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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
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...
Families can learn how to identify maple trees at Independence Oaks and about the process of maple sugaring. For all ages. Pre-registration with payment required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays or 248-625-6473 during nature center hours or register online. Event cost: $5/person Event time: 1-2 p.m. March 16, 2024
Children ages 11 and under can come by Fireman's Park for photos with the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt. Bring your own basket or decorate a bag while you're there. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m. March 23, 2024
All ages can enjoy a casual hike through the woods with their moms and discover the wildflowers at Kensington Metropark. Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. May 11. Event cost: $3/child $5/adult, free/children under 2 Event time: 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. May 12, 2024
All ages can enjoy a casual hike through the woods with their moms and discover the wildflowers at Hudson Mills Metropark. Light refreshments will be provided after the walk. Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. May 10. Event cost: $3/child, $5/adult, free/under 2 Event time: 10-11 a.m. May 11, 2024
Children ages 10 and under can watch marshmallows drop from the sky from a helicopter. They will be split up by ages 1-5 at noon and ages 6-10 at 12:30 p.m. Bags will be provided. Exchange marshmallow-filled bags for goodies. The Easter bunny will also be there along with...
Enjoy an egg hunt and ping pong ball drop where the bunny chopper will fly over the park and drop ping pong balls. Advanced tickets required. Event cost: $10/resident, $12/non-resident Event time: 1 p.m. March 30, 2024
Every family will get their own private visit with Santa Claus in the “North Pole Room.” Also, sing Christmas carols, play games, make crafts, hear a story and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. Pre-registration is required. Event cost: $5/person, free/under 2 Event time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 10, 2023
Meet the winter characters as you take a stroll down candy cane trail and get a chance to see Santa. Also, take a ride on the Holiday Carol Wagon Ride. Bring your cameras. Pre-registration is required. Event cost: $6/person, free/under 2 Event time: 1-2:45 p.m. Dec. 16, 2023
Meet the winter characters as you take a stroll down candy cane trail and get a chance to see Santa. Bring your cameras. Pre-registration is required. Event cost: $6/person, free/under 2 Event time: 1-2:45 p.m. Dec. 9, 2023
Visit with Santa Claus and enjoy a holiday snack, crafts, games, music and more. Pre-registration is required. Event cost: $6/person, free/under 2 Event time: 10 a.m.-noon Dec. 3, 2023