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May Events in Oakland County



Royal Oak-Sunday Funday Board Game Bonanza

Time: 12 PM – 4 PM

Where: 29932 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

Join us for a fun, casual afternoon of board games and wine! Bring your favorite board game; we'll also have some available to play. Grab your teammates to come along, or just join up with other gaming fans while here. We're open to the public as usual during this event, with all traditional tasting options available.

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5/2/2016 – 5/5/2016

Royal Oak-Detoit Zoo Memberfest

Time: 5 PM – 8 PM

Where: Detroit Zoo; 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Experience an Antarctic adventure! Cross the Drake Passage and feel the sea spray as you descend into the new penguin habitat at the Detroit Zoo. And best of all, watch from underwater tunnels as more than 80 gentoo, rockhopper, macaroni and king penguins deep dive. Activities include timed entry to the new penguin center, the Sir Ernest Shackleton Endurance exhibit at the Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, discounted refreshments and a 20% discount at the penguin center gift shop. Other Zoo habitats and attractions will not be open during this event

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Northville- Bonfire!

Time: 6:30 PM

Where: Ward Church; 40000 6 Mile Rd, Northville, Michigan 48168

Bonfire. S'mores. Snacks. Lawn games. Soccer. Maybe even capture the flag?

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Ferndale- 2016 Spring Mead Fest

Time: 2PM– 8 PM

Where:B. Nektar Meadery 1511 Jarvis St, Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Spring Mead Fest planning is in full swing.  And we’re going to need you to go ahead and come in on Saturday, May 7th. Check out some of the details below and invite your friends.#DamnItFeelsGoodToBNektar There will be Food, Flavors, Beer, Cider, Stills and Music!

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5/7/2016 - 5/8/2016

Birmingham- Art Birmingham

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Where: 200 E Merrill St, Birmingham, Michigan 48009

35th Annual Art Birmingham Fine Art Fair benefits the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center and features 150 jury-selected artists, an Art Activity Area, food court, and the shops and restaurants in downtown Birmingham!

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Royal Oak-Muse Mimosas and Macarons

Time: 12 PM – 6 PM

Where: 29932 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

Celebrate Mom with mimosas and macarons! We'll be serving up Big Pours of mimosas made with Chateau de Leelanau's Muse sparkling wine + macarons from our friends at Love & Buttercream for the occasion. (Available for purchase while supplies last only.) Plus: We'll have a fantastic deal on take-home bottles of Muse! No reservations; just drop in.

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Royal Oak-Food Truck Rally

Time: 5 PM – 9 PM

Where: 316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

A gathering of Michigan's finest food trucks! FREE ENTRY, Live music and great food! April - Novemeber we will have trucks both indoors and outdoors!
Featuring: Delectabowl Food Truck & Catering El Guapo - Fresh Mexican Grill The Mac Shack The Mean Weenie Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza Treat Dreams Mito's Doner Drifter Coffee The Salt & Sugar Co. Demitart Gourmet / Norma G's Woodpile BBQ Shack Streetside Sushi

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Northville- Jamie Orr Live!

Time: 6 PM – 9 PM

Where: North Center Brewing Company 410 N Center St, Northville, Michigan 48167

Jayme Orr will be live at North Center Brewing! Come check here out as she serenades us for a few hours. Check out her stuff here:

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5/13/2016 – 5/14/2016

Royal Oak-Meet Your Best Friend at the Detroit Zoo

Time:1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 13, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday, May 14

Where: Detroit Zoo; 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

The Michigan Humane Society, the Detroit Zoological Society and Purina will host our annual Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo adoption event, presented by Purina,at the Detroit Zoo Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption from 35 animal welfare organizations. More Details:



Royal Oak-Detoit Zoo Senior Day

Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

Where: Detroit Zoo; 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Seniors 62 and older in the tri-county area and a caregiver receive free admission and parking. Senior citizens residing in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties are invited to enjoy a special day at the Detroit Zoo. Senior Day features live music, tram tours, bingo, zookeeper talks and a senior resource area

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Troy- Free Aquatic Center Admission

Time:12:00pm - 7:30pm

Where: Troy Family Aquatic Center 3425 Civic Center Dr, Troy, Michigan 48084

Free admission, join us on our opening day from 12-7:30PM.  Everyone is welcome from 12-7:30PM  Season Passes will be on sale, discounts for Troy Residents.  Children under 10 years old must have adult in water.

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