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Detroit St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Corktown

The annual Detroit St. Patrick’s Day Parade typically runs through Corktown on in mid-March. 2020 festivities have been canceled due to COVID-19.

FoolMoon and FestiFools in Ann Arbor

Keep the April Fool's Day fun going with the FoolMoon and FestiFools celebrations, which typically happen in early April. 2020 festivities have been canceled due to COVID-19.

Bestest Concert Ever at Royal Oak Farmers Market

You can’t go wrong with a night of live performances, a musical petting zoo and other fun for your kids at the Bestest Concert Ever on March 14, 2020.

Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Get ready for some winter fun! Bring everyone to downtown Detroit for the annual Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend, Feb. 7-9, 2020.

Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak

Coats on and claws out because winter is best experienced wild. Check out family-friendly fun on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1, 2020, during Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo.

Noel Night in Midtown Detroit

Treat yourself to a night filled with cheer and the holiday spirit at the 47th annual Noel Night on Dec. 7, 2019, in Detroit's Midtown district.

Assumption Greek Fest in St. Clair Shores

The families at Assumption Greek Orthodox church host the annual Assumption Greek Fest, Aug. 15-18, 2019, which features music, food and tons of cultural fun.

Art Birmingham Festival in Shain Park

This art-filled, family-friendly event is back May 11-12, 2019, at Shain Park in Birmingham with an array of paintings, ceramics, photography and much more.

Great Lakes Mega Meet Scrapbook Convention in Novi

On May 9-11, 2019, attend classes, buy scrapbooking materials and spend time with friends at the annual Great Lakes Mega Meet at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

Michigan International Women’s Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi

Swing by the Michigan International Women's Show May 2-5, 2019, for art, fashion and special celebrity appearances.

GreenFest at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak

Chat with a zookeeper, learn about sustainability programs and watch chemistry demos in celebration of Earth Day during GreenFest at the Detroit Zoo on April 27, 2019.

Spring Festival at Kensington Metropark Farm Center in Milford

Ring in spring with family activities during the annual Spring Festival at Kensington Metropark, which runs April 27-28, 2019.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?