The holiday season may be a little different this year, but there’s still plenty to do and magic to be found out there, as long as you take some precautions.
Yes, Virginia, COVID-19 can’t stop the holidays—in some form. The lights will be bright and glowing across the state at places like the Detroit Zoo and bands are primed to play at some venues. You will just have to take precautions to see them.
Magic of Lights (Now–Jan. 2)
DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston
Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive- through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season brought to life with the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Clarkston’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price.
Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo (Now–Jan. 3)
Detroit Zoo, Detroit
The lights are on at the zoo, and you can visit—nightly capacity will be limited to 2,100 guests with no more than 1,050 in the park at one time during the event. Dining locations will be open, though seating will be limited to outdoor areas only, and the 4D Theater experience and Winter Rink will be closed.
Blunts and Blondes (Dec. 4–5)
The Grasshopper Underground, Ferndale
The Cannabis Classroom (Dec. 7)
Theta Living, Riverview thetaliving.com
Learn about all things cannabis, hemp, CBD, THC, and all-the- other-things related. This session focuses on understanding your endocannabinoid system and how this plant pertains or applies to your health and cancer recovery.
Tacos, Turntables & Tequila Tuesdays (Dec. 8, 15, & 22)
The Majestic, Detroit
Billy Strings (Dec. 30)
The Fillmore, Detroit
ABK (Dec. 31)
The Token Lounge, Westland