Huntington Woods: Where Civics Are Always in Season



The City of Huntington Woods is home to the Detroit Zoo and part of the historic Woodward Corridor.

A civics centered city, in 2015 volunteers built two open air ice skating rinks for public use. Maintained by the Men's Club, one rink is dedicated for hockey. The new rinks are open seasonally as weather permits.

It is further notable that the Huntington Woods Library houses the free Woods Gallery. Rotating art exhibits here feature local artists of prominence along with the "newly discovered" in all mediums. A visit to the Woods Gallery pairs well with the monthly first Saturdays Friends of the Library Used Book Sale.

Springtime brings the Men’s Club Service Auction. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres and open bar. Auction benefits local services.

City Wide Garage Sale. This mid-May weekend attracts treasure hunters from all regions.

Women's League Annual Home Tour & Gala, hosted in June feturing a walking tour of half a dozen historic homes. Be prepared to remove your shoes at each home, followed by gala. The Gala is hosted at a residence-- not on the tour-- so attendees receive VIP access to an additional home.


Run! Walk! Boom! is a late-June family friendly event is fundraiser for the Fourth of July fireworks display at Rackham Golf Course featuring one mile and 5K marathon events.

The Detroit Zoo hosts a full calendar, including Summer Nights Concert Series in July and August. Then, in August and September, its Zoo Brew, with tastings of craft breweries, live music, and exclusive Detroit Zoo access.

And lastly, 3rd Saturday of August is always reserved for the Woodward Dream Cruise, an intercity annual event celebrating the heyday of 1950s and 1960s cars, music, diners and memorabilia. Celebrations include car shows, live music venues, and most notably a free-entry cruise of historic cars on Woodward Avenue, America's first concrete highway.

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