5pm – Big day, Holiday, Any Day!

Start the night out right and bring your date to Blumz…. by JR Designs to pick out a special treat!  Flowers, chocolates, plush animals, balloons and more abound.  These award winning floral professionals know how to make anyone feel special.

5:30pm – Romantic Dining at its Finest

A romantic dinner in a casual, elegant bistro setting is what you’ll find at Assaggi Bistro. The tantalizing aromas of their rustic Italian and country French menu will greet you almost as warmly as owners George and Josie!

7pm – Sweets for Your Sweet

Sweet tooth?  Stroll down 9 Mile to Woodward and Treat Dreams Dessert Emporium.  This dessert parlor offers a selection of unusual and imaginative sweet treats you won’t find anywhere else in a cool “modern industrial” setting.  Yum!

8pm – All the World’s a Stage

Expect the unexpected at the Ringwald Theatre!  Shows in this tiny but mighty venue range from campy musicals to searing drama, but one thing is certain: the dedicated, talented local artists produce works that challenge, confront and entertain.

10pm – Elegant Finish to the Perfect Date

Finish the evening with a nightcap at The Oakland Art Novelty Co.  This understated, elegant speakeasy has been named one of the Top 20 Romantic Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press.  Hand-crafted intricate cocktails and a gracious, hospitable staff help you round out the perfect date.


10am – Treat Fido

A family owned specialty doggy deli & boutique located in Downtown Ferndale, Maestro’s Dog Haus’ guarantee the lowest prices for high quality dog food means you’ll always leave with a smile and a happy pup!

11am – Treat Yourself

You’ve got to eat, too!  Rosie O’Grady’s features a full bar, BBQ, burgers, and more.  Plus, your 4-legged friend can either hang with you on the patio, or spend time in the air conditioned, Puppy Cam-equipped DogSpot while you dine.

Noon – Shop Small! Shop Local!

Stroll the Rust Belt Market, a pet-friendly retail heart-throb buzzing with creativity, featuring 40+ independent shops of Michigan makers and collectors.  Belly up to the Revel Bar and check out the poison dart frogs or enjoy the 9 Mile & Woodward patio.


9am – Ferndale Skatepark

Located in Geary Park, Ferndale’s one-of-a-kind skatepark caters to all levels and abilities and isn’t just for skateboards – bikes & scooters can ride the rails too.  Who knows – you may even catch Tony Hawk nailing a gnarly frontside 360!

11am – Channel Your Inner Picasso

Check out a family class at Painting With A Twist! Classes feature art that is specially designed for all ages and skill levels. Get the whole gang together and spend some “non-screen” time creating family memories in a relaxed, creative atmosphere.

1pm – Relax and Recharge

Grab a refreshing and fun treat at Detroit Bubble Tea!  With dozens of different flavor options and choices, you’re sure to find a combo you love!  Voted the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant in Ferndale by!

1pm – Ferndale Game Day

Learn new games and play old favorites at the Ferndale Area District Library!  Come alone or bring others, no experience required.  Also check out Crafternoon, music, yoga or art in addition to books!  A day at the library offers lots of fun!

4pm – Family Friendly All Star Showdown

An all-ages version of the Go Comedy favorite will have the entire gang laughing! A highly interactive improvised game show featuring short improv games, challenges and more means the audience can be as involved as they want to, but aren’t picked on.

6pm – Pizza and Pinball

M-Brew is the perfect place to end your day!  Grab a pizza, a Faygo or a Michigan-made beer (for mom & dad).  Kids (big ones, too!) can play pinball while adults relax in front of the cozy fireplace or on the beautiful wrap-around porch.


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