Whether you live, work or play in Oakland County, there’s a lot to do and love here! Explore our lists of things to do and get the most out of each season. Find fun at farmers markets and cider mills or auto shows, community parks, and more.
Stay cool this summer at one of many public outdoor swimming spots in Oakland County! Make a splash and have some fun in the sun at the county’s waterparks, beaches, pools and splash pads.
Camp in Oakland County at a local campground or campsite near you. Find one using our Interactive map or full list of locations.
Farmers markets are a great way to eat healthy and support your Oakland County produce providers. This page contains a map and listing of all the markets in the area; most run from April to October.
Help your garden grow with plants and expert advice from the many local greenhouses and nurseries in Oakland County.
No matter the season, Oakland County and its surrounding areas offer miles and miles of trails for your enjoyment. Whether you want to saddle up on a horse, jog through a park, snowshoe, or take a stroll to absorb the simple wonders of nature, there’s a perfect trail for you. View our interactive trail viewer map to find the trail that’s right for you!
Tis the season of Apple cider! Find locally grown apples, apple cider, donuts and other goodies at a cider mill in Oakland County with our interactive map.
Summer time in Oakland County means boating, hiking, arts, crafts, and more! Searching for a way to make your summer fun? Check out our master list of awesome activities across the county all summer long.
Support local artists and tap into your creative side at any of the outdoor art fairs across Oakland County from May to October. You’ll discover handmade crafts, jewelry, and lovely home decor — unique gifts for a friend or yourself! Check out our full list of outdoor art fairs throughout the county.
Get outside and enjoy the sounds of the season with a concert or movie in one of the many parks across Oakland County. Find one near you with our list of communities hosting summer Concerts and movies in the park.
An up-to-date listing of automobile shows, cruises, and events in and around Oakland County. Most car events run from May to October.
Oakland County is home to seven dog parks. Dog parks offer exercise and fresh air to canines and owners alike. Use our Dog Park list or interactive Pet Resources map to find one near you.
Oakland County is home to a variety of wonderful nature centers. Check out this page to learn about them using our interactive map and list.
Whether you are looking for farm fresh produce for your kitchen, or a place to take the kids, look no further than Oakland County! From U-picks, to dairy and honey farms, it’s easy to support local Oakland County farmers and bring the farm right to your table. Find a farm near you using our interactive map and extensive list.
You don’t have to travel far for an “Out of this World Experience!” Use our Night Sky map to find the perfect spot for stargazing, or a local observatory, planetarium, club or event in and around Oakland County.
Looking to make Labor Day plans? Spend the holiday weekend at any of the Labor Day events taking place in and around Oakland County. Events include parades, races, fairs and festivals.
Don’t let unwanted prescriptions sit in the medicine cabinet. Dispose of them at one of the 34 drop-off locations at the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and their partners around the county.
Oakland County is home to many craft breweries, distilleries, meaderies and wineries. Together they help propel Michigan as a national craft beer leader and up and coming foodie destination. Use our Brewed Local map to find a craft cocktail, beer, glass of wine or mead near you.
Stay active this winter by enjoying Oakland County’s large variety of indoor activities. From swimming to skating, art shows to aquariums, there’s plenty of fun for family and friends of all ages. Find activities near you with our interactive map or list.
From the Silver Screen, to Community Theatres, Comedy Clubs, and even Concert Venues, Oakland County is home to many theaters for your entertainment!
Equestrian Enthusiasts of all abilities and skill levels can find a number of local resources using Oakland County’s interactive map and list. The county is home to more than 70 equestrian locations for boarding, training, feed and supplies, saddleries, veterinary care, and trails.
Calling all ghosts, and goblins to Oakland County! Halloween is the one time of the year when it’s acceptable to scream your heart out. Use our interactive map and the list below to find the perfect haunted destination near you.
The leaves are changing, providing the perfect scenery for Halloween activities all month long. Although it’s considered the spookiest of holidays, Halloween doesn’t have to be all fright. Your little ghosts and goblins will love some scare-free activities. Oakland County is full of Halloween family fun for all ages throughout the entire month of October.
Oakland County is home to several independent toy shops that offer a variety of specialty toys and events that will fill you and your little ones with childlike wonder. Use our list and interactive map to find one near you.
It’s time to get in the Holiday spirit with local performances, parades, tree lightings and more. Use our list and find the perfect holiday event for you and your family.
If you’re on the hunt for that perfect Christmas pine this Holiday Season, check out the farms in Oakland County offering fresh pre-cut and “u-cut” trees.
Celebrate the season with a tour of holiday light displays in and around Oakland County! Show off your decorated property or visit one of the many holiday light displays using the Oakland County Holiday Lights Map.
Many Oakland County communities have planned events for Memorial Day, check out our list of parades and events in your area here.
Searching for an egg hunt? Get in the Easter spirit at one of the many holiday events hosted in Oakland County. Check out our list of egg hunts, Easter-themed celebrations, and more to discover the best event for you!
Celebrate Independence Day at one of the many fireworks displays throughout Oakland County. Most of these events take place at dusk, but times may vary.
Hit the slopes at these three ski resorts across Oakland County! Learn about their terrain features, amenities, and more on each of their detailed pages before you head out. They’re only a short drive away for hours of fun and excitement.
Don’t let the cold weather keep you from enjoying the outdoors this winter. Find a fun activity in Oakland County with the interactive map.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in and around Oakland County using our list of festivals, fun events, and more. Check it out to find a festive activity for everyone!
Explore all Southeastern Michigan has to offer during the winter with seasonal festivals, fun events, and more. Use our list below to the best winter activity for you and your family in and around Oakland County.