Are you looking for ways to keep your kids busy this summer?

Do you love camping?

Summer is a great time to enjoy the fun and family friendly activities happening in Novi, Michigan. From the Great Campout, Novi’s two Farmers’ Markets, Wonderful Wednesdays, and a family movie night, there is something for each member of your family to choose from.

The following are the upcoming events for Novi, Mi:

Happy Trails – Luncheon

  • Thursday, June 18, 2014
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Meadowbrook Activity Center
  • 25075 Meadowbrook Rd
  • Novi, Michigan
  • Ages: 55+

The City of Novi invites you to join in an afternoon of “campfire” fun. During the event, you will enjoy entertainment from Balancing Earth and a “summer time” meal.

For more information about this event or other events for older adults, please contact Karen Kaphonick at 248-347-0414.

Novi All Seasons Market

  • Saturdays 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Novi Civic Center Campus
  • 45175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375
  • Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • MSU Tollgate Education Center & Farm
  • 28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377

The season for farmers’ market is here. To maximize Michigan’s growing season, Novi is offering two markets during the week.

Whether you are looking for the freshest vegetables possible, looking to reduce environmental impact, or to purchase directly from the source, both farmers’ markets have what you are looking for.

Follow the market on Facebook to get all the up to date information.

The Great Campout

  • Saturday, June 20th 3:00 pm - Sunday June 21st 10:00 am
  • Lakeshore Park
  • 601 S Lake Dr. Novi, Michigan

Come out this Saturday and get away from it all with your community. According to the City of Novi, you and your family will enjoy a hot dog cookout, lawn games, extended beach hours, inflatables, a continental breakfast, and more.

If this Saturday doesn’t work for you, but you would love to participate, another Great Campout is on the scheduled for August. Mark your calendar,

  • Saturday, August 15, 3:00 pm - Sunday, August 16, 10:00 am

For more information and to register, please see the City of Novi’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, registration information.

Wonderful Wednesday

  • Wednesdays through August 12th
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Fuerst Park
  • 45325 10 Mile Road Novi, Michigan

This Wednesday, the “Jo Jo Fish” Puppet Show and the Amazing Clark will entertain your children during the Wonderful Wednesday show. The show is held at the amphitheater at Fuerst Park and usually lasts 45 minutes to an hour.

This is a great way to get out with your kids during the day for a free event.

Friday Family Fun Night

  • Friday, June 26
  • Starts at 6:30 pm
  • Fuerst Park
  • 45325 10 Mile Road Novi, Michigan
  • Movie Begins at Dusk

Bring the whole family for a fun night out. This Saturday, your family will enjoy a performance by Eric Engblade and Friends, an instrument petting zoo, and the movie, Rio 2, under the stars.


The City of Novi offers many of these events at discounted rates to Novi residents to enjoy this summer. From the Happy Trails Luncheon to the Friday Family Fun Night, there is a special event for all ages in Novi.

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