Party in Hart Plaza: The Movement Electronic Music Festival hits Detroit on Saturday and will feature artists like Loco Dice, Venetian Snare and Monolake Surround. The festival runs through Memorial Day and is expected to draw a crowd around 95,000, as it did in 2010. For the complete line up click here .
Enjoy a hotdog at the park: The Tigers face off against the Red Sox and Twins in their next two homestands that will last through Wednesday. Friday and Saturday will feature fireworks after the game and Sunday kids 14 and under can run the bases. Armed forces and Veterans will be recognized on Monday. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets click here .
Go for a wild ride: Cedar Point is offering free admission to any active, honorably discharged or retired United States military personnel on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the holiday weekend as part of their Tribute to the Armed Forces program. Family members of service men and women qualify for discounted tickets at a price of $31.99. For more information click here .
Cook up some steaks: This weekend is the unofficial kickoff to barbeque season and with highs in the 80’s on Sunday and Monday, there is no better time to start. For all your grilling and smoking needs check out Bourlier’s Barbeque and Fireplace and get your sizzle on.
Take a dip: Public pools across metro Detroit will open this weekend like the Chandler Park Water Park which features a number of water slides and pools for children and adults of all ages. Located next to an 18-hole golf course, athletic fields, walking trails and playgrounds it offers an ideal way to spend time outdoors with the whole family. Weather permitting the park will open Saturday through Monday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Hit the open road: With gas prices sky high you probably haven’t considered a road trip but what if your weekend adventure only required one fill-up? Pure Michigan provides the nomadic at heart a list of weekend destinations accessible on just one tank of gas. From wineries to secret picnic spots One-Tank trips can lead you in a variety of directions.
Attend a parade/ ceremony: Many communities will parade through the streets in celebration this weekend including Royal Oak , Birmingham , and Livonia . Check with your city’s website for dates, times and locations then grab your flags, sunglasses and lawn chairs and set up shop street side.