2021 Activities in Waterford

Kids blowing bubbles at a park.

As of right now, the future is a bit cloudy, but there are still events to look forward to in Waterford come 2021. There are ways to stay safe and socially distant when going out.

To stay safe in public, you can:

  • Wear a mask.
  • Wash your hands regularly.
  • Avoiding touching your face and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Socially distance at school, work, and in other public places.

Check out the CDC guidelines for going out in public to learn more about protecting yourself and others around you. If your kids are still in childcare, ask your childcare center questions to ensure that it is the best fit for your family’s health and safety.


Waterford Log Cabin Days

Did you know Michigan has a statewide Log Cabin Day? It takes place on the last Sunday of June, and there are many log cabin festivals in Michigan around that day. The Waterford Historical Society is hosting an event on June 27th, 2021, to celebrate Log Cabin Day. Admission is free, and this festival is great for people of all ages. There are crafts, a kids’ booth, and ponies, making it the perfect family activity. For the adults, there’s live music, dancing, tours of historical buildings, and more. This event will be splendid for anyone interested in learning more about the history of Waterford.


Psychic and Holistic Fair

Looking for a magical way to bring in the new year? On Saturday, January 2nd, 2021, there will be a “Rock your World New Year Psychic and Holistic Fair” at the Quality Inn & Suites in Waterford. The event will take place from 10:00 AM-6:00 PM. There will be psychics, mediums, aura photography, energy healers, crystals, holistic products, and more. Admission is only $5, and children under 12 get in for free.

People who go to this event can expect to receive a psychic reading, experience energy healing, shop for crystals, and several other activities. If you are interested in attending this occasion, you can pre-purchase tickets online and sign up for a time slot in which you will attend. Pre-purchasing tickets ensures that social distancing can occur, and there won’t be a big crowd of people entering the event all at once. All guests will have to wear a mask, and there will be social distancing to stay safe. This fair is a fun family activity that kids and adults alike can enjoy.

Little girl doing yoga on the floor.

Weekend Yoga Festival

If you want to embrace your inner yogi, the Barefoot & Free Yoga Festival is the perfect event for you. It is a weekend-long event from August 6-8th, 2021, in Commerce Township, right around the corner from Waterford. The event takes place in nature, surrounded by the woods of Proud Lake. There will be over 40 yoga teachers, coaches, and other guides to help with self-improvement.

The yoga retreat is a unique and adventurous family activity, and children under 12 can attend for free. There is childcare available as well as kids’ yoga.

People who attend this event can sleep under the stars and camp. For those of you who are a little higher maintenance, no worries! They offer “glamping” as well.

Besides all the yoga classes you can take, sound healing, nature walks, music, art classes, and more are included in your ticket. Tickets start at $65. Get barefoot, get into nature, and open your mind during this weekend retreat.


Concerts in the Park

Missing the days when people could still go to concerts? Daydreaming of a time when you can enjoy live music again? It looks like those dreams will become a reality in Waterford come June of 2021. Hess Hathaway Park is hosting Concerts in the Park on several different days throughout June.

The concerts will take place on June 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th from 6:00-9:00 PM. The artists Itchycoo Park, Dave Bennet, The 2XL Band, and the Chris Canas Band will be performing at the concerts. Opening acts will include The Broadcasters Band, Second Generation, and more. Billy’s Tip N’ Inn will be catering the concerts with barbeque and brew nights. Concerts in the Park is a fantastic family activity for music lovers.

Still quarantined at home? We’ve got you covered! Check out our favorite kids’ subscription boxes for at-home family activities. Whatever is on the calendar for 2021, we hope you stay safe, happy, and healthy in the new year!