Metro Detroit November Holiday Events

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November 2023

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Tickets For Holiday Lights @ Greenfield Village (Dearborn) go on sale to the general public!

December 1-3, 8-10, 14-17, 19-23, 26-28 (Dec 2, 9, 16, & 23 are Sold Out at time of posting.)

Time: 6:30 -10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

General Admission To The Public: $38

Mingle with merrymakers amid the smells of roasting chestnuts and warming bonfires and the sounds of carolers, fiddlers and bustling yuletide activity at Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village. Celebrated as one of the country’s premier holiday celebrations, Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village has been an annual tradition for nearly 25 years.

Explore more than 80 acres of Greenfield Village in this glimmering after-hours celebration of a beloved, heartwarming holiday. Stroll down Main Street, brimming with holiday goods, food and warm beverages, or take a ride on a historic Model T, carousel or horse-drawn wagon. Warm up in historic homes as we open the doors to centuries of favorite family traditions. From the finest tinseled detail to the fireworks-filled sky that marks each evening’s finale, make our holiday story a cherished part of your own.

Popular reservation-based dining experiences like Supper with Santa and Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern are available to purchase online.

We continue to be committed to creating a magical Holiday Nights experience for our members, friends and fans, and we hope you join us as we celebrate the 2023 holiday season.

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 5, 2023

Memory Lane Drive-In: Christmas Lights, Candy Cane Lane, & Hot Cocoa (Monroe)

11/3 to 11/5
A Christmas Story @ 8pm
Nightmare Before Christmas @ 9:50pm

We are nearing the end of the our 3rd season here at Memory Lane and that means it’s time for our favorite and most festive time of year, Christmas movies!

During the last 2 weeks we have transformed the drive-in from the ghoulish displays of Halloween to the bright and cheerful times of Christmas. Come see over 60,000 lights illuminating the entire drive-in, Christmas decorations and picture points!
 
We’ll also have Candy Cane Lane Hot Chocolate, firepits and warming stations along with your favorite treats and eats.
On the last weekend of the season we will have our Polar Express Event. Everyone in attendance will receive a Polar Express golden ticket, a silver bell, hot chocolate, a Christmas cookie, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause and a special gift from Memory Lane Drive In.
 
 

Wednesday, November, 8 – Sunday, November 12, 2023

How The Grinch Stole Christmas Broadway Performance at The Fox (Detroit)

Join us prior to the Nov. 11 12:30PM performance of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical for brunch, face painting, balloon animals and more! Tickets start at $67.00 (includes pre-show party + ticket to the musical). Limited spots remain!

 

Thursday, November 9, 2023

Cadillac Square Lodge & Markets Open

Downtown Detroit Markets: Nov. 9 – Jan. 7 (17 Vendors)
Cadillac Lodge: Nov. 9 – Jan. 21

Cadillac Lodge is an iconic tradition in Downtown Detroit during the holidays. The family-friendly pop up features a large, heated tent filled with board games, plush seating, luxurious blankets, and roaring fireplaces.

There’s magical fun to be had the whole season through, with live music on the weekends and interactive activities. Plus, our new menu features specialty holiday cocktails and yummy bites including Detroit style chili, warm soft pretzels with beer cheese. Join us five days a week until New Years Day.

And make sure to visit the Arctic Zone too, our gingerbread house concession stand serving drinks and snacks right next to the Campus Martius Ice Rink.

Cadillac Lodge is funded by the Gilbert Family Foundation and operated by the Iconic Collection, with additional support from Bedrock and the Downtown Detroit Partnership.

You may also be interested in my Christmas Pop-Up Bars Post >>Click Here<<

Market Hours:
Wed-Thurs: 11am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm
Sun: 11am-7pm

Lodge Hours:
Mon-Tues: CLOSED
Wed-Thurs: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fri-Sat: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Parking: 
The best parking options to visit us include: The Z Parking Garage, One Campus Martius Parking Garage, and the Buhl Parking Garage. There is also metered street parking available around the area.

 

Monroe Street Midway Opens!

Nov 9 – Jan 7

We’ve swapped out roller skating, basketball, and mini-golf for arctic slide sledding, winter bumper cars, an indoor arcade, and puck-putt for even more fun for everyone this winter season! It’s all happening at the Monroe Street Midway (across from Campus Martius Park) from November 9 – January 7. As always, the Midway offers FREE entry to everyone.

Hours:
Thurs: 11AM – 8PM
Fri & Sat: 11AM – 10PM 
Sun: 11AM – 8PM 

Holiday Hours:
Thanksgiving Day/Christmas Day: Closed
Christmas Eve: 11AM – 4PM
New Year’s Eve & Day: 11AM – 8PM

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Friday, November 10 – Sunday, November 12, 2023

Memory Lane Drive-In: Christmas Lights, Candy Cane Lane, & Hot Cocoa (Monroe)

We are nearing the end of the our 3rd season here at Memory Lane and that means it’s time for our favorite and most festive time of year, Christmas movies!
 
During the last 2 weeks we have transformed the drive-in from the ghoulish displays of Halloween to the bright and cheerful times of Christmas. Come see over 60,000 lights illuminating the entire drive-in, Christmas decorations and picture points!
 
We’ll also have Candy Cane Lane Hot Chocolate, firepits and warming stations along with your favorite treats and eats.
On the last weekend of the season we will have our Polar Express Event. Everyone in attendance will receive a Polar Express golden ticket, a silver bell, hot chocolate, a Christmas cookie, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause and a special gift from Memory Lane Drive In.
 
11/10 & 11/12
SCREEN 1
The Grinch (PG)(2018) @ 8pm
National Lampoons Christmas Vacation (PG13)@ 9:45pm
SCREEN 2
Bad Santa (R) @ 8pm
The Night Before (R) @ 9:50pm

 

Saturday, November 11, 2023

5k Run/Walk Through the Nite Lites at MIS

5K Fun Run Time:
6:00 P.M.
5K Fun Walk Time:
6:30 P.M.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Join us for an evening of Holiday fun!  

