Christmas Events Metro Detroit 2021

Christmas Events Metro Detroit 2021 – Christmas and Holiday events, tree-lightings, Santa Claus arrivals, parades, craft shows & things to do in Detroit, Oakland County, SE Michigan and the Metro Detroit area during the Christmas and Holiday season.

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UPDATE 8/23/21 – SPECIAL NOTE For 2021 we are listing these events as we get them and will be UNABLE to update every listing if there are changes due to covid. We will TRY diligently to update this page for cancellations and postponements but I am unable to guarantee these events will be held as they are as scheduled. Due to a shortage of events this year, the ones that require pre-registration will likely SELL OUT QUICKLY. This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice, events being sold out, or cancellations.

Christmas Events Metro Detroit 2021 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

AUBURN HILLS CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021 from 6p-9p
Auburn Hills Christmas Event – Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony – 
MOMS Memorial (Auburn Rd at Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills, MI)
Tree lighting events include visits with Santa & Mrs Claus, the lighting of the giant Christmas Tree, and more! All events are FREE.

BERKLEY CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

BIRMINGHAM CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Friday, December 3 (4p-9p), Saturday, December 4 (10a-9p), Sunday, December 5, (10a-4p)
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Winter Markt 2021 
Attendees will enjoy European food and drinks, gift items, holiday greens, crafts, ice carving demonstrations, roaming winter princesses , live reindeer, warming stations, a Kinderhaus children’s activity area, the popular Santa House, horse-drawn carriage rides and live entertainment. Event is hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping District. More info

Friday, December 3, 2021 at 6p
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Holiday Tree Lighting
Shain Park (S Bates St. and W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, 48009)
Jump into the Holiday spirit with a night that brings the festive lighting of the winter season and the opening of Santa House. Enjoy live Christmas caroling and the lighting of the 35-foot tree with more than 40,000 LED Christmas lights. Event is hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping District.

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CLARKSTON CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 10a-3p
Clarkston Christmas Events – Holiday Market
Bay Court Park (6970 Andersonville, Clarkston, MI 48346)
Get a jump on holiday shopping while enjoying family-friendly holiday activities. FREE admission & FREE hot cocoa. For more info, call 248-625-8055. Hosted by Independence Twp Parks & Rec.

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DETROIT CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Daily, November 12 through Christmas
Detroit Christmas Events – Ice Skating at Campus Martius Park
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Enjoy the holiday lights at the world famous Campus Martius Park ice skating rink. Situated in the heart of Downtown Detroit on Woodward Avenue, the Rink offers one of the most beautiful skating experiences in the country. Returning for 2021/2022, visitors must purchase tickets online or by phone at 313-963-9393 only. Hosted by the Downton Detroit Partnership.

Daily Friday, November 19 through “Mid January”
Detroit Christmas Events – Light Up Beacon Park 
Beacon Park (1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
Experience the Children’s Tree come to life, with ornaments decorated by ​local children and families, along with brand new lighting installations, food trucks, live holiday music and more. New and returning interactive lighting features, totaling more than 125,000 twinkling LED lights will illuminate Beacon Park. Enjoy warming stations, hot chocolate, live music, take home crafts, and more. Hosted by the Downton Detroit Partnership.

Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 8:45a
Detroit Christmas Events – Detroit Thanksgiving Parade 2021
Woodward and Kirby, Downtown Detroit, Michigan
Watch as the Parade makes its way down Woodward Avenue. Santa Arrives in Detroit! Parade Route info

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FARMINGTON CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 6:30p
Farmington Hills Christmas Events – Holiday Lights Celebration
Farmington Hills City Hall (31555 W 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336)
The beautiful trees at City Hall will be illuminated, as well as a 20-foot candle that represents commitment to peace and unity in Farmington Hills. Santa will make a visit and refreshments will be served after the ceremony. Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills. This is a FREE event. For more information, call 248-473-1800.

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HARRISON TWP CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 1p-4p (9 45-minute sessions available)
Harrison Twp Christmas Events – Santa’s Candy Cane Trail
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Take a short stroll along the candy cane trail for a chance to meet a variety of winter characters. You’ll even get a magical chance to see Santa before his big night. Stop by Santa’s mailbox to deliver your letters. Each household will start at slightly staggered times within their registered start time. This ½ mile, relatively flat candy cane trail traverses through the woods on an aggregate path of gravel and grass. All ages event. $5 child, $5 adult, children under 2 are Free. Pre-register required online. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Monday, December 13 from 1p-3p
Lake St Clair Metropark Events – Holiday Ornaments from Nature
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Relax with some holiday music as you create unique ornaments made from natural materials. Instructions and materials provided. Ages 6+. $6 child, $6. Pre-registration is required online or by calling 586-463-4332. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

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HOLLY CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

November 27,28, December 4,5,11,&12 from noon-5p Saturdays, noon-5p and Sundays
Holly Christmas Event – Holly Dickens Festival 2021 – 
Step back into time as you stroll the streets, visit the shops, pubs and eateries in quaint downtown Holly, getting caught up in the story of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” Bring the whole family and get a jumpstart on your Christmas shopping. Lighted Parade on Saturday, November 27 at 6p. For more info, visit www.hollydickensfestival.org

HUNTINGTON WOODS CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:30a-11:30a
Huntington Woods Santa Claus Visits – HWP&R December to Remember
Burton Field (Nadine Avenue, Huntington Woods, Michigan, 48070)
10 yrs and under with a parent. Join your friends for a holiday festival featuring Santa, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Snacks, crafts and activities await. Pre-registration required. Contact 248-541-3030 for cost info & to register. Hosted by Huntington Woods Parks & Recreation.

