Seasonal Events & Attractions

Seasonal Attractions and Annual Events including Holidays for the entire state of Michigan all listed by Region, County and City.

The Holidays are always a magical time for everyone. This is an especially magical time at Peacock Road Family Farm.

November 22 - January 3, 2022

You are invited to brighten your holidays in downtown Rochester with The Big, Bright Light Show! The buildings in downtown Rochester will be covered with more than 1 million points of glimmering holiday light.

December 4, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The jolly man in the red suit will be making an appearance in the Chamber’s Annual Santa Parade. The parade winds through downtown Rockford. The jolly man in the red suit makes Rockford one his first stops on his world tour. More than 60 floats line the downtown streets to welcome Santa Claus.

November 19, 2021 from 6-8 p.m.

Festivities in Lansing start with the Annual Silver Bells in the City always the Friday before Thanksgiving. The Silver Bells in the City is scheduled in downtown Lansing. in downtown Lansing. The lighting of Michigan’s official state Christmas tree will take place just after 7:30 p.m.

November 20, 2021 through January 9, 2022

Join us for 40 magical nights with millions of LED lights illuminating trees, buildings and more than 280 sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the sights and sounds of the season. For guests of all ages.

Holiday Celebration and Candlewalk in Frankenmuth River Place Shops is the perfect way to start the Christmas season. Free Hot chocolate and cookies. Ceremony starts at 6:30pm.

Frankenmuth River Place Shops
925 South Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Christmas in Mackinaw is a magical event each holiday season. A Victorian Christmas in Mackinaw will be celebrated. Events will take place beginning at McGulpin Point Lighthouse and ending in Heritage Chapel in Heritage Village, both located about three miles west of Mackinaw City.

Bundle up the family and come stroll through the Kellogg Park Walk of Trees. See 75 trees, each decorated by a local family, club or business.

It’s free, it’s fun and it’s healthy! Trees are lit 24 hours from the Saturday after Thanksgiving through Christmas. Where: Kellogg Park Downtown Plymouth. Make it a new family tradition.

November 20, 2020 - Cancelled

Immediately following the Northville Christmas Parade is a Tree Lighting Ceremony & Singalong, join in the fun while welcoming in the holidays.

The Mistletoe Market Christmas Boutique is an annual fundraiser featuring Holiday Fine Art & Crafts held by the South Haven Center for the Arts. Local artists display their jewelry, paintings, photography & more. This is an excellent way to begin your holiday shopping! A portion will benefit the art Center.

The Community Tree Lighting ceremony always takes place on the first Friday of December. The St. Joseph High School Choir begins Christmas carols near the tree located at the corner of Broad and Lake Boulevard, St Joseph Michigan at 6 p.m. with the ceremony taking place at 6:30 p.m.

November 2 & 3, 2019

Featuring new and returning selected artists displaying handmade items created from fiber, wood, metal, clay, glass, mixed media and more. Get your holiday shopping done early! Artist booths are located in Isabel Hall and the C.S. Mott Gallery Wing.
Festival of Trees

2021 Dates:
November 26-28 December 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 21-23, 26 and 28-30
Open for Drive Through Only nights: December 6, 13, 20, 24 and 27

Costumed villagers prepare for the holiday season in the Village’s homes and shops. The Colwell Opera House presents live entertainment, and Santa Claus visits with the children. See model trains and craft demonstrations, and enjoy holiday music and unique shopping opportunities.

December 4, 2021

The first weekend in December we hold our annual Festival of is Grass Lakes annual Christmas Festival of Lights. Enjoy breakfast with Santa; carriage rides to the Coe House Museum. The Coe House is open and decked out for the season. The United Methodist Church has their annual craft and bake sale, Santa makes a visit to the Depot.

Sat. December 04, 2021 | 3:00pm

The annual Reindog Holiday parade is a great time for all. This event features dressed up pets and their owners in a variety of holiday garb. Be prepared to see all kinds of costumes from “Santa Bernards” to “Reindeer Rottweilers” – definitely a must-see event! The event also marks the arrival of Santa.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 5:30 PM 6:30 PM

The Harbor Beach Annual Lighted Christmas Parade will travel from City Hall east down State Street to the light and then south on Huron Avenue to Trescott Street. Join Harbor Beach for this festive occasion!

Saturday, Dec 11, 2021

Santa's arrival, holiday-themed activities throughout Clare!

2021 Date: December 4, 2021

The Annual Holiday Light Parade is presented annually by the Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce, thousands of people come out every year to enjoy the parade and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. The parade will go east on Grand River Avenue, and continue to Taylor. The floats will be judges in seven categories, including Spirit of Christmas.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 2-5 p.m.

There is something for everyone at the popular annual Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival in downtown East Lansing with a wide variety of fun-filled seasonal activities.

2021 Dates: TBA

Santa Is Coming and will arrive in Gaylord for the Santa Light Parade in downtown Gaylord. Activities under the pavilion on court start at 5:30pm Hot chocolate, coffee, food, photo booth, live music,kids activities, sleigh rides, and more!!!

Remember to bring your cameras!!

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Santa Claus arrives in Downtown Holland during the annual Parade of Lights, escorted by 75 floats, trucks, antique cars, walkers and marching bands...all decked out from top to bottom in thousands of sparkling lights! This brightly lit holiday procession is fun for the entire family and a holiday tradition for the entire community!

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.

December 4, 2021 at 11am-4pm

A North Pole rumor, that has made it all the way to Saugatuck, indicates that Santa will be making a special appearance! Families can enjoy the return of Santa's Workshop (11am-4pm) at The Annex: 220 Water Street, Saugatuck. There will be photo opportunities with Santa plus kids craft projects, tree decorating, music, refreshments and more!

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

Nov. 25 thru Dec. 31, 2021

When: Nov. 25 thru Dec. 31, 2021
OPEN EVERY DAY INCLUDING HOLIDAYS

Where: Michigan International Speedway
US-12 Entrances only, 12626 US-12, Brooklyn, Michigan 49230

TWO US-12 Entrances:
WEST bound use Lot 8 Entrance
EAST bound use Graves Farm Entrance

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