$25 No Shirt:  $35 With Shirt:  $45 With *Hoodie: (Available at checkout) *XXL $3 additional charge 

Experience one of the largest and growing 5k traditions in the state.  Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI is the site to start your holiday season off with a festive run to remember.  For the last 6 years, MIS has teamed up with Nite Lites Christmas Light Show to bring you the atmosphere and backdrop for your competitive spirit.  In this charitable event, you will experience the Christmas spirit.  Surrounded by artistic holiday scenes and multitudes of animated lights, the 5K Fun Run and 5k Walk will get your holiday adrenalin pumping.  The kickoff to Michigan International Speedway’s holiday Christmas light show always starts with the energy you bring as participants.

Location:
12626 US-12, Brooklyn, MI 49230

 

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Bike Through The Lights at Wayne County Lightfest

7:00 PM at Merriman Hollow Park

7651 N. Merriman Rd
Westland, MI

Bike riders will start at Merriman Hollow Park, ride to Warrendale Park and back (approximately 16K). Participants can turn around at any point. Hines Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic for the event. All riders must wear a helmet and have a light due to two-way bike traffic.

A long sleeve 2023 Lightfest shirt and bike light is guaranteed to the first 500 participants. There will also be refreshments after the ride.

On-line registration is now open by clicking HERE 

The fees for BIke Through the Lights:

Adults
$30 through November 10, 2023
$35 at packet pick-up (November 13) and event day (November 14)

Kids (18 and younger)
$20 through November 10, 2023
$25 at packet pick-up (November 13) and event day (November 14)

Online registration wil take place through November 10, 202. Registration will also take place at packet pick-up on Monday, November 13 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM and on event day (November 14) from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Please note that we take cash or check only at packet pick-up.

Packet pick-up will take place at Merriman Hollow Park, located at 7651 N. Merriman Road in Westland on Monday, November 13 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

 

Wednesday,November 15, 2023

Wayne County Lightfest Run/Walk (Westland)

The Wayne County Lightfest Run/Walk will take place on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00 PM at Merriman Hollow Park in Westland.

The first 1,200 participants will receive a 2023 Lightfest long sleeve shirt, medal and refreshments at the finish line.

The start line is at Merriman Hollow Park in Westland, which is located at 7651 N. Merriman Road. The finish line is located at Warrendale Park near the Hype Recreation Center (23302 W. Warren Avenue in Dearborn Heights). Hines Drive will be closed to vehicle traffic for the event.

Please park at the start area and shuttle busses provided by SMART will transport you back to Merriman Hollow after the event.

Click HERE to register online through November 10, 2023

Registration fees:

Adults
$35 through November 10, 2023
$40 at packet pick-up (November 13) and event day (November 15)

Kids (18 and younger)
$25 through November 10, 2023
$30 at packet pick-up (November 13 and event day (November 15).

Online registration will take place through November 10, 2023. Registration will also take place at packet pick-up on Monday, November 13 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at on event day from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM on November 15 at Merriman Hollow Park.

Packet pick up will take place on Monday, November 13 at Merriman Hollow Park from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The address for Merriman Hollow Park is 7651 N. Merriman Road in Westland.

No dogs are allowed due to the bus transportation and large amount of participants.

There is a 2.5 hour time limit for participation for the Lightfest Run/Walk.

 

Blitzen’s On Bagley Christmas Pop-Up Opens (Detroit)

2545 Bagley St
Detroit, MI 48216

Begins on Wednesday, 11/15/23

Hours: Wed-Sat?

Seating is first come first serve. It is small, so get there early on those busy weekend nights! (Or go on a weeknight when it won’t be as crowded!)

They are right next door to Goblin sushi (which is awesome)! You can order from Goblin if you’re hungry, and they’ll bring it over to you!

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

Thursday, Novmeber 16, 2023

The Secret Bar at the Royal Park Hotel Christmas Pop-Up Opens (Rochester)

Located inside the Royal Park Hotel in Downtown Rochester. This is one of my favorites because of the décor! It just has that WOW factor as soon as you step inside!

Begins on Thursday, 11/16/23

Hours:
Thurs: 5-11pm
Fri-Sat: 5pm-Midnight
Open NYE 5pm-Midnight

Private Event Availability Sunday Evenings – Thursday Mornings. Email jengelhardt@royalparkhotelmi.com or Phone: 248-453-8705

Seating is first come first serve.

They do have a limited selection of small bites here!

You can also stay at one of their decorated suites starting in December! (Buddy the Elf Theme or Elsa & Anna Frozen Theme! Check out my post on the Buddy the Elf Suite HERE!

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Wayne County Lightfest Opening Day (Westland)

Merriman Hollow Park
7651 N. Merriman Road
Westland, MI

The Wayne County Lightfest is magical five-mile stretch of Hines Park, displaying nearly 50 animated themed displays and more than 100,000 lights. (For the full list of Where To See Christmas Lights in Metro Detroit, >>Click Here<<)

Starts on Thursday, 11/16 & Runs Every Wed-Sun through Sunday, 12/24/23

6pm – 10pm

Cars: $5 cash
Commercial Van/RV/Limo: $20 cash
Mini-Bus: $25 cash
Bus: $50 cash

There will be two food trucks and a mailbox for Santa Letters.

Wayne County will offer radio alerts to update visitors with important show information. By tuning into AM 1640 within three to five miles of the Lightfest entrance, visitors can receive regular updates on wait times, traffic flow, special event and event costs.

During the Lightfest, Hines Drive closes to traffic for set-up and operations from 5:00 PM – 11:30 PM from Ann Arbor Trail to Outer Drive.

Special Lights On Ceremony on Thursday, 11/16/23 at 6pm

There will be refreshments, music, fireworks and a visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus at the Lights On Ceremony. After the opening ceremony, participants will be the first to drive through the 2023 Lightfest with free admission until 7:00 PM.

The event is free and pre-registration is not required.

