Things to Do in Plymouth, Michigan


Plymouth, Michigan, offers the best of both urban and small-town living for people wishing to relocate to Michigan: Plymouth is 25 miles west of Detroit and 15 miles east of Ann Arbor, home to the University of Michigan. Yet Plymouth maintains its small-town appeal with its town square, Kellogg Park, serving as the center of activities.


Folks in Plymouth know how to enjoy themselves!

  • The Plymouth Ice Festival — North America’s largest, oldest ice festival — draws an average of 500,000 visitors each year.
  • A recent addition to the Plymouth festival scene is the Green Street Fair, held each May. This festival draws an estimated 90,000 visitors, who attend events and meet with exhibitors featuring green-themed products.
  • Every July for 35 years, Plymouth’s Art in the Park festival has been attracting visitors to downtown Plymouth. Over 450 artists display their work and draw over 300,000 visitors.
  • Plymouth has hosted the annual Fall Festival since 1956. This small town festival includes an antique auto event, musical entertainment, crafts, and the Rotary Club chicken barbecue, among other attractions.

Concerts in the Park

Throughout the summer months, visitors can enjoy live concerts at Kellogg Park in the center of town. On Friday evenings, the music can range from jazz to rock and roll. On Thursday evenings, Kellogg Park is home to local community band concerts. Wednesday afternoons, children are entertained at the kiddie concerts. Visitors bring a lawn chair and pack a picnic (or enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants), sit out under the stars, and enjoy the music!

Plymouth Whalers Hockey

What better way to get to see the future stars of the NHL than by attending a Plymouth Whalers hockey game at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, Michigan? The Plymouth Whalers are a top-ranked minor league hockey team that never fail to thrill the crowds!


Avid golfers can enjoy three golf courses located in Plymouth:

  • Fox Hills Golf Course
  • St. John’s Golf at The Inn at St. John’s
  • Hilltop Golf Course

All three courses offer an enjoyable outing for the most discerning golfers!

Shopping and Dining

The Plymouth downtown district is centered around historic Kellogg Park. More than 75 specialty shops and restaurants combine to make downtown Plymouth a destination not to be missed. Whether looking for boutique clothing, exquisite jewelry, charming bistros, or fine dining, Plymouth is the place to be!

Old Village

Just north of downtown Plymouth, the Old Village historic area offers a variety of specialty shops and dining experiences.

We welcome you to come experience all that this beautiful town has to offer. Welcome home to Plymouth, Michigan!

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