From the Shrine circus and Chevy Chase coming to town, to holly jolly activities at the Detroit Riverfront and trolley rides in Berkley, there are so many fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend.
By SEEN Contributors
Christmas Vacation Screening with Chevy Chase Live – Thursday, Dec. 9
Go to the Masonic Temple for a screening of Christmas Vacation where Chevy Chase is LIVE IN ATTENDANCE? Yes, please! It is one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time by people of all ages and eras. There are still some tickets available ranging from $49.50 to $75.
Go to the Shrine Circus – Thursday – Sunday, Dec. 9 – 12
The circus is coming to town! Founded in Detroit in 1906, the Shrine Circus is a local family favorite, with attractions including aerial artists, tightrope acts and, for 2021, some never-before-seen performances. Get your tickets here.
GRiZMAS Concert at the Masonic Temple – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10 – 12
Detroit electronic musician, producer and DJ, GRiZ, is back again with his 12 Day of GRiZMAS. This weekend you can catch him performing for the last 3 nights, and a portion of proceeds will benefit his charity partner Seven Mile, an organization offering afterschool and summer camp programming engaging local youth in musical and creative arts. Get tickets here.
Holly Jolly Riverfront at Valade Park – Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10 – 12
Bundle up and get into the holiday spirit December 10, 11 and 12 on the Detroit Riverfront with live music, carolers, photo ops with Santa, wreath making activities for kids, bonfires, marshmallow roasting, and much more! In addition to oversized outdoor fires and marshmallow roasters along the riverfront, Winter at Valade will feature hot seasonal alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, delicious food, sledding, synthetic ice curling and great programming for all ages every weekend from December 10th-February 27th.These are the memory-makers you don’t want to miss!
Berkley Holiday Shopping Trolley Rides – Saturday, Dec. 11
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage at the Fox – Saturday, Dec. 11
The 1965 television classic hits the stage for three performances that tell the story of how beloved Peanuts characters including Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, and Linus uncover the true meaning of Christmas.
Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl in Greektown, Detroit – Saturday, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18
2:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Find your best ugly sweaters, holiday costume or onesies and go dashin’ through the bars this weekend! Tickets include cover charge at each location, up to 50% off beer and well drinks, up to 25% off food, best-dressed contest, holiday themed drinks, staff to guide you through the bar crawl and much more. Tickets are $22.99 and are available here.
Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl Detroit