Top Kids’ Concerts in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Musical performances in Detroit, Clinton Township, Dearborn and more!

Who doesn’t love music? Outside of festivals, movies and other family activities in southeast Michigan, music shows offer another chance for fun and excitement. Children can sing along to the songs and dance to the beat at several local concerts in Detroit and beyond.

From kid-friendly musicals to symphony orchestra events, here’s our roundup of kids concerts at venues like the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Encore Music Theatre in Dexter and beyond — and if you need help making the most of it, visit our guide to taking kids to concerts for some tips.

Dearborn Community Concert Band

Oct. 25, 2022

Families can see frightful numbers from Halloween-themed music from John Williams, Michael Jackson and more. 

Halloween at Hogwarts

Oct. 29, 2022 

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs some fan-favorite musical numbers from the Harry Potter series. Dress in costume to participate in the annual contest and other pre-concert activities.

The Wizard of Oz 

Nov. 5-6, 2022

Families can watch Dorothy as she follows the yellow brick road to see the Wizard in order to make it home.

ELF The Musical

Nov. 22-27, 2022

At this show, Buddy the human who hid in Santa’s bag and lived his life as an elf heads to the Big Apple to find his real dad.

A Christmas Story

Nov. 25-Dec. 18, 2022 (Thursday-Sunday)

Check out the musical, A Christmas Story, based on the 1983 classic.

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.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec. 4, 2022

Celebrate the timeless television classic as the whole family joins Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts characters in their journey to uncover the true meaning of Christmas.

Home Alone in Concert

Dec. 14, 2022 

Enjoy a screening of the holiday classic accompanied by music performed by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic

Jan. 20-29, 2023

Families with little ones can bring them to Fox Theatre to see Elmo learn how to do magic with magician extraordinaire Justin. Also, sign up for meet and greets with Elmo.

Disney on Ice presents Frozen & Encanto

 Feb. 17-20, 2023

At this show, families will enjoy seeing Mirabel, her sisters Isabela and Luisa, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven and more.


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