16 things to do in Metro Detroit this weekend

Weekend guide for Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

Detroit skyline on Sept. 14, 2017. (WDIV)
Detroit skyline on Sept. 14, 2017. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Looking for something to do this weekend in Metro Detroit? Here's our weekly weekend guide!

You can also check out the ClickOnDetroit Live Guide for a full list of events here.

Friday, September 29:

2017 Detroit Design Festival: The seventh annual Detroit Design Festival (DDF) returns September 26-30 for a five-day celebration of design and creativity. In celebration of Detroit’s designation as the first and only City of Design in the United States, DDF programming and events will explore the various ways design is shaping our future. From the workplace to the built environment, thoughtful design can impact and even change the way we experience the world around us.

Oktoberfest Celebration: There will be music, games, German fare, and, of course, beer. We'll kick off the party on Friday with traditional German music, and follow up on Saturday with great bands. 

Made in Michigan Festival (Allen Park): We’re celebrating all things MICHIGAN! Showcasing Michigan brews, food, shopping, and music in Downtown Allen Park.

Bierkeller's 3rd Annual Oktoberfest: Be German!! Let's celebrate Oktoberfest with a huge tent party!! Three day party with live bands, German food, German/craft beer, costume contest, pretzel necklaces, Das Boots, and so much more!! Someone will also win a trip for two to Oktoberfest 2018 in Munich Germany!!! 

Saturday, September 30:

The Detroit Wine Stroll: Art, Architecture and Great Wines! Multiple Detroit venues paired with select wines and appetizers - sounds too good to be true! 

Light Up Livernois | Detroit Design Festival: Light Up Livernois returns as a part of the seventh annual Detroit Design Festival (DDF) to celebrate design and creativity within the community.

Indie Nights at Beacon Park: Detroit's first ever NIGHT MARKET comes to Beacon Park with cocktails, craft beer, food trucks, makers + entrepreneurs, an indie concert series, and lawn games. 

Broken Social Scene at Fillmore: This is an all ages event. Doors will open to the public at 7:00 pm.

Behind the Scenes: Woodmere Cemetery Walking Tour: Take a guided tour of one of the most historic cemeteries in the Detroit area. Tickets are $20 for Detroit Historical Society members and $30 for non-members.

Storytime at Heidelberg: Meet us at the Dotty Wotty House for Storytime at Heidelberg! We will be reading The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater and Magic Trash by J.H. Shapiro at 12:00 p.m. and again at 1:00 p.m.

Soktoberfest 2017: Join Detroit City FC on Saturday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for an all-day extravaganza, featuring beer, food and 3v3 soccer at Keyworth Stadium.

Gears & Beers Detroit 2017: Experience some of Detroit’s most notorious and interesting bars, watering holes and breweries by bike! 

Sunday, October 1:

Open Streets Detroit 2017: Open Streets Detroit is a free, safe and inclusive event that brings Detroiters together in the streets by providing opportunities for fitness, recreation and community building along 3.5 miles of roadway.

Paul McCartney at LCA: Paul McCartney will bring his One On One tour to Little Caesars Arena on Sunday, October 1 and Monday, October 2.

Wanderlust 108 Detroit 2017: Wanderlust 108—The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon is an all out celebration of healthy living in your favorite local park. 

20th Annual Taste of Clarkston: The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Clarkston - from the City Office and Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors is excited to announce the date of the 2017 Taste of Clarkston! 

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