Celebrate Christmas in Grand Rapids, Grand-Haven, and Holland Region of Michigan

Celebrate Christmas in Grand Rapids, Grand-Haven, and Holland Region of Michigan

The holidays are the perfect time of the year to visit the Grand Rapids area and enjoy the Holiday Light Displays, Exciting Christmas Parades, magical Holiday Shows and Events.

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This is the time when we all gather in the local Christmas Tree Farms to pick out the perfect Christmas Tree, enjoy hot chocolate and apple cider while taking a horse drawn sleigh-ride through the woods of Michigan. Enjoy Life, Christmas Life, with Michigan Life!

What to See and Do in Region 4 -Grand Rapids Grand Haven and Holland Area

The Coopersville & Marne Railway Santa Train returns with decorated, heated cabs and a 90-minute round-trip ride. Children can sit with Santa and receive a present, and hear the Storytelling Princess read "The Polar Express." The train, which seats 250 people and has an on-board bathroom, departs from the station in downtown Coopersville

To ensure that this year’s event is bigger and better than ever, the Saugatuck Douglas Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is putting out an open invitation to any local businesses or groups who might be interested in participating in this year’s Christmas Parade!

The Country Mill orchard is the only mid-Michigan cider mill where a family can pick fresh apples, peaches, and blueberries at the same farm. We also offer our own locally grown vegetables such as sweet corn, winter squash, and pumpkins.

Share some holiday spirit with furry and feathered folks at John Ball Zoo's annual "enrichment" day. The event, designed to help zookeepers keep animals interested in their surroundings, allows patrons to donate food, toys and other items to brighten a critter's day. Go online to johnballzoosociety.org for a wish list.

At Fruit Ridge Hayrides, we are happy to offer a variety of old fashion farm activities for you to enjoy with your friends and family. For year -round fun,try a horse drawn hayride or sleigh ride through our woods and orchard. Family reunions, school groups, church youth groups and corporate picnics are always welcome.

Grand Rapids Ballet Company, Grand Rapids Symphony and about 100 children fuse their talents to bring the classic story to life. After a sold out world premiere, The Nutcracker, re-imagined by Polar Express author Chris Van Allsburg, returns for two weekends at DeVos Performance Hall.

Crane Orchards, the best Michigan U-Pick fruit, our famous Corn Maze, and Haunted Corn Maze great fruit and family fun!

Activities at The Orchards

There’s always something exciting happening at Klackle Orchards! From exciting Pavilion events to our Fall Fun Weekends, the excitement never ends at Klackle Orchards. Just some of our exciting events include:

Enjoy Hayrides at Fun Pumpkins, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch where 30 varieties of pumpkins grow. Pumpkins ready to be carved with faces for jack-o’-lanterns, stewed with spices, baked into pies, or stacked into decorative towers.

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