Current Events

Please note: Southfield Parks & Recreation Department no longer accepts personal checks as payment for any class, program, special event, trip, membership or room/site rental.

Upcoming Events Information

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Gazebo Concert Series 2019

FREE Outdoor Concert Series
Tuesday evenings, July 9 through August 20
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Burgh Historical Park, 26060 Berg Road (northeast corner of Civic Center Drive and Berg Road)
Call (248) 796-4620 for more information.

Join Southfield Parks & Recreation Department on Tuesdays evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. for the 2019 Gazebo Concert Series. Grab your lawn chair or a blanket to sit on, pack a picnic dinner (no alcohol please) and join us at the Burgh Historical Park for a wonderful summer of great music in a beautiful setting. New this year, Recreation on the Move, our mobile recreation program, will be at each Gazebo Concert with games and fun for the kids ages 5-13 to play while the parents enjoy the concert. Gazebo Concerts are free to the public and are scheduled from July 9 through August 20.

This year’s schedule:
July 23 Angela Davis R&B/Soul
July 30 Detroit Social Club Blues, Motown and 60’s Soul classics
August 6 Alise King Soul
August 13 313 Live Experience Jazzy-fused style influenced by jazz, R&B, and hip-hop
August 20 The Groove Council horn driven R&B with old school Detroit soul sound

The Burgh Historical Park is located on the northeast corner of Civic Center Drive and Berg Road. Free on-site parking is available. Please call (248) 796-4620 for more information.

Recreation on the Move 2019

Tuesday Mornings, June 18-Aug 20 from 10 am - 12 pm
Tuesday Evenings, June 18-Aug 20 from 5-7 pm *except during Gazebo Concerts July 2-Aug 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
Thursday Evenings, June 20-Aug 22 from 5-7 pm
Friday Evenings, June 21, June 28, July 5 and July 12 from 5-7 pm

Recreation on the Move Summer 2019 Schedule (pdf)

Recreation on the Move is back for another summer of fun! New in 2019, we will be at all 4 Summer in the City concerts on the Municipal Complex front lawn and at every Gazebo Concert at the Burgh Historical Park!

Recreation on the Move brings activities, games, crafts and fun to your neighborhood parks. While the focus of the activities is toward ages 5-13 years old, everyone is welcome to join in the fun! Supervision is provided for all activities; and everyone can come and go as they please. There is no admission fee and no need to register

Join us on Tuesday mornings from 10 am – 12 pm beginning June 18 (through August 20) or if you are more of a late afternoon/early evening kind of family then come join us on Tuesday evenings from 5 – 7 pm, except from July 9-August 20 when we will meet from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Burgh Historical Park during the free Gazebo Concerts. We also meet on Thursday evenings (beginning June 20) from 5-7 pm.

But wait, there’s more! Recreation on the Move will be a part of the Summer in the City free outdoor concert series on the Municipal Complex front lawn (26000 Evergreen Road). Summer in the City concerts will take place on Fridays, June 21, June 28, July 5 and July 12 from 7 – 9 pm. Call (248) 796-4620 for more information on Recreation on the Move.

Cedar Point Discounted Tickets

Southfield residents looking to head to Cedar Point this summer for some amusement park fun can buy discounted admission tickets and other packages on-line! We are pleased to offer this option thanks to membership with mParks-Michigan Recreation and Park Association.

This program offers great savings! Plus you can also purchase parking, Fast Lane, meal packages and more!

1. Go to Go to

2. Sign in as follows:
Password: spr
*User Name must be all caps. Password must be all lower case.

3. Select tickets and “add to cart”

4. Check out and pay! Yes. It is that easy!

If you have any questions, please call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620.

Southfield Residents Can Purchase Discounted Detroit Zoo Tickets

We are excited to announce that Southfield Parks & Recreation has joined the Detroit Zoo's Tickets & More Online Discount Program! You may buy specially priced tickets for the Detroit Zoo over the Internet with the added convenience of printing your tickets and then presenting them at the Zoo entrance. Purchasing tickets has never been easier!

You may purchase tickets online immediately by visiting your exclusive Detroit Zoo Tickets & More Discount Online Program ticket store in either of the following ways:

1: Click on our special Detroit Zoo link This link will take you directly to our special "store" site without the need to enter a password.

2: You can also reach the site by going to and enter our exclusive Ticket Store User Name: Southfield parks and recreation

Please note: If you wish to visit the Polk Penguin Conservation Center, you will need to get a free, timed-entry pass. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at main admissions gate only. We hope you and your family enjoy the Detroit Zoo this season! If you have any questions concerning the Detroit Zoo ticket program please call us at (248) 796-4620.