We all know that Michigan weather can change at the drop of a hat BUT it is officially Spring, finally! We’re looking forward to some exciting events and places to see across the state to get into the sunny spirit.

Oakland County

From trail walks to golf to outdoor and nature activities, Oakland County Parks is the place to be for a variety of fun family events this spring. 

See nearly 100 life-like dinosaurs, dragons and more at Canterbury Village’s Dino Stroll throughout May. Check out the special theme weekends, too. 

Play ball! Jimmy John’s Field hosts the United Shore Professional Baseball League for their fun and family-friendly spring and summer season. 

Hungry? The Royal Oak Farmers Market is hosting a Food Truck Rally, complete with free music, on May 8 from 4 – 9 p.m. Plus, these will continue on the second Wednesday of every month in summer.

Kent & Muskegon Counties

Looking for a way to give back to the community? Help do some planting on April 26 at Martin Luther King Park in Grand Rapids for Arbor Fest, led by the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. There’s no cost to participate and there will be free catering for all volunteers.

Celebrate National Trails Day on June 1 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at the Kent Trails – North Trailhead. Enjoy the beauty of the trail while making a difference with fun project opportunities such as trail cleaning, garlic mustard pulling, painting the underpass, and lots more.

Ready to rock? The Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids has a busy concert and entertainment schedule with something for everybody.

Looking for a challenging hike? Muskegon has it. The Hart-Montague Trail and Musketawa Trail offer 24 and 26 miles of paved rail-to-trail recreation. Plus, the county has three state parks and plenty of city and county parks with other options for hiking the sand dunes.

Washtenaw County

The 105-year-old Ann Arbor Farmers Market expands its hours for the rest of the year starting in May. Check out 125 Michigan vendors and find food, beverages, jewelry, plants, ceramics and more. The Farmers Market will be open Saturdays and Wednesdays 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Join the YIES PTO at Corner Brewery for a night of delicious food and drinks with a silent auction benefitting Ypsilanti International Elementary School at its 8th annual Blooming YIES event on May 31.

Grab your clubs and connect with amazing local businesses and residents at the Saline Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing on June 11. 

Wayne County

See a soccer experience unlike any other at a Detroit City FC game. Support the squad while checking out Hamtramck-centric snacks, colorful smoke bombs from the fans and a lot more.

Find plenty of local and flavorful favorites at this year’s Wyandotte Taste of Downtown and Annual Restaurant Week from April 19-27. Pay a visit to local restaurants and try many delectable foods, baked goods, drinks and more.

Bring your best furry friend to Bark on Biddle in downtown Wyandotte. This adorable dog festival takes place May 31-June 2 and offers live music, treats for humans and pups, doggo dock jumping competitions and more.

Learn about America’s past and innovative spirit. Take a trip back in time with a visit to Greenfield Village in Dearborn. 

What are you looking forward to this Spring?