Bluey’s Big Play: The Stage Show is Coming to Detroit

Your kiddo’s favorite Blue Heelers will be at Fox Theatre from March 28-30.

See Bluey and Bingo take the stage like never before at Bluey’s Big Play:The Stage Show from March 28-30 at Fox Theatre.

The live show will feature Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chili performing in a new story complete with catchy new songs. Puppets, live actors and iconic sets based on the award-winning show will bring the Heelers to life on stage. 

Want to win tickets? Enter our giveaway for your chance to win four tickets to Bluey’s Big Play. 

Quick details about Bluey’s Big Play

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  • Thursday, March 28 – Saturday, March 30
  • Show times: 6 p.m. March 28; 3 and 6 p.m. March 29; 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. March 30
  • Cost: Tickets start at $15
  • Parking: Use this parking map to find the closest parking garages and lots. 

Bluey fans will love watching their favorite characters on stage, but there is so much more fun to have during your trip to Fox Theatre. Read on to find our best tips for attending the show with kids and get recommendations for more family-friendly activities that are just steps away in downtown Detroit

Tips for taking kids to Fox Theatre

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  • Children ages 12 months and older need a ticket. 
  • Doors open approximately one hour before the event time. Arrive early and take advantage of this time to use the restroom, grab snacks and merch and get comfy in your seats before the show begins.
  • Bags larger than 4 inches by 6 inches by 1.5 inches are prohibited. Bags smaller than 4 inches by 6 inches by 1.5 inches with a single compartment are permitted. Diaper bags, breast pumps and bags designed to carry medical devices are also permitted, regardless of size.
  • Outside food is not allowed, with the exception of juice boxes for children. 
  • Tablets are not allowed at Fox Theatre.
  • Free sensory item rentals are available at the Guest Service Desk in the Grand Lobby. Sensory bags with noise canceling headphones, fidget tools, verbal cue cards, strobe-canceling glasses and weighted lap pads are available. Guests must sign a waiver and leave a driver’s license or credit card to rent these items. 
  • Make the day extra special with a VIP Experience. The experience includes premium seats, exclusive Bluey merch and a photo with Bluey!

Other things to do nearby with kids

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  • Explore the Detroit Riverfront and discover amazing playgrounds, public art, scenic city views and more. 
  • Enjoy art, sculptures and free family programming at the Spirit of Detroit Plaza. 
  • Grab a bite to eat before or after the show at a kid-approved restaurant — we love Hockeytown Cafe and JoJo’s Shake Bar for both kiddos and grown ups! 
  • Looking for more things to do? Check out our downtown Detroit family guide for more places to eat, shop and explore with kids. 

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Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts
Nikki Roberts is the assistant editor on the Metro Parent team. She is always on the lookout for the coolest and trendiest new attractions, restaurants and events for metro Detroit families. Her newsletters, online family guides and exciting digital content keep families informed on all the latest happenings around town.


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