What to do the weekend of Nov. 19 in Detroit

Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

The holidays are here!

  • And there’s plenty to do this weekend in between trips to the grocery store for Thanksgiving:

πŸŽ„ Detroit tree lighting: Downtown’s holiday kickoff is tonight from 5pm to midnight at Campus Martius Park. The free event includes live music, horse-drawn carriage rides and ice skating.

  • Channel 7 (WXYZ) is broadcasting the tree lighting from 7-8pm.

🌟 Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights: The zoo’s light display starts tomorrow and runs through Jan. 8 on select weekends.

  • Millions of LED lights illuminate buildings, trees and sculptures.
  • Tickets start at $17 and parking is $8.

⚽ The World Cup: International soccer’s biggest men’s tournament starts Sunday. Where to watch:

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