December, the month of giving, is filled with great festive holiday spirit. Michigan offers a number of celebrated events to help you make the season more memorable. Here are just a few events that you’ll want to check out. Gingerbread Village in Caro is a week-long celebration from December 2-8. To get in the festive mood, visit Christmas in Ida Festival and Parade of Lights on December 3-5, or Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern on December 4, 10-11, 17-23 and 26-27. For a complete list of holiday celebrations, click here.
At a Day of Giving on December 11, patrons get the opportunity to help local non-profit organizations while shopping at the Wineries of Old Mission Peninsula. Another great way to help support local establishments this holiday season is by buying Michigan products or dining at local eateries. An easy way to find an amazing local restaurant or store in your area is by checking out the Michigan Foodie Tour on Pure Michigan’s Web site. The foodie tour caters to those who are dedicated to buying locally and offers an amazing selection of restaurants, breweries, wineries, farm markets and U-pick farms from across the state. Take time to enjoy the taste of Pure Michigan.
Whether you call it champagne, bubbly or just plain fizz, sparkling wine is just the thing for holiday celebrations and gift-giving. You’ll find holiday-friendly sparklers at nearly all of Michigan’s wineries. Pay a personal visit and pick out a variety of wines for all your holiday needs. Can’t get away at this busy time of year? Wineries will be happy to ship their wines right to your door.
Celebrate the holiday season and ring in the New Year by serving and sharing one of Michigan’s award-winning sparkling treasures. To learn more about the wines and wineries of Michigan, visit the Michigan Wines.