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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

7 Fun Things to Do in Metro Detroit This Weekend

June 17, 2021

Kick off the official start to summer this weekend by celebrating dad, Pride, and more with these fun-filled things to do in Metro Detroit

By Perry Haselden

Featured photo via @looq.us

Pourhibition Pop-Up at Good Neighbor

June 19

cocktail pop-upPhoto via @pourhibition

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

1435 Farmer St #115, Detroit

Good Neighbor is partnering with Pourhibition for a pre-Father’s Day celebration. Sip on complimentary cocktails while shopping for a last-minute gift for dad — and a little something for yourself. Keep the party going at home with one of Pourhibition’s  whiskey sour cocktail kits!

Father’s Day Frame Wine Club

June 19

wine bottlesPhoto via framehazelpark.com

12:00 pm

23839 John R Rd #2, Hazel Park

Surprise dad with something special this Father’s Day — like a case of summer wines, hand-selected by Frame’s wine director and sommelier Sean Crenny. For $70 (plus tax) you’ll get three bottles of American-made wine perfectly packaged and ready for pickup at Frame. Bonus: New wine club members who sign up in June will also get a free tote bag!

The Official LOOQ. Pride Event

June 19

person in bright clothesPhoto via @looq.us

4:00 pm

22726 Woodward Ave, Ferndale

Get dressed in your rainbow best and head to The Official Looq. Pride Event at J’s Penalty Box in Ferndale to enjoy live music, giveaways, and games. The event is free to attend, but donations for the Trans Sistas of Color Project are appreciated.

Vintage Alley at Vintage Eastern Market

June 19

vintage furniturePhoto via @vintageeasternmarket
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

1515 Division Street Suite B, Detroit

Shop vintage clothing, antiques, and local art every Saturday this summer at the Vintage Alley. Popping up in the alley behind Vintage Eastern Market, this weekly event showcases a rotating roster of vendors, so there’s always something new to discover.

Motown Mile Outdoor Installation

June 19

Motwon MuseumPhoto via @motownmuseum

2648 W. Grand Blvd, Detroit

A new, interactive art exhibit titled “’Still Going On’ Motown Mile” is opening to the public this Saturday at the Motown Museum. A continuation of the museum’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of Marvin Gaye’s iconic album, What’s Going On, the walkable installation spans from Woodward Avenue to West Grand Boulevard. Along the way participants can view photographs that correlate with specific album tracks and listen to the songs in real time (BYO headphones). The exhibit, which is scheduled to stay open through September, is free to attend.

Rooftop Yoga Class

June 20

sunrise over the waterPhoto via event's Facebook page
9:00 am + 10:00 am

507 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte

Wake up and get your “downward dog” in a rooftop yoga class . Hosted by The Waterfront Wyandotte, classes take place every Sunday through August at 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Registration is free, but spots fill up quickly, so be sure to RSVP.

Summer Solstice Celebration

June 20

tractor hayridePhoto via City of Farmington Hills Facebook page

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills

June 20 marks the summer solstice, the official start of summer! Get outside and enjoy the longest day of the year with hayrides, craft projects, marshmallow roasting, and more at the Farmington Hills Nature Center. Tickets are $8 for all activities, including one hayride.

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