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Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend: Aug 27, 28, 29

August 26, 2021

Make the most of summer’s end with fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend, from the Renaissance Festival and a 90’s themed bar crawl to Ninja Turtle Day at the ballpark

By Amy Gill


Michigan Made Festival: Friday August 27, Saturday August 28 and Sunday August 29

Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend

2369 Jocelyn Ct Lake Orion, MI 48360

Tickets are $5 per person in advance, $8 at the door. Parking is $5 per car.

Canterbury Village is home to the 2nd annual Michigan Made Festival, which features unique art as well as Michigan beers, cider, wine, and food. There will also be entertainment throughout the weekend, including live music, bounce houses, magicians, Monster Truck rides for children and more.

I Love the 90’s Bar Crawl: Saturday, August 28

Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend

2 – 7 pm
Downtown Royal Oak

The 90’s are back! Pull on your best flannel shirt, babydoll dress or Doc Martens and head to downtown Royal Oak for a bar crawl you won’t soon forget. Tickets get you a wristband to access drink specials at all participating locations, including City Tavern, Motor City Gas, The Side Bar, 526 Main, Tequila Blue, The Morrie, O’Tooles, Fifth Avenue, Oak City Grille, Pronto, Royal Oak Taphouse and more!

The Michigan Renaissance Festival: Saturday August 28 and Sunday August 29

10am – 7pm

12600 Dixie Hwy., Holly, MI 48442
Free parking


Huzzah! The Michigan Renaissance Festival is back this year.  Grab a turkey leg and a cup of mead and experience life in a 16th century, European-style village. Enjoy shows and entertainment on 18 stages, shop from 150 artisans and get a thrill from live jousting tournaments.


Ninja Turtle Day at Jimmy Johns Field: Sunday, August 29

12 pm – Gates open, 1:05 pm – Game time

Jimmy John’s Field
7171 Auburn Rd
Utica, MI 48317


Baseball meets Ninja Turtles at Jimmy John’s Field, where the Eastside Diamond Hoppers go head to head against the Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers for a seven-inning minor league game. Kids 12 and under will get a free hot dog, chips and a drink — and they can also meet their favorite Ninja Turtle characters and build a craft at the Kids Club Craft Table.


Family Fun Day at Beacon Park: Sunday, August 29

Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit this weekendImage courtesy of Downtown Detroit Partnership

1 – 5 pm

1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226

Grab the family and hit Beacon Park for an afternoon of lawn games, activities and crafts. Participation is free!


Do you know of great events happening in Metro Detroit? Email socialmedia@seenthemagazine.com to let us know about fun things to do.

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