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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit MI. Weekend of February 5, 6, and 7, 2016.

This page is taking the week off for our Valentine’s Day Weekend Events Page. Happy Valentine’s Day!


There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. I’m going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 article to post events and activities that are either free, or at least family affordable.

RugbyGrille10RestaurantWineGirlsNightOutNow through February 1, 2016
Birmingham MI Weekend Event – Birmingham Restaurant Week
Participating Birmingham Restaurants
Choose three-course lunches for $15 and three-course dinners at participating Birmingham restaurants! Details

Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6p-8p
Troy MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Dance
The Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083)
Spend a memorable evening with daguther, granddaguther or niece (ages 3 and over) at this Valentines Day theme dance. Includes pizza dinner, beverages, and keepsake photo. Call 248-524-3484 for cost info and to register.

altFriday, February 5, through Sunday, February 7, 2016
Detroit MI Weekend Event – Campus Martius Park Ice Skating
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Hours and pricing info for the 2016 Campus Martius Park Ice Skating Season.

Friday, February 5, 2016 from 7p-9p
Oak Park MI Daddy Daughter Dance – Daddy Daughter Dance
Oak Park Community Center
Ferndale Recreation and Oak Park Recreation are partnering together for a night filled with memories and spending time with that special little person in your life. Dance is held at the Oak Park Community Center. Enjoy an enchanting evening with the little princess in your life. All couples will receive a lovely carnation, sweet treats, and will have the opportunity to participate in special dances. Prince Charming will be making an appearance at the dance. Make sure to bring your camera to get a photo opportunity. Contact 248-544-6767 for cost info and to register.

BounceU15Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6:30p-7:40p
Troy MI Weekend Event – Cosmic Bounce
BounceU Troy (1101 Rochester Rd, Troy MI 48083, website)
Pre-teen and teen fun at BounceU. Each child receives a glow necklace. Black lights and a DJ light up the bounce room. Review – pics of BounceU Troy.

Friday, February 5 and Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 7p-8:30p
Farmington Hills MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Butterfly Ball
Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI)
Don’t miss out on treating your daughter(s) to a special evening out. Entertainment, dancing, a corsage & refreshments included in the price. A picture area will be available so bring your camera. Open to Farmington Hills residents AND non-residents. Space is limited. Deadline to register is January 29. Contact 248-473-1800 to register.

daddy daughter danceFriday, February 5 from 7p-9p and Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 2p-4p and 7p-9p (2 sessions on SAT)
Novi MI Weekend Event – Daddy/Daughter Dance An Evening in Paris
Novi Civic Center (45175 West 10 Mile Road Novi, MI 48375)
You and your special date can enjoy an evening of dancing, tasty appetizers, desserts, and plenty of fun. Corsages, keepsake charms, and photo packages are available at the event for extra cost. Pre-
registration deadline is January 29. Call 248-347-0400 for cost info or to register.

GTCGymnastics3Friday, February 5, from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills MI Weekend Event – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. ( A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) See www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.

DIADetroitInstituteofArtsFriday, February 5, 2016 at 7p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – Friday Night Live at the DIA
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – The 2015 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – 7 p.m.
Friday Night Live – PUBLIQuartet with the Mighty Third Rail: 7 & 8:30 p.m.
Classical and hip-hop music collide as the Mighty Third Rail, a hip-hop poetry trio, and the innovative PUBLIQuartet join forces in a sci-fi narrative that reimagines the Garden of Eden story, the nature of change and the survival of humanity in a world consumed by technology.
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

greatlakescrossingstockSaturday, February 6, 2016 at 8a (9a start)
Auburn Hills Weekend Event – OLHSA Walk for Warmth 2016
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
Walkers will travel the .8 mile loop around the mall while enjoying family-friendly entertainment such as live music, activities for kids and health-related activities. Participants will receive coupons for on-site stores, refreshments and a commemorative t-shirt. Enter at Bass Pro Shops. Visit www.olhsa.org/walk4warmth to register, become a sponsor, or learn more.

mom 2 mom saleSaturday, February 6, 2016 (various times)
Oakland County MI Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
Various Locations
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. This weekend’s sales.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 9a-noon
Metro Detroit Weekend Event – Home Depot Free Kids Workshop
Metro Detroit, Michigan Home Depot Stores
Build. Learn. Create. Kids workshops are FREE How-to workshops designed toward kids ages 5-12. The hands on sessions are offered on the first Saturday of each month at all Home Depot locations. This Saturday’s Project – Valentine’s Mailbox. Review – video.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 9a-10:30a
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Event – Ice Cream Social Jump
Pump It Up Auburn Hills (1720 Opdyke Ct., Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-375-1100, PumpItUpParty.com)
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at PIU Open Jump with FREE ice cream! Jump is $9 per child. Reservations required. To reserve your spot.

lisalagrouwinterskiingSaturday, February 6, 2016 at 10a
Clarkston MI Weekend Event – Cross Country Ski School
Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Weather permitting. Ski rental is included, or bring your own gear. Programs are for all abilities. Adaptive equipment is available; please call 248-858-1486 to reserve your space or email haneyj@oakgov.com. Minimum 6/maximum 15 students. Cost – $15/person. Daily pass or Annual Vehicle Permit is required for park entry. Review – pics… See related posts below for more Oakland County Parks events happening this month or visit www.DestinationOakland.com.

