Detroit Region of Michigan

Michigan Region 1: Detroit Area includes Monroe, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties

Region 1: Detroit Area

Michigan Life's Region 1

Michigan Life's Region 1 is the southeastern corner of our state and home to our largest city: Detroit. From Detroit's Riverfront you can enjoy both the skyline of the city and of neighbors across the border in Windsor, Canada. Some of the most visited attractions include professional sports teams including the Detroit Lions Football, Comerica Park: Home of the Detroit Tigers Baseball, Travel to The Palace in Auburn Hills to see Professional Basketball with the Detroit Pistons and don't forget the NHL Hockey Team Detroit Red Wings there are also a number of historical attractions including The Henry Ford Museum, Motown Museum and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Families are never lacking family activities such as the Detroit Zoo, Detroit Institute of Arts. star gazing at the Michigan Science Center or a outing to the Detroit Riverfront or any of the Metro Parks.

What to See and Do in Region 1 Detroit Area

The Northville Winery and Brewing Company...

Local. Award winning. Wines. Michigan winery and vineyard using only local grapes and other fruits. "Pure Michigan" at its best.

Detroit Institute of Arts is among the top 10 museums in the country, offering over 100 galleries with art from ancient to modern times. Among the renowned works are French Impressionist, German Expressionist, American and Flemish paintings.

Roller Skating, Roller Blading, Roller Derby, Skating Lessons, Birthday Parties, Private Parties, Team Building and Family Fun! Call: 734-459-6401

Come and enjoy this free, safe and affordable event. There will be free parking and a free shuttle. We will have fireworks, a variety of food vendors, arts and crafts, free kiddie games, car show, beer tent, boxing demo, wrestling, petting zoo, monster trucks, bounce inflatables, magician, music, carnival rides, midway games and much more!

Third Weekend in September

Romulus Pumpkin Festival in Romulus, MI is a three day street festival on the third weekend in September. It starts with a night “parade of lights”. The annual Pumpkin Festival is a three-day event that begins with a night parade where everything is lighted from bicycles to cement trucks.

November 20, 2020 - Cancelled

Immediately following the Northville Christmas Parade is a Tree Lighting Ceremony & Singalong, join in the fun while welcoming in the holidays.

November 20, 2021 through January 9, 2022

Join us for 40 magical nights with millions of LED lights illuminating trees, buildings and more than 280 sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the sights and sounds of the season. For guests of all ages.

Take a lantern-lit journey into a living snow globe filled with live music, skating, fireworks and tons of winter wonder during America’s premier celebration of the season.

Enjoy a special look at Eleanor and Edsel Ford's elegant home as it is festively adorned in the finest holiday trimmings. From the original teardrop glass ornaments on the flocked tree in the Main Hall, to the stunning table display in the Dining room, no detail has been overlooked! Peek into how the Ford family celebrated the holidays.

The Rolling Hills Park sledding hill is 275 feet People sledding in length with a large flat area at the bottom and fenced return paths on either side so you can safely climb the hill and ride again. The 70 foot width at the top of the hill is wide enough to spread out and accommodate various levels of thrill seekers.

At Chicken Shack, we believe fresh food is better than fast food.

We are your one stop shop for all things regarding Michigan CPL classes, gun stores, gun ranges and much much more.

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1st Weekend of October

Scarecrow Festival is a family event for all ages – a fall festival featuring Scarecrow Contest | Dog Costume contest | children’s area with games/rides carnival | local and regional musical acts | Scarecrow Idol contest, and many other events.

Opening Day: September 10, 2021

Kackleberry Farm is a seasonal agri-tourism adventure in Monroe, Michigan. We open during the Fall each year for old-fashioned family entertainment with corn maze, pumpkin patch, events and attractions that are fun for kids from ages 2 to 92!

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum is located on the shores of Detroit’s historic Belle Isle, just east of downtown Detroit.

The Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory is the oldest continually-running conservatory in the United States. It is divided into five distinct sections: Palm House, the Tropical House, the Cactus House, a sunken Fernery, and the Show House.

Wiard's Cider Mill and Apple Orchard was founded in Michigan by George Wiard in 1837. Visitors can enjoy u-pick apples, u-pick pumpkin patch, drink delicious cider, roam through a corn maze, climb on a hayride, or reserve a field trip, Wiard’s is the orchard for you.

March 22 - 27, 2022

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the longest-running avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, fouded in 1963.

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