Toy Night, which allows visitors to donate a new, unwrapped toy in lieu of paying the car entrance fee, will take place on Wednesdays, November 22, November 29, December 6 and December 13, 2023. Commercial vehicles will not be considered for free admission.

If you are looking to pre-purchase tickets for employees, friends or family in advance, you can purchase tickets at the Nankin Mills Interpretive Center in Westland Monday – Friday from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the walk-up window starting November 20.

Pre-paid tickets can be purchased with cash, check or Visa/Mastercard or over the phone with a credit card by calling (734) 261-1990 and tickets will be mailed to you. Please note that tickets purchased in person at the Lightfest are the same price but must be paid by CASH only.

In addition, bus groups can pre-register their busses and pay ahead of time by check, Visa/Mastercard or cash. Please call (734) 261-1990 for more information but bus pre-registration must be done at least one week ahead of time.

For more information, please call (734) 261-1990.

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

1001 Winter Wonders (Detroit)

Open Nov 16 – Dec 24, 2023

SANTA CLAUS IN DOWNTOWN DETROIT
The jolly man in red will be awaiting your visit downtown at 1001 Woodward Ave. this winter season! Santa will be available for FREE photos, first come first served. Be sure to dress warm as lines for Santa may extend outdoors.

SENSORY-FRIENDLY SANTA
In partnership with UMAISE, this inclusive experience will incorporate sensory adaptations and a wheelchair-accessible layout. Families can pre-register for December 2 between 4:30PM – 6PM, or December 8 between 1PM – 3PM.

Thurs-Fri: 4PM – 8PM
Sat-Sun: 12PM – 4PM

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Friday, November 17 – Sunday, November 19, 2023

Memory Lane Drive-In: Christmas Lights, Candy Cane Lane, & Hot Cocoa (Monroe)

We are nearing the end of the our 3rd season here at Memory Lane and that means it’s time for our favorite and most festive time of year, Christmas movies!
 
During the last 2 weeks we have transformed the drive-in from the ghoulish displays of Halloween to the bright and cheerful times of Christmas. Come see over 60,000 lights illuminating the entire drive-in, Christmas decorations and picture points!
 
We’ll also have Candy Cane Lane Hot Chocolate, firepits and warming stations along with your favorite treats and eats.
On the last weekend of the season we will have our Polar Express Event. Everyone in attendance will receive a Polar Express golden ticket, a silver bell, hot chocolate, a Christmas cookie, pictures with Santa and Mrs. Clause and a special gift from Memory Lane Drive In.
 
11/17 & 11/18
SCREEN 1
“Polar Express Event”
Polar Express (G) @ 8pm
Elf (PG) @ 9:50pm
SCREEN 2
It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) (PG) @ 8pm
A Christmas Carol (1938) @ 10:20pm

 

Friday, November 17, 2023

Campus Martius (Detroit)

20th Annual Tree Lighting

5pm – Midnight

Open to the public!

Last year the actual lighting was at 7pm…I have not heard about a time for this year though.

What is in store for you: Stellar performances by Olympic figure skaters, the best skaters in metro Detroit and live musical acts, holiday shopping, food trucks, unique lighting attractions across Downtown Detroit and more!

The Detroit tradition will center around a 64-foot Michigan-grown Norway spruce decked out with ornaments and illuminated by thousands of shimmering LED multi-colored lights – after a countdown by Santa. WXYZ-TV Channel 7 will also once again serve as the official broadcast partner of the annual Detroit Tree Lighting ceremony, offering complete coverage of the event during a one-hour live special, “Light Up the Season,” beginning at 7 pm. Those who prefer to view the show indoors or from the comfort of their own home can tune in to the one-hour special broadcast on their televisions, online and on all streaming devices.
 
TREE LIGHTING SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES
 
-Nathan Chen, one of the biggest names in the world of men’s figure skating, will perform on the Rink at Campus Martius Park Presented by Visit Detroit. Chen took home the gold and silver medals at the 2022 Olympics, is a three-time World Champion.
 
-Headlining the MGM Detroit Main Stage at Campus Martius Park will be award-winning, acclaimed American country singer and Flint, Michigan native Miko Marks. Marks was named an inductee to CMT’s “Next Women of Country” class of 2022.
 
-Adding to the impressive headline talent Paul Russell, social media sensation, whose viral hit song ‘Lil Boo Thang’ has garnered millions of views on TikTok.
 
-Broadway star Talia Suskauer currently playing Elphaba in WICKED on Broadway, will be delivering an exceptional vocal performance.
 
-Anna Cobb, a professional figure skater and choreographer from Flint, Michigan, Recently, Cobb toured with Disney On Ice, dazzling crowds with her mesmerizing performance as Elsa from “Frozen.”
 
FOOD TRUCK LINEUP:
Clara’s Place, For the Love of Sugar, Impasto, Little Bros Burgers, Los Dos Amigos Tacos, Max Chicago Style Italian Beef, Original Seafood Truck, Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza, Shredderz, Smoke Ring, The Lobster Truck, Unity Catering
 
PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION:
Convenient and affordable parking and transit options are available steps away from Campus Martius Park, including public transit such as DDOT, SMART Bus (plus FAST), Detroit People Mover, QLINE and MoGo. For parking needs, we recommend you check ParkWhiz for additional parking options.
 
CURFEW:
Minors are welcome to attend the Tree Lighting from any approved public area. However, for their safety, minors ages 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other responsible adult (age 21 or over) while they attend the event.

 

Light Up Beacon Park (Detroit)

Holiday Lighting Spectacular

4pm – 9pm

Beacon Park is transforming into a winter wonderland and pop-up seasonal gathering space. We can’t wait for you to join us!
Kick off the holiday season during Light Up Beacon Park on Friday, Nov. 17, from 4 – 9 p.m.
 
Families can watch our 20-foot, Michigan-grown Children’s Tree come to life, with ornaments decorated by local Detroit children, during the tree lighting at 6 p.m. Plus, spend some time with Santa and Mrs. Claus, meet real reindeer, groove to live music and feast on delicious food truck fare. And don’t forget the “Polar Express” rides – they’re free for all!
 
