Special Events

The Parks and Recreation Department hosts a wide variety of special events each year. Check below to see some of our current offerings!

Livonia Senior Center Nine-Hole Golf "Best Ball" ScrambleGolf Scramble Flyer 2021 Opens in new window

With an 8 a.m. shotgun start, the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center Nine-Hole Golf “Best Ball” Scramble will tee off Friday, Sept. 17, at Idyl Wyld Golf Course (35780 Five Mile Road).

The scramble will have men’s, women’s and coed divisions for ages 62 and older. There will also be awards for longest drive, closest to the pin, 7 a.m. coffee and doughnuts, a luncheon and award presentation, and golf carts are included. Register here. Contact Karl at (734) 466-2556 for more information.

Thank you to our sponsors: City Treasurer Lynda Scheel (coffee and doughnuts), ZBA member Scott Morgan (tee packs), AM Rotary (longest drive), City Council President Kathleen McIntyre (closest to the pin) and a pending sponsor for the refreshment cart.


The Mainstreet Soul concert that was stormed out in July has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, on the Kirksey Recreation Center's east lawn to wrap up this summer's Free Music Nights in Livonia series.

2021-9-25 Civil War Tea Flyer Opens in new windowCivil War Tea

Join the Livonia Historic Preservation Commission for the Civil War Tea on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 3-5 p.m. at Greenmead's Alexander Blue House. Special guest Judith Coebly will present "Behind Enemy Lines: Women spies during the Civil War" while guests enjoy tea, sandwiches and desserts inspired by the Victorian era.

Registration is $30 per person. For more information, please call (248) 477-7375.

DRIVE-IN MOVIES2021-8-28 Drive-In Movies Opens in new window

Don't miss the chance to view some great films during our drive-in movie series Saturdays, Aug. 28, Sept. 11 and Sept. 25, at Ford Field. The event is free, but parking spots are limited, so pre-registration is required. Here's the line-up:

DateMovieParking Lot OpensFilm Starts
Saturday, Aug. 28"Remember the Titans"7:15 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 11*"Back to the Future"6:45 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 25"Jurassic World"6:15 p.m.7:55 p.m.

*Being rescheduled due to weather.

2021-10-9_Fall Face Off Pickleball Tournament Opens in new windowFall Face-Off Pickleball Tournament

Put your pickleball skills to the test 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Bicentennial Park's pickleball courts during our Fall Face-Off Pickleball Tournament. Pair up to form a men's, women's or coed team for $20 per team and see if you can handle the competition in this non-sanctioned, self-officiated tournament. Games start at 8:30 a.m. Prizes for the winning team. Register by Oct. 1.

Harvest Festival2021 Harvest Festival Flyer 8-23 Opens in new window

Join us for our inaugural Harvest Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 9-10, at Greenmead Historical Park. The Simmons-Hill Farm area of the park will be transformed into a craft show with live acoustic music, food trucks, beer, seltzer, cider, doughnuts, a barbecue contest, watermelon-eating contest, kickball, a mobile escape room, a Kids Zone with games, pumpkin painting, story time, sack races and more!

To apply for a craft vendor table, email Gina at ginaandjc@gmail.com.

If interested in volunteering at the event, call Maureen at (248) 477-7375.

Shadows from the Past Halloween Walk2021-10-22 Halloween Walk Flyer

Join us for a spooky walk through the village at Greenmead Historical Park for the Shadows from the Past Halloween Walk from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 22-23. Participants will walk through the village, stopping at stations to receive goodies and treats for the kids. Costumes are encouraged! 

Tickets are $7 per person and must be pre-purchased before the event. Sessions run every 15 minutes from 5-7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available starting Sept. 28 at LivoniaParks.org. For more information, call the Greenmead office at (248) 477-7375.