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Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016

Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit MI. Weekend of October 21, 22, and 23, 2016.

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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.


Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2016

Friday and Saturday from 10a-10p, Sunday from noon-4p
Bloomfield Hills MI Weekend Events – Cranbrook Megalodon Exhibit
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 248-645-3200)
Interactive, 5,000-square-food hands-on traveling exhibit where museum visitors will view the evolution of this enormous prehistoric shark. For more info, visit (through 1/3/17)

sloandark2Friday from 10a-5p, Saturday and Sunday from noon-5p
Flint MI Weekend Events – Sloan Museum “In The Dark” Exhibit
Sloan Museum (1221 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI, 48503, 810-237-3450)
The Sloan Museum is great with hands-on activities, and this holds true with the In the Dark exhibit. Guests can explore life-sized caves and learn about the natural processes that form each type of cave. You will see interactive elements that explain how animals adapt to the cave environment, such as the bat needing to rely on sounds to find their way through a cave. For more info, visit (12/30/16)

KGP5Friday, October 21, 2016 from 10a-5p
New Hudson MI Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY,
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.

Friday, October 21, 2016 from 10a-noon
Royal Oak MI Weekend Event – Friday Low Cost Inflatable Playspaces Super Jump
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Dr, Royal Oak, MI, 248-288-5888)
Open bouncing at the HUGE Inflatable Playspaces indoor bouncer room. Just $7.95 per child (parents are FREE). More info? Call 248-288-5888.

Detroit ZooOctober 21-23, 2016
Royal Oak MI Weekend Events – Zoo Boo
The Detroit Zoo (8450 W. 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
The Detroit Zoo’s annual “merry-not-scary” Zoo Boo celebration features a festively decorated half-mile trick-or-treat trail through the front of the park as well as live entertainment, games and arts and crafts. Contact for more info and tickets.

RP15Friday, October 21, 2016 from 6p-8p
Rochester MI Weekend Event – Rochester Play Monster Mash
Rochester Play! (380 E Second Street, Rochester MI 48307, 248-650-7529, website)
Costume contest, cake walk, Halloween limbo, laser maze, free game play, dance party, cider & donuts, games, music, and more! $12 per child / $6 per sibling. Call for more info.

Hayride3Friday October 21, Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23
Northville MI Weekend Events – Maybury Farm Corn Maze
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200)
Hayride & corn maze. Cider, donuts, and snacks available after. Hours – Friday – 6p-10p, Saturday – noon-10p, and Sunday – noon-7p. Cost is $7. Children 2 and under are FREE. For more information, call 248-374-0200. Through Oct 30

Friday, October 21 from 6:30p-9p, Saturday, October 22 from 5:30p-8p, and Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1:30p-4p
Cranbrook3SchoolBloomfield Hills MI Weekend Events – Halloween Science
Cranbrook Institute of Science (39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304)
Halloween Science is the Institute’s most popular annual event. Join wizards, scientists, and explorers as we investigate the science behind the spooky through demonstrations, interactive activities, and more. Each event features all ages, not-too-scary experiences, and costumes are strongly encouraged. New this year! Choose one of three sessions to best fit your schedule. ALSO – visit the Bat Zone on Saturdays at 12:30p & 2:30p and Saturdays & 1:30p and 2:30p. For more info, call 248-645-3210.

flipstarz gymnasticsFriday, October 21, 2016 from 7:30p-9:30p
Waterford MI Weekend Event – TGIF Open Gym
Flip Starz Gymnastics (5425 Perry Dr, Suite 101, Waterford, MI 48329,, 248-673-6767)
T.G.I.F. Open Gym is a time for kids to come in and work on what they want to work on. This is not a structured class, but we do have our professionally trained staff in the gym to help your child! Cost is $10.

Friday, October 21, 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 for more info or call 248-304-7634.

