Novi, Michigan Events January 2019

Do you ever feel deflated after the holidays are over and the reality of a long winter is stretching out in front of you?

It always helps to know about all the cheery community events right around the corner to fill those long December break vacation and January days! And, Novi, Michigan has a great lineup of exciting events.

Kick off the New Year, Novi's best kids New Year's Eve celebration that is perfect for those little ones in your life who won't be up until midnight to ring in the New Year. Check out what else January holds for you and yours.

Novi New Year's Eve Bash

  • Sunday, December 30, 2018, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Paradise Park
  • 45799 Grand River Ave., Novi, Michigan
  • Admission cost: $13.95 each and $10.95 ten-years-old and younger.

Bring your kids for a New Year's Eve celebration in style! This event is everything your family could ask for - in the middle of the day. The party begins with a pizza buffet served from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. The admissions price includes laser tag, crafts, a countdown, and balloon drop, prizes and much more.

Reservations and payment are required. Call 248-735-1050 to make reservations or for more information.

Novi Travel Camp

  • Dates: December 26-28 and January 2-4
  • Time: Wednesday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Age: 6-13
  • Price: Residents $40 / Non-Residents $48 per day
  • Location: Civic Center, 45175 10 Mile Rd., Novi, Michigan

The City of Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department puts on an excellent day camp, perfect for kids on winter break. Every day is a new location with new activities to keep them active and engaged, just like summer camp. Regular daily activities will include kickball, soccer, relay races, arts, and crafts.

For more information, please visit Novi Now.

Reindeer Camp

  • Dates: December 26 - 28, January 2 – 4
  • Time: Wednesday - Friday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Ages: 4-12
  • Price: Residents $150 / Non-Residents $180
  • Location: Carousel Acres

If your kids are into nature and farming and they love making nature crafts, Reindeer Camp may be just the place for them on winter break! Winter animals like reindeer, arctic foxes, and other farm animals will feature as a big part of this experience. Crafts made with antlers, wood and animal fiber take the fun to the next level.

For more information and availability, please call 248-347-0400.

Nerf Wars

  • Date: Friday, January 11
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Ages: 8-12
  • Price: Residents $15 / Non-Residents $17 per person
  • Location: Novi Civic Center, 5175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI
  • Registration Ends: Jan 6

Are your kids already tearing down the house with their extra energy now that cold weather has hit? Get them to Nerf Wars! Bring your own Nerf guns and be ready to battle it out with other kids ages 8-12. Capture the flag, target practice and freeze tag are only part of the fun. Darts are supplied, so don't worry about losing yours! Pizza and a drink are included.

Register online on the City of Novi’s website.

Chili Chilly Softball Showdown

  • Date: Saturday, January 19
  • Time: 9:00 am
  • Age: 18+
  • Price: $250 per team
  • Location: Ella Mae Power Park, 45175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI
  • Registration Ends: Jan 9

If you are native to Michigan, you know that cold weather doesn't stop us from getting outdoors and having some fun. This adults-only game is co-ed, features one pitch per at-bat, lunch from Kerby's Koney Island and prizes for everyone involved.

Each team will be part of this double-elimination tournament, and games last six innings. Wooden bats are provided, and the nearby Novi Civic Center will be open for those whose hands need thawing!

To register your team, go to or call 248.347.0400 to be put on a free agent list.

PLEASE NOTE: If fields are not playable due to unseasonably warm weather, the makeup date will be Saturday, February 9.

The Extraordinary Genius of Michigan's David Barr

  • Date: Thursday, January 31
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Villa Barr books will be available for purchase ($20)
  • Registration Required at or 248-349-0720

This Premier Event highlights international artist, sculptor, author, and teacher David Barr. Come to see his work and hear him speak!


There are plenty of events to keep you warm and busy during the end of December and January in Novi. It's a great time to turn over a new leaf and try something new!