Guests are invited to experience “Northern Lights” with larger-than-life light features, including a 15-foot Infinity Snow Globe, a gigantic walkthrough snowflake and gleaming polar bears. We’re lighting up the park with 125,000 LED-efficient dazzling bulbs, all 95% recyclable.
 
New this year will be the addition of Beacon Park’s “Design Haus,” which opens with Light Up Beacon Park festivities.
 
Additional dates will be open to the public in November and December. The indoor heated space will feature live entertainment, art installations, themed décor, visual displays, photo backdrops, along with a winter cocktail spritz bar by Lumen Detroit. This Detroit destination is the perfect place to visit all season long. Join us from Nov. 17 to Jan. 16, 2024 and immerse yourself in the winter spirit at Beacon Park.
 
This event is FREE and open to the public.
 
A full list of activities is available at DTEBeaconPark.com
 
FOOD & BEVERAGES
– Lumen: craft cocktails and craft beer
– Food Trucks: Big Bo’s Grill, Curbside Eatery
 
PERFORMANCES / SPECIAL FEATURES
– Drey Skonie and the Klouds
– DJ Invisible
– Hip Hop Nutcrackers by Ballenger Entertainment
– John R King Performing Arts Academy
– Casali Dancers
– Tap Dance Detroit
– “Polar Express” Train Rides
– Santa and Mrs. Claus
– Live Reindeer
 
Light Up Beacon Park is presented by DTE Beacon Park Foundation and programmed by the Downtown Detroit Partnership

 

Canterbury Village Tree Lighting (Lake Orion)

5pm – 8pm (Tree Lighting at 6pm.)

An annual tradition! Canterbury Village kicks off the holiday season with the lighting of our 45-foot, music synchronized, dancing lights Christmas tree!
 
This festive event is fun for the entire family, complete with entertainment and carolers. Stores throughout the quaint village are open for holiday shopping, old fashioned carolers provide a musical atmosphere, and beloved holiday characters (including SANTA and the GRINCH!) will visit with the children! Outdoor fire pits will be stationed throughout the village for warmth, and we’ll have hot cocoa and warm cider available for purchase.
 
This event is FREE to attend, and the community is encouraged to come together and bring a donation to help support The Village Food Pantry.

45 Foot D

There will be another special event at the Village Saturday, 11/18 – Sunday, 11/19 called the Cocoa Stroll!

The Stroll will take place 11am – 3pm both days!

Tickets are $2 per person at the door. Admission is free for children under two, active military and veterans.

The village hopes you will also bring your best canned and non-perishable food to benefit The Village Food Pantry.

Shops across the village will offer samples of hand-crafted cocoa treats, and adults can enjoy special cocoa cocktails. The shops are bringing out their best creations as they compete for the Best Cocoa Award, which will be decided by guests at the Cocoa Crawl.

 

Aurora at Glenlore Trails Opening Day (Commerce Twp)

3860 Newton Road
Commerce Twp, MI 48382

Starting Nov 17, 2023 (Thursdays – Sundays)

An immersive wintry experience for all ages.  Visit Michigan’s original illuminated forest this holiday season! One mile outdoor path with interactive, story moments, and other entertainment. New features added regularly!

Great for families, dates, friend groups, etc.

General Admission: $25
Youths: $15
Seniors: $20

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Drive Through Light Show at Pine Knob – Magic of Lights

Nov 17, 2023 – Dec 30, 2023

Daily: 5:30-10pm

(The lines are shorter on weekdays.)

Ticket prices are higher when purchased on the event date.

Santa Saver (Online): $17.50/vehicle (on sale for a limited time)

Advance Saver Limo/Party Bus (Online): $50/bus

See the FAQs HERE

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Nite Lights – Michigan International Speedway (Brooklyn)

5 mile long holiday lights drive through experience.

11/17/23 – 1/7/24
Open Everyday – Including Holidays

Hours:
Sun – Thurs; 5:30 – 9PM
Fri – Sat; 5:30 – 10PM

Prices: 
$35 per car/vehicle
$50 per limo/motorhome/mini bus
$100 per tour bus

This one has a NiteLights Express Train that you can purchase tickets to ride too!

There is also a 5k run/walk on Nov 11 that you can register for!

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Festival of Trees Cocktail Preview in Downtown Rochester

Tickets are $50

The Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees is a holiday spectacular unlike any other, featuring trees, wreaths, and centerpieces designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community.

This is your opportunity to get a sneak preview (and first choice) of the gorgeous themed trees, wreaths, centerpieces and more, designed and donated by the Metro Detroit community. The event will include refreshments, silent auction and a cash bar. Plus, you’ll have the chance to bid on all the holiday items before the event opens to the general public on November 18 – 19. Proceeds benefit The Big, Bright Light Show.

Open to the public: November 18 & 19

The event will be open to the public on Saturday, November 18 from 10 am – 8 pm and Sunday, November 19 from 10 am – 5 pm at our The Rochester Community House (816 Ludlow). Admission is free.

All proceeds benefit The Big, Bright Light Show. 

For more information about the Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, contact the Rochester DDA at 248-656-0060 or email info@downtownrochestermi.com.

 

Northville Holiday Lighted Parade

FREE Event!
 
Guess who’s coming to Town? Join the thousands of parade-goers as the holiday season officially kicks off with the Holiday Lighted Parade. Bands, dancers, floats, and of course, Santa, make this annual favorite a great family tradition!
 
The Parade begins at 6:30 PM and will be followed by the official tree lighting in Town Square, Downtown Northville at 8:00 PM
This year’s theme is ” From the North Pole to North-Ville”
 
The Northville Holiday Lighted Parade is a FREE event. Don’t let anyone try to sell you tickets, because it is FREE, FREE, FREE, to all spectators.

 

Elf is Back in Theaters To Celebrate the Film’s 20th Anniversary

Coming Nov 17th to a theatre near you!

