Family Fun Around Detroit – January 25-27

Looking for something fun to do in or around The D with the kids this weekend? Whether you were hoping for something outside or indoors, the team at Detroit Moms Blog has you covered (even those looking for sensory-friendly events!). There’s plenty of family fun around the city.

Quicken Loans Winterblast Weekend 

Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave Detroit) 

Friday, 4 p.m.-11 p.m.

Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. 

Cost: FREE 

North American International Auto Show 

Cobo Hall (1 Washington Blvd Detroit )

Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Sunday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Cost: $7-$14

Grosse Pointe Woods Winter Fest

Ghesquiere Park (19955 Mack Ave Grosse Pointe Woods)

Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: FREE 

Oak Park Winter Fest

Oak Park Community Center (14300 Oak Park Blvd Oak Park)

Sunday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Frost Fest

The Mall at Partridge Creek (17420 Hall Rd Clinton Township)

Saturday, 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Fox Theatre (2211 Woodward Ave Detroit)

All Weekend (times vary by date)

Cost: $15+

Winter Carnival 

Paint Creek Cider Mill, Rochester

Saturday, 12 p.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: FREE

Novi Home Show 

Suburban Showplace (46100 Grand Rivere Ave Novi)

Friday, 2 p.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.

Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.


  • Seniors: $9
  • Adult (13+): $10
  • Kids 12 & Under: FREE

Snow Much Fun

Rolling Hills County Park (7660 Stony Creek Rd Ypsilanti)

Saturday, 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $5

Skate with Mickey & Minnie

Skatin Station Canton (8611 Ronda Dr Canton)

Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. (7 and under)

Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (all ages)


  • Saturday’s earlier time: $8 admission for skates, drink, and snack
  • Saturday’s later time: $9 admission for skates, drink, and snack

Dive In Movie – Frozen

Mack Pool (715 Brooks St Ann Arbor) 

Saturday, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $15 per family (up to two adults, three kids) and $4 individual admission

Mother Daughter Princess Tea Party

Green Oak Township Historical Society Building

Sunday at 2 p.m.

Cost: $15/$20 per Mother/Daughter. Any additional daughters will cost extra.

Autism-Friendly Film: The Kid Who Would Be King

Emagine Theatres (Novi, Macomb, & Rochester)

Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Cost: $6

Sensory-Friendly Showing: A Dog’s Way Home

AMC Forum 30 (Sterling Heights) on Saturday at 11 a.m.

AMC Livonia (Livonia) on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $6

Friends of Different Learners Camp and Resource Fair

Groves High School, (20500 W 13 Mile Rd Beverly Hills)

Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: Varies by vendor

Gigi’s Playhouse

19799 W 12 Mile Rd Southfield

Grand Opening is on Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: FREE


  1. So many great ideas! I may check a few of these out! Also, just so people are aware, the Grosse Pointe Woods winter fest is for residents and their guests only so if you don’t live in Grosse Pointe Woods you’d have to attend with a resident of the city in order to get in!


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