There are plenty more things to do in Detroit this November in case you missed this year’s “All Things Detroit: Holiday Experience” on November 5, 2023. ‘Tis the season for transformation, giving thanks, and shopping! Look out for your favorite places as they alter into winter wonderlands. Detroit streets & markets will be “decked out” with shopping deals, community support, great food, and lots of fun winter activities.
Stay tuned for Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade 2023 and plenty more! The weather doesn’t stop Detroiters from enjoying community gatherings. Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights returns this 2023 season to set the tone for a warm & bright end to the year.
Detroitisit rounded up a seasonal list of awesome things to do in Detroit this November 2023. Before you know it, it’ll be December!
DECKED OUT DETROIT’S 2023 HOLIDAY ACTIVATIONS
Dates: November 9 – January 7, 2024
First up on this list of things to do in Detroit this November is a crowd favorite. Get ready for the annual Downtown Detroit Winter Markets and Cadillac Lodge that return to Cadillac Square this winter from November 9 – January 21. Holiday shopping in Detroit can be fun rather than stressful! Not to mention, you’ll be glowing with joy as you help support small businesses in Detroit. Expect bumper cars, indoor arcade, puck-putt, snacks, and more. Click HERE for more information and to plan your visit.
Location: 1001 Winter Wonders*, Cadillac Lodge, Downtown Detroit Markets and Monroe Street Midway
WILD LGHTS AT THE DETROIT ZOO
Date: Kicks off on Friday, November 24, 2023, and runs through Jan.7
This list of things to do in Detroit this November wouldn’t be complete without Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. See what’s new this holiday season. Bigger and brighter things are ahead at the end of November on these magical nights. Presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions, join this highly anticipated event that’s an unparalleled annual tradition. Bring your family along for holiday cheer as there’ll be several fan-favorite features as well as new and enhanced attractions. Don’t miss out on millions of twinkling holiday lights and hundreds of unique, expertly designed sculptures and displays. Click HERE to purchase tickets.
Things to do in Detroit this November often include shopping locally. After all, the holidays are just around the corner! Discover tons of small businesses that are bringing out the best of Detroit while providing unique holiday gifts made in Detroit and Michigan. Shops have already begun strong with some events at the very beginning of this month, but small businesses in Detroit will be out and about with the shoppers through to the end of the year! Give them a warm “hello”. Now is also a great time for small business owners & black business owners in Detroit to seek support in reaching goals heading into the new year. We can look forward to more openings in 2024 as well.
DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS: THE MUSICAL
Date: November 8-12
Don’t let the list of things to do in Detroit this November get too hectic! Sit back and relax as you get into the holiday spirit. Attend this incredible Broadway adaptation of one of the most beloved Christmas tales of all time. It’s one thing to watch on the television screen or read as bedtime story, but it’s a whole new immersive experience when your family can sing along to favorites like “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas”. You’re invited to a sparkling production of this twisted tale of the Grinch as he attempts to heartlessly steal Christmas from Who-ville. To see Dr. Seuss’ original illustrations come to life, click HERE to purchase tickets ($30+).
Location: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Wrapping up this brief list of things to do in Detroit this November 2023 is something hot (or extremely cold) you’ll have to see for yourself! Get ready for a dazzling storm of your favorite characters from the Academy Award-winning animated film. Check out the North American tour of the Broadway musical that includes Elsa, Anna, and the whole Frozen gang at the Detroit Opera House stage. Fans can belt out the best songs from the original film as well as an expanded score with a dozen new numbers. There’s nothing more special than the effects that will alter this set into a magical scene. $35+, click HERE to purchase tickets.
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