 

Light the Village: Rochester Hills Tree Lighting

6-9pm; Friday, Nov 17

The 375,000 square foot outdoor shopping center will be covered with over 800,000 dazzling-colored lights and offer an evening of family-fun entertainment. The event will delight folks of all ages and include holiday music and entertainment, delicious food, a spectacular fireworks display, and Santa Claus’s first appearance for 2023!
 
The Light The Village event will feature:
*Holiday Music
*Santa Claus’ Grand Entrance – at 6:45PM
*FREE walk-up visits to see Santa – from 8PM-9PM
*Fireworks Show – beginning promptly at 7:15PM
*Food Trucks (The Grilled Wrap. Delectabowl, Detroit Popcorn Co., Sugar Honey Macaroons, Armandos Taqueria, Little Donut Truck)
*Fun Interactions from 6:00PM-9:00PM with Stilt Walkers, Fire Performers, LED Performers, and Balloon Twisters
*Magic Show at 6:30PM
*The Grinch and Cindy Lou Appearances
*Free Face Painting
*Free Arts & Crafts Activities compliments of Paint Creek Center for the Arts
*Free shuttle service from Adams High School beginning at 5:30PM

 

St. Clair Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

This one is in St. Clair County (not St. Clair Shores!)

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Deck The Alley (Howell)

The Alley District in Howell

Come celebrate our 5th Annual Deck the Alley!

What can you expect?

Tree Lighting with Santa @ 6pm – Help us light up the Alley!

Hot Cocoa Bar – Stay warm with your own creatively made hot cocoa!

Caroling – Sing along with various carolers!

Pop Up Shops in the Alley – Shop your favorite stores’ Christmas items!

Canned Food Drive – Stuff the local Food Pantry! Bring a non-perishable item to be entered to win an Alley District Shopping Spree valued at over $1000! Every item = a ticket!

Shopping Spree Drawing @ 7:30pm

 

Annual Village Tree Lighting (Grosse Pointe)

Friday, 11/17; 5:30-7:30pm

Kercheval & St. Clair

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in The Village! The City of Grosse Pointe Foundation and the Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to join us for the Annual Tree Lighting in the Village.
 
Sip on cocoa provided by the Grosse Pointe Boat Club, listen to carols sung by the Grosse Pointe South Choir and make some yummy s’mores! Characters from the North Pole will be visiting, outdoor movies, photo ops and fun await visitors of all ages!
 
Events begin at 5:30PM, with the tree being lit at 6:00PM. All activities will wrap up by 7:30 PM

 

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Ice Skating at Campus Martius Opens (Detroit)

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK AND HOLIDAYS!

November 18 – December 11 

  • Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm 
  • Friday: 11 am – Midnight 
  • Saturday: 10 am – Midnight 

December 12 – January 1 

  • Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm 
  • Friday: 11 am – Midnight 
  • Saturday: 10 am – Midnight 
  • Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm 

Holiday Hours 

  • Christmas Day: noon – 10 pm 
  • New Years Eve: 11 am – 11 pm
  • New Year’s Day: 11 am-11 pm

January 2 – March 3 

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11 am – 9 pm 
  • Tuesday: 11 am – 6 pm 
  • Friday: 11 am – 11 pm 
  • Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm 
  • Sunday: noon – 8 pm

 

Santa’s Reindeer Farm Opening Day at Grandpa Tiny’s Farm (Frankenmuth)

Opens Saturday, 11/18/23

Experience Santa’s Farm during the hustle and bustle of getting ready for the Christmas season!
**Lots of Photography Opportunities!**

The farm is on full on holiday mode for this stroll through event where you will get to see how Santa has transformed the farm into his headquarters preparing for the big day.

Meet Santa himself along with the reindeer in training. Bring a letter for Santa if you haven’t already mailed it!

Watch and chat with the jolly workers helping to keep Santa’s Farm running smoothly. Included is making an ornament with the Woodworker to take home with you!

Limited amount of tickets will be available to avoid crowding. Tickets to be released shortly on our website. Please check the Event Invite posts for updates and added details for this event. 

 

Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run & Walk (Armada)

Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill

Saturday, 11/18/23

Get ready to jingle all the way at our first ever Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run & Walk and kick off the start to the holiday season with us!
 
SANTA-APPROVED FEATURES 
 
Dash through our enchanting 150-acre Christmas tree wonderland!
 
Each participant will receive a cozy, commemorative winter beanie to keep you toasty all season.
 
Add a touch of holiday magic to your tree with an exclusive holiday ornament.
 
Reward your holiday hustle with post-race sweet cider, or hard cider for the grown-ups, and scrumptious donuts.
 
Bring your family and friends for a jolly good time. Whether you’re running, walking, or strolling, you’re sure to have a holly, jolly, and donut-filled day! Don’t miss out on this merry and magical event. Register today, and let’s make this holiday season unforgettable!
 

 

Mt. Clemens Santa Parade

Santa Claus is coming to town Saturday, November 18th at 10 AM for the Annual Mount Clemens Santa Parade. Bundle up and join us on Main St. for this fun-filled holiday celebration. Additional event details will be coming soon.
 
If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Weiss by phone at (586) 431-6788 or by email at weissii@msn.com.

 

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Tree Lighting at Partridge Creek (Macomb)

Join us for our annual Tree Lighting Celebration on Sunday, November 19. Sponsored by JD Sports!
 
Tree Lighting Festivities include:
 
4:00-7:00 pm near Sola Salon Suites
-Complimentary Face Painters
 
4:00-7:00 pm near Chico’s
-Complimentary Photo Booth with magical Partridge Creek trees in the background
 
4:00-6:00 pm near Coach
-Complimentary Cider & Donuts*
-Sponsored by Nino Salvaggio International Marketplace.
-*One per person, while supplies last
 
5:00-7:00 pm Entertainment on Stage in Center Court
-Snow Sisters
-Lazer Beatz Drum Line
-Break Dancing Elves
-NuClassica Electro-Pop Violinists
-Santa & Mrs. Claus
-Tree Lighting
 
Starting at 4 pm, the first 1,000 children under the age of ten at each entrance of the mall will receive a light up wand to help Santa light the tree. While Supplies Last.
 
