Thursday, May 21, 2015

Things To Do In Metro Detroit This Weekend

Things To Do In Detroit On Memorial Day Weekend

BRIGHTON, Mich. - Memorial Day Weekend is JUST around the corner, which means summer is just around the corner right? We think so! The exciting thing is there is so much to do around town this weekend! Here is a small list of fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend! Higher temperatures are expected to return just in time for the weekend, so be safe and have fun! 

1. Catch a Tigers game! The boys of summer are busy chasing their fifth consecutive Central Division Championship, and that chase brings the first-place Houston Astros to Motown for a four game series that begins Thursday, May 22nd and goes until Sunday, May 24th at Comerica Park. There are still tickets available for all four games, with fireworks scheduled post game for  Friday, May 22nd. Cheer on Miguel Cabrera, David Price and the rest of your Tigers at the beautiful Comerica Park. 

2. Visit Greenfield Village for the Civil War Remembrance Event! This exciting reenactment, weekend event features bustling camps, calvary, period music, civilians, and historic presenters all in mid to late 19th century clothing. What a cool way to show the kids a little bit of the country's history! This year marks the sesquicentennial, the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and the assignation of Abraham Lincoln, both in April of 1865. The event goes on from May 23rd to May 25th, for further details visit or call 800-835-5237. 

 3. Alma Highland Festival & Games. The famously fun Alma Highland Festival and Games first began in 1968 and since than, has grown into Michigan's largest celebration of Scottish heritage! Festivities include the United States Open Pipe Band Championship, Highland Dancing Competitions, athletic events, reenactment camp and clan gathering, a 5K and tons more! For more info check out

4. Balloons Over Bavarian Inn.  This event is perfect for the whole family! Hot air balloon enthusiasts can check out competitions and special shows in both the morning and the evening. There even special glow events taking place at 9 p.m each night (except for Monday, 2/25). To get up to the minute location and timing on balloon launch info contact the Bavarian Inn Lodge operator at 989-652-7200, or check out their website,

There is bound to be something fun for the family at any of these awesome events this weekend! Do you have any fun things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend you want to share, share it on our Facebook wall! If you would like to test drive any of our amazing Ford vehicles, like the 50th Anniversary 2015 Ford Mustang, stop by and pay us a visit! Brighton Ford is located at 8240 Grand River Ave. just north of I-96 in Brighton. We are a family owned and operated business that strives for customer satisfaction. For more information on Brighton Ford visit or give us a call at (800) 836-8206.

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