10 Things To Do in Detroit This Weekend

March 20, 2023 | Story by Amelia Ritter

It’s March and we’re in that sweet spot between winter and spring. There’s still a lot of fun to be had while enjoying colder weather activities and peeks of spring temperatures outside, but there are also tons of indoor activities to check out during your next visit to Detroit! Check out these 10 can’t-miss events and things to do happening in the city and the metro area this weekend, March 24-26!

Marche du Nain Rouge

The Nain Rouge has been a harbinger of doom since the time of Detroit’s founding. Each year Detroit holds a parade in the Cass Corridor to trick the Nain with terrible French …and costumes! 

Marche de Nain Rouge

Incredible Journey to Midnight: Detroit Underground Railroad Tour

History comes alive on this walking tour which documents the important role Detroit played on the Underground Railroad due to its proximity to Canada with actors portraying significant historical figures of the era to tell important events in American history.

Hop On the Detroit Brew Trail

Come one, come all! The Detroit Brew Trail is here and ready to help you experience Detroit brew culture, the metro area’s craft beer scene, and everything in between. The Detroit brew trail is the perfect opportunity for visitors, locals, and beer savants alike, to explore the city, support local businesses, and immerse themselves into all things Detroit-centric. Designed to guide you to some of the best craft breweries all over – Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, and even downtown!

Detroit Red Wings vs. St. Louis Blues

Come cheer on the Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena as they take on the St. Louis Blues! Need a bite to eat around LCA? Check out this guide with some of the best spots within walking distance. 

Little Caesars Arena Red Wings fans

Little Caesars Arena Red Wings fans

Disney Animation: Immersive Experience

Walt Disney Animation Studios recently announced that it will collaborate with Lighthouse Immersive Studios, the producers of the blockbuster Immersive Van Gogh, to develop Disney Animation: Immersive Experience, which is going to Lighthouse ArtSpace, Detroit and across North America in late 2022/early 2023. Tickets to this one-of-a-kind immersive experience starts at $39.99 and are on sale in Detroit at disneyimmersive.com

Disney Immersive Experience, @exploremichiganmore

Choco Town Detroit

Welcome to Choco Town…an immersive journey into a sweet village! Get ready to explore a sensorial journey in this peculiar village full of interactive experiences, taste bud-tingling treats, photo ops and many more surprises! Interact with the locals and unveil the secrets of the town at this appetizing experience for all ages.

Detroit City FC vs. Indy Eleven

Head to Keyworth Stadium in Hamtramck for an experience like no other! One place to hang out a few hours before the game is the Detroit City Fieldhouse. It’s located at 3401 E. Lafayette and is just over a mile east of Downtown Detroit. It’s home to a ton of different soccer leagues, and the Detroit City Clubhouse, a soccer bar, and a restaurant.

crowd at DCFC game

DCFC, @motor.city.mindset

Scooby-Doo!™ Mansion Mayhem!

For over five decades, the members of Mystery Inc. have shown that through courage, teamwork, and ingenuity, even the toughest mysteries can be solved. They have another mystery on their hands in Scooby-Doo!™ Mansion Mayhem! A jewel-thieving ghost has dodged the police and was last seen in this spooky mansion. Can you meddling kids (and grown-ups, too!) help the gang solve the mystery in this immersive exhibit?

Save with the Explore Detroit Pass

The Explore Detroit Pass from Visit Detroit will help you see the city and have a ton of fun while saving money, and who doesn’t like to save some money? With nearly two dozen partners, the pass has different discounts and offers many different opportunities for anyone looking to have fun in metro Detroit.

Outdoor Adventure Center kid playing

Outdoor Adventure Center, Jacob Lewkow

Easter Bunny at The Village of Rochester Hills

The Easter Bunny will be visiting The Village of Rochester Hills inside the beautifully decorated Spring themed Gazebo in Festival Park. All visits are walk-ups and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests are asked to bring their own cameras as a photographer will not be present. Plus, there is a new scavenger hunt addition this year! 

Are you looking for weekend fun on a budget? Check out these fun and free things to do in Detroit.

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