LAKE ORION / ORION TWP CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 5:30p
Lake Orion Christmas Events – Lake Orion Sing & Stroll Tree Lighting Event
Downtown Lake Orion / Children’s Park
Enjoy live music, the 6p holiday tree lighting, treat tables, holiday festivities, and see Santa & Mrs Claus. Hosted by Downtown Lake Orion.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5p-8p (parade launches at 6p)
Lake Orion Christmas Events – Orion Lighted Parade –
Downtown Lake Orion
Sponsored by the Orion Area Parade Company. The parade boasts dozens of float entries each year, from civic organizations, dance studios, scouting troops, local dignitaries, marching bands, school groups and more. The event is capped off with a special visit by Santa himself, much to the joy of the young and old in the crowd lining the village streets. For more info, visit the Downtown Lake Orion DDA.

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MADISON HTS CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021 at 6:30p
Madison Hts Christmas Events – Holiday Tree Lighting
Civic Center Plaza at the Gazebo
The Mayor will welcome Santa and present him with an official key to the City. Visitors will enjoy cookies and cocoa while listening to seasonal music. Following the tree lighting program, children may wish to get their photos taken with Santa and Mrs Claus inside the Breckenridge Room of the Library. As this event is privately sponsored, the Mayor asks the community to help keep this tradition going, by making a donation payable to “City of Madison Heights – Christmas Light Fund.”. For more info, call 248-589-2294. Hosted by the City of Madison Hts.

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MILFORD CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 6:30p
Milford Christmas Event – The Big Reveal 
Downtown Milford
Stores on Main Street in Downtown Milford reveal festive holiday Christmas and holiday window displays to their stores. Come downtown and watch the kids “unwrap” the storefronts. Local merchants will wrap their storefronts on Tuesday, get busy, and reveal their holiday best on Thursday night. For more information, visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.

Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 10a
Milford Christmas Events – Downtown Christmas Parade
Downtown Milford
Come out to the annual Milford Christmas Parade, one of the longest-standing Main Street traditions around. Wonderful holiday event for the entire region. Come early! Main Street fills up fast. For more information, visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.

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NORTHVILLE CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

December 4 & 5, 11 & 12 from 10a-5p
Northville Christmas Events Visits – Maybury Farm Holiday Fun on the Farm
Maybury Farm (50165 Eight Mile, Northville Township, MI 48167)
Enjoy holiday decorations, farm animals, a photo op in an antique sleigh in our century-old barn, holiday music & a bonfire. Cost is $6. Kids 2 & under are FREE. Tickets must be purchased in advance at mayburyfarm.org.

Friday, December 10 (9a-8p), Saturday, December 11 (9a-5p), Sunday, December 12 (11a-4p)
Northville Weekend Events – Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures 
Northville Community Center (303 W Main St, Northville, MI 48167)
42nd Annual Handcrafters Tinsel & Treasures show featuring dozens of art and handcrafted exhibitors offering holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, Christmas decor, and much more. FREE parking. $4 admission. Kids 12 & under are FREE. For more info, email info@mercmarketing.com. Hosted by Hand Crafters.

NOVI CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

November 19, through November 21 5-10p FR, 2p-10p SA, & noon-6p SUN
Novi Christmas Events – Winter Wine & Whimsy
Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk
Enjoy holiday-themed food & adult drinks, shopping an artisan market, live entertainment, Santa visits, outdoor games & firepits, and more. Hosted by the City of Novi.

Friday, December 3 (6p-9p), Saturday, December 4 (4p-8p), and Sunday, December 5, (4p-8p) 2021
Novi Christmas Events – Fuerst Festive Nights
Fuerst Park (45325 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, Michigan 48375, 248-347-0456)
Enjoy the holiday lights stroll, food vendors, Santa visits, marshmallow roasting, carolers, crafts, and more. This is a NEW event that replaces the Light Up The Night event. You can pre-register for Santa visits on Festive Nights at cityofnovi.org. MORE INFO

December 16, 17, 18, 19, & 20 from 5p-10p (each night)
Novi Christmas Events – Holiday Lights on the Farm
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Rd, Novi, MI 48377, 248-347-0269)
Hosted by MSU Tollgate Farm & Education Center. Celebrate the holidays with a cruise at farm! Guests will enjoy holiday light displays built by volunteers and businesses from the comfort of their cars. Add to the fun by pre-purchasing a cookie and coco to-go box for your cruise. All proceeds will support educational programming. Pre-registration required. Pre-registration opens November ?? at this link.

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PONTIAC CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 8a-10:30a (WinterFUN Festival) Parade at 11a
Pontiac Christmas Events – Holiday Extravaganza Parade and WinterFUN Festival – 
Downtown Pontiac
Gallery of Ice with live ice carving competition, a petting farm with adorable animals, live Santa reindeer, s’mores and more. There is also a children’s WinterART Center that allows kids to participate in several different craft projects, get their face painted and more. Hosted by The Greater Pontiac Host Committee. More info

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ROCHESTER CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021 from 6p-9p
Rochester Christmas Events – Lagniappe
Downtown Rochester
Favorite Lagniappe activities will return, including Big Bright Light Show debut, strolling carolers, and a visit from Santa Claus. For full schedule, visit www.downtownrochestermi.com.

Monday, November 22, 2021 through January 3, 2022 (5p-midnight daily)
Rochester Christmas Events – Big Bright Light Show
Downtown Rochester
See Downtown Rochester lit up in Holiday glory as the city is adorned with over 1.2 million Christmas Lights. Lights are on from 5p-midnight. Hosted by the Downtown Rochester DDA. Review, pics, more info

November 26 and runs through Thursday, December 23, 2021
Rochester Christmas Events – Meadow Brook Hall Holiday Walk 
Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
The Meadow Brook Hall annual Holiday Walk explores the Dodge and Wilson family’s winter traditions and activities they enjoyed while living on the Meadow Brook Estate. More Info – Pics.

