The holidays are a time to de-stress and get in some much-needed family bonding time — and with the kids off school for an entire week, you might be looking for a fun new activity or local event to fill the time (in addition to your family’s holiday traditions, of course).
Luckily, there’s no shortage of family fun things to do over holiday break in Macomb County.
Here, we have rounded up 10 of our favorite community options for families living in or near Macomb. Check out the list and start planning your family’s 2021 holiday break fun today!
The roller coasters and outdoor attractions are closed for the season, but there’s plenty of indoor fun to be had at this family fun center. Enjoy mini bowling, laser tag, bumper cars and more as a family.
This fun activity will get you and your kids out of the house looking for hidden treasures. There are more than 10,000 geocaches hidden throughout the county and it’s an activity that you can enjoy any time of year!
Too cold to head outdoors? Celebrate the holiday season and introduce kids to other holidays that happen this time of year with these holiday books for kids that were selected by Macomb County educators.
Catch the tail end of the 43rd annual Holiday Market, which features hundreds of one-of-a-kind holiday items, fine art, crafts and more by local artists. It’s open until Dec. 23, 2021. See the Unity & Balance exhibit while you’re there and be sure to ask about art classes happening during your kids’ break from school.
Cabin fever can be a side effect of holiday break, but there are plenty of ways to get outside in Macomb County. Check out Macomb County’s winter activities map for details on where you can ice skate, ice fish, sled and more, weather permitting.
Sign your child up for a Kids Camp to paint a Whimsy Tree, a Candy Cane Unicorn, a Party Llama and more. Parents are welcome to sign up and paint with their kids or watch their kids paint. Kids must be at least 7. Times vary. Costs $38/person.
Kids can ring in the new year with a movie and popcorn at The Discovery Center in downtown Mount Clemens. After the movie, there’s a ball drop and fireworks on Main Street. This event runs 4-9 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2021.
Now through Jan. 1, 2022, families can take a self-guided walk through downtown Romeo and read pages of The Polar Express, which are set up in the windows of select storefronts. The first page is at Paramount Roofing at the corner of Main Street and 32 Mile Road. The last page is at the Kezar Library.
Bring your family to downtown Mount Clemens and take a walk through Cherry Street Mall to see the beautifully-decorated trees on display. You can catch them now-Jan. 7, 2022.
Take some time to blow off some steam on wall-to-wall trampolines at Urban Air Trampoline or Springz, both in Sterling Heights, or Pump It Up in Shelby Township. Some locations offer additional activities, such as virtual reality and games played on the trampolines, too.
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