Opt Outside

Nov. 25 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Nov. 25 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Free admission | No registration required

Skip the lines and connect with nature this Black Friday!

Skip the shopping madness of Black Friday and Opt Outside at the Belle Isle Nature Center. During this special event, you can enjoy a self-guided hike, borrow a pair of binoculars to birdwatch or bring your young learners to explore the Nature Play Space.

Wayne State University’s department of astronomy will also be letting guests observe the sun through a special telescope from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., weather permitting.


This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

What can you expect at Opt Outside 2022?

  • A chance to explore the newly renovated Belle Isle Nature Center
  • Self-guided hikes
  • Birdwatching
  • And so much more!