:15 p.m. and 1:45-2:30 p.m. May 26, 2024
Enjoy a day of celebration with complimentary snacks and refreshments along with a beautiful complimentary floral arrangement by Jaro Farm with the purchase of a vase while supplies last.  Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11, 2024
Join Cranbrook Institute of Science Alum, Dr. Cathy Olkin, to learn about her work on NASA’s Lucy Mission. Lucy Mission was the first spacecraft to visit the Trojan Asteroids which share an orbit with Jupiter. Dr. Olkin will share her experience at this event.  Event cost: $10/adult members, $5/ages 2-12,...
Check out the artist-design miniature golf course on the historic campus. Mini golf admission includes access to the art gallery. Event cost: $15/adult, $10/ArtMembers and Detroit Residents, $8/ages 11 and under; Free admission for one adult Event time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 15, 2024
Check out the massive outdoor bounce park, which offers 25,000 square feet of connected jumping zones with 10 different play areas. Kids of all ages can enjoy the Mountain Challenge, Battle Beam, Gumball Gallop, Obstacle Course and more. Event cost: $22, free/ages 2 and under Event times: May 3-July 7, 2024
Discover the spectacular journey of an explorer named Dr. Paul Sereno, who has discovered some of the earliest dinosaurs on five continents. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Event cost: $15/adult members, $20/adult non-members, $10/child members ages 2-12, $15/child non-members ages 2-12, free/under 2 Event time: 6-9 p.m. April 25, 2024