Holiday + Christmas Events: Reindeer Visits, Live Nativity Scenes, Tree Lightings + More! 2021

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Where to find Holiday + Christmas Events around Lansing 2021

 It’s officially the season of holiday and Christmas events!

This year you’ll find places to see a live nativity where the story of Christmas comes to life.

You’ll find events and places with Santa’s Reindeer and hot chocolate to keep you warm and cozy. You can experience beautiful performances and concerts reflecting all of the Holidays that Lansing families celebrate.

That beautiful diversity is one of the things that makes Lansing, Lansing…the love, care, and holiday spirit that reminds us just what this season is all about.

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Cookie decorating event at Woldumar Nature Center
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Holiday Event at Horrocks in Lansing, MI

2021 Christmas or Holiday Event Guide: Live Nativity, The Nutcracker, Performances, Reindeer Visits + more!

You can almost feel the holiday magic in the air!

Those fond fuzzy feelings of love and joy are still just as alive for me as an adult as they were when I was little and in big part because of this awesome community that continues to hold phenomenal Christmas events and Holiday fun all over the Lansing area.

Let’s get to planning, shall we?!

Your Holiday and Christmas Event Planning starts here:

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11/19/2021
05:00 PM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

Silver Bells in the City

Downtown Lansing

Kick off your 2021 holiday season with an Electric Light Parade, lighting of the state of Michigan Christmas tree, community sing, Firefly drone holiday light show, Silver Bells Village and more!

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11/20/2021
05:00 PM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

Take a stroll around the zoo, enjoy holiday music, and marvel at the twinkling light displays during this series of magical Michigan winter evenings.

1301 S Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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11/26/2021
07:00 PM

Holiday Event Grand Ledge, MI

Travel with Clara to the Land of Sweets in this wonderful holiday ballet. $28 adults/$20 seniors/$15 students

820 Spring St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
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11/26/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Mason, MI

Tree lighting at 6pm, the parade with it's lights all aglow will arrive downtown shortly after.

Mason, MI
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11/27/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Durand, MI

The theme this year is a “Hometown Christmas”. Join our community as we usher in the holiday season and welcome Santa to Durand!

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11/27/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Charlotte, MI

The Annual Lighted Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting and Small Business Saturday take place downtown Charlotte.

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11/27/2021
01:00 PM

Holiday Event Grand Ledge, MI

Travel with Clara to the Land of Sweets in this wonderful holiday ballet. $28 adults/$20 seniors/$15 students

820 Spring St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
United States
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11/28/2021
01:00 PM

Holiday Event Grand Ledge, MI

Travel with Clara to the Land of Sweets in this wonderful holiday ballet. $28 adults/$20 seniors/$15 students

820 Spring St
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
United States
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11/28/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Fowler, MI

Fowler Tree Lighting

Village of Fowler

Tree lighting, holiday music, hot cocoa, s'mores, games, Santa and friends, scavenger hunt & more!

Fowler, MI
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11/29/2021
07:00 PM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

The Marshall Christmas Parade has been a family tradition for almost 60 years!

Marshall, MI
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12/01/2021
07:30 PM

Holiday Event East Lansing, MI

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Wharton Center for Performing Arts

Experience the music that has become the hallmark of the holidays and a tradition for multi-generational families: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas live in concert

750 E Shaw Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824
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12/01/2021
05:30 PM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

One mile drive through lights display. $10/carload, $20/bus

720 Fair Street
Marshall, MI 49068
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12/02/2021
05:30 PM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

One mile drive through lights display. $10/carload, $20/bus

720 Fair Street
Marshall, MI 49068
United States
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12/03/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Dewitt, MI

Northpointe Christmas Walkthrough Experience

Northpointe Community Church

Live music, hot cocoa, a bonfire, a glass blower, lights, and a Christmas story walkthrough.

505 E Webb Dr
Dewitt, MI 48820
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12/03/2021
04:00 PM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

Stop by Horrocks Farm Market this holiday season for our Winter Petting Zoo with reindeer, live holiday music, delicious hot chocolate, and lots of fun for the whole family!

7420 W Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917
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12/03/2021
08:00 PM

Holiday Event East Lansing, MI

Many of the familiar customs that we observe this time of year have an astronomical connection. Our holiday offering explores the traditions that we associate with this special season.

755 Science Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
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12/03/2021
07:00 PM

Holiday Event Grand Ledge, MI

The Annual Night Lights Christmas Parade is a spectacular night time parade packed full of

Bridge Street
Grand Ledge, MI
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12/03/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

Come and drive-through Frances Park to see spectacular scenes with beautiful lights galore!

2701 Moores River Dr
Lansing, MI 48911
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12/03/2021
05:30 PM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

One mile drive through lights display. $10/carload, $20/bus

720 Fair Street
Marshall, MI 49068
United States
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12/04/2021
05:00 PM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

It’s our annual toy drive! Each person who brings in a new, unwrapped toy Dec. 4 will be admitted to Wonderland of Lights for FREE.

1301 S. Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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12/04/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Eaton Rapids, MI

Hometown Family Christmas

City of Eaton Rapids

Hometown Family Christmas with a lighted parade, Hamlin Square tree lighting, and pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus!

Main Street
Eaton Rapids, MI
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12/04/2021
02:00 PM

Holiday Event DeWitt, MI

Kids activities, craft tent, carriage rides, and meet Santa! Light Parade at 5:30pm with a tree lighting and fireworks at 6pm.

DeWitt, MI
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12/04/2021
12:00 PM

Holiday Event St. Johns, MI

Small shop vendors, Photos with Santa (3-4:30pm), live nativity, games, cookie decorating, food trucks, & more!

St. Johns, MI
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12/04/2021
01:00 PM

Holiday Event Howell, MI

Wild Holidays with Santa

Howell Nature Center

Stop by our hot cocoa bar before heading out to explore a magical winter wonderland full of festive decorations. Then, head to the NatureScape to drop off letters to Santa while the big man himself greets each child from high in his Christmas Treehouse Workshop! Pre-registration required.

1005 Triangle Lake Rd
Howell, MI 48843
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12/04/2021
03:00 PM

Holiday Event Howell, MI

Wild Holidays with Santa

Howell Nature Center

Stop by our hot cocoa bar before heading out to explore a magical winter wonderland full of festive decorations. Then, head to the NatureScape to drop off letters to Santa while the big man himself greets each child from high in his Christmas Treehouse Workshop! Pre-registration required.

1005 Triangle Lake Rd
Howell, MI 48843
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All Things Santa

Do you know where Santa will be this year in the Lansing area?!

Now you can –  with the big list the size of Santa’s bowl full of jelly.

Find out where to take pictures with Santa, eat with Santa, go on a sleigh ride with Santa, and more with the Santa Finder guide!

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Seeing Santa at Meijer Gardens

Holiday Lights & Event

This Holiday bucket list item gets better and better with more and more Holiday lighting festivities, shows, and homes added to the mix every year!

You’ll find drive-thru lighting events from mini to mega and a list of homes that usually have light shows. We will continue to confirm locations as the new year approaches.

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Drive Thru Light Show Event, Lansing, MI
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Cut Your Own Christmas Tree Farms

Cutting your own real Christmas tree is more than the tree!

It means hot Chocolate, horse-drawn carriage rides, santa sightings, and Trees Galore at many farms around the Greater Lansing area!

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Happy Holidays, Lansing! Hope your time with your family is full of the best memories this year!

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