Adventure Park Haunted ForestFriday, October 21, Saturday, October 22
West Bloomfield MI Weekend Events – Haunted Forest at Adventure Park
Adventure Park West Bloomfield (6600 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48322, 248-419-1550, website)
Haunted Forest offers charming family-fun for people of all ages. There will be trick-or-treating for the younger kids on the Halloween themed forest trail. The sounds of an enchanted forest will play in the background as visitors walk the dimly lit paths adjacent to the five-acre Adventure Park site. A pumpkin hunt concludes the family trail where all paid walkers will hunt for a special pumpkin of their own. Children are encouraged to arrive in costumes and interact with the haunt performers. Trick or treat bags are provided, which include a coupon towards a future ticket to the Adventure Park. Also October 14,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30

flipspot gymnasticsFriday, October 21, 2016 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910,
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.

Friday, October 21, 2016 from 9p-11p
Urban AirOxford MI Weekend Events – Lights Out Lazers On at Urban Air
Urban Air Trampoline (925 N Lapeer Rd, Oxford Charter Township, MI 48371 800-960-4778,
A special night of kids activities at Urban Air Trampoline Park for 4th, 5th and 6th graders. Each AIR 456 event will have Free Pizza, and activities for kids such as Dodgeball Tournament, foam pit challenge, or a slam dunk contest. Includes pizza, glow stick and access to all attractions. 1st & 3rd Fridays during school year. No holidays. Cost is $15.

legolandmi11Saturday, October 22, 2016 10a – 8p Monday, October 31
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Events – Brick or Treat at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan
Legoland Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 866-622-0605, website)
Spooky fun during Brick-or-Treat! Little ghosts and goblins will enjoy a special Halloween takeover of MINILAND®, a LEGO® werewolf build in the Creative Workshop, the chance to win a Halloween Prize Package and more! Plus, save $6 on walk-up tickets when you wear your favorite costume during Brick-or-Treat! For more info, visit

Saturday, October 22, 2016 and Sunday, October 23
Commerce MI Weekend Events – Long Family Orchard Fall Time Fun Area
Long Family Orchard & Cider Mill (1540 East Commerce Rd. Commerce, MI 48382 Phone hotline – 248-360-3774)
Fall Time Fun Area features unlimited time in 8-acre corn maze, play area, petting farm, bouncers, play structures and more. Review and pics of Long Family Cider Mill. Review – Pics.

SeaLife18Saturday, October 22, 2016 10a – 8p Monday, October 31
Auburn Hills MI Weekend Events – Fish or Treat at Sea Life Michigan
Sea Life Michigan (4316 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 866-622-0605, website)
Receive $6 off walk-up tickets to SEA LIFE Michigan when you wear your Halloween costume to the aquarium. Enjoy searching for ghoulish goodies in the Interactive Touchpool and special sweet treats on Halloween! Don’t miss Underwater Pumpkin Carving in the Ocean Tank! Aquarists will be carving pumpkins during the following times – Tuesday, October 25 at 11a, Saturday, October 29 at 1p, Monday, October 31 at 1:00p. For more info, visit

MJR theatreSaturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23
Metro Detroit MI Weekend Event – MJR Children’s Film Festival
ALL Metro Detroit MJR Theatres (see link)
MJR Digital Cinemas in Metro Detroit MI are offering a FREE Fall Children’s Film Festival every Saturday and Sunday in October. Take your kids to the movies for free and parents pay just $1! Advance tickets are not available, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first served basis until theatre capacity. Call MJR theatre for showtimes or check online the Tuesday prior to the show at Locations / Movie info.

mom 2 mom saleSaturday, October 22, 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. Sales.

October Saturdays and Sundays from 10a-5p
Oxford MI Weekend Events – Upland Hills Farm Fall Festival Weekends
Upland7PettingZooUpland Hills Farm (481 Lake George Road, Oxford, Michigan 48370, 248-628-1611
This festival has something for all ages. Enjoy visiting the animals, milk a cow, watch a farm demonstration, be amazed at the Baffling Magic Show, enjoy a hayride in the woods, walk the storybook trail, pick a pumpkin, take a pony ride and finish the day with a warm donut and a beverage. Visit for more info. Review and Pics of Upland Hills Farm Oxford Fall Festival Weekends.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11a
Royal Oak MI Weekend Event – Cowboy Alex Storytime & Crafts
Royal Oak Community Center (3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48073)
Themed story and crafts for kids ages 3-7. $5 per child. Questions? contact Royal Oak Recreation Department at 248-246-3180 or email

