Family Events

Outdoorama and Cottage & Lakefront Living Show in Novi

Stop by the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi March 1-4, 2018, for two concurrent expos that highlight the fun to be had living and playing in nature.

Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit

Spend your weekend marveling at classic hot rods and custom cars and motorcycles at the Autorama at the Cobo Center March 2-4, 2018.

St. Patrick’s Day Events in Metro Detroit

Prepare for an Irish-themed takeover this March as southeast Michigan gears up for St. Paddy's Day 2018 with parades, performances and more family St. Patrick's Day events.

Great Train Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi

Stop by the Great Train Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi on Feb. 24-25, 2018, to take part in the model train extravaganza.

Shen Yun Chinese Dance at Detroit Opera House

Experience the divine culture of the Middle Kingdom accompanied by classical Chinese dance, costumes and music Feb. 16-25, 2018.

Aqua Freeze Festival in St. Clair Shores

The Macomb County festival celebrates the freezing weather with a Mardi Gras theme and new kid-friendly events, Feb. 17-18, 2018, at Blossom Heath Park.

Utica Ice Festival in Downtown Utica

This annual Utica Ice Festival is prime for family fun – and will be held Feb. 9-11, 2018 in the downtown Utica area. Head out to celebrate winter before it's gone.

The Chelsea Chocolate Extravaganza in Downtown Chelsea

The 10th annual Chocolate Extravaganza showcases a variety of delicious chocolate treats at 30 local businesses in downtown Chelsea. Swing by this sweet event get your fill on Feb. 10, 2018.

Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend Events for Families

All fishing licenses are waived for two days only, Feb. 17-18, 2018. Gather up your gear and reel in the fun with your whole family at these free fishing events.

Maple Syrup Festivals and Sugaring Events in Metro Detroit

In March, metro Detroit's trees are packed with the sugary sap needed to make maple syrup. Learn about the process and get a treat at these 2018 maple syrup festivals and sugaring events.

Black History Month Events in Southeast Michigan

Bring the whole family to learn about African-American art, history and culture at one of these Black History Month events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Downtown Mount Clemens Ice Carving Show

This annual show runs Feb. 2-4, 2018, with unique events for kids like a life-size Candy Land game, fun with princess and ice carvings galore.