Seasonal Events & Attractions
Seasonal Attractions and Annual Events including Holidays for the entire state of Michigan all listed by Region, County and City.
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 25-27, 2022
December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 21-23, and 28-30
Open for Drive Through Only nights:
December 5, 12, 19, 24 and 26
Hours for Drive Through Only nights: 5:00pm-9:00pm
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 3, 2022
The first weekend in December we hold our annual Christmas Festival of Lights. Enjoy breakfast with Santa then watch as he arrives at the Depot on a firetruck! Go on a Cookie Tour all around the Village. There is also a Winter
Sat. December 03, 2022 | 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 3, 2022 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!
December 3, 2022
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 Claus. The parade will go east on Grand River Avenue, and continue to Taylor.
Saturday, December 10, 2022 11 AM - 2 PM
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.
Friday, November 25, 2022 at 6 PM
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 29, 2022 at 6:30 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 3, 2022
12:30 - Saugatuck Holiday Parade lineup in front of Wicks Park
1:00 Holiday Parade begins
3:00-5:00 - Santas Workshop in the Puddingstone classroom - Decorate Cookies with Santas Elves (The Saugatuck High School Culinary Arts Club) Cookies and supplies provided by New Holland Brewing.
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. 24 thru Dec. 31, 2022
Open everyday - Including holidays
Sun - Thurs | 5:30 - 9PM Fri - Sat | 5:30 - 10PM
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
Thursday, December 8, 2022 6:00 PM 8:00 PM
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the Annual ‘Winter Snow Fun’ Holiday Parade and Annual City of Marquette Tree Lighting. Bundle up with friends and family as illuminated floats, tinsel-strewn trucks and colorful carolers transform Third Street into a magical scene from the North Pole.
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!
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Parade starts at 6:00 p.m.; Tree Lighting to follow.
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the fifth annual ‘Winter Snow Fun’ Holiday Parade in Marquette’s Downtown District. Bundle up with friends and family as illuminated floats, tinsel-strewn trucks and colorful carolers transform Third Street into a magical scene from the North Pole.
Directions: Sugarloaf Mountain is 6-7 miles north of downtown Marquette on CR 550. Get there by taking Front to Washington, turn west and go to Fourth Ave. Turn north onto Fourth, which becomes Presque Isle Ave. At Hawley turn west. It turns into CR 550. Look for sign by parking lot. Free. Handicap accessible: no.
March 8-12, 2023
A festival to benefit Gilda's Club features 200 free and ticketed events at 50-plus locations throughout Grand Rapids. The 10-day festival concludes this weekend and features stand-up, improv, film, authors, community showcases, and more! For a complete list of events, laughfestgr.org.
The premier ice fishing festival in north central Michigan that happens Friday, Saturday and Sunday, on the last two weekends in January. The festival is held at the southern DNR boat launch, off of M-55 near the Pines theater and Pineview Golf Course.
February 3 - 5, 2023
The Plymouth Ice Festival will take place over three days and include ice carving competitions, food booths, and entertainment. Admission to the festival is free. Ice sculptures available for viewing 24-hours a day (weather permitting).
Wed, Nov. 23, 2022 – Sat, Dec. 31, 2022
You don't want to miss the Christmas Nite Lights at Fifth Third Ball Park. West Michigan's largest, animated, drive thru light show, entertaining people of all ages. The event is located at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan Whitecaps, exit 91, off US 131.
Saturday, November 17, 2023 at 6:30pm
The Annual Northville Hometown Holiday is a festive community celebration that kicks off the holiday season. The season begins near middle November with the Holiday Lighted parade followed by the ceremonial lighting of the Christmas tree in Town Square.
Natural Tree Farm features White, Black Hills and Norway Spruce, and a number of concolor fir's . We also offer tree wrapping, fresh cut trees, and trees 9-feet and bigger. Open for the season the friday after Thanksgiving, and open weekends until Christmas. With appointments available during the week. 10 a.m to 5 p.m.