Ring in the Summer With 5 Things to do Near Detroit this Weekend

June 22nd, 2022 by

Kid sitting in the back of a 2021 Ford Explorer bought from Bill Brown Ford in Livonia MI

It’s time to plan your perfect weekend now that the kids are out of school on break, and it’s officially Summer in the motor city! Check out these five can’t-miss events and things to do with the family happening this weekend, June 24-26!

Cars Under The Stars Fireworks Spectacular

The 5th annual Cars Under The Stars Fireworks Spectacular presented by Coca-Cola is back, and it’s bigger than ever! This year’s event will be held at M1 Concourse on Sunday, June 26th, from 5:00 to 10:00 pm. There will be food trucks, craft beer stands, live music from Vavoom, and a grand display of fireworks. There will also be craft beer stands and live music from Vavoom. Located at 1 Motorsport Drive Pontiac, MI 48341. Tickets start at $10, $5 for Pontiac residents. 

Dearborn Historical Museum’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Get ready to make a bear-y big splash at the Dearborn Historical Museum’s annual Teddy Bear Picnic! This year’s picnic will take place at 10 am Sunday, June 22nd at 915 S. Brady Street, Dearborn, MI 48124. The event will begin with a parade of bears and their owners, followed by various activities, including games, crafts, first aid training for bears, and more! Excitingly, this year’s picnic will feature contests for the largest bear, fuzziest bear, best-dressed bear, and most look-alike bear. Free A & W root beer and popcorn are available for all attendees. This event costs $3 per child (ages 12 and under). 

Monroe Street Midway

Get ready to lace up your skates, grab a putter, and head over to the Monroe Street Midway for the best pop-up summer get-together spot in town! This year’s installation includes a roller skating rink, a mini-golf course, a basketball court, retail pop-ups, and more! Plus, enjoy live music and DJs at this perfect summer activity Located at 32 Monroe St., Detroit, MI 48226. 

Dunworth Pool & Water Park

Dunworth Pool & Water Park is a great place to cool off and have some fun during the summer. There are two large outdoor pools, including a children’s pool with spray park features. There is also a 14-foot launch tower with two slides—one open and the other enclosed—each with a run of over 100 feet. Located at 801 N Denwood St, Dearborn, MI 48128, tickets start at $10. 

Clements Circle

Looking for a way to beat the summertime heat? Look no further than Clements Circle. This Livonia park has just been renovated, and it’s got everything you need to have a blast with your family. The pool at Clements Circle is perfect for everyone in the house, with slides and basketball courts for older kids and a zero-entry pool and splash pad for younger kids and adults who want to sit back and relax in the water. Located at 9999 Harrison, Livonia, MI 48150, tickets start at $4. 

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