This weekend is Father’s Day, so what better way to spend time with the dads in your life than to find something fun to do in Metro Detroit. There is pretty much something to do for anyone this weekend. We’ve got cars, games, and live music. Here is our list of fun things to do this weekend.
1. Greektown At Sundown -Greektown
It’s summertime and Greektown turns Monroe Street into a walkable plaza between Beaubien and St. Antoine Street every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night. Visitors will be able to enjoy free entertainment throughout the weekend from 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Greektown has always had a bustling nightlife, and summertime really is my favorite time to spend down there.
2. Motor Muster – Greenfield Village
Greenfield Village will be filled with over 500 cars, trucks, and motorcycles, bikes, and military vehicles. This yearly event is a vintage car lover’s dream. Motor Muster runs both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. There will be a 1960’s dance show on Saturday night, and you can dance in the streets until 9:00 pm.
Hours: Saturday 9:30 AM-9:00 PM, Sunday 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Admission to get into Greenfield Village is $23.50 for seniors, $26.00 for adults (12-61), and $19.50 for children (3-11). Members and children under 2 are free.
20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124‑5029
3. Capuchin Souper Summer Celebration – Comerica Park
Do you remember the 80’s? The Capuchin Soup Kitchen wants to take you back to the 1980’s on Saturday night. This is the 35th annual summer celebration, and should be a blast. There will be live music, 80’s celebrity look-a-likes, and a raffle with over $30,000 worth of prizes.
The party is free to attend and is 21 and over. All proceeds go to the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. The party starts at 7:30 PM.
2100 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201
4. Detroit 67 Oral History Collection Day and Workshop – Detroit Historical Society
The Detroit Historical Society has been working on collecting oral histories from people who lived through the riots of 1967. If you or anyone you know lived through the civil unrest that happened in July of 1967 they want to talk to you. Interviews last between 30 and 45 minutes, and can be scheduled ahead of time. You can register here.
There will also be a free workshop on Saturday from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM. They will be teaching people how to conduct an oral history interview. If interested you can register here
5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48202
5. Parlor Games – Whisky Parlor
I don’t know about you, but sometimes playing a laid back card game sounds like a lot of fun. Or do board games sound better to you? Don’t fret this weekly event has all types of card and board games for you and your friends to play. Plus there is whisky, so it is a win win for everyone.
608 Woodward Ave, Fl 2, Detroit, Michigan 48226