Must-See Michigan Holiday Attractions to Visit this Season
It's time to the deck the halls in Pure Michigan! Many Michigan cities are already twinkling with holiday spirit. We've rounded up just a few of the most unbelievable holiday attractions from around the state below.
This Muskegon-area event presented by Mona Shores High School has become a tradition for families near and far as a way of kicking off their holiday and getting into the spirit of the season. With its 25,000 colored lights, 15 tiers that reach 67 feet up into the majestic Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts, over 275 singers, the Singing Christmas Tree must be seen to be believed.
2. Michigan's Official Christmas Tree - Lansing
Nearly 9,000 lights wrap the tree outside the Capitol Building in Downtown Lansing. Each year, Michigan's official Christmas tree is lit during Silver Bells in the City which draws thousands of spectators.
The world's largest Christmas store with over 90,000 square feet of decorations is a shopper's dream! Bigger than one and a half football fields in size, it features over 50,000 trims, gifts, and collectible. There are more than 350 decorated Christmas trees displayed in Bronner’s salesroom and approximately 100,000 outdoor Christmas lights that illuminate Bronner’s grounds every evening throughout the year.
4. Menorah in the D - Detroit
Menorah in the D is a community-wide menorah lighting event at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit’s Campus Martius Park. The 26 foot tall menorah was designed and built by the artists Erik & Israel Nordin of the Detroit Design Center in Corktown.
The Annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting is perfect for family fun. Watch tinsel and light twinkling floats with carolers transform downtown into a holiday wonderland. Festivities include visiting with Santa Claus, pony rides, hot chocolate and photos with Santa Claus.