Things to do this weekend in Metro Detroit

The holiday season is in full swing! Celebrate in Metro Detroit.

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Canterbury Village Holiday Stroll

  • Dec. 3-5
  • Canterbury Village in Lake Orion

Walk through a holiday display of lights and decorations. There will be carolers, s'mores, hot cocoa, beer, hard ciders, cocktails, and wine to enjoy.

Tickets are $14.99. Children under 2, active military members, and veterans are free.

The event will also be held on weekends in December.

Get tickers here.

Christmas in the Village

  • Dec. 3-4
  • Northville Historical Society & Mill Race Village

The Village will be decorated for the season. It includes a Christmas Market, holiday inflatables, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Christmas music, and more.

Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers.

Buy tickets here.

Winter Markt

  • Dec. 3-5
  • Birmingham Shopping District

The annual Winter Markt event features displays from local artists, European cuisine, thousands of holiday lights, ice sculptures, entertainment and more. Warming stations, visits with Santa, live reindeer on Dec. 5, and the Kinderhaus children’s activity area.

Also, the Birmingham Holiday Tree Lighting will be held on Friday at 6 p.m.

Get more details here.

Holiday Ale Trail

  • Dec. 4 from 1-5 p.m.
  • Detroit Historical Museum

Detroit’s Brewing Heritage at the Detroit Historical Museum is closing with a sampling of holiday beers.

Tickets are $30 for museum members and $40 for non-members. Get them here.

Christmas at the Fort 

  • Dec. 4 at 2 p.m.
  • Fort Wayne in Detroit

This tour showcases Christmas traditions of the past. Meet soldiers and civilians from the Revolutionary to Spanish-American Wars and learn how Christmas was celebrated in their eras.

There is also a gift shop.

Tickets are $10 per person and $5 for children 5 and younger. Get tickets here.

Sugar Hill Clay Holiday Ceramic Sale

  • Dec. 5 at 12 p.m.
  • 71 Garfield Street in Detroit

Sugar Hill Clay members are hosting a Holiday Ceramic Sale on December 5 from 12:00-5:00 pm. There will be unique, handbuilt and wheel thrown functional art including kitchenware items, planters, vases, ornaments, and so much more. What a great opportunity to find that one-of-a-kind gift, while treating yourself as well! Each artist is donating one item for a raffle to help raise money for the studio. 

Learn more about the sale here