Hess-Hathaway Park

Looking to get outside and enjoy some sunshine? Head on out to Hess-Hathaway, a historic park located right here in Oakland County! Amenities include a large playground, farm animals, trails, a community garden, and more. In 1985, Mrs. Myrtle Hess and family, donated her farm land and property to Waterford Township. The park was named after Mrs. Hess and is now operated by Waterford Township Parks and Recreation.

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Outdoor Concerts and Movies Across Oakland County

The sounds and sights of music and film are set to be seen in parks across Oakland County, this summer. From the pristine Riverside Park in Auburn Hills, to Shain Park in Birmingham, bands both local and well-known are prepared to play music of all genres from June through September. In addition, a multitude of parks such as Community Park in Berkley or Central Park in Milford are hosting movie nights for anyone to attend. 

Pick up a soft blanket, a pillow or two, a picnic basket of snacks, and use our list of outdoor summer concerts and movies to plan an evening of entertainment outdoors.

List of Concerts and Outdoor Movies in Oakland County

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Midwinter Fun in Summer Temperatures

Great Lakes Crossing sign in Auburn Hills.

Itching to go out, but winter weather’s keeping you in?  We have the list for you! Whether you’re looking for a night out at the movies, a dip in the pool, or an escape room puzzler, Oakland County’s comprehensive Indoor Activity List offers a host of experiences for all ages and interests.

To find an indoor activity near you, use our interactive map. You may also view a complete list of locations here.

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Sounds of Summer

It’s a colorful spectacle – blankets and chairs scatter across plush green grass. A slight summer breeze combined with music create a perfect opportunity to wind down after a long day or relax with family and friends.

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A summer concert at LaFontaine Family Amphitheatre in Downtown Milford.

The month of June in Oakland County introduces the sounds of summer with ‘Concerts in the Park’. If you haven’t filled up your summer calendar yet, check out concerts taking place at local Oakland County parks, libraries and downtown locations!

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