Friday, December 3, from 4p-10p & Saturday, December 4, 2021 from noon-10p
Rochester Christmas Events – Kris Kringle Market 
Downtown Rochester (W Fourth between Main St & Walnut)
Kris Kringle Market Rochester is inspired by the 700 year-old tradition of the European Christmas Market and visitors can enjoy the food, shopping, entertainment and ambiance of this open-air, holiday market. Shoppers will have choices of specialty foods, fresh greens and wreaths, and hand-crafted gifts for the Christmas season. Hosted by the Downtown Rochester DDA. More Info.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 2p
Rochester Christmas Event – Downtown Rochester Christmas Parade
Downtown Rochester MI
In its 70th year, the Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade is the largest Christmas parade in Michigan with an average 3,000 parade participants that represent a collaborative effort among families, businesses, non-profit and civic organizations, as well as schools and universities. Hosted by Rochester Regional Chamber.

ROCHESTER HILLS CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 9a-3p
Rochester Hills Christmas Events – Rochester High School Holiday Bazaar
Rochester High School (180 S Livernois, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
The bazaar will host 100 artists, small business owners, and direct sale vendors from all over Michigan and Ohio. For more info, visit rochesterhighschool.org or visit eventbrite to pick up tickets in advance.

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ROYAL OAK CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9a-4p
Royal Oak Christmas Events – Holiday Arts & Crafts Marketplace
Royal Oak High School (1500 Lexington Boulevard, Royal Oak, MI)
Fun, food and holiday shopping! Featuring more than 100 local artisans. Luncheon entrees and baked goods available for purchase. For more info, rohscraftshow@gmail.com. Hosted by the Royal Oak High School PTA.

Thursday, December 2, 2021 from 4p-9p (lighting takes place at 7p) & Friday, December 3, 2021 from 4p-9p
Royal Oak Christmas Events – Royal Oak Holiday Magic Marketplace and Tree Lighting
Royal Oak Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan)
The Royal Oak Farmers Market will host a Holiday Marketplace before, during and after the City Tree Lighting Ceremony. Local crafters and artisans featuring antiques, collectibles, crafts, & many downtown merchant booths. For additional information call 248-246-3276. Hosted by romi.gov.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 (all day)
Royal Oak Christmas Events – Royal Oak Jingle
Downtown Royal Oak
Holiday fun in Royal Oak, Enjoy the Cookie Crawl at Downtown stores, the RO Light Parade at 6p, live music, children’s crafts, food trucks, Holiday Marketplace, carriage rides, Santa & Mrs Claus & Santa’s reindeer. Most events are FREE. You can purchase tickets for carriage rides and other activities at rojingle.com.

SHELBY TWP CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, from 1p-2:30p
Shelby Twp Christmas Events – Holiday Nature Ornaments
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Make hand-made nature ornaments from natural materials gathered in local woodlands and meadows. Make a gift for family and friends or an ornament to hang on your tree. All materials will be provided. Ages 5+. $5 per person. Pre-register required online or by calling 586-781-9113. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. Annual vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

SOUTH LYON CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 10a
South Lyon Christmas Event – Candy Cane Hunt
McHattie Park (South Lyon, MI)
Bring your little one out to grab as many candy canes as they can find. Find the multi-color ones and get a prize. Children will be broken into age groups to ensure each child has a chance to grab a bunch of candy canes. Bring your own bag to fill up. Bring a camera for photo with Santa. This is a FREE event. For ages 3-10. Call 248-437-8105 for more info. Hosted by South Lyon Recreation.

SOUTHFIELD CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021 from 6p-9p
Southfield Christmas Events – Southfield Tree Lighting 2021
Southfield Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI)
Following the lighting ceremony at 6p, take a walk through light up displays, enjoy refreshments, a live reindeer, ice carving demonstrations, craft kits for the kids and more. This is an all outdoor event so please dress accordingly. Admission is FREE. Hosted by Southfield Parks & Recreation.

TROY CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, November 17, 2021 from 9a-4p
Troy Christmas Events – Elf Shelf Arts & Crafts Show Troy
Troy High School (4777 Northfield Pkwy, Troy, MI 48098)
200 Booths of holiday shopping! Admission is $?. Proceeds benefit local charities. For more info, call 248-988-0426. Hosted by the Troy Women’s Association.

WALLED LAKE CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Monday, December 6, 2021 from 7p-9p
Walled Lake Christmas Events – Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
City Hall (1499 E West Maple, Walled Lake, MI)
Holiday Tree Lighting and visit from Santa Claus. Festivities may start at the Walled Lake City Library (1499 E West Maple Road, Walled Lake, Michigan 48390) earlier with a craft & special guests but this facet is unknown at this time. Hosted by the City of Walled Lake.

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WEST BLOOMFIELD CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 11a-1:30p (half-hour sessions begin at 11a)
West Bloomfield Christmas Events – Letters to Santa
West Bloomfield Twp Recreation Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323 wbparks.org)
Meet Santa, give him your letter, take a family picture and he will have a cookie for you. Cost is per family. Choose from one of five timeslots. One adult needs to register for the event and then indicate how many children you are bringing when prompted. Any age welcome! Photos will be emailed within one week of the event. $15 per resident family/$17 per nonresident family. Online registration is available now.

WHITE LAKE CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Saturday November 20 and Sunday, November 21, 2021 (9a-5p SAT, 11a-3p SUN)
White Lake Christmas Events – Art and Greens Holiday Arts Market 
Bogie Lake Greenhouses (1525 Bogie Lake Road, White Lake)
“Held INSIDE the 28,000 square foot climate controlled Bogie Lake Greenhouses guests can shop the artist booths nestled between festive displays of poinsettias and other holiday greens, one of the most unique settings for an art and fine craft market in all of Michigan. There will be some artist demonstrations and children of all ages can enjoy various activities in the Market.”. For more info, visit www.huronvalleyarts.org.

WIXOM CHRISTMAS EVENTS 2021

Friday, December 3, 2021 from 5p-11p
Wixom Christmas Events – Holiday Tree Lighting
Wixom Community Center
Pics with Santa, crafts for kids, Christmas carols, a beer tent, live music, horse and carriage rides, fire & ice tower, and more! For more info, call 248-624-2850. Hosted by Wixom Parks & Rec.