Halloween costumeSaturday, October 23, 2016 from 11a-3p
Detroit MI Weekend Event – Every Girlz Dream Halloween Party
MSU Detroit Center (3408 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48201)
Facepainting, decorating pumpkins, Henna tattoos, arts and crafts, costume contest, games, prizes, light lunch, trick or treating and more! $10 in advance, $15 at the door. For more info, call 248-973-7065 or visit

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from noon-4p
Halloween PumpkinsOakland County Parks Halloween Events – Pumpkin Fest
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071)
Action-packed afternoon with pumpkin carving for the whole family! Get in the autumn spirit with creepy animal nature talks, cider and donuts, crafts and fun fall nature hikes. Each child pre-registered by October 14 is guaranteed a pumpkin to carve and take home. $8/child, $2/adult. To register, call 248-858-0916.

altSaturday, October 23, 2016 at noon
Village of Franklin Halloween Event – Franklinstein Frenzy
Main Street
Main Street Franklin will host a family activity day which includes a kids costume parade, trick or treating, pumpkin roll, kids games, and more!

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from noon-5p
Northville MI Halloween Event – Great Pumpkin Festival
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville Township, MI 48167)
Pumpkin themed activities for kids, face paint, corn maze, pumpkin painting, storytime, and more! It’s fun for the whole family. Call for $$$ info – 248-374-0200.

altSaturday, October 22, 2016 from noon-5p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – HarvestFest Detroit
Dequindre Cut Gratiot Entrance – Detroit
HarvestFest Detroit will feature lots of family-friendly activities including hayrides, face painting, bounce houses, live music, games, giveaways and more. For more info, email

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 3p-4:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Halloween Open Gym
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Twp, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, website)
Costume contests, games, cider & donuts, and prizes! Tickets $15 pre purchase or $18 at the door. To purchase, call 248-340-0910.

DowntownRochester4Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 3:30p-5p
Rochester MI Weekend Events – Trick or Treating in Downtown Rochester
Downtown Rochester
The streets of Rochester will come to life with little ghouls and goblins. Children will enjoy trick-or-treating at downtown merchants. Costume Parade at 5:15p

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 4p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp MI Halloween Event – Trunk or Treat & Harvest Party
Divine Grace Lutheran Church (3000 S Lapeer Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48359)
Games, prizes, cider & donuts, music, and trunk or treat. For more info call 248-391-1131 or email This is a FREE event.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 5p-7p
Oxford MI Weekend Event – Family Movie Night
Oxford HS School PAC
$5 per family. Movie showing of “Hotel Transylvania”. Questions, please contact

troy community centerSaturday, October 22, 2016 from 5p-7:45p
Troy MI Weekend Events – Family Night Out
Troy Community Center (3179 Livernois, Troy, MI 48083, 248-524-1546)
Enjoy swimming, basketball, parachutes, inflatables and more. $3 for residents & $4 for non-residents.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 6p-10p
White Lake MI Weekend Events – Fisk Farm Haunting
Fisk Farm (9180 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI 48383)
Trunk or Treat for Children, parking starts at 6p, the Trunk or Treat at 6:30. Guests are asked to participate in decorating their vehicle trunks, and bring a treat to pass out. At 7p the movie will start. Events inside the gates of the Fisk Farm will begin immediately following the movie around 8:30 PM and will include games in the barn, refreshments and entertainment around the campfire, costume contest with prizes, lantern tour of designated bldgs and tea leaf reading. Cost is $2. For more info, contact Barb at