WildWeekend23ZooKidsSaturday, February 6 and Sunday, February 7 from 11a-3p
Royal Oak MI Weekend Event – Wild Winter Weekends
Detroit Zoo (8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067, 248-541-5717)
FREE with admission. Embrace the winter weather this season during our Wild Winter Weekends at the Detroit Zoo. Wild Winter is a fun way to experience the magic of the Zoo in winter. Enjoy your favorite habitats indoors and out along with special activities, including children’s music, zookeeper talks, crafts and much more. Review – Pics.

altSaturday, February 6, 2016 from noon-4p
Berkley MI Weekend Event – Berkley Winterfest 2016
Berkley Community Center Complex (2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072, 248-658-3470)
Enjoy winter sports, indoor and outdoor crafts, a snowman building contest, carnival games, open indoor ice skating, ice sculptures, turkey bowling, a winter petting farm, bonfires and more at the 2016 Berkley Winterfest. Presented by Berkley Parks and Recreation.

UPDATE 2/5/16 – “Winter Carnival 2016 in Oakland Township has been CANCELLED due to warm weather.” – Per Oakland Twp Parks & Rec
Saturday, February 6, 2016 from noon-4p
Oakland Twp MI Weekend Event– Winter Carnival 2016
Marsh View Park (3100 East Clarkston Rd, Oakland Twp, MI)
Enjoy ice-skating at the new skating rink, ice sculpture demos, kiddie sledding, carnival games, snow painting, turkey bowling, pizza and warm beverages, warming fires with sweet treats , broom ball, archery target shoots, and a magic show. This is a FREE event. Sponsored by Oakland Twp Parks and Rec. Call 248-651-7810 for details.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 1p or 3p (2 sessions)
Clawson MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Valentine Dance
Hunter Community Center (509 Fisher Court, Clawson MI 48017)
Live entertainment, a corsage for the special lady, refreshments, and a photo momento. This event sells out, so register early. Call 248-589-0334 for tickets.

IceSkateHockeyWinterOutdoor3Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 3p-5p
Milford MI Weekend Event – Milford Township Community Snow Day
Downtown Milford at Central Park
Enjoy hot chocolate, ice-skating, winter kayak sledding and more (weather permitting). Hosted by Milford Township.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 4p-6p or 7p-9p (2 sessions)
Clarkston MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Dance
Clarkston High School (6093 Flemings Lake Road, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Cookies, punch, a DJ, and a free 4×5 photograph for the couple (additional photo packages available for extra fee). Call 248-623-4326 for cost info and to register.

disco ballSaturday, February 6, 2016 at 5:30p
Southfield MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Dinner and Dance
Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield MI)
Dinner is from 5:30p-6:45p and the dance follows until 9p. Dinner includes chicken, pasta, vegetables and a salad. Please dress your best for this special night of dancing and refreshments. Photos are available for an extra fee. Sign up for the dinner, dance, or both. Call 248-796-4620 for cost info and to register. You must be pre-registered to attend. There are NO ticket sales at the door.

Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 6p-8p
Northville MI Weekend Event – Daddy Daughter Dance 2016
Northville Community Center Gym
For ages 5-13. A special princess-themed Daddy Daughter Dance. Enjoy a photo booth & fun craft. Limited space available. Register deadline is February 2. Call 248-449-9951.

heritage parkSunday, February 7, 2016 from 1p-2:30p
Farmington Hills MI Weekend Event – Snowshoe Trek
Farmington Hills Nature Center (24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, MI, 248-477-1135)
Participants should dress in layers for the weather and meet at the Nature Center to join with other winter enthusiasts in exploring the woods on snowshoes. Snowshoe lessons and a guided hike will be provided by a naturalist; snowshoe rentals will be available at the Nature Center through March. Preregistration encouraged. Call 248-477-1135 or email fhgov.com for more info.

Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 1p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – Family Sunday at the DIA
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – The 2015 Academy Award® Nominated Short Films – 1 & 6p
Sunday Music Bar – Mike Monford – 1 & 3p
Alto saxophonist Mike Monford performs with his trio for Black History Month, with the goal of bringing energy and spirit to the city of Detroit. See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or
being altered without notice or cancellations

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 is researched and compiled by Glen LaGrou, co-owner of OaklandCountyMoms.com. Unauthorized duplication of this content without express consent is
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