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Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 6p-6:30p
Auburn Hills Christmas Events – Santa’s Drive-In Holiday Kick-Off
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets (AMC Theatre Parking Lot)
Tune in from the comfort of your own vehicle for a magical outdoor holiday event where you can sing-a-long with Detroit’s own Karen Newman, listen to Santa and Mrs. Claus read a holiday classic story and watch break dancing elves. The first 500 children will receive a free goody bag PLUS you can be entered to win for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree. Entry for event parking begins at 4:30pm. Background Christmas music will begin at 5:30pm with show beginning at 6:00pm. Event will last approximately 25 minutes. Hosted by Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.

Saturday, November 28, 2020 through Christmas Eve (various dates)
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Santa House
Shain Park (S Bates St and W Merrill St, Birmingham, MI, 48009)
Children may give Santa their list and have their picture taken with him. A donation may be given to help a local charity. FOR 2020 – Families are invited to schedule an appointment (one per family, please) to visit Santa in front of his quaint “home” under the pavilion in Shain Park. Santa visits will be socially distanced. Families are asked to wear masks while they are waiting, but they may remove them for their photo. Please check-in 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment. Link to Schedule a Visit with Santa. Hosted by the Birmingham Principal Shopping District. Schedule

Weekends November 28 through December 20
Birmingham Christmas Events – Downtown Birmingham Holiday Scavenger Hunt
Throughout Downtown Birmingham
Teams of 4-6 will download an app on a mobile device and work to earn points by figuring out clues and completing tasks. This walking adventure should take about 1 ½ – 2 hours to complete. Not only is this a great way to see some of the newest stores in Birmingham and do some window shopping, but one team each day will be awarded a $500 Birmingham Bucks gift card. Click here to sign-up your team. Once registered, you will be emailed instructions of how to download the app and play.

Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 6p-7p
Lake Erie Metropark Events – Lights, Trails & Seasonal Tales
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
An evening of outdoor seasonal fun. Hit the trail for a guided walk along our luminary-lit nature trail and meet a variety of Christmas-themed characters along the way. Face coverings are encouraged. $6. All ages. Pre registration is required by 12/11. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2020 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Daily at 5p – November 13, 2020 through January 2, 2021
Clarkston Christmas Events – Magic of Lights 2020
DTE Energy Music Theatre (33 Bob Seger Dr, Village of Clarkston, MI 48348)
Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Clarkston’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price. Hosted by 313presents.com. MORE INFO / TICKETS INFO

Daily, November 28 through December 15, 2020
Clawson Christmas Events – Clawson the Elf Scavenger Hunt
Throughout Downtown Clawson
Find Clawson the Elf, get his number and put it on the entry form. Submit the entry form to Clawson Chamber of Commerce or a participating business by December 15 at 6pm and get your name in a drawing for the Eat Local Shop Local Basket worth over $400. This is a FREE event hosted by clawsonchamber.org.

Thursdays through Sundays (beginning Friday, December 4) through Sunday, January 10, 2021
Commerce Twp Christmas Events – Glenlore Trails Aurora
Glenmore Trails at Multi Lakes Conservation Association (3860 Newton Road, Commerce Charter Township, MI 48382, glenloretrails.com)
Glenlore Trails is creating a half-mile holiday lights trail for the 2020 Holiday season. Glenlore Trails Aurora is a 1/2 mile outdoor walking path that has been overhauled with lighting, projection, and other sensory elements for all to enjoy. This is a family friendly experience. Masks are required. First half-hour increment of tickets starts at 5:30p, last starts at 9p. The event runs until 10p. Glenlore Trails tickets are $20 for ages 13+, $10 for ages 4-12, FREE for kids under 3. All tickets purchased online only require a processing fee. Tickets can be purchased at this LINK. MORE INFO.

Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 2p-5p
Commerce Twp Christmas Events – Holiday Family Movie
Oak Valley Middle School (4200 White Oak Trail, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48382)
A family-friendly afternoon watching a holiday favorites – Polar Express. FREE event. Pre-registration required. Hosted by Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education. Call 248-676-8390 or visit huronvalleyrec.com to register.

Thursday, November 7, 2020 from 1p-3p
Detroit Christmas Events – Detroit’s Children’s Tree Ornament Decorating –
Beacon Park (1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
Enjoy the an afternoon filled with holiday music, warming stations, and hot chocolate. Dress warm for this outdoor gathering. Enter your child’s name for a chance to help us light up the Children’s Tree on November 20. This is event is free to attend, spots are limited – pre-registration is required. PRE-REGISTER HERE. Hosted by the Downton Detroit Partnership.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 6:30p-9:30p
Farmington Christmas Event – Governor Warner Mansion Christmas Tree Lighting 
Governor Warner Mansion (33805 Grand River Avenue, Farmington, MI)
The city of Farmington’s Tree will be lit and the Gov. Warner Mansion is open in its festive attire.
This is a FREE event. For more info, call 248-474-5500 ext 2225. Hosted by the Governor Warner Mansion. Due to covid & virtual events… A special, pre-recorded Holiday event program will be livestreamed at 8p on December 5 on the City of Farmington’s cable channels, website, and Facebook page. See www.farmgov.com for more info.

Saturday, December 19 & Sunday, December 20, 2020 from 5:30p-8:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Drive-Thru Living Nativity
Orchard United Methodist Church (30450 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48334)
Experience this wondrous event from the warmth of your car as you slowly drive the luminary-lit path that takes you through several narrated vignettes—from the declaration of Caesar Augustus to the baby Jesus in the manger—featuring a costumed cast of characters and live animals. This is a FREE event. For more info, kristentesauro@orchardumc.org.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 6:30p
Hazel Park Christmas Events – Tree Lighting Ceremony 
Hazel Park City Hall (111 E 9 Mile Rd, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
There will a school band & choir along with free hot chocolate and welcoming Santa. Hosted by the City of Hazel Park.

