Livingston County

Livingston County

November 25, 2022

Family fun tradition since 1980! Kick off your holiday season with the Fantasy of Lights! Enjoy local dining and shopping, meet Santa and his reindeer and watch one of the longest running holiday parades in the area!

Friday September 8, 2023 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, September 9, 2023 5:00pm - 10:00pm.

Award winning barbecue will once again be smokin' up Main Street from Grand River to First Street; serving up ribs, pulled pork, beef brisket, pork tenderloin, sweet treats, specialty mac n' cheese and much more. Come and check out some amazing vendors, and put in your vote for the People's Choice Best Barbecue!

Since 1960, Mt. Brighton Ski Area in Southeast Michigan has been one of the legendary family winter destinations on the Midwest snowsports scene. Skiers and riders from Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Northwest Ohio can easily access 25 trails and five lifts covering 130 acres.

Schell Family Farm Overview
Here’s a look at our 250 acre property and activities

Christmas Trees
Over 40 Acres of Christmas Trees.

Opening Sept 29, 2023

The Terrorfied Forest is a 30 acre attraction that takes you deep into darkness. Step into your nightmares and see what is lurking in the woods. Navigate your way through heart pounding fright as creatures of the night come out to play.

June 23-25, 2023

The Michigan Challenge Balloonfest features three entertainment venues with family activities and attractions. The Saturday night balloon glow is a must-see attraction at the Michigan Challenge.About 20 hot-air balloons will inflate on the launch field and glow their envelopes against the beautiful summer night sky.

Brighton offers many cultural, recreational and social activities. Several state and county parks are located within a few minutes' driving distance, as are more than 50 beautiful lakes, natural wetlands and golf courses. The state's Brighton Recreation Area alone comprises nearly 5,000 acres of woods, meadows and lakes.

August 18-20, 2023

Howell Recreation is excited to present this year’s The Mini Howell Melon Festival! This more compact and cozy version of the festival will still include lots of community favorite events and more (without the traffic headache as Grand River will not be closed).