Looking for daily inspiration and ideas for things to do with kids this week? From at-home family fun, to festivities around town – here are our top picks for fun things to do with kids in Metro Detroit this week!


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Featured Events

  • Open Family Swim @ Aqua-Tots Swim School (multiple locations)
  • Truck-A-Palooza @ Farmington Community Library (Farmington Hills)
  • Summer Solstice Celebration @ Farmington Hills Nature Center (Farmington Hills)
  • Kids Komotion @ Marshbank Park (West Bloomfield)
  • Summer Palooza @ Heritage Park (Canton)
  • Free Barn Meet and Greet @ Nankin Mills Interpretive Center (Westland)
  • Ton O’Trucks @ Seneca Middle School (Macomb)
  • Bash @ Bishop Park (Wyandotte)
  • Sensory Splash Time @ Blue Heron Bay Spray Park (Whitmore Lake)
  • Log Cabin Day + Ice Cream Social @ Palmer Park (Detroit)
  • Super Farmer Market Day (Birmingham)

Outdoor Movie

  • Wednesday, June 21st: Into The Woods @ Campus Martius (Detroit)
  • Wednesday, June 21st: Lightyear@ Rotary Park (Garden City)
  • Wednesday, June 21st: TBD @ Madison Heights Civic Center Park

Festivals & Fairs

  • Livonia Spree: June 20th – 25th (Fireworks)
  • Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival: June 21st – 25th
  • Michigan Challege Balloonfest: June 22nd – 25th
  • Wixom Lite the Night Fireworks: June 22nd (Fireworks)
  • Taylor Summer Festival: June 22nd – 25th (Fireworks)
  • Trenton Summer Festival: June 23rd – 25th
  • Michigan Balloonfest: June 23rd – 25th
  • Red White & Blues Festival: Saturday, June 24th (Fireworks)
  • Festival In The Park: Sunday, June 25th (Fireworks)
  • Ford Fireworks: Monday, June 26th (Fireworks)

Splash Pads

  • Van Buren Park Beach (Belleville)
  • Lyle C. VanHouten Spray Park (Dearborn Heights)
  • The Sprayscape (Plymouth Township)
  • Heritage Park Splash Pad (Farmington Hills)
  • Dodge Park Splash Pad (Sterling Heights)
  • Blue Heron Bay Spray Park (Hamburg) 

Hands-On Museums

  • Sloan Museum of Discovery (Flint)
  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (Ann Arbor)
  • Michigan Science Center (Detroit)
  • DNR Outdoor Adventure Center (Detroit)
  • Cranbrook Institute of Science (Bloomfield Hills)
  • The Henry Ford (Dearborn)

Indoor Fun

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center (Auburn Hills)
  • Fun ZoneZ (Redford)
  • Kidcadia (Dearborn)
  • Outdoor Adventure Center (Detroit)
  • Stemville (Northville)
  • Troy Gym Munchkin Ropes Course

Nature Centers + Classes

  • Indian Springs Discovery Center (White Lake)
  • Leslie Science and Nature Center (Ann Arbor)
  • Hawk Woods Nature Center (Auburn Hills)
  • Farmington Hills Nature Center
  • Howell Nature Center
  • Red Oaks Nature Center (Madison Heights)
  • Sterling Heights Nature Center 
  • West Bloomfield Nature & Recreation Center 

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