Plan accordingly and expect heavy traffic on Hall Rd.

 

Coca-Cola Christmas Caravan at Saint John’s (Plymouth)

Join us for a FREE festive holiday event at Saint John’s Resort! The Coca-Cola Christmas Caravan is coming to town, and it’s bringing Santa Claus himself!
 
Santa will be arriving in his fully illuminated 18-wheel truck, spreading holiday cheer and joy to children and adults alike. Bring the whole family and enjoy pictures with Santa, dance with the polar bear as well as complimentary Coca-Cola products.
 
We’ve got delicious menu items from our Five Steakhouse and Wine Grotto available for purchase, including mouthwatering steak tenderloin tips, vegetarian chili, mac & cheese, wagyu meatballs, sliders, truffle parmesan fries, and more!
 
We also have a very special Holiday Caravan Promotional Room Rate to make your outing a special experience. Reserve your room for only $109 here: https://reservations.travelclick.com/6153?RatePlanId=8193943 (standard King & Queen rooms only)
 
Don’t miss out on this magical holiday experience. Join us at Saint John’s Resort for an evening filled with fun, food, and festive spirits. We can’t wait to see you there!

 

Saturday, November 18 – Sunday, November 19, 2023

Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza (Armada)

Nov 18-19 & Nov 24-26 (Tree Lighting is Friday, 11/18 at 6pm)

Tis the season to be jolly at Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza! 
 
Kick off the holiday magic with a day of shopping, festive cheer, and twinkling lights. Explore unique finds from local artisans, pick out the perfect Christmas tree, and don’t forget to take home fresh evergreen wreaths, porch pots, and delightful decor for your home.
 
For a truly magical experience, visit the original farmhouse for a photo with Santa or head to Orchard Square for cozy igloo dining, and steaming hot beverages.
 
The excitement peaks with Blake’s annual tree lighting in Orchard Square on November 18th at 6:00 pm, accompanied by carolers and live music. Plus, keep the little ones entertained with free children’s crafts and face painting, and create lasting memories with our Santa Experience. It’s a holiday extravaganza you won’t want to miss!
 
This is a FREE ENTRY event! RSVP at https://blakefarms.com/event/holiday-extravaganza/ to let us know you are joining us at the Holiday Extravaganza.

 

Cocoa Crawl at Canterbury Village (Lake Orion)

11am-3pm; $2 Entry at Door

Please donate canned food & non-perishable food items to benefit Village Food Pantry

 

Monday, November 20, 2023

Big Bright Light Show Kick Off (Downtown Rochester)

Nov 20, 2023 – Jan 21, 2024

The buildings in downtown Rochester will be covered with more than 1.5 million points of glimmering holiday light.

Kick-Off is on Nov 20. Light switch is flipped on at 7pm!

Every Evening from 5pm-Midnight

Most stores are open Monday-Saturday until 9pm

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

Wednesday, Novmeber 22, 2023

Miracle at The Oakland Opens (Ferndale)

201 W Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220

It’s a speakeasy! If you’re entering from the front, look for a door that says “Art Novelty Company.” 😉

Opens Wednesday, 11/22/23

Making a reservation online is your best bet to getting in without a wait! They only do reservations for groups of 2-6 people. Reservations for the pop-up are live on their website!

It is a $10 deposit/person to reserve a spot. Deposits are only refunded when your group arrives. If you do not show, your deposit is forfeited. If you cannot make it, you are welcome to transfer your reservation to another person. Seats are held for 15 minutes past the reservation time. Arrival more than 15 minutes late will result in a forfeited deposit.

For groups of 2 or less, seating is reserved for one hour. Reservations are 1.5 hours for groups of 3 or more. If no groups have reserved and there are no groups waiting to sit, they will happily continue serving you.

Hours:
Closed on Mondays
Tues-Sat: 5pm-Midnight
Sun: 5pm-11pm

Drinks Only. No Food.

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

Miracle Christmas Pop-Up at Dragonfly Opens (Detroit)

Waiting on more details!

 

The Iron Gate Christmas Pop-Up Opens (Wyandotte)

3019 Biddle Ave
Wyandotte, MI 48192

Christmas Lights, Christmas Wrapping Paper on the walls, elf feet dangling from the ceiling, Santa Hat Chair covers, cute Christmas cups, holiday inspired menus, & more! You just might spot Buddy the Elf, Ralphie, and Clark Griswold too!

Begins on Wednesday, 11/22/23

Reservations are strongly encouraged for Booths and the Lounge Area. The Bar is always first come first serve. Reservations are limited to 90 minutes per reservation.

Make a reservation online.

You can also book a holiday party by emailing events@irongatebarwyandotte.com

Mon-Thurs: 4pm-Midnight
Fri-Sat: 4pm-2am
Sun: 12pm-Midnight

They do have a wonderful menu of food items here as well!

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

Canterbury Village Holiday Stroll Opens (Lake Orion)

Nov 22, 24-26

Dec 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 21-23

Holiday Stroll will be the most memorable experience of the holiday season. Canterbury Village transforms to a winter wonderland to provide a true Holiday setting that brings the spirit of Christmas to life!

This family friendly event is hosted outdoors where you stroll through the quaint Village that is glowing with almost a million festive lights, enjoy a 7-minute amazing light show choreographed to classic holiday songs, and enjoy the sounds of professional carolers, and live Christmas performances.

Experience recreations of favorite holiday scenes throughout, live holiday characters roaming to greet guests, and classic characters like Frosty, Buddy The Elf, The Grinch, Olaf, Jack Frost, Anna and Elsa and more! The Children’s Caroling Corner will showcase some classics songs on a large screen for everyone to sing along, while enjoying smores and hot chocolate.

Also, on the C-Pub outdoor patio enjoy a variety of beers, hard ciders, wine, and cocktails surrounded by firepits and the sounds of Christmas carols.

