What to See and Do in the Battle Creek Region of Michigan

Michigan Life's Region 2 Battle Creek Area including Branch County, Calhoun County, Hillsdale County, Jackson County and Lenawee County Michigan.

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What to See and Do in Region 2 - Battle Creek Area

Clinton Fall Festival is September 27, 28 & 29, 2019! Clinton Michigan draws tens of thousands of visitors to their little village next to the River Raisin in northeastern Lenawee County each fall. What began as a way to help local merchants attract business in 1973 has grown to a three day extravaganza!

We look forward to the 2018 Season at
Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI!
Nite Lites is a DRIVE THRU CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW
When: Nov. 22, 2018 thru Dec. 31, 2018

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

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.

In the Fall we offer a variety of special fun activities for families, scouts, church groups, birthdays - and anyone else looking for something different on a brisk fall day.

Binder Park Zoo is a great place to create holiday memories and traditions.

Cross Country Skiing in Battle Creek Area Parks
Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking are available in the City of Battle Creek’s park system and are great fun and fitness for winter.
For the best skiing, visit Leila Arboretum at 992 W. Michigan Ave. Battle Creek, MI 49017,

Winter Sports Park
Is your family looking for a destination for winter activities? Join us at Binder Park Golf Course for some fun! Activities include: sledding, tubing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, etc.
Monday - Friday (at your own convenience, only sleds available)
Saturdays: 9AM - 5PM
Sundays: 12PM - 5PM

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.

Marshall’s Merry Mile is a spectacular light display that runs Wednesday through Sunday, late November through the end of December, including Christmas Eve. Closed Christmas Day.

Binder Park Zoo is located outside of Battle Creek, Michigan, on 433 acres of natural forests and wetlands. In the past 33 years, we have grown to be one of the leading cultural attractions in the region.

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