Winter Festivals and Fun in Oakland County

Discover winter fun in and around Oakland County with our listing of seasonal festivals, fun events, and more. Use our list below to find the best winter activity for you! Most outdoor events are weather permitting and subject to change. Make sure to check their websites before attending.

AUBURN HILLS

January 21: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019 at the Auburn Hills Community Center
February 1 and March 1: Little Explorers at the Auburn Hills Public Library
February 9: OLHSA Walk for Warmth at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
February 9: Interactive Movie Matinee at the Auburn Hills Public Library
February 15: Movie and Popcorn at the Library at the Auburn Hills Public Library
February 23: Snowed In: Escape the Library! at the Auburn Hills Public Library

BERKLEY

February 2: Berkley Winterfest at the Berkley Community Center

BEVERLY HILLS

February 2 – Winter Family Fun Day at Beverly Hills Village Park

BIRMINGHAM

January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration Breakfast at the Birmingham Community House
January 21: Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Miz Rosie at Baldwin Public Library
February 22: Dr. Nitro’s Mad Science Show at Baldwin Public Library
February 23: Cardboard Cat Condos at Baldwin Public Library

BLOOMFIELD HILLS

January 19: Bloomfield Players Sneak Peek of “Little Mermaid” at Bowers School Farm
January 19: Sledding and Ice Skating at Bowers School Farm
January 20: Winter Nature Day at Bowers School Farm
January 21: Dr. King Candlelight Walk, 2019 at the Roeper School
January 26: Trivia Night at Bowers School Farm
January 27: Bingo Night at Bowers School Farm
February 2: Open Mic Day at Bowers School Farm
February 3: STEAM Day at Bowers School Farm
February 9: Family Day: Hearts for Art! at the Cranbrook Art Museum
February 10: Story Time at Bowers School Farm

CLARKSTON

January 19: Owl Prowl at Wint Nature Center
February 5, 12, 19, and 26: Tiny Twigs at Wint Nature Center
February 8: Whoooo’s in Love? at Winter Nature Center
February 12-13: Valentine’s Family Swim Party at Goldfish Swim School Clarkston
February 16: Ice Fishing at Independence Oaks Boathouse
March 2: Maple Magic at Wint Nature Center

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP

January 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at Walled Lake Northern High School
February 2: Oakland County Winterfest at On the Dunes and Griffin’s Sports Bar & Grill

FARMINGTON HILLS

January 21: Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s Birthday – All Ages at the Farmington Community Library
February 6: National African American Read-In Book Discussions at the Farmington Community Library
February 9: Mother-Daughter Valentine’s Day Party at My Girly Party

FERNDALE

January 25-February 2: Ferndale Blues & Music Festival

HOLLY

February 7: Galentine’s Night Out – Mid Michigan Moms Blog at the Holly Vault
February 23: Holly Township Parks Sledding Race

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP

January 20: Pine Knob Annual Snowfest! at Pine Knob Ski & Snowboard Resort

LAKE ORION

March 2-3: Lake Orion Home Show at Canterbury Village

MADISON HEIGHTS

January 19: Wildlife Rehabilitating: Is it For You? at Red Oaks Nature Center

MILFORD

January 20: The Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: March on Main Street at Prospect Hill Shopping Center
January 21: The Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: Soup Recipe Food Drive Meal Assembly for Community Sharing at the Suzanne Haskew Arts Center
January 28: The Huron Valley Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration: Poetry Out Loud Regional Competition at the Suzanne Haskew Arts Center
February 2: Milford Winterfest at Milford Central Park
February 3: Chickadee Chowdown at Kensington Metropark
February 9: Barn Dance at Kensington Metropark
February 16: Ice Fishing for Beginners at Kensington Metropark
February 16: Chow Time at the Farm at Kensington Metropark
February 23-24, March 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31: Maple’s Sweet Story at Kensington Metropark
February 24: Chickadee Chowdown at Kensington Metropark
March 7: Fun on the Farm: Maple Sugaring at Kensington Metropark

NOVI

January 17-20: Michigan 2019 Winter Dog Classic at the Suburban Collection Showplace
January 18: Novi Hockey Challenge at the Novi Ice Arena
January 25: The Novi Home Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace

OAK PARK

January 27: Oak Park Winterfest at the Oak Park Community Center

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP

January 26: Winter Carnival 2019 at Bear Creek Nature Park

ROCHESTER

January 18-20: Rochester Fire & Ice Festival in Downtown Rochester
January 20: Chill at the Mills 5K in Downtown Rochester
February 14: Valentine’s Dinner at the Hall at Meadow Brook Hall

ROCHESTER HILLS

January 23: Ice Cold at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
January 30: Let’s Get Going with Threes, Fours, and Fives at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
February 6: Year of the Pig at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
February 10: The Story of Valentine’s Day at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve
February 22, 24, and March 10: Maple Madness at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

ROYAL OAK

January 19: Wild Winter at Detroit Zoo
January 21: MLK Service Day at Royal Oak High School
February 2: Wild Winter at Detroit Zoo
February 9: Mommy/Daddy and Me Heart Handprint Plate at Creative Arts Studio

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

February 16: Hug a Horse on Valentine’s Day at Pretty Pony Pastures

SOUTHFIELD

January 21: MLK Peace Walk Celebration at the Hope United Methodist Church
February 17: Southfield Winterfest at the Southfield Pavilion and Sports Arena

TROY

January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service at Troy Athens High School

WALLED LAKE

January 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at Walled Lake Northern High School

WATERFORD

January 25: Pirate Bash and Mermaid Splash at Waterford Recreation Center
February 9, 23 and March 9, 23: Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations at Oakland County Farmers Market

WEST BLOOMFIELD

January 26: Polar Party at the West Bloomfield Parks Recreation Activities Center
January 26: Kids Hero Con at Orchard Mall

WHITE LAKE TOWNSHIP

January 25: Pop In & Play at White Lake Oaks
February 2: White Lake Citizens League Winter Carnival at White Lake Inn Bay
February 10: Spa Science at Indian Springs Metropark
February 17: Minerals and Rolling Hills at Indian Springs Metropark
March 2: Family Discovery Days: Maple Craft at Indian Springs Metropark
March 9, 16: Maple Sugaring: Sweet Science at Indian Springs Metropark

People skate on a clean skating rink in the outdoors.

Winter Fun in Metro Detroit

Searching for other seasonal excursions in Metro Detroit? Use our list below to locate an event or festival near Oakland County.

DETROIT

January 14 – 28: North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center
January 19-21, and 25, 27: Motown Winter Blast
February 1-28: Black History Month 2019 at the Detroit Institute of Arts
February 1-28: Black History Month at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
February 8-10, and 15-17: Motown Winter Blast
February 9-10: Proudly We Served at Dossin Great Lakes Museum
February 17-24: Annual Detroit Boat Show at the Cobo Center
March 1-3: AutoRama at the Cobo Center

PLYMOUTH

January 12-13: Plymouth Ice Festival in Downtown Plymouth

UTICA

February 8-10: Utica Ice Festival in Downtown Utica

Enjoy your winter! Event dates are subject to change. Please check event pages for updated information and dates before attending.

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