HayrideSaturday, October 22, 2016 from 6:30p-9:30p
Waterford MI Weekend Events – Halloween Hayrides
Drayton Plains Nature Center (2125 Denby, Waterford, MI)
Hayride includes bounce house, scary stories, bonfire & marshmallows  Cash only ticket sales end at 9pm. Call 248-884-4818 for more info.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 9a-2p
Birmingham MI Weekend Events – Birmingham Farmers Market End of Season Celebration
Birmingham Farmers Market Lot #6 (666 North Old Woodward Avenue, Birmingham, Michigan 48009)
Everyone is invited to join in as Birmingham Farmers Market wraps up the season. Dress your children in their Halloween costumes and join us as the BFM wraps up the season. Details

Pumpkins1Sunday, October 23, 2016 from noon-2p, then 6p-8p
Beverly Hills MI Halloween Event – Halloween Hoot
Beverly Park (18801 Beverly Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025)
Gut pumpkins from 10a-noon, Pumpkin Carving from noon-2p (for the first 200 children), and Trick or Treat from 6p-8p. Children in costume trick or treat along Hoot Trail but must be accompanied by an adult. Storytellers, cider & cookies are available in the pavilion. For more info,

halloweenSunday, October 23, 2016 from 2p-5p
Troy MI Weekend Event – Trick or Treat Among The Trees
Troy Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098)
A fun and friendly outdoor celebration for kids ages 3-9. Costumed kids are welcome to hike the woodland pumpkin trail with a SNC guide. Children will learn the secrets of the forest and receive treats and meet costumed characters. Fee is $13. Call 248-688-9703 to register.

Sunday October 23, 2016 from 3p-5p
Canton MI Weekend Events – Aqua Tots Troy Halloween Bash
Aqua Tots Canton (43335 Joy Road, Canton, MI. 48187,
Annual Halloween bash! Dive into the floating pumpkin patch for two hours of Halloween themed games, crafts, open swim, and snacks. The event is $10 per child and admission is free for parents. Open to the general public. Ages 4 months – 12 years old.

AquaTotsPoolSwimSunday, October 23, 2016 from 3p-5p
Novi MI Weekend Events – Aqua Tots Novi Halloween Bash
Aqua Tots Novi (44225 W. 12 Mile Rd Suite C 105, Novi, MI 48377, 248-845-4544,
Annual Halloween bash! Dive into the floating pumpkin patch for two hours of Halloween themed games, crafts, open swim, and snacks. The event is $10 per child and admission is free for parents. Open to the general public. Ages 4 months – 12 years old.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 5p-6:30p
Berkley MI Weekend Event – Spooky Skating
Berkley Ice Arena (2400 Robina, Berkley, MI 48072)
Free Halloween-themed ice skating for those who come in costume. Skate rental available for a fee.

trunk or treatSunday, October 23, 2016 from 5p-7p
Clarkston MI Weekend Events – Trunk or Treat
Clarkston United Methodist Church (6600 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Dress in your favorite costume and trick or treat from car trunk to car trunk. Stay for a bon fire and worship after. If you would like to decorate your car and pass out candy, email Annette Siminski at or Michele Ettinger at

Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 5p-7p
Troy MI Weekend Events – Aqua Tots Troy Halloween Bash
Aqua Tots Troy (846 E. Big Beaver, Troy, MI 48083, 248-845-4545, website)
Annual Halloween bash! Dive into the floating pumpkin patch for two hours of Halloween themed games, crafts, open swim, and snacks. The event is $10 per child and admission is free for parents. Open to the general public. Ages 4 months – 12 years old.

HalloweenPumpkinsNight1Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 6p-7:30p
Clawson MI Weekend Event – Trick or Treat Trail
Clawson City Park
Bring a flashlight and a bag for all the candy you’ll collect from local businesses and organizations along the trail. Stay and enjoy cider and donuts courtesy of the Parks and Recreation Department. Contact Clawson Parks and Rec for more info at 248-589-0344 or 248-259-6208.

Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 1p
Detroit MI Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Sunday Music Bar – Ron English – 1-4p
Detroit Film Theatre – “Girl Asleep” – 2p
Puppet Performance – Marionetas de la Esquina’s La Chorcha de las Calacas – 2p
Detroit Film Theatre: “Tanna” – 4:30p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.

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