It's cold out there, but that doesn't mean you have to bunker down and wait for spring. There are lots of fun things to do in January.


Ice Age on Ice -The Palace of Auburn Hills

January 12-15 

Based on the popular movie franchise, here's a whole new story on ice. The prehistoric squirrel Scrat has to save the town from a volcano set to blow. All ages. 


The Ultimate Fishing Show - Suburban Collection Showplace

January 12-15

Freshwater fishing in SE Michigan is fantastic, and you'll find everything you need right here. There will be gear, seminars, boats, demonstrations, tackle, advice, accessories and all things fishing at this sprawling attraction. 


North American International Auto Show- Cobo Center

January 14-22

If you live anywhere near the Metro Detroit Area, you know exactly what this is. 


Meridian Winter Blast - Campus Martius Park

January 20-22

Fifty live music acts will play throughout the weekend. Enjoy great local bands either in your stylish winter footwear or on ice skates. 


Fire and Ice Festival - Downtown Rochester

January 20-22

Ice sculptures and fireworks are an excellent combination! You may just decide to go cross country skiing or roast marshmallows too!


5th Annual Bocce With The Brothers- Villa Penna, Sterling Heights

January 20

If you're feeling charitable, head out for food, music, and play unlimited Bocce ball to benefit the Detroit Capuchin Ministries. 


Ferndale Blues and Music Festival- Downtown Ferndale

January 27-Feb 4

Blues, beer, and delicious food. Need I say more?


Sledding! 

Heritage Park Sled Hill - Farmington Hills

Civic Center Park Sled Hill- Madison Heights

Hamilton Hill at Shepherd Park - Oak Park

Bloomer Park Sled Hill - Rochester

Waterford Oaks County Park Sled Hill- Waterford

Marshbank Park Sled Hill- West Bloomfield

Lost Lake Nature Park Sled Hill- Oakland 

Jesse Decker Park Sled Hill- Lake Orion

Booth Park Sled Hill- Birmingham

Beverly Park Sled Hill - Beverly Hills


Make a Snowman! - Your house

Get up, put some mittens on, go outside and make a snowman.


It's Michigan, it's winter, and we all love Michigan in winter. Go out and enjoy yourself!