Monday, December 7, 2020 at 7p
Highland Christmas Events – Highland Tree Lighting & Sing Along 
Veteran’s Park (Livingston and John St)
Annual tree-lighting ceremony features caroling, light refreshments, crafts, and a visit from Santa Claus. After Santa arrival, activities take place across the street at 205 W Livingston. For more info, visit the Highland DDA.

November 7,8,14,15,21,22,27,28,29 from 11a-4p on Saturdays, Noon-5p Sundays (10a-8p Black Friday)
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Michigan Made Holiday Markets
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700, canterburyvillage.com)
.ocal artists, makers, cultivators + community members to share their Holiday items. Enjoy local crafters, food, artists and community. First 500 attendees each day receive a holiday ornament. Santa will be onsite greeting everyone. $5 entry fee* $1 off with toy donation to Toys For Tots. FREE Parking. Questions – Info@MichiganMadeHolidayMarket.com, or visit michiganmadeholidaymarket.com. Hosted by canterburyvillage.com..

Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day (5p-10p Sun-Thu / 5p-11p Fri-Sat
Lake Orion Christmas Event – Lights On Lake Orion / Lights On The Lake
Lights on Lake Orion (439 Shady Oaks, Lake Orion, MI 48362)
Lights On Lake Orion features almost 20,000 Christmas lights synchronized to holiday music. FREE but donations accepted for The Daisy Project non-profit which helps families with special needs children. More info

December 4,5,6,11,12,14,18,19,20,23,26,27 Fridays & Saturdays from 6p-10, Sundays from 6p-9p
Lake Orion Christmas Events – Canterbury Village Holiday Stroll 2020
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700)
Hosted by Canterbury Village. Tickets sold in half-hour increments. $9.99 Admission. $5 parking (required). Presale tickets only. stroll through multiple encounters with characters along a path lit by Red & Green glowing lamp posts and Holiday lights. Stop along the way for a photo opportunity at your favorite scene. Multiple exciting displays to see with live characters bringing the Holidays to life, your adventure will get you in the spirit while creating lasting memories. After your stroll, comfort yourself with hot chocolate, snacks, and local food trucks while enjoying the afterparty on the C Pub patio and hang out while singing your favorite Holiday Carols. Parents can enjoy warm beverages, festive beers, hard ciders, wine and cocktails while talking about the Holiday adventure. The lamp posts are lit, and characters are dancing and singing — all to make this the most memorable adventure of the year. MORE INFO / PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Friday, December 4, 2020 from 6p-9p
Milford Christmas Events – Christmas Open House 
Downtown Milford
Enjoy the winter wonderland with strolling entertainment, special promotions at a variety of shops and restaurants, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday caroling and of course, a visit with Santa. Santa Claus arrives at 6p. For more information, call 248-684-1975 or visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from 11a-3p (10 minute time slots)
New Hudson Christmas Events – Kids Gotta Play Holiday Event
Kids Gotta Play (53535 Grand River Ave, New Hudson, MI 48165)
Highlights include a visit and photo with Santa (socially distanced), treat bags, ornament tree, giveaways and more. 2 families per 10 minute time slot, $5 per child. Prepaid reservations only. Reservations can be made at THIS LINK.

Saturday, November 21 from 9a-1p and Sunday, November 22 from 9a-3p
Northville Christmas Events – Greens Market Weekend
corner of 7 mile and Center Streets (across from the Northville Downs)
Vendors from the Northville Farmers Market will be at Town Square and will feature wreaths, seasonal baskets and much more. For more info, call 248-349-7640. Hosted by the Northville Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, December 11 & Saturday, December 12 from 4p-7p
Northville Christmas Events – Christmas in the Village
Mill Race Village Northville (215 Griswold, Northville, MI 48167)
Come and see the Village decorated for Christmas. There will be a Christmas Market, holiday inflatables, Christmas music, and much more.. Must pre-register and purchase tickets HERE. For more info, call 248-348-1845. Hosted by the Northville Historical Society.

Saturday, December 5 from 10a-4p and Sunday, December 6 from 11a-3p
Northville Christmas Events – Greens Market Weekend
Villages at Northville on the corner of 5 Mile and Beck
Vendors from the Northville Farmers Market will be at Town Square and will feature wreaths, seasonal baskets and much more. For more info, call 248-349-7640. Hosted by the Northville Chamber of Commerce.

Friday, November 20, 2020 at 6p
Novi Christmas Events – Santa’s Drive In
Twelve Oaks Mall (27500 Novi Road, Novi, MI 48377)
Twelve Oaks Mall will celebrate the start of the holiday season and host Santa’s Drive-In, a socially distanced holiday experience. The event will feature performances by Santa’s Super Troopers, Sing-along and Story-Time with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and other holiday-themed activities and giveaways. Children will receive a gift while supplies last. Hosted by Twelve Oaks Mall.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 from noon-3p
Oxford Christmas Events – Sleigh The Day
Centennial Park (Downtown Oxford)
Enjoy holiday shopping & fun in Downtown Oxford. Festivities include Santa Writing station next to Santa’s Mailbox, free cocoa & cookies, Santa Bags full of coupons (for the first 100 families), warming stations. For more info, call 248 628-0410.Hosted by the Oxford Chamber of Commerce.

Daily through January 2, 2021
Rochester Christmas Events – Royal Park Hotel Giant Gingerbread Display
Royal Park Hotel (600 E University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307, 248-652-2600, www.RoyalParkHotel.net)
This year’s display was put together with the covid pandemic in mind. The gingerbread stations are spaced out throughout the halls of the hotel so you can visit each station and still manage to keep safe social distancing practices in place. Of course, keep your masks on. Visit the Gingerbread train, see the characters from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (including Bumble, & Yukon Cornelius), the Peanuts Gang, The Grinch, the Giant Gingerbread House, and more! REVIEW/PICS/VIDEO/INFO

Friday, December 11 through Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Rochester Christmas Events – Meadow Brook Hall Winter Wonder Lights 
Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
Outdoor Christmas lights show at Meadow Brook Hall. Winter Wonder Lights will transport visitors to an enchanted world of lights and magic on the grounds of the National Historic Landmark. More Info / Schedule.

Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 5p-8p
Rochester Christmas Events – Caroling in the City – 
Downtown Rochester
Enjoy live entertainment, sweets and, of course, caroling – all on Main Street with the backdrop of the stunning Big, Bright Light Show. For more information or to get involved, contact the Downtown Rochester DDA.

Sunday, December 13, 2020 from 4p-8p
Rochester Weekend Events – Downtown Rochester Santa Stroll
Downtown Rochester
Hosted by the Downtown Rochester DDA. Over 30 downtown businesses will be open on Sunday, December 13 until 8p and parking is free on Sundays in Rochester. Grab a hot beverage, do some shopping and, enjoy The Big, Bright Light Show.

November 20 through Christmas Eve
Rochester Hills Christmas Events – Village of Rochester Hills Santa Claus
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
Santa and his helper are available in a beautiful setting at the Village of Rochester Hills. Kids can meet Santa, sit on his lap and discuss their Christmas wish. Bring your own camera as photography packages are not available. Santa visits at the Village of Rochester Hills are always FREE! VIEW THIS LISTING TO SEE HOW THE VILLAGE IS HANDLING SANTA VISITS AMIDSTS COVID CONCERNS. SPECIAL NEEDS SANTA INFO / SANTA CLAUS PET PHOTOS INFO Santa Visit Days – November 22,23,24,28,29,30 December 1,6,7,8,13,14,15,20,21,22,23,24. Visit www.TheVoRH.com for hours / more info.

Weekends from November 27 through December 19 (SEE DATES BELOW)
Village of Rochester Hills Christmas Events – FREE Carriage Rides
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
The Village of Rochester Hills will be offering FREE horse & carriage rides this holiday season on a first come, first serve basis. We will be strictly adhering to a 6 ft socially distancing requirement, if waiting in line, and we ask the public to wear masks for added safety. Hours – Fridays & Saturdays (4p-8p), Sundays (2p-6p). Dates offered NOV – 27,28,29 DEC – 6,11,18,19

November 29, December 6, December 13, December 20 from 2-6p
Rochester Hills Christmas Events – Village of Rochester Hills Reindeer at the Village
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams and Walton, Rochester Hills, MI)
Visit real reindeer at the Village of Rochester Hills. Please follow safe social distancing rules and wear masks. This is a FREE event. Visit www.TheVoRH.com for more info.

November 20, 2020 – January 17, 2021 from 5p-9p select weeknights and Sundays. 5p to 10:30p Fridays and Saturdays (see dates below)
Royal Oak Christmas Event – Detroit Zoo Wild Lights
Detroit Zoo (8450 W. 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
The Detroit Zoo will light up the night this holiday season with Wild Lights, a spectacular holiday light display. For 32+ nights, more than five million LED lights will illuminate trees, buildings and animal sculptures on a half-mile trail through the front of the Zoo. Dates – November 20,21,22,27,28,29 – December 2,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,26,27,28,29,30,31 – January 2,3,6,7,8,9,10,15,16,17 Ticket info. Review / Pics / Info

Friday, December 4, 2020 from 6p-9p
Southfield Christmas Events – Southfield Tree Lighting 2020 – 
Southfield Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI)
Following the lighting ceremony at 6p, take a walk through light up displays, enjoy refreshments, a live reindeer, ice carving demonstrations, craft kits for the kids and more. This is an all outdoor event so please dress accordingly. Face masks and physical distancing are required. Admission is FREE. Hosted by Southfield Parks & Recreation.

Friday, December 11, 2020 from 6p-8p
Southfield Christmas Events – Holly Jolly Drive-Thru Holiday Lights
Southfield Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI)
Attendees will enjoy beautiful holiday lights along with festive ice carvings, a live reindeer, and Santa all from the comfort and safety of your own vehicle. Bring your letters for Santa Claus and one of his helpers will put them in a special mailbox to take back to the North Pole. The first 250 children will also receive a special treat bag. Hosted by Southfield Parks & Recreation.

Daily through December 31
Auburn Hills Christmas Events – LEGOLAND Holiday Bricktacular
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009, legolanddiscoverycenter.com/michigan)
Enjoy LEGOLAND’s winter wonderland atmosphere including – holiday building activities, LEGO Santa Photo Ops, holiday scavenger hunt, and building LEGO ornaments and decorating the LEGOLAND holiday tree. Buy online and use this special

Daily through December 31
Auburn Hills Christmas Events – Sea Life Michigan Fish-Mas
Sea Life Michigan (4316 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009, www2.visitsealife.com/michigan)
Experience an underwater winter wonderland during FISH-MAS! Along with festive décor, little elves can write and deliver holiday cards to their favorite fishy friend. Plus, Santa or one of his elves will be making special dives and giving yummy treats to all of the good little fishies in our 120,000 gallon Ocean Tank. Buy tickets online and use this special

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 5:30p-8p
Berkley Christmas Events – Berkley Holiday Lights Parade
Downtown Berkley
The lighted parade with Santa, the annual tree lighting and more. Tree lighting takes place at 5:30p. Sponsored by Berkley DDA.

Weekends Saturday, November 30, 2019 through Christmas Eve (select days & times)
Birmingham Christmas Events – Birmingham Carriage Rides – 
Near Santa House (corner of Henrietta and Merrill, Birmingham, Michigan)
Enjoy the 2019 Christmas season with an old-fashioned carriage ride through Downtown Birmingham. These are FREE and first-come, first-served. Hosted by the The Birmingham Shopping DistrictSchedule

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1p & 5p (2 performances)
Birmingham Holiday Events – The Nutcracker
The Community House (380 S Bates St, Birmingham, MI 48009,248-594-6415)
Spend the holidays with The Community House Dance Academy for this time-honored classic! The Nutcracker is a beloved tradition that is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Join Clara on her magical journey through the Land of Sweets, featuring an eternal score by Tchaikovsky. For more info and to purchase tickets ($10-$25), visit communityhouse.com.

Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 9a-4p
Clawson Christmas Events – Christmas in Clawson Craft Show
Clawson High School (101 John M Clawson, MI 48017)
A variety of exhibitors will be displaying their crafts. Come enjoy a wonderful lunch, while you get your holiday and personal shopping done. For more information call 248-840-8938.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:30p
Clawson Christmas Events – Christmas Tree Lighting
Memorial Park at Blair Memorial Library (416 N Main St Clawson, Michigan 48017)
The evening includes caroling and the arrival of Santa Claus by fire truck. Refreshments to follow at City Hall. Event is held rain, snow or shine. CityofClawson.com for more info.

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 5p-midnight
Detroit Christmas Events – Campus Martius Park Tree Lighting – 
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
Following the tree lighting Campus Martius Park Ice-Skating season begins! Enjoy holiday food and beverage offerings, carriage rides, visits with Santa, holiday shopping, and much more! For more info, downtowndetroitparks.com

Fridays & Saturdays – November 22, 23, 29, 30, December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 from 6p-midnight
Detroit Christmas Events – Campus Martius Park Carriage Rides
Campus Martius Park (800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan)
See Downtown Detroit like you never have before – from inside an enchanted horse drawn carriage. Carriage rides take off from the Woodward Esplanade, directly south of Campus Martius Park. Rides are $10 per person and last about 15 to 20 minutes. On site only. No advanced reservations are accepted. For more info, downtowndetroitparks.com

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 1p-5p North of Warren 5p-10p South of Warren
Detroit Christmas Events – Noel Night 2019 –
Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center Area (between Cass and John R and Kirby and Willis)
Over 60 participating venues will open their doors to the public free of charge during this Cultural Center-wide holiday open house. Activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 100 area music, theatre, and dance groups, and other special performances. For more info… www.noelnight.org

Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 2p-5p
Detroit Christmas Events – WinterFest – 
Palmer Park (910 Merrill Plaisance, Detroit, MI 48203)
Enjoy Christmas magic with Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse & carriage and hayrides through the woods, sweets, treats and hot cocoa, holiday ornament making and music with violinists from Detroit Youth Volume and excerpts from Dream Arts Co. musical “Madeline’s Christmas.” Celebrate Hanukkah with the Downtown Synagogue and Kwanzaa with the Wright Museum of African American History. Admission is free with small donation requested for the rides. For more info, visit peopleforpalmerpark.org

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1p-5p
Detroit Christmas Events – Visit with Santa / Family Fun Day
Beacon Park (1901 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
This is a FREE event. Take a pic with Santa and enjoy free activities for the whole family. This event is hosted by Downtown Detroit Partnership & the 300 Conservancy.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10a-7:30p
Farmington Christmas Events – Holly Days
Downtown Farmington
Greens, Gifts and Giving. Carolers, hot cocoa and chili will keep shoppers warm along with the heat from wood-burning fire pits dotted around Riley Park and the Sundquist Pavilion. Enjoy Santa photos for the kids and holiday movies at the Farmington Civic Theater. Parade starts at dusk. For more info, contact the Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 9a-4p
Farmington Hills Christmas Events – Michigan Makers Holiday Market – 
Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)
Formerly known as Farmington Hills Holiday Shopping Expo. The Costick Center in Farmington Hills is hosting a Holiday Shopping Expo to showcase a variety of vendors and crafters. Shop from over 50 vendors. This is a FREE event. Call 248-473-1800 for more info.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 from 10a-3p
Ferndale Christmas Events – Ferndale Parks & Rec Holiday Showplace
Kulick Community Center (1201 Livernois St, Ferndale, MI 48220)
Hosted by Ferndale Parks & Rec. Event showcases vendors who specialize in handmade jewelry, art, home decor, and more.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 10a-4p
Ferndale Christmas Events – Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival 2019
Schiffer Park (W 9 Mile Rd & Planavon, Ferndale, MI)
The Holiday Ice Festival is a hometown-celebration of the holiday season, featuring a display of ice sculptures lining the streets. Santa will be there for FREE photos. Call 248-546-1632 for more info or visit the Ferndale DDA.

November 29 – January 5 from noon-7:30-p & Sundays from noon-4p
Grosse Pointe Shores Christmas Event – Edsel & Eleanor Ford House Tours
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House (1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236)
“Learn how the house came alive during large receptions and parties held at the estate, from the decor to the music to the food and fun. You will also see inside the personal spaces where the family lived and played, and learn about their family winter traditions and hobbies.” These events sell out quickly. Daytime tour tickets are sold at the Visitor Center, first come, first served, no reservations. Evening tours are sold in advance online advance at FordHouse.org

Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9a-3p
Hazel Park Christmas Events – Hazel Park HS Holiday Craft & Vendor Show
Hazel Park High School (23400 Hughes, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
FREE Admission event with a large variety of crafters and vendors. For the youth there will be free activities ongoing story hour and a free book. Concessions and raffles will be available. For more info, lisa.chrouch-johnson@hazelparkschools.org

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10a-noon
Highland Christmas Events – Great Candy Cane Hunt – 
Apollo Center (2029 N Milford Rd, Highland MI 48357)
Search for candy canes in an outdoor snowy course, make festive crafts, enjoy Holiday stories, receive special treats, and more. Call 248-676-8390 or visit huronvalleyrec.com to register.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9a-4p
Holly Christmas Events – Annual Holly Holiday Art & Craft Show – 
Holly High School (6161 E Holly Rd, Holly, MI, 48442)
130 + Juried Exhibitors, food Available, free Parking, strollers welcome. $2 per person. This event benefits Project Graduation and the Museum. For more info, Lisa Benavides at lisav17@hotmail.com

Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 4p
Lake Orion Christmas Events – Holiday Favorites Christmas Concert
Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church (2700 Waldon Rd, Lake Orion, MI 48309)
This is a FREE event but donations accepted. Concert performed by North Oakland Concert Band. For more info, nocbband@gmail.com.

