Region 1 -Detroit Area

Region 1 -Detroit Area

Michigan Life's Detroit Area including Monroe County, Washtenaw County and Wayne County Michigan.

Saturday & Sunday
October 9 & 10, 2021
10am-5pm

Our weekend festival features live music, activities, games, demonstrations and a tractor drawn wagon ride. You can also enjoy delicious eats & treats from one of the visiting food trucks. In our General Store you can purchase beverages, old time candy & other snacks

The Detroit International RiverWalk spans more than three miles, from Rose Parks Blvd. to the Belle Isle Bridge, along the Detroit River you can spend time walking or biking through the well designed path and gardens to enjoy the nature and fall splendor.

2022 Dates: TBA

Deranged Haunts opening weekend will be Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th in 2021

2021 Opening Date: September 24th 2021

It’s time to SCREAM at Detroit's famous haunted house.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

January 11-13, 2022

The Plymouth Ice Festival will take place over three days and include ice carving competitions, food booths, and entertainment. Admission to the festival is free. Ice sculptures available for viewing 24-hours a day (weather permitting).

November 19, 2021 at 6:30pm

The Annual Northville Hometown Holiday is a festive community celebration that kicks off the holiday season. The season begins near middle November with the Holiday Lighted parade followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree in Town Square.

Tree Lighting: Friday, 11/19/21 at 6 pm
Parade: Saturday, 11/20/21 at 10 am

Wyandotte Michigan knows how to put on a holiday party. The Parade route begins at Northline near the Police/Court Building and ends at Eureka Avenue. The parade begins at 10 am and usually runs approximately one hour.

The Lightfest is open Wednesday - Sunday
November 18 until December 31, 2021
from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.
Closed Monday and Tuesday evenings & Christmas December 25, 2021

The Wayne County Lightfest is magical four-mile stretch of Hines Park, displaying nearly 50 animated themed displays and more than 100,000 lights .

Thanksgiving Day!

America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van, one of the country’s oldest and most celebrated Parades, will step off at 9:00 a.m. on Woodward Avenue and Kirby and end at Woodward Avenue and Congress. Hundreds of thousands of parade-goers will be watching as the Parade makes its way down Woodward Avenue.

September 18, 2021 – November 6, 2021

The Blast Corn Maze in Dexter Michigan has a 10 acre field of corn with 3 1/2 miles of trails. It has 3 exits – short, medium, and full maze to accommodate all corn maze enthusiasts. We have a Corn Maze Express map with marks that you will be able to purchase to help you through the maze.

The structure is in good condition considering it was built in 1906. It stands 40 feet tall and was deactivated in 1963. The octagonal white tower is beautiful, each face is sided with horizontal wood strips like clapboards on an old house. Near the middle the structure angles inward and narrows. The eight sided lantern room is empty now.

FEBRUARY 24-27, 2022

Lake time and sunshine abound at The Cottage & Lakefront Living Show. Prepare for summer at this pre-season destination for property and vacation homeowners or those looking to buy, build, rent or maintain cottage and lakefront property.

The Mitten Cafe & Bakeshop serves breakfast, lunch and is a full service bakery specializing custom cakes including weddings. We’re a family owned business that prides ourselves on our tasty recipes and friendly service.

Built in 1931 by Henry Ford as the first airport hotel in the United States, The Dearborn Inn is located on 23 acres of country gardens and is steps from The Henry Ford and Greenfield Village.

Maybury Riding Stable offer guided horse rentals to the public through Maybury State Park in Northville, Mi. We have Pony Rides, Summer Camps, and Guided Trail Rides. Take a look at our website for more information or give us a call. We are open April - November - weather permitting.

Labor Day - First week of November

Since 1977, Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill has been the local cider mill for families to enjoy fresh-pressed apple cider, fresh-made donuts, crispy caramel apples, icy apple cider slushies, fresh organic apples, baked pies and a fun farm experience.

Currently Closed For Ongoing Construction

Motown Museum is located on West Grand Boulevard in Detroit—east of Rosa Parks Boulevard and west of Woodward Ave. and the John C. Lodge Expressway (M-10).

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