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5 things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend


As the temperature rises, more outdoor events are planned to enable socially distant fun.

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If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, there are plenty of things to do in Metro Detroit including the following:

Bike to the brewery

  • Eastern Market Brewing Co. in Detroit
  • Saturday, April 24th from 4pm to 10pm and Sunday, April 25th from 12pm to 7pm

To celebrate Earth Day, ride a bike to Detroit’s Eastern Market Brewing Co., where the taproom is a street full of tables where you can enjoy a brew outside.

Metropolis Cycles, a Detroit bike shop, will have free parking and bike viewing during the event.

Utica puppy parade

  • Grant Park in Utica
  • Saturday, April 24th at 2pm

Take your pup to Utica for a socially aloof feast with dogs. The event is held to raise awareness as April is the month for the prevention of cruelty to animals.

Downtown Plymouth Spring Artisan Market

  • The Assembly Pavilion in Plymouth
  • Saturday, April 24th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Head to downtown Plymouth for an outdoor market with vendors and shops.

The event will be attended by more than 30 vendors selling a variety of items, including handcrafted housewares and groceries. Shops in Plymouth will also have street sales and many shops have special offers.

Celebrate spring at the petting zoo

  • Heritage Park Petting Zoo in Taylor
  • Saturday, April 24th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

See the animals at Heritage Park Petting Farm and take a pony ride in celebration of spring.

Pony rides are $ 5 for anyone over 1 year old. The event is recommended for preschool and elementary school children.

Places are limited and tickets must be purchased in advance. Buy them here.

Antique market at the Royal Oak Farmers Market

  • Royal Oak Farmers Market
  • Sunday 25 April from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Royal Oak Farmers marker is indoors but requires masks and social distance to shop. Visit the market for an antique sale every Sunday through mid-June.

Find collectibles, reused items, and collectibles in the market.


Dusty Kennedy