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

Christmas events holiday events feature

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.

Woldumar-Nature-Center-Cocoa-in-the-cabin-christmas
Cookie decorating event at Woldumar Nature Center
Holiday event elsa and anna
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:

Displaying 51 - 75 of 103

12/11/2021
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
Map It

12/11/2021
01:00 PM

Holiday Event St Johns, MI

Santa at Andy T's

Andy T's Farm Market

The big guy in the red suit will be here to share your wish list

3131 US-127 BUS
St Johns, MI 48879
Map It

12/11/2021
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
Map It

12/11/2021
12:00 PM

Holiday Event Owosso, MI

A Visit with Santa in his Sleigh

DeVries Nature Conservancy

Sit with Santa in a real sleigh and tell him what you would like this Christmas. Registration is REQUIRED

2635 N Michigan 52
Owosso, MI 48867
Map It

12/11/2021
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
Map It

12/11/2021
10:00 AM

Holiday Event Lansing, MI

Cocoa in the Cabin

Woldumar Nature Center

Join us this winter for a chance to explore the historic Moon Cabin and enjoy the woodstove before heading back into the snow. Guests can head into the barn as well to enjoy a hot cocoa bar while doing some crafts.

5739 Old Lansing Rd
Lansing, MI 48917
Map It

12/11/2021
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
Map It

12/12/2021
01:00 PM

Holiday Event St Johns, MI

Santa at Andy T's

Andy T's Farm Market

The big guy in the red suit will be here to share your wish list

3131 US-127 BUS
St Johns, MI 48879
Map It

12/12/2021
12:00 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
Map It

12/12/2021
04:00 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
Map It

12/12/2021
02:30 PM

Holiday Event East Lansing, MI

Join Oatmeal and his friend George, the planetarium wizard, as they travel the world in search of Santa. Along the way they are told constellation stories from many cultures and how to use the stars of the Big Dipper to find north. This holiday show is particularly appropriate for young children and their families.

755 Science Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
Map It

12/12/2021
02:00 PM

Holiday Event East Lansing, MI

Cocoa and Collection

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU

Bring the whole family to the MSU Broad to warm up with hot cocoa and art-making activities inspired by wintery works of art in our collection! All ages are welcome. Registration for this free event is required.

547 E Circle Dr
East Lansing, MI 48824
Map It

12/12/2021
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
Map It

12/12/2021
09:30 AM

Holiday Event Okemos, MI

A sensory-friendly event allowing for children and family members with all spectrums of special needs to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience in a calming environment prior to public hours. RSVP required.

1982 W Grand River Rd
Okemos, MI 48864
Map It

12/12/2021
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
Map It

12/15/2021
06:00 PM

Holiday Event Jackson, MI

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Ella Sharp Museum

Celebrate the Holiday and traditions during a historical candlelit tour of the Ella Sharp Museum’s grounds. The evening includes a tour of the decorated Hillside Farmhouse.

3225 Fourth St
Jackson, MI 49203
Map It

12/15/2021
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
Map It

12/16/2021
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
Map It

12/17/2021
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
Map It

12/17/2021
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
Map It

12/17/2021
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
Map It

12/17/2021
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
Map It

12/18/2021
11:00 AM

Holiday Event Pinckney, MI

Santa At The Stables

Heavenly Horse Stables

Join us for our annual Santa at the Stables event! Free admission to come walk around & see the fun (fees for activities). $5 take your own photos with Santa.

10866 Cedar Lake Rd
Pinckney, MI 48169
Map It

12/18/2021
11:00 AM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

Mommie and Me Cookie Class

Cornwell's Turkeyville

We will roll out and cut cookies, while we cook cookies you will enjoy lunch and then we will frost cookies and you will leave with at least a dozen cookies each!

18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd
Marshall, MI 49068
Map It

12/18/2021
02:30 PM

Holiday Event Marshall, MI

Mommie and Me Cookie Class

Cornwell's Turkeyville

We will roll out and cut cookies, while we cook cookies you will enjoy lunch and then we will frost cookies and you will leave with at least a dozen cookies each!

18935 15 1/2 Mile Rd
Marshall, MI 49068
Map It

Reindeer Santa Holiday Kids Lansing Mid MIchigan
Holiday Event in Lansing, MI
Lansing Kids Holiday Event Crafts Santa Girl and Boy making a craft Lansing Mid Michigan
Holiday Event in Downtown, Lansing

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!

Santa parade Lansing Mid Michigan Kids
Santa at a Holiday Parade
Santa pictures
Pictures with Santa
Santa at Peacock Farms
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.

Holiday Light Parade Lansing
Drive Thru Light Show Event, Lansing, MI
Holidaylights-
Light show tuned to the radio in Lansing, MI

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!

Proud-kids-holidng-their-Christmas-tree-pick-at-a-Tree-Farm

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

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.