What happens when teens get bored? Well, let’s just say it’s better if they have parent-approved recreational activities to keep them and their friends busy instead of the alternatives.
To put your mind at ease — and to help your kid find fun things to do for teens that aren’t totally lame — we’ve rounded up some great local virtual events for teens during this time of coronavirus concerns.
Activities and things for teens to do are still happening all across southeast Michigan; they’ve just moved to a digital version. And we’re doing our best to keep up on the latest.
Interested in adding an upcoming virtual teen-centric Detroit event to this roundup — or to our events calendar? We’d love to know! Just submit event details there, and we’ll see that it’s added to this list, as well.
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some events may cancel randomly and some may enforce face masks or other safety protocols. Call before you head out.
Jan. 18-30, 2022
- Address: Fisher Theatre, 3011 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit
- Cost: TBD
Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad as she tries to make a name for herself as a dancer on television in the 1960’s.
Jan. 27-Feb. 20, 2022
- Address: Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit
- Cost: $25-plus
Enjoy a stage performance of the Disney classic that features hundreds of handmade masks and puppets along with six indigenous African languages.
Feb. 4-6, 2022
- Address: Downtown Royal Oak area
- Cost: Free
This annual events has a new home in Royal Oak this year. Enjoy an ice garden, live music, zip lines, food trucks and more.
Feb. 11-13, 2022
- Address: Downtown Plymouth area
- Cost: Free
Families explore downtown Plymouth to see 65 ice carvings on display.
Feb. 19, 2022
- Address: Warren Valley Golf Center, 26116 W. Warren St., Dearborn Heights
- Cost: Free
This event offers live music, a hot air balloon show, carriage rides, ice sculptures and much more.
Feb. 26-27, 2022
- Address: Ford Field, 2000 Brush St., Detroit
- Cost: $15-$50
Catch your favorite monster trucks tear up the dirt and tackle gravity-defying stunts.
Looking for more fun things to keep your teens entertained at home? Check out some of these options.
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