Saugatuck Christmas Celebration

Saugatuck Christmas Celebration

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!
Starting on Butler Street in downtown Saugatuck. Dress up as your favorite Whoville character and join Saugatuck’s Festive Holiday parade which will be let by Whoville’s fabled Mayor as parade Marshall. Sponsored by the Saugatuck/Douglas Visitors Bureau. Call 269-857-1701

Following the parade stay for SANTA’S WORKSHOP AND TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY A full day of holiday events for family and friends.

The Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 1pm and proceed down Butler Street. There will be bands, floats, performing groups, and a cast of characters. Everyone is invited to participate! A North Pole rumor, that has made it all the way to Saugatuck, indicates that Santa will be making a special appearance!

After the parade, families can enjoy the return of Santa's Workshop (1:30-4:30pm) at The Annex (Coral Gables) on Water Street. There will be photo opportunities with Santa plus kids craft projects, tree decorating, music, refreshments and more! Also, back by popular demand, will be carriage rides departing from The Annex.

Parade starts at 1pm

Santa's Workship from 1:30-4:30pm

FREE Carriage Rides!

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Shopping All Day!

After Santa's Workshop, head over to the Rose Garden at Mason and Butler Streets for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring free hot chocolate and cookies, caroling, and a countdown to light the holiday tree!

Visit local shops and restaurants and enjoy the holiday spirit!

Saugatuck Christmas Celebration