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

Christmas in Region 4 of Michigan

Michigan Life's Region 4 Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Holland Area is the perfect place to Celebrate the magic of the holiday season!

The holidays are the perfect time of the year to travel around our beautiful state and enjoy the Holiday Light Displays, Exciting Christmas Parades, magical Holiday Shows and Events, and of course it 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!

Enjoy the Christmas Holiday Season in Michigan's Region 4 -Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Holland Areas

Michigan Life's Region 4 Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Holland Area including Allegan County, Barry County, Eaton County, Ionia County, Kent County Montcalm County, and Ottawa County Michigan.

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

The Santa Train

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

Saugatuck Christmas Celebration

The Saugatuck's ‘WHOOTVILLE’ Christmas Parade will be held on December 3, 2016 at 1 PM

Christmas for the Animals

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.

The Nutcracker

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.

Holland's Parade of Lights

Phone Number: 
616-355-1050

Holland's Parade of Lights is Tuesday Nov 29 6:30pm at 6:30pm

Address: 
Holland's Parade of Lights
8th Street and Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423

Rockford's Santa Parade

The jolly man in the red suit will be making an appearance in the Chamber’s 73rd Annual Santa Parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The parade winds through downtown Rockford. Join us for Rockford’s 73rd Annual Santa Parade! The jolly man in the red suit makes Rockford one his first stops on his world tour.

Address: 
Rockford Christmas Parade
17 Squares Street
Rockford, MI 49341

Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World

Phone Number: 
(616) 957-1580

Excitement surrounds this time of year as the annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World brings the glow of 300,000 lights, strolling carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides and more than 40 international trees and displays.

Address: 
Frederik Meijer Gardens
1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

WinterFest in Grand Haven

Winter Fun For Everyone! January 26 - 29, 2017. Winterfest is a full weekend of winter fun in Grand Haven, Michigan during the last week of January. The snow is upon us and with Michigan’s winters being long and cold, this is a perfect time to get out and be active.

Christmas Lite Show

You don't want to miss the Christmas Nite Lights at Fifth Third Ball Park The trip is just under 2 miles long with millions of lights. Make this one of your family traditions.

Address: 
Fifth Third Ball Park
4500 West River Dr
Comstock Park, MI 49321

Holiday Carriage Rides

On 12/15/2016 - 12/16/2016 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, The Rockford Chamber of Commerce sponsors horse-drawn carriage rides each year so that visitors may enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautifully decorated streets of the downtown area.

Address: 
Rockford Rotary Pavilion
50 Squires Street Square NE
Rockford, MI 49341

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