One of the most socially distanced, yet immersed holiday-feeling adventures you can do right now is going to an outdoor holiday light show.
Lansing doesn’t disappoint in this and although so much has changed this year, one thing can be sure, you’ll be able to grab a hot bevy and get out with your family to enjoy some holiday light display cheer together!
Wonderland of Lights
Potter Park Zoo
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
» November 21-December 27, 2020 | 5-8pm, Various dates
Thousands of lights create extraordinary holiday lights displays at the 26th annual Wonderland of Lights! Stroll around the zoo during a magical Michigan winter evening and take in the twinkling light displays across the zoo while holiday music plays. Reserve your arrival time online. $9 adults, $5 for kids 3-12.
Nite Lites at MIS
Michigan International Speedway
12626 US-12, Brooklyn, MI 49230
» November 26-December 31, 2020 | 5:30-9pm
Nite Lites is a drive-thru light display spanning 5-miles across MIS property. Two lanes of traffic allow guests to drive through six lighted tunnels, 15 mega trees and more than 10-miles of Christmas lights lining the five-mile route. $25/car
Light Up Howell
Scofield City Park
404 Thompson St, Howell, MI 48843
» November 27-December 24, 2020 | 6-8pm, Various dates
Scofield Park will host this year’s drive through Light Up Howell event which will feature thousands of strands of lights, an animated display set to music from Santa’s Light Crew, fun inflatables, and even a reverse parade. Community-built “floats” will be on display for the duration of the event, built by those who usually participate in the Fantasy of Lights Parade. $15/vehicle.
The Merry Mile
Calhoun County Fairgrounds
720 Fair St, Marshall, MI 49068
» November 27-December 27, 2020 | 6-9pm, Various dates
The Merry Mile 2020 is back! Bigger and better than ever! More lights, more to see and enjoy, and lots of ooohs and ahhhs. $10 per car/truck/van; $20 per bus (larger groups w/15+ people)
Lake Victoria Lights
Highland Hills Subdivision
6768 Highland Dr, Laingsburg, MI
» November 27-December 31, 2020 | 5:30-9:30pm
The Christmas light display for 2020 will have approximately 27,000 lights. Light shows will begin Friday evening the day after Thanksgiving and continue thru the New Year. Tune to 100.1 fm to listen to the show.
Glow Owosso- Glow Cruise
209 N Washington St, Owosso, MI 48867
» November 27, 2020 | 6:30pm
People will be able to cruise the downtown area in the comfort of their vehicles, and see all of the wonderful entries, decorated windows, and even drop a letter to Santa.
Walk Thru the Lights
S&R Lavender Farm
10722 Stinchfield Woods Rd, Pinckney, MI 48169
» November 27, 2020 | 6:30-9:30pm
Join us for magical nights of outdoor lights, music, friends! We have a photo booth area all ready for you and your group to capture your memories in. We also have our lavender gift shop open for lavender gifts and baked goods! The cost of admission is $10 per car, paid before you park.
NIGHTS of LIGHTS!
City of Portland
Portland, MI 48875
» November 28-December 4, 2020 | 7:15-11:45pm
‘Tis the season to be JOLLY and the BEST way to spread Christmas cheer this COVID-19 year, is to decorate your home and/or business and sign up for our Nights of Lights!
Holiday Nights of Lights
2701 Moores River Drive, Lansing, MI 48911
» December 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 24-27, 2020 | 6-9pm
Lansing Parks and Recreation is putting on the first annual HOLIDAY NIGHTS OF LIGHTS!!! This is a drive-thru event in Frances Park!
Mulliken Light Fight
Village of Mulliken
Mulliken, MI 48861
» December 18-20, 2020 | 6-10pm
Grab those Christmas lights and those fun lawn displays. The Mulliken area is getting their very own light fight. Whether you live in the Village or out in the country, you are welcome to join!
Northpointe’s Christmas Lights Drive-Thru Experience
Northpointe Community Church
505 E Webb Dr, Dewitt, MI 48820
» December 20-23, 2020 | 6-9pm
In a season where the COVID Grinch has tried to steal your celebration, don’t miss a drive-through light experience right here in DeWitt! It’s FREE, beautiful, and COVID-safe! And the first 400 vehicles will receive a Christmas gift that will make your virtual Christmas Eve celebration spectacular!
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