Family Events

Bag pipers at the Oakland County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak

Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Downtown Royal Oak

Get lost in a sea of green and join in some Irish fun at the annual Oakland County St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak. 2020 festivities have been canceled due to COVID-19.
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Top Toddler Play Places in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Sanity-saving toddler play places where you can blow off steam, from Nature's Playhouse in Ferndale to the Detroit Zoo to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.
Four people having fun at the Bestest Concert Ever at the Royal Oak Farmers Market

Bestest Concert Ever at Royal Oak Farmers Market

You can’t go wrong with a night of live performances, a musical petting zoo and other fun for your kids at the Bestest Concert Ever on March 14, 2020.
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Things to Do on Spring Break: Fun for Kids and Families

What are some things to do on spring break in metro Detroit with your kids? When it comes to the April break, we've got southeast Michigan covered.
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Nick Jr. Live: Move to the Music at the Fox Theatre in Detroit

Sing and boogie with pals from your favorite Nick Jr. shows during Nick Jr. Live: Move to the Music, which plays March 6-8, 2020 at the Fox Theatre in Detroit.
Performance of Baby Shark Live

Baby Shark Live! at Convocation Center at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti

The aquatic craze that swept the nation in late 2019 is back for one show. See Baby Shark Live! at Eastern Michigan's Convocation Center March 6, 2020.
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Leap Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

2020 is a Leap Year, which only happens once every four years. Check out these Feb. 29, 2020, Leap Day events to commemorate the occasion.
Kids playing in the sandbox at Outdoorama

Outdoorama and Cottage & Lakefront Living Show in Novi

Stop by the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi Feb. 27-March 1, 2020, for two concurrent expos that highlight the fun to be had living and playing in nature.
Two car displays at Autorama

Autorama at the TCF Center in Detroit

Spend your weekend marveling at classic hot rods and custom cars and motorcycles at the Autorama at the TCF Center Feb. 28-March 1, 2020.
Kids ice skating

Southfield’s Winter Fest at the Southfield Pavilion

Kiss winter off with ice skating, snow tubing and other winter fun at Southfield's Winter Fest, which happens at the Southfield Pavilion on March 1, 2020.
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Shrine Circus Detroit Family Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace

Come out for high-flying fun and death-defying deeds at The Shrine Circus Feb. 20-23, 2020, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
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The Annual Storytelling Festival at The Ark in Ann Arbor

On Feb. 22-23, 2020, adults and kids gather for live folktales by local storytellers at the 33rd annual Storytelling Festival at The Ark in Ann Arbor.