New Family Attractions to Enjoy in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Michiganders of all ages will look forward to these upcoming events and new attractions in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor this year.

Does it seem like you’re always doing the same thing to keep the kids occupied and happy? Then check out these new experiences we’ve found that are sure to be a hit for your family. Whether you try one of the amazing immersive events at Lighthouse ArtSpace or see a brand-new show at the Fox Theatre, your kids are going to thank you (or at least we hope they do!).

Immersive King Tut

Begins Nov. 4, 2022

Immersive King Tut uses stunning visuals to tell the story of the Amduat that was depicted on the tombs of pharaohs. 

Decked Out Detroit

Opens Nov. 10, 2022

  • Address: Downtown Detroit
  • Cost: Free admission

Head to Downtown Detroit for lots of holiday fun! In Cadillac Square, you’ll find small business markets and Cadillac Lodge. At The Midway, enjoy family activities including giant arctic slide, winter bumper cars, indoor arcade and more.

The Immersive Nutcracker, A Winter Miracle

Nov. 19-Dec. 31, 2022

You’ll see immersive projections and special effects, meet a life-sized Nutcracker, have photo ops and more. 

Baby Shark Live!: The Christmas Show

Dec. 2, 2022

Join Baby Shark and Pinkfong for a new adventure. This limited show will delight audiences with Santa Claus, holiday classics and more. 

“Twas the Night Before…” by Cirque du Soleil

Dec. 15-26, 2022

Cirque du Soleil puts their spin on the beloved Christmas classic. Join a curious little girl named Isabella as she is taken to an upside-down, inside-out world. 

Level Up

Now open 

Check out this 8,000-square-foot interactive installation that demonstrates the acquired skills behind video and analog games. The traveling exhibit, Electric Playhouse Travels, will be with it for a limited time. 

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