Parks & Recreation

The Wayne County Parks 2018 Special Events and Interpretive Programs brochure is now available. Click HERE to view the brochure!

In 2017, Wayne County Parks completed its Strategic Master Plan. Click HERE to review the entire plan.

Wayne County Parks has a variety of programs available for all ages!

The Wayne County Lightfest is now open from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Monday - Friday and from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. There is a fee of $5 cash per vehicle. The entrance for the Lightfest is located at 7651 Merriman Road in Westland, which is 2.5 miles south of I-96. Stop by the Santa Shelter at the end of the Lightfest for refreshments and photos with Santa. The Santa photos cost $8. Toy Night Tuesdays are December 4, 11 and 18. Bring a new, unwrapped toy on Toy Night Tuesdays and the admission fee is waived.

Join a Wayne County Parks naturalist for the Winter Walk and Fire Side Talk on Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 AM - Noon. The program includes hiking to look for animal signs, roasting marshmallows at a fire pit, hot chocolate and stories. Recommended ages for the program are 6 to adult. To register, please call (734) 261-1990.

For inofrmation about any of the events above, please call Wayne County Parks at (734) 261-1990.

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Wayne County Lightfest
Wayne County Lightfest
11/15/2018 6:00 PM - 12/31/2018 10:00 PM
Visit the Midwest's longest drive through light display with five miles of colorful lights!