Kids Activities in Hamtramck

"Yo Gabba Gabba Live! Music Is Awesome!" at Fox Theatre on October 22 at 6 p.m. (Up to 31% Off)

"Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!"

Fox Theatre Detroit

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Colorful and hip kids’ show celebrates the awesomeness of music with happy toy monsters and human friends DJ Lance Rock and Biz Markie

$41.70 $28.73

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The Fresh Beat Band: Greatest Hits Live at Fox Theatre Detroit on Saturday, November 15 (Up to 40% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

Downtown

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Colorful quartet of Nick Jr. stars sings and dances with preschooler- and parent-friendly hits such as “Great Day” and “Bananas”

$53.40 $32

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PuppetART Presents: "The Snow Queen" at Detroit Music Hall Center on Sunday, October 5 (Up to 51% Off)

PuppertART Presents: "The Snow Queen"

Detroit Music Hall Center

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Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale becomes a mesmerizing family musical through PuppetART’s stunning sets and puppet creations

$80 $39

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Bridal University Detroit at Ford Field on February 8 at 12 p.m. (Up to 35% Off)

Bridal University Detroit

Ford Field

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Wedding experts including TV’s Sam Saboura give talks throughout the day as local wedding pros showcase goods and services

$9.27 $6

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Interactive Kids' Art Exhibit for Two or Four with Optional Art Kits at Arts & Scraps (50% Off)

Arts & Scraps

East English Village

Non-profit organization teaches kids how to create art from recycled materials with exhibits such as the Junk Xylophone

$10 $5

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Two One Hour Private Music Lessons from Joyful Noise House of Drums (41% Off)

Joyful Noise House Of Drums

Detroit

Includes two drum or piano lessons

$120 $71

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"Masters of Illusion" at The Fillmore Detroit on October 29 at 7 p.m. (Up to 51% Off)

Masters of Illusion

The Fillmore Detroit

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Performers from CW’s “Masters of Illusion” share mind-boggling set pieces

$35 $18

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The Detroit Science Center lets aspiring engineers and scientists get their tiny hands on more than 200 exhibits that explore space, biology, and physical science. Glimpse the mysteries of space travel or learn the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism that fuel online dating logarithms. A virtual universe of swirling stars and planets awaits inside the Dassault Systèmes Planetarium, where live presenters lead you on an intergalactic adventure followed by earthbound questions and answers. The Chrysler IMAX Dome theatre brings state-of-the-art technology and cinematronics to the 67-foot wide, four-story tall screen. The theatre immerses visitors in a rotating schedule of shows; currently, guests can explore Arabia, visit the Hubble, or allow the adrenalin-pumping excitement of NASCAR in digital surround to vroom off the screen and into unlicensed eyeballs.

5020 John R St
Detroit,
MI
US

The Burton Theatre is a new independent cinema in the Heart of Detroit that features classic art house, independent, LGBT, foreign and cult films. Responding to the shortage of art house venues in the city, the Burton Theatre aims to help Detroit rival Chicago and New York as a center for independent film.

3420 Cass Ave
Detroit,
MI
US

For an art museum, the flat, cracked facade of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) is shockingly stark, yet there's beauty in its realness. The walls that once framed an abandoned car dealership now host Barry McGee's "Untitled" mural of writ-large graffiti on the building's exterior, greeting people with an uncompromising sense of honesty that permeates through to the art collection within. MOCAD's informal approach to art exhibition shares a kindred spirit with few other museums, with exhibits that swap museum-imposed artifice for relatable, raw beauty. That didn't go unnoticed by The New York Times, who hailed the collection for "seeing the seediness, and celebrating it."

Never straying from a mission to present contemporary works that reflect the current culture, inspire dialogue, and engage the community, MOCAD's stunning exhibitions narrate the history and future of the Motor City. Public programs such as lectures, literary readings, live music performances, films, and children's educational activities further engage visitors, and the MOCAD store offers exclusive t-shirts, magazines, kid's toys, and jewelry.

4454 Woodward Avenue
Detroit,
MI
US

More than 100 years ago, the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant was on the cutting edge of innovation?the first 12,000 Model Ts were made on its premises. But over the years, the "Birthplace of the Model T" was neglected, and in 1997, afraid that the bulldozers were lurking around the corner, ready to raze the premises, a committee was formed to investigate saving the plant. The Model T Automotive Heritage Complex purchased the New England?mill-style structure two years later, transforming it into an auto museum and National Historic Landmark. Today, the museum is one of the oldest automotive plants open to the public in the city of Detroit.

The venue?s exhibits chronicle not only Ford?s rise to the forefront of the automotive industry, but also lesser known tales. Visitors can learn about other car models built there, such as the Model N, and about other automakers, such as Wayne and Brush.

461 Piquette St
Detroit,
MI
US

If you wanted to buy RollerCade a gift, you might consider something with diamonds. The family-owned roller skating rink is on track to celebrate its 60th anniversary, having welcomed families to take a spin around its glossy track since 1955. It's a testament to the timelessness of the sport, but RollerCade does its part to try and keep the time-honored pastime fresh. On Friday nights, moms and dads, sons and daughters all roll to the sound of high-energy music as they play skating games, such as shoot the duck, while other weekdays bring their own themed events such as Tuesday night Zumba sessions or Saturday afternoon learn-to-skate classes. Guests can rent skates at the rink or purchase their very own pair at the on-site shop, which also services skates when they've lost a wheel or suffered a flat.

2130 S Schaefer Hwy.
Detroit,
MI
US

Described by the Wall Street Journal as "probably America's most visitor-friendly art museum," the Detroit Institute of Arts has been building one of the top six collections in the country since it was founded in 1885. Along the way, the institute acquired standout pieces such as Vincent Van Gogh's Self Portrait, the first Van Gogh painting to enter a public museum's collection in the United States. Former director William Valentiner commissioned Diego Rivera to paint the world-renowned Detroit Industry mural cycle in an indoor courtyard—a more lasting tribute to the beauty of labor. In total, more than 60,000 works of prehistoric, modern, contemporary, and multinational art have found a home within the museum's more than 100 galleries.

The institute’s broad range of art comprises not only American and European works but also significant pieces of African, Asian, and Native American origin. An auditorium and recital hall also make the institute a haven for film and live music on Friday and Sunday. Guests can even attend free-with-admission drop-in workshops to make their own unique works of art.

5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit,
MI
US