It’s that time of year where we are bored with our 4 walls and need to get out. Here are some family friendly festivals and the best sledding hills to burn some energy and get a breath of fresh (cold) air.
Winter Blast Royal Oak 2022
Dates: Friday, February 4, 2022 through Sunday, February 6, 2022
Times: 4p-11p FRI, 11a-11p SAT, 11a-8p SUN
Location: Royal Oak Farmers Market & Throughout Downtown Royal Oak
Winter Blast features FREE ice skating, live entertainment, The Winter Slide, Ice Sculptures, demos, food trucks, warming stations, Family Zone and more!
More Info: Winter Blast
Downtown Rochester Snowglow
Dates/Times: Friday, January 14, 2022 from 5p-9p & Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 10a-9p
Location: Throughout Downtown Rochester
The Snowglow will include ice sculptures lining the streets, live ice carving demonstrations, FIREWORKS on Friday evening, and, of course… The Big, Bright Light Show. Don’t miss carvings of your holiday favorites and many more. Also on Saturday, visitors are invited to enjoy an Ice Carving Competition on West Fourth Street (time TBD).
More Info: Rochester Snowglow
Best Local Sledding Hills
Beverly Hills Sledding – Beverly Park Sled Hill, Beverly Park
(18801 Beverly Road, Beverly Hills, Michigan 48025)
Birmingham Sledding – Lincoln Hills Golf Course Sled Hill Lincoln Hills Golf Course – (2666 W 14 Mile Rd, Birmingham, Michigan 48009, 248-530-1670)
Birmingham Sledding –Booth Park Sled Hill Booth Park
(151 Martin St, Birmingham, MI 48009)
Bowers School Farm Sled Hill & Tubing
Bowers School Farm (1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304, 248-341-6475, schoolfarm.org)