Pre-Christmas Winter

Pre-Christmas Winter is for events that happen up to the Christmas and New Years Day holidays. Examples are Christmas Parades, Christmas Tree Farms and Holiday Lights that come down after January 1st.

February 11th - 14th, 2021

Harrison, Michigan can't wait for spring to golf! Each year in February they dust off their golf clubs and invite visitors to play in this uproarious golf tournament on frozen Budd Lake in downtown Harrison. This fun event is played with tennis balls on a 9-hole course.

Enjoy a Fantasy Horse Drawn Carriage ride through the uniquely decorated streets of Frankenmuth. During the Christmas Season carriages are draped with garland and twinkling lights. While sitting on the crushed velvet seats of our Vis-à-vis enjoy holiday themed music along with the horse's jingling sleigh bells.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 8, 2021

Drive through our calm and colorful campus full of holiday lights. Stay safe and warm in your cars, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, indulge in some candy canes, turn on some holiday music, and look out your windows to experience a dazzling electrical extravaganza.

Dec 12, 2020 | 9AM - 7 PM
This years Ice Shack parade theme is "A Christmas Story".

A Crystal Christmas takes place on the the 2nd Saturday of December and boasts an Ice Shack parade of hilarious Northwoods themed floats!

Events will take place throughout the town. Below is a tentative schedule of event. More will be added as we get closer to the date.

Thursday-Sunday Nov. 28 - Dec. 24

Downtown Kalamazoo has a long tradition of creating the best holiday memories with Santa. Thursdays through Sundays between Thanksgiving and Christmas, more than 8000 parents and children come through from 76 zip codes to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, write wish lists to Santa, decorate cookies, and receive a FREE book to take home.

Day after Thanksgiving through January 1, 2021

The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm - the Croton Township Campground will be open for you and your family to drive through or hike through "The Colors of Christmas" light displays.

December 4 – 5, 2020

Feel the Spirit of the Season as the Ramsdell Ballroom is transformed into a winter wonderland with live Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decor designed by local holiday enthusiasts! Browse the items that are up for bid through silent auction all weekend, ending with the final sales on Sunday.

Open every night 6pm-11pm November 27 - January 1st.

The Colors of Christmas is a drive-thru wonderland of lights and Christmas displays. Every night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm starting the day after Thanksgiving until January 1 - the Croton Township Campground will be open for you and your family to drive through or hike through "The Colors of Christmas" light displays.

Come join us on a sleigh ride through the beautiful countryside of west Michigan. The sleigh trails wind through our third generation family farm which consists of agricultural fields and a beautiful forest that features rolling hills, deep ravines, river bottom and thick swamp.

The Red Barn Tree Farm is a Bennett Family adventure. It’s something we’ve been slowly planning and working on for about 20 years. Now that we’re finally up and going, we would like to invite you to come create some memories and become part of our Christmas Family.

Thanksgiving - New Years Day | Free - Donations Accepted

Sparkle in the Park will create over 50 holiday displays that visitors can drive by or take leisurely walks through with the family.

Bear Lake’s Sparkle in the Park | 7727 Hopkins Dr. Bear Lake, MI 49614

November 27 - December 27, 2020
Thur - Sun | 6 pm – 9 pm

Marshall’s Merry Mile is a spectacular light display is an annual family tradition.
At the Calhoun County Fairgrounds in Marshall. Bring the whole family to enjoy the holiday lights this Christmas. All proceeds will go to the Calhoun County Fairgrounds see website to pricing.

Come out to see the Holiday Lights at Shawhaven Farm. Ride past a beautiful Hanukah lights display, continue through the streets of the village all decorated up in the holiday spirit. See Santa coming down the chimney. Watch the animated light show to the music of the holidays.

Midland City Forest offers wonderful cross country skiing on groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. Trails are designed for skiiers of all levels, from beginner to an advanced 11k loop. A .7 mile beginner trail is lighted from dusk until 8 p.m. every evening. Routes and distances can be obtained by clicking on the map to the right.

Looking for the best Toboggan runs in Michigan? Check out The Toboggan Run at City Forest in Midland Michigan each run is over a tenth of a mile in length!

December 6, 2019 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM

The annual Christmas Tree Lighting downtown on Main Street kicks off the 3-day Christmas Bazaar and ushers in the winter season on Mackinac Island. Gather at 5:30 p.m. across from the Star Line Dock #1 for caroling and good cheer.

postponed until 2021

Step back in time as you take part in one of Michigan’s most unique holiday celebrations. An entire weekend of excitement including the Victorian Sleighbell Parade with horse drawn entries, bagpipers, reindeer meet and greet and carolers elegantly dressed in Victorian style attire.

November 16 – December 31, 2019

Creating holiday magic for a brighter world is what Battle Creek’s International Festival of Lights is all about. Once again, this traditional festival of lights will return in all its splendor and beauty to delight visitors from both near and far.

Friday November 22, 2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our Annual Luminary Festival! Stroll through the beautiful candlelit streets as 1,000 luminaries light your way as you shop in downtown St. Joseph.

Sat, December 7, 2019 4pm – 8pm

Christmas Tree Lighting and Merchant Luminary Walk

Awesome night in Lexington. Does not get anymore Americana than this night.

Santa, chestnuts, tree lighting, carols. A great way to kick off the holiday.

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