Celebrate National Waterpark Day on July 28 by visiting Red Oaks Waterpark or Waterford Oaks Waterpark this week! Both waterparks feature awesome, must-see attractions that are sure to entertain the entire family.Continue reading
The annual Oakland County Fair is here! From July 8-17, 2022, people from all across Michigan will be arriving on the fairgrounds at Springfield Oaks County Park in Davisburg, Michigan to celebrate over a week of family-friendly fun. With a few new events, as well as many returning favorites, this year’s fair is surely going to be Oakland County’s hottest July destination spot.
Returning this year to the Oakland County Fair are the following fan-loved attractions:
- The Big Rock Amusements Carnival, full of games, rides, and food.
- Multiple barns of animals, daily presentations, and competitions.
- The Safari Petting Zoo, populated with unique animals.
- The Daily Pig Race, an exciting way to watch your favorite barnyard animals.
- The High Dive, featuring springboard and tower diving with a pirate twist.
- Monster Trucks, Figure 8 Racing, and Off-Road Derby for the motor enthusiasts!
Join Oakland County Parks and Recreation to honor National Park and Recreation Month and shine a light on the essential role parks play in building strong, vibrant, and resilient communities countywide. This has proven especially true during the pandemic, when parks have served as a lifeline for people seeking respite in nature and outdoor activities.
It is also an opportunity to recognize the many dedicated parks and recreation professionals who work hard every day to maintain our county and community parks and to provide excellent recreation programming, services, and activities for Oakland County residents and visitors.Continue reading
Get ready to fish—the 8th Annual ART FISH FUN Festival is back in person on Saturday, June 11th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Beaudette Park, located at 786 Orchard Lake Road in Pontiac. The festival is a free, public event that provides art, environmental education, and activities for everyone. Plus, there’s a free barbecue lunch for participants.Continue reading
Oakland County and its surrounding areas offer miles and miles of trails for your fitness and enjoyment on National Trails Day, June 4! It’s the perfect time to get outside and take a stroll, jog through a park, bike with friends, kick up some dirt at Holly Oaks ORV Park, saddle up on a horse, or paddle down a river. Whether you’re looking to get some vitamin D, exercise, or just want to enjoy some quiet time with nature, there’s no shortage of trails to meet your needs in Oakland County.Continue reading