8 Winter Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Year

Looking for the best winter things to do in Metro Detroit? Here’s a sample of the winter fun that you can have in southeast Michigan’s winter wonderland…

Fox Theatre and Detroit Theater District

Detroit is all about music and live theater. The Fox Theatre in the downtown area is among the very best in the nation.

Thanksgiving Day Parade

The annual America’s Thanksgiving Parade is on par with those televised on national TV prior to the annual Thanksgiving Day feasts and football events, and is one of the best holiday events in Metro Detroit!

Detroit Art and Museum Venues

The Detroit Institute of Arts provides a museum, arthouse film theater, and live performances on occasion.

Greenfield Village provides lifelike recreations of historic times and places over a very large campus donated by Henry Ford. Greenfield Village gives you a first-hand feel for what it was like to live in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Greenfield Village in Dearborn

The Detroit Zoo is the largest in Michigan and is host to a wide range of exotic species and other animals. It is open 362 days of the year, which makes it a great destination throughout the winter months.

Detroit Zoo and Sea Life Michigan Aquarium

February Black History Month Visit

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is one of the first of its kind and helps to affirm Detroit’s significance for people of African-American descent.

A wintertime trip to Detroit can be downright romantic if you and your significant other take a trip to Belle Isle. The annual Belle Isle Holiday Stroll offers family-oriented fun and recreation with a holiday theme.

Belle Isle Holiday Stroll

Campus Martius Park

Enjoy a variety of winter activities including ice sculptures, ice skating, local musicians, and marshmallow roasting throughout the winter months.

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