The holidays would not be complete without a visit with Santa Claus, along with free photos by professional photographers. In addition, Santa’s personal mailbox will be in place and children can bring their letters, with special delivery directly to the North Pole.

The Annual Holiday Stroll at Canterbury Village is a memorable, must-see experience that will become your Holiday tradition.

Adult Tickets: $17.99 + $3.00 Ticket Fee + $1.26 Processing Fee = $22.25 (Sales Tax Will Be Added)

Child (Age 2-17) Tickets: $17.99 + $3.00 Ticket Fee + $1.26 Processing Fee = $22.25 (Sales Tax Will Be Added)

A Parking Pass is also required.

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Friday, November 24, 2023

Holly Dickens Festival, Lighted Parade, Tree Lighting, & Santa’s Arrival

The Dickens Lighted Parade is the official start of the festival and holiday season in Holly, filling the sights and sounds of Downtown Holly with amazing floats, music, dance, and more!

The parade lines up in the parking lot of the VFW on Airport Road in Holly, then heads down Saginaw Street towards Downtown, then onto Civic Drive where the tree lighting ceremony takes place, followed by a very special visit Santa himself!

 

Whiskey Winter Wonderland at Detroit City Distillery Open (Eastern Market, Detroit)

2462 Riopelle St
Detroit, MI 48207
313-338-3760

Christmas Trees and Greens Dripping with Colorful Lights and Festive Holiday Drinks! Enjoy a menu with 15 craft cocktails.

Whiskey Winter Wonderland
Begins on Friday, 11/24/23

Hours:
Wed-Thurs: 4-10pm
Fri: 4-11pm
Sat: 10am-11pm
Sun: Noon-6pm

Seating is First Come First Serve.

No food. Drinks only.

They also sell cocktail kits, spirits, and merch on their website or during market hours.

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

Jingle at Ale Mary’s Opens (Royal Oak)

316 S Main St.
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Begins on Friday, 11/24/23!

This one is super popular, so it’s a good idea to make a reservation online!

Hours:

If you love Christmas Pop-Ups, you’ll want to check out my whole list >>HERE<<

 

Home For The Holidays at the Ford House Opens (Ford Estate – SCS)

1100 Lake Shore Rd
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

Dates: Nov 24, 2023 – Dec 30, 2023 (Thursdays – Sundays…please click here to see various dates)

Home for the Holidays presented by Landscape Services Inc., is a new winter experience at Ford House, where visitors can enjoy a beautifully lit evening walk throughout the historic estate, marveling at the glittering white lights and the first floor of the Main Residence.

During the self-guided tour, you will hear captivating stories about the estate’s rich history as you take in the home’s understated elegance, a look inspired by Eleanor Ford’s tastes and wishes. Each ticket also includes a complimentary hot chocolate.

Admission:

  • Member Adult: $20
  • Member Child: $10
  • Public Adult: $30
  • Public Child: $15
  • Children under 12 months: FREE

>>Click Here To See More Fun Events Happening at The Ford House<<

 

Detroit Zoo – Wild Lights Opening Day 

Nov 24, 2023 – Jan 7, 2024

Available Dates: Nov 24-26, Dec 1-3, 8-10, 13-23, 26-31, Jan 2-7

Select Weeknights

Sundays: 5-9pm

Fri & Sat: 5-10:30pm

Buy your tickets online.

General Admission (Most Basic Package): $17-25/person

Parking is $8

There will be a limited number of Walk-Up Tickets available. General Admission Walk-Up Price is $26

All Guests Ages 2+ Must Have a Ticket

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Winter Wonder Lights & Holiday Walk Opening Day at Meadow Brook Hall & Gardens (Rochester)

350 Estate Dr.
Rochester, MI 48309

Nov 24, 2023 – Dec 30, 2023

“Light, music, and magic!”

Pairing indoor sights with outdoor lights, Meadow Brook is Michigan’s most dazzling holiday destination. Our two unforgettable holiday events will delight families, couples and people of all ages.

By day, our beloved annual HOLIDAY WALK transports visitors through the historic mansion decked in shimmering splendor, while WINTER WONDER LIGHTS transforms the estate at night into a breathtaking light show featuring music, seasonal treats and holiday magic.

Holiday Walk by Day (Indoors/Day Event): $20.50

Winter Wonder Lights by Night (Outdoors/Night Event): $22.50

Duration: ~1.5 hours

Parking: Free + Shuttle Service is available

Tickets are on sale now – you must purchase in advance online. Tickets are booked for a specific date and time to limit the capacity.

Holiday Walk is an indoor, daytime event. Winter Wonder Lights is an outdoor, evening event that features the opportunity to tour areas of the mansion. Both experiences will take place rain, snow or shine at Meadow Brook Hall, located on the campus of Oakland University.

Most areas of Holiday Walk are accessible to wheelchairs and power scooters. Strollers are only permitted on the main level and must be checked at the Visitor Services desk for the upstairs portion of the tour.

All outdoor areas of Winter Wonder Lights are accessible to strollers, wheelchairs and power scooters. Strollers are only permitted on the main level during the optional leg of the tour inside Meadow Brook Hall.

Winter Wonder Lights features a variety of food and drinks, ranging from concession snacks such as popcorn and glow-in-the-dark cotton candy. Seasonally-inspired beverages, cocktails and kid-friendly drinks are available.

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Hollydazzle @ MI Renaissance Festival Begins (Holly)

HollyDazzle is a magical three-quarter mile outdoor trail featuring more than a dozen lighted Christmas scenes including Santa Claus, Sledding Penguins and Candy Land Castle in a magical winter wonderland walk through at the Renaissance Village.

Nov 24-Dec 31, 2023

Open Rain, Snow or Shine! Free Parking!

Dates:

Nov 24, 25, 26 Dec 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 21-23, 24, 29-31

Times:
5:30 PM – 10:30 PM

 
Ticket Info:
Adults (13+): $21.95
Kids (5 – 12): $8.95
Elf Bundle (1 child & 1 adult): $21.95
Kids 4 & Under Are Free

Most vendor booths accept credit/debit cards. Festival does not accept personal checks or foreign currency in any locations.

