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The historic village is open for the season and for the first time since 2019, DT&M Roundhouse, Dr. Howard’s Office and Grimm Jewelry Store is reopen. Also, the newly renovated Greenfield Village Store will be open. There are seven historic districts to explore or catch a ride on the...
Children can look at police, fire, construction and other special vehicles at Drake Sports Park. The 4 p.m. time slot is sensory-friendly. Registration is required for children and includes the tire obstacle course and a goody bag. Event cost: $7-$9 Event time: 4-7 p.m. April 26, 2024
Enjoy a hands-on experience exploring all types of vehicles in the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation Parking Lot. See construction vehicles, emergency vehicles, public service vehicles and more. There will be a sensory-friendly experience from 9-10 a.m. If you would like to attend the sensory-friendly experience, email accessibility@thehenryford.org. Event cost:...
Meet and get up close with farm animals from Upland Hills Farm at the barn at DNR Outdoor Adventure Center. Event cost: Free w/museum admission Event time: Noon-3 p.m. April 14, 2024
Join Cranbrook Institute of Science for a viewing party for the partial solar eclipse. It will feature state-of-the-art telescope, astronomy-themed activities and more. Eclipse-viewing glasses will be available for purchase for $5 at our Science Shop.  Event cost: Free w/museum admission Event time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 8, 2024
Experience the largest touring inflatable event in the world, The Big Bounce America when it comes back to metro Detroit. Areas include The World’s Biggest Bounce House, The Giant, Octoblast, Sport Slam and AIRSpace. Event cost: Advanced tickets: $22/toddler session, ages 3 and under; $35/junior session, ages 7 and under...
Fans of Hello Kitty can check out exclusive new apparel and goodies from the trucks that will be parked near PF Chang's at Fairlane Town Center. Event cost: Free, fees for purchases (credit and debit only; no cash) Event time: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 1, 2024
Visit the Leslie Science & Nature Center to investigate the many animals that lay eggs, search for clues on the trails, create a craft, meet wildlife and more. Registration required.  Event cost: $7/person, free/23 months and younger Event time: 10 a.m.-noon March 30, 2024
Celebrate the solar eclipse with hands-on activity tables at the Leslie Science & Nature Center. Also, explore the night sky in the StarLab and meet nocturnal wildlife up close. Eclipse viewing glasses are included. Registration required. Event cost: $5/person, free/under 2 Event time: 1:30-4:30 p.m. April 8, 2024
Families can celebrate the solar eclipse with hands-on activity tables at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Event cost: Free w/museum admission Event time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 7, 2024
Families can join Pewabic Pottery for their annual Celtic celebration. There will be interactive activities and light refreshments. Also, see performances from The Motor City Irish Dance Company and Irish musician, Brady Flannery. Event cost: Free Event time: 1-4 p.m. March 16, 2024
Join The Institute to welcome Brother Guy  J. Consolmagno, S.J., Detroit native and Chief Astronomer and Director at the Vatican’s Observatory. Geared towards ages 14 and up. The museum will open to the public at 3 p.m.  Event cost: Brunch and Lecture: $100/adult member, $50/child member ages 2-12, free/under 2;...