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Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

April 28, 2022

From Seth Meyers at the Fox and Mountain Dew’s Flamin’ Hot launch party in Hell, Michigan to Madagascar and Mimosa Fest, there are so many fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend!


April 29

Forgotten Harvest’s 29th Comedy Night featuring Seth Myers, Fox Theatre

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

Seth Myers, an Emmy Award-winning writer and host of Late Night with Seth Meyers, teams up with Oak Park-based Forgotten Harvest to fight food insecurity across Metro Detroit. Proceeds from tickets, sponsorships, and auction sales will benefit Forgotten Harvest’s distribution efforts to its network of more than 180 agencies in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. Forgotten Harvest’s goal, with Meyers’ help, is to raise vital funds to provide more than two million meals for those in need in Metro Detroit. Tickets range from $35 – $175 and are available at ticketmaster.com; recommended for ages 18+


April 29 + 30

St. Clair County EarthFair, Goodells (near Port Huron)

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 

The event is a blend of demonstrations, workshops, exhibits, artisans and activities. Not only will you learn more about how to help our environment, but you’ll have so much fun doing it. Children will be given a bingo card with the chance to win prizes. More information, full lineup of events and directions at earthdayfair.com.

April 27 – May 1

Freep Film Festival 2022

It’s back! This documentary-focused festival put on by the Detroit Free Press features incredible films with strong ties to the people, places and issues affecting Detroit and Michigan. Films are shown in various locations like the Michigan Science Center, DIA, Birmingham Theater, Redford Theater, etc. The much anticipated Magic Johnson documentary will close this year’s festival at 6 pm at thd DIA. Click here for the full schedule and locations of films, and click here to buy your passes which start at $39.50 for a five-pack, $185 for all shows, and $80 for a virtual pass.


April 30

Make Homemade Miso Ramen at The Kitchen by Cooking With Que

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn to make umami-rich homemade miso ramen with Executive Chef Amber Beckem. Tickets are $75 and includes all of the ingredients, appetizers and sake tastings. Session begins at 6 pm sharp and you are welcome to bring your own beer or wine to enjoy while you cook.  Get your tickets here.

Mountain Dew’s “Flamin’ Hot” launch party in Hell, Michigan



3:00 pm – 12:00 am

Mountain Dew is celebrating the launch of it’s new “Flamin’ Hot” beverage with a one day celebration in Hell, Michigan, featuring DJ Pauly D. For those of you who don’t know, Hell, Michigan is north west of Ann Arbor and south of Howell. Rapper and gourmet chef Action Bronson will also be there with his special Mountain Dew / Frito Lay “Flamin’ Hot” menu. There will food, drinks, mini-golf, giveaways, artists, music and so much more! Get more details and directions here.


De’Sean Jones and Urban Art Orchestra at Cliff Bells

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

Saturday, 7:30 pm 
Sunday, 11:30 pm
Calling all music lovers! Grammy nominated Detroit composer De’Sean Jones and his Urban Art Orchestra will be playing at Cliff Bells this weekend. The orchestra features live strings, harp, horns, percussion, vocals and more. Tickets are $25 and are likely to sell out!


Madagascar The Musical at the Fox Theatre

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they escape New York Central Park Zoo and onto the stage in this live musical. The show features new songs written for the stage, dancing and puppets. The show begins at 2 p.m. Tickets available here.


May 1

Fiesta Detroit’s Cinco de Mayo Festival

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1


Celebrate Latin music, arts and culture with live performances, delicious food and vendors. Produced by Somos Culture Creators & Fiesta Vibes, enjoy over 40 participating artists, community organizations, & performers, including International Bigtime Wrestling, bull riding, a taco tournament, and more. General admission is $10. Tickets and more information can be found here.


Mimosa Fest at Harpo’s Concert Theater in Detroit

Things to do in Metro Detroit this Weekend: 4/29 to 5/1

11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Get ready to learn what Live, Laugh, Mimosa means at the largest Mimosa Celebration of the year on Sunday May 1st, 2022. Enjoy drink specials, brunch food, photo booth, and more! General admission tickets are $14.99 and includes one free mimosa and VIP tickets are $34.99 and include three free mimosas. More info and tickets here.


What are you doing this weekend? If you know of great events happening around Metro Detroit email us at info@seenthemagazine.com with the subject line “Things to do in Metro Detroit”.



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