For the FULL LIST of Holiday Lights Around Town/Where To See Christmas Lights >>Click Here <<

 

 

Sperry’s Santa Parade (Port Huron)

The official start of the holiday season begins with the Sperry’s Santa Claus Parade as we welcome Santa Claus to historic Downtown Port Huron at 6PM!
 
Following the parade, Santa will pull the switch lighting Downtown Port Huron’s Christmas Tree! The community is invited to take part in this magical night of lights, music and all things Christmas!
 
The parade will begin at 6pm sharp at Glenwood Ave, heading South to the corner of Military and Water St, where the new Downtown Port Huron Christmas Tree will be located.
 
Stay tuned for fun things happening after the Lighting Ceremony.
 
Sperry’s Santa Parade is sponsored by Sperry’s Moviehouse and Advia Credit Union.

 

CPKC Holiday Train

Will be passing through downriver on the evening of Nov 24! This one is always hard to nail down due to how long it takes the train to get through customs. More details to come later!

 

Satruday, November 25, 2023

Milford Christmas Parade

10am-Noon

Gather with your loved ones and neighbors to enjoy floats, festive fun and catch a glimpse of Santa himself as they march through our charming downtown, sponsored by the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce.

 

New Haven Parade & Tree Lighting

The Village of New Haven Annual Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting will take place Saturday, November 25th at 6PM.
 
The parade route will be: Division, Havenridge, Clark and Main Street. The parade will end at Fountain Park where we will have our Annual Tree Lighting!
 
Grand Marshal to be announced.
 
Line up for the parade will be at 5:30PM on Division.
 
After the Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony join us at the New Haven Fire Hall (57775 Main Street, New Haven, MI, 48048) for our Annual Kris Kringle Cookie Contest, a light snack and a visit with Santa!

 

Friday, November 24 – Sunday, November 26, 2023

Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza

Tis the season to be jolly at Blake’s Holiday Extravaganza! 
 
Kick off the holiday magic with a day of shopping, festive cheer, and twinkling lights. Explore unique finds from local artisans, pick out the perfect Christmas tree, and don’t forget to take home fresh evergreen wreaths, porch pots, and delightful decor for your home.
 
For a truly magical experience, visit the original farmhouse for a photo with Santa or head to Orchard Square for cozy igloo dining, and steaming hot beverages.
 
The excitement peaks with Blake’s annual tree lighting in Orchard Square on November 18th at 6:00 pm, accompanied by carolers and live music. Plus, keep the little ones entertained with free children’s crafts and face painting, and create lasting memories with our Santa Experience. It’s a holiday extravaganza you won’t want to miss!
 
This is a FREE ENTRY event! RSVP at https://blakefarms.com/event/holiday-extravaganza/ to let us know you are joining us at the Holiday Extravaganza.

 

Canterbury Village Grinch Weekend (Lake Orion)

Kick off the Christmas season with the ultimate holiday visitor! No, it’s not Santa. It’s… THE GRINCH!
 
Friday through Sunday, November 24th-26th; 11am to 3pm
FREE ENTRY – FREE PARKING
 
Join us for a holiday hoobie whatty here in Canterbury Village! Very special guests the Grinch and his pal Cindy Lou Who will be here for you to meet and take selfies with!
 
All village stores will be open for holiday shopping as well. Grab a cup of cocoa, take in the decorations throughout the village, and get started on gift buying! Many of the small stores will be featuring special sales for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday!
 
Can’t make it out to this fun, FREE weekend? We’ll have another chance to meet the Grinch in Canterbury Village on the weekend of December 16-17!
 
 
 
Nov 25-26, Dec 2-3, Dec 9-10
 
The Holly Dickens Festival is the longest-running of its kind, and completely organized by local volunteers of all ages who bring Holly to life every holiday season welcoming thousands of people from all over Michigan and beyond.
 
Stroll the streets of historic Battle Alley, visit unique shops, and dine on delicious food. Fill your senses with the smell of roasting chestnuts, hot chocolate, and maybe even a little gruel! Lose yourself to the music of Christmas carolers, the joy of holiday colors and lights, and feel the warmth of friends and neighbors greeting you on every corner.
 
Come visit us this year! We can’t wait to see you!

 

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Clawson’s Annual Tree Lighting

Memorial Park; 6:30pm
 
Mark your calendars for this kickoff to the winter holidays! Join us on Wednesday, November 29th at Memorial Park just outside the Blair Memorial Library.
 
We’ll start with some caroling led by the Clawson Choir and other members of the community at 6:30pm and Santa will arrive by fire truck around 6:45pm to light the tree! Afterwards, we’ll head across the street to the Community Room at City Hall for some cookies, hot chocolate and more music from the Clawson String Orchestra.
 
We’ll also collect gift cards for the Clawson Goodfellows “No Child Without A Christmas” program. The Goodfellows will then distribute those directly to local families in need this holiday season.

 

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Romeo Village Tree Lighting w/Santa

7pm-8:30pm; Downtown Romeo & Village Park

FREE, FAMILY EVENT

Be a part of this Village Tradition! It all begins with a parade up Main Street followed by a celebration in the park. We’ll light the Christmas tree, listen to holiday music, enjoy treats, roast Chestnuts over an open fire, write & mail letters to the North Pole, and visit with SANTA!
 
*PARADE STARTS AT 7PM; TREE LIGHTING FOLLOWING
 

Christmas Aglow (Shelby Twp)

Friday, 11/30; 6:30pm
 
Township Municipal Campus
52700 Van Dyke Ave
Shelby Twp, MI
 
34-foot Christmas tree lighting with Santa!
Free photos with Santa at the library after the tree lighting until 8:30pm
 
 
There will be a hot chocolate stand, kids crafts at the Kris Kringle Castle, marshmallow roasting, horse-drawn carriage rides, the “Holiday Express” train display,and a live reindeer.

 

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