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10 Things to Do in Metro Detroit This February

Published February 1, 2019 by

Whether you’re looking for date ideas or a fun day with the family this February, Metro Detroit has lots to offer.

By Cassie Kunze

Feb. 1

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

February in DetroitPhoto via Fillmore Detroit's Facebook

8 p.m.

The Fillmore Detroit

2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Take a trip back in time while Scott Bradlee’s Modern Jukebox turns modern-day hits into classic sounds. Fit for all ages, enjoy vocalists and instrumentalists playing live pop music without the help of any tuning. Tickets start at $25 and are available here.

Thru Feb. 2

Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo

February in DetroitPhoto via Detroit Zoo's Facebook

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Detroit Zoo

8450 W. 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak

Complete with activities, zookeeper talks and crafts, take part in the Detroit Zoo’s Wild Winter weekends. Admission is free with a Detroit Zoo ticket.

Feb. 2

Cirque Mechanics: 42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

February in DetroitMacomb Center for the Performing Arts' Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Macomb Center for the Performing Arts

44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township

Enjoy a night of excitement as Cirque Mechanics thrills you with a show featuring daring maneuvers and a galloping mechanical horse. Tickets start at $43 and are available here.

Feb. 6-10

MARVAC RV & Camping Show

February in DetroitPhoto via MARVAC's Facebook

7:30 p.m.

Suburban Collection Showplace

46100 Grand River Ave., Novi

800-422-6478

Start planning your next family vacation at the 52nd annual RV & Camping show, featuring over 350 RVs, trailers and accessories. The show includes educational seminars and special discounts as well as on-site financing. Adult admission is $10 and children 12 and under get in free.

Feb. 8

Adam Sandler 100% Fresher Tour

February in DetroitPhoto via Sandler's Facebook

8 p.m.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Renowned comedian and actor Adam Sandler continues his stand-up tour from his Netflix special “100% Fresh.” There will be a surprise special guest. Tickets start at $40 and are available here.

Feb. 9

“Legally Blonde – The Musical”

February in DetroitPhoto via Legally Blonde The Musical's Facebook

2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Fox Theatre

2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Time to bend and snap, ladies — Elle Woods is coming to Detroit. Based on the fan-favorite movie “Legally Blonde,” the musical follows a young woman on her journey of self-discovery and pursuit of her dreams. Tickets start at $34 on Ticketmaster.

Weekends Thru Feb. 17

Quicken Loans Winter Blast

February in DetroitPhoto via Quicken Loans Winter Blast's Facebook

Downtown Detroit

This four-weekend festival held in Campus Martius is complete with winter activities, ice sculptures, marshmallow roasting and more. Admission is free. See more information at winterblast.com.

Feb. 7, 9-10, 14, 16

Glass Academy Valentine’s Day Workshop

February in DetroitPhoto via Glass Academy's Facebook

The Glass Academy

25331 Trowbridge St., Dearborn

Learn to make a glass, heart-shaped figurine with your loved one in celebration of Valentine’s Day at the Glass Academy in Dearborn. The $99 ticket includes a factory tour and hot cocoa with homemade marshmallows.

Feb. 16

“Pinkalicious The Musical”

February in DetroitPhoto via Pinkalicious - The Musical's Facebook

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

City Theatre

2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit

Based on the popular book series by Victoria and Elizabeth Kann, this one-hour musical follows the story of a young girl, Pinkalicious, who turns the color pink from eating too many cupcakes. Tickets are $29.50 on Ticketmaster.

Feb. 16-24

Detroit Boat Show

February in DetroitDetroit Boat Show's Facebook

Saturdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sundays and Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd., Detroit

Get ready for summer at the 61st annual Detroit Boat Show. Featuring over 100 Michigan boat dealers, this is your chance to see the new 2019 products at special prices. Tickets are $13 for adults, and children 12 and under get in free.

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