Fun Ways to Celebrate Leap Day in Metro Detroit

2024 is a Leap Year, which only happens once every four years. Check out these kid-friendly events to commemorate the occasion.

Leap Day comes around once every four years on the last day in February. Although Leap Day is not an official holiday, it’s still a fun day to celebrate. 

Check out these Leap Day events in and around metro Detroit to enjoy as a family.

DIY Leap Felt Frog Pin Craft at Mount Clemens Public Library

Feb. 29, 2024

Ages 12 and up can come out to the library to create a felt frog pin craft for Leap Day. Supplies will be provided and hand-sewing will be involved. Registration required. 

Hoppy Leap Day at Ferndale Area District Library

Feb. 29, 2024

Ages 5-10 can come celebrate Leap Day with Ferndale Area District Library with games, crafts, trivia, puzzles and leaping challenges. 

Leap Day at Clarkston Independence District Library

Feb. 29, 2024

Families can celebrate Leap Day with Clarkston Independence District Library. Activities include family time capsule making (please bring any pictures you would like to add), games and projects. For ages Pre-K to 5th grade. No registration required. 

Leap Day at the Library! at Redford Township District Library

Feb. 29, 2024

To celebrate Leap Day, families can enjoy frog themed crafts and activities. There will also be a special frog storytime at 7 p.m.

Leap Day Celebration at Orion Township Public Library

Feb. 29, 2024

Families can come out to Orion Township Public Library to celebrate Leap Year with fun frog-themed stories, activities and treats.

Leap Day Family Fun at the Boll Family YMCA

Feb. 29, 2024

Try out a 40-foot rock climbing wall, take a dip at the pool and more in celebration of the Leap Year. For all ages. Registration required.

Leap Day Leap Frogs! at Ann Arbor District Library: Pittsfield Branch

Feb. 29, 2024

Come out to Pittsfield Branch to celebrate Leap Day by learning how to make an origami frog that can actually jump.

Leap Day Time Capsules at Henry Ford Centennial Library

Feb. 29, 2024

Families can come out to Henry Ford Centennial Library to create their own time capsules to be opened next Leap Day.


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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.

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