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Experience Novi (Community Events)


Join us at the following events as we enhance and protect our environment. Visit the Green section of our website for more information.

Novi CARES Flyer

Novi Public Library Wedding of a Lifetime

The Novi Library is offering one lucky couple the chance to win a wedding of a lifetime! We are seeking couples who are ready to tie the knot at a storybook venue - the Novi Library. Visit the Novi Public Library website for more information.

Wedding of a Lifetime Flyer


NEW - Spring Break Art Camp

Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm
April 3-7

Keep your child’s brain in gear with this fun art camp during Spring Break! Projects include a variety of mediums and campers will have a blast learning new art techniques. Camper should bring a lunch and a snack each day. There will be an artist showcase on Friday at 3pm to highlight the work done throughout the week. Before and after care will be offered at the Novi Civic Center with drop off starting at 8am and pick up by 5pm.

Grade: K-6
Price: Res. $220/Non Res. $253
Before & After Care: $80
Registration Ends: Mar 27
Location: Novi Civic Center
Instructor: Kelley Folger

Emmett’s World Camp – LEGO Bricks

Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm
April 3-7

Inspired by elements of the THE LEGO® Movie, in this Bricks 4 Kidz camp EVERYTHING IS AWESOME!!! Each day will include loads of building, learning, games, challenges, and motorized creations, all using LEGO® bricks that are sure to make you feel like you are part of Emmett’s world. With these STEM- based programs taught using LEGO® Bricks, kids think it’s fun, parents know it’s educational! Get ready to unlock the MASTER BUILDER IN YOU! *All models and plans are proprietary to Bricks 4 Kidz.

Grade: 1-6
Price: Res. $156/Non-Res. $187
Location: Novi Civic Center
Registration Ends: Mar 24

Carousel Acres – Day Camp on the Farm

Mon-Fri, 9:30am-3pm
April 3-7

Campers will experience life on the farm with brushing, feeding and caring for miniature horses and donkeys, calves, goats, sheep, bunnies, chickens ducks and more! They will ride ponies, spin wool, make crafts, play games, garden and cook. Carousel Acres has amazing animals from “the land down under”, butterfly house, reindeer, alpacas, and llamas too. All campers must bring lunch, water bottle, closed toe shoes and sunscreen. Before and after care will be offered at the Novi Civic Center with drop off starting at 8am and pick up by 5pm. We will have a shuttle that will transport campers to Carousel Acres. Due to shuttle capacity, we are limited to 14 children. For more information on Carousel Acres call 248.437.7669 or visit .

Age: K-6
Price: Res. $225/Non-Res. $257
Before & After Care: $80
Location: Carousel Acres, 12749 Nine Mile Rd., South Lyon 48178
Registration Ends: Mar 24


Sunday, Apr 9


Eggstravaganza Flyer
Eggstravaganza Flyer

Mom and Me Tea

Saturday, 2-4pm
April 29

Bring your daughter to the Mom and Me Tea dressed in your finest. Enjoy tea, punch, cookies, sweets, crafts and a fashion show.

Age: 4+
Price: Res. $10/Non-Res. $12 per person
Location: Novi Civic Center
Registration Ends: Apr 14

Novi Half Marathon

Saturday, 8am
April 29

The 4th annual Novi Half Marathon event will offer a Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, & Mile. The Half Marathon, 10K & 5K courses are flat & fast with scenic views of beautiful “Island Lake” ran on both paved and country roads with horse farms. All races will begin and end at Novi Middle School. The Sponsor Expo with Packet Pickup & Late Registration will be held the day before the race. Race participants will receive a short-sleeve Tech Shirt. Half Marathon and 10K participants will receive Finisher Medals. Age group awards are provided in the Half Marathon, 10K & 5K events. Half Marathon finishers will receive finisher sticker decals. Part of the proceeds will go to the Novi Parks Foundation and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Price: $20 for the mile, $35 for the 5K, $40 for the 10K, and $55 for the Half Marathon (Before Mar 5, 2017).
Prices rise to $23, $40, $45, and $60 until May 1.
Registration: Register online at or print a form from the website and send it to the mailing address on the form.

Jedi Training

Thursday, 6-7:30pm
May 4

Do you feel the force within you? Join us for an action packed evening of Jedi training with our Jedi Master. Participants will learn different skills and moves to be able to fight off the  dark side. All participants will make a light saber, enjoy a treat and be entered into a drawing to win a fun Star Wars gift pack. A great time, you will have!

Price: Res $8/Non Res $10
Location: Novi Civic Center
Registration Ends: Apr 27

Can You Gear Me?

Sunday, May 7
(Seller Set up 9-11am)

Vendor registration required.

Gear Swap Flyer
Can You Gear Me Flyer

Novi's Spring Palooza

Friday, May 19

Spring Palooza Flyer
Novi's Spring Palooza Flyer


Novi Memorial Day Run

Monday, 8am
May 29

Come join us for the 6th annual Novi Memorial Day Run! The day’s festivities will include a 5K and 10K starting at 8am, and a mile fun run starting at 9am. Participants can register by visiting today! Part of the proceeds goes to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and the Novi Parks Foundation. If you bring a canned food item, are a Veteran, or are a returning runner from a year ago, you can save $5 on your registration fee. In 2016, more than 700 runners participated and it made for a great day. Participants will also receive a shirt for registering. Following the race, stick around for the Memorial Day Parade! Show your Novi pride by running in this great event!

Price: $10 for the Fun Run, $24 for the 5K, and $24 for the 10K (Before May 3)
Add $5 to each if you register after May 3.
Registration: Register online at or print a form from the website and send it to: Running Race Management P.O. Box 1094, Novi, MI 48376-1094.

We want YOU to be IN the Memorial Day Parade

Monday, 10am
May 29

The Memorial Day Parade has been a Novi community tradition forever, honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Novi civic organizations, businesses, bands, scout troops, and families are encouraged to march and showcase pride and spirit. To be part of this great community event that also honors Veterans and those currently serving, call 248.347.0414 or complete the registration form (to be posted).

Price: No Charge - Free Community Event
Location: Ten Mile Road - Karim Blvd to Novi Civic Center
Participation Form
Veterans Form