Michigan's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

Get ready to get into the holiday spirit! With eleven upcoming events occurring between December 6th and December 26th, you can enjoy a wide variety of activities including a tree lighting ceremony, multiple holiday craft fairs, a light show, and more!

Grand Rapids Christkindl Markt, Grand Rapids, MI

December 6, 2023 at 11:00am
Feel the magic of the holidays at the Downtown Market GR! Join in the festivities on December 6th as the venue transforms into a European-inspired winter wonderland. Explore the artisan gift and food vendors, marvel at the live holiday entertainment, and create memories with family and friends. Illuminate your holiday spirit with a visit to the Grand Rapids Christkindl Markt.

Wayne County Lightfest, Westland, MI

December 6, 2023 at 6:00pm
The Wayne County Lightfest is brightening up the holiday season, so grab your mittens and scarves! Discover captivating exhibits and over 100,000 lights spread over more than five kilometers that are sure to make you smile and feel the warmth of Christmas in your heart.

Lansing Holiday Light Show, Lansing, MI

December 7, 2023 at 5:00pm
Witness the dazzling display of the Lansing Holiday Light Show at Cottonwood Campground on December 7, 2023! Enjoy dozens of larger-than-life holiday themed displays, synced to music, along the .5 mile route. New for the season, visitors can purchase an unlimited season pass option for only $25 \/ carload.

Rockford Holiday Craft Fair, Rockford, MI

December 9, 2023 at 9:00am
Come explore the unique creations of Rockford's crafters, artists, inventors, and chefs at Rockford High School! Discover one hundred amazing vendors, all while supporting the school libraries and media centers. Enjoy free admission to the event, and refuel with a delicious lunch available for purchase in the cafeteria.

Christmas Holiday Magic, Flint, MI

December 15, 2023 at 4:00pm
Experience festive spirit and holiday cheer at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad. Enjoy an evening ride on the Huckleberry Railroad and find unique gifts from Village artisans. Share holiday memories with family and friends at this special festive event.

Santa Train, Coopersville, MI

December 16, 2023 at 11:00am
Live a childhood dream come true at the Friends of Coopersville and Marne Railway! Board the whimsical Santa Train and take a journey through time with vintage passenger cars over 100 years old. Greet and take pictures with Santa while elves escort each child throughout the train. It's a magical experience you won't want to miss!

4th Annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Show, Okemos, MI

December 17, 2023 at 11:00am
The 4th Annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Show is coming to Meridian Mall in Okemos, MI. Shop for unique items and gifts for everyone on your list. Get ready to start your holiday shopping early and find something special.

Smetanka Christmas at the Mall Craft Show, Fort Gratiot, MI

December 22, 2023 at 11:00am
Birchwood Mall in Fort Gratiot, MI will be hosting an exciting craft show on December 22, 2023. Attendees will be able to browse the amazing works of local artisans and crafters from 11:00am until 4:00pm. Delicious treats and wonderful gifts will be available for purchase -- the perfect way to celebrate the season!

Holiday Marketplace POP UP Shows, Sterling Heights, MI

December 24, 2023 at 12:00pm
Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights, MI is the place to be this holiday season! Celebrate the occasion with Holiday Marketplace POP UP Shows for an afternoon of festive shopping and entertainment. Join the excitement and bring your friends to enjoy the fun!

Detroit Zoo Wild Lights, Royal Oak, MI

December 26, 2023 at 5:00pm
Experience the sights and sounds of the season at Detroit Zoo Wild Lights! Explore nearly 500 festive displays featuring millions of twinkling LED lights illuminating buildings, trees, sculptures and a walk-through light tunnel. Warm up at the Wild Lights Lodge with live entertainment, bar service, s'mores and more! This outdoor event is limited to Detroit Zoo located at 8450 West 10 Mile Road.

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