Whether you live, work or play here, there’s a lot to do and love in Oakland County! Explore some of our lists of things to do to help you get the most out of each season, whether at area farmers markets, cider mills, auto shows, community parks, ski hills and more.
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.
A list of Spring running events in and around Oakland County. Grab your shoes and run in the fresh air!
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.
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.
From the Silver Screen, to Community Theatres, Comedy Clubs, and even Concert Venues, Oakland County is home to many theaters for your entertainment!
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!
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.
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.
A continually updated listing of the many Farmers Markets in Oakland County. Most markets run May through October.
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.
Camp in Oakland County at a local campground or campsite near you. Find one using our Interactive map or full list of locations.
Here in Oakland County, We Love Our Art! We want it in our homes, our communities and as a enhancement to the experience of our day to day life. The list of Outdoor Art Fairs will be updated as we discover them.
Many Oakland County communities have planned events for Memorial Day, check out our list of parades and events in your area here.
Love, like or just a casual observer, Oakland County and all of the Motor City owe a lot to the automobile. Check out our list of driving events in and around Oakland County.
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.
A list of Oakland County communities that have summer Concerts in the Park. Music for every taste.
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.
A list of the Summer running events in and around Oakland County. Grab your sunscreen and run in the sun!
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.
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.
A list of the many Fall running events in and around Oakland County. Grab your coat and hit the course!
The leaves are changing, providing the perfect scenery for Halloween activities all month long. Although it’s considered the spookiest of holidays, it 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.
Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins to Oakland County!
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.
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.
Don’t go crazy sitting inside the house all winter. Get out and explore all Oakland County has to offer, both indoors and out!
Don your cap and your best green shirt to celebrate the Irish in Oakland County this St. Patrick’s Day! Parades and family friendly events can be found throughout the county in the month of March to celebrate the Irish.