Friday, November 22, 2019, 2018 at 5p
Mt Clemens Christmas Event – Downtown Mt Clemens Christmas Open House & Tree Lighting – 
Downtown Mt Clemens
Santa Claus will arrive by horse-drawn sleigh at 6p. Enjoy a personal visit with Santa and take your own photos. Activities include free horse drawn trolley rides, and children’s activities at different Downtown businesses. Many businesses will also feature special sales, giveaways, and refreshments. Info – 586-469-4168 or downtownmountclemens.com.

Friday, November 22, 2019 at 6:30p
Northville Christmas Events – Holiday Lighted Parade
Downtown Northville MI
Ring in the Holiday Season with the annual Holiday Lighted Parade in downtown Northville, the official kickoff to Northville’s Hometown Holidays. For more info, visit www.downtownnorthville.com.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3p
Ortonville Christmas Events – Downtown Ortonville Christmas in the Village
Downtown Ortonville
Enjoy activities and shopping throughout the day and visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus after the parade. For more info, call the Ortonville DDA at 248-627-8070.

Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6p-8p
Oxford Christmas Events – Soup & Sweet Stroll
Centennial Park (Downtown Oxford)
Holiday fun and the tree lighting is at 8p. School choirs, petting farm, soups & sweets on Washington Street, and more. For ticket info, call 248-770-8587. Hosted by The Village of Oxford.

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6p
Pontiac Christmas Events – Tree of Hope Lighting – 
50th District Court House, Pontiac, MI
Enjoy the many youth choirs that will entertain after the 6p tree lighting. Hosted by the Downtown Pontiac DDA.

Monday, November 11, 2019 from 5p-8p
Rochester Christmas Holiday Event – Rochester Holiday Shopping Expo
Royal Park Hotel (600 E University Dr, Rochester, MI 48307)
More than 50 Downtown Rochester Businesses will be showcasing their products and services just in time for the Christmas and holiday season. Admission to the Downtown Rochester Holiday Expo is free and includes light refreshments and door prize drawings throughout the evening. More info

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 6p-9p
Rochester Hills Christmas Events – Village of Rochester Hills Tree-Lighting Ceremony –
Village of Rochester Hills (NE corner of Adams Rd and University, Rochester Hills, MI)
Once again the Village will come to life with over 850,000 lights that will illuminate all at once! In addition to lighting our 25 foot tree, we will welcome Santa to the Village for another year of free visits. The fun starts at 6p, the tree-lighting takes place at 7p. For more info, visit thevorh.com.

Saturday, December 21, 2019 from noon-3p
Rochester Hills Christmas Event – Old-Fashioned Christmas
Rochester Hills Museum (1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Model train display, wagon rides, crafts, snacks, and choir performances. Call 248-656-4663 for ticket info. Hosted by The City of Rochester Hills.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 6:30p
Southfield Christmas Events – Burgh Historical Park Tree-Lighting Ceremony
Burgh Historical Park (26080 Berg Rd, Southfield, MI)
Burgh Park Tree Lighting Ceremony where they will help city officials to kick off the holidays in Southfield.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10a-???
South Lyon Christmas Events – Cool Yule Festival
Downtown South Lyon
South Lyon whips up a full-day of Christmas and holiday fun with Cool Yule. The South Lyon community will celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Many free/low-cost family friendly activities will happen across the community culminating in the lighted parade through Downtown South Lyon. Hosted by the City of South Lyon.

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7p
Troy Christmas Events – Macy’s Fireworks Spectacular and Santa Arrival
Oakland Mall (Macy’s North Entrance)
Santa Claus arrival with fireworks! Santa’s official welcome to Oakland Mall for the 2019 Christmas season. After the fireworks, head inside for live music and entertainment. Have your photo taken with him on the lower level of Macy’s. Hosted by Oakland Mall and Macy’s.

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9a-4p
Warren Christmas Events – Holiday Craft Show
Warren Community Center (5460 Arden, Warren, MI 48093)
Over 200 tables, several holiday vendors & more. Admission is just $1 per person. Call 586-268-8400 to purchase a table. Hosted by the City of Warren.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 5p-8p
Warren Christmas Event – Warren Tree Lighting Ceremony
Warren City Square (Van Dyke N of 12 Mile Rd)
Visit with Santa, free ice-skating admission all day (skate rental available), horse-drawn wagon rides, refreshments, and more. Hosted by the City of Warren.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 from 6p-8p
Waterford Christmas Events – Tree Lighting and Santa Celebration
Town Hall (5200 Civic Center Drive, Waterford, MI)
Celebrate the season with a variety of activities including: crafts, cookie decorating, Pontiac-Waterford Big Chief Chorus, performance by the Waterford Mott Jazz Band, a opportunity to write a soldier a letter, a photo opportunity with Santa Claus and your chance to see a reindeer up close. For more info, call 248-674-3111. Hosted by the City of Waterford.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 9a-4p
Waterford Christmas Event – Waterford Garden Club Greens Sale
Waterford Senior Center Gym (3621 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI)
One-stop holiday shopping featuring one-of-a-kind crafts to fit every budget. The Waterford Garden Club will feature their popular annual Greens Market. For more info, visit waterfordgardenclub.org.

Friday, December 6, 2019 from 6p-8p
White Lake Twp Christmas Events – White Lake Community Tree Lighting
Fisk Farm (9180 Highland Road, White Lake Township, MI 48383)
Library staff and the ‘Friends of the White Lake Township Library’ will host a Gingerbread House Contest and children’s crafts. Please visit the library’s web site www.whitelakelibrary.org for more information. Plenty of Christmas events and fun.

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