LANSING, Mich. – Looking for some fun holiday events near you? Look no further, because ClickOnDetroit has your back. Below you’ll find a number of fun, festive, or unique things to do with friends or family this holiday season.
Now through Dec. 31.
Thousands of lights create extraordinary animal exhibits and holiday displays at the 23rd annual Wonderland of Lights. There will be cookies, crafts and animal encounters for the kids to enjoy.
Ticket prices are $7 for adults, $5 for kids 3-12 and free for kids under 3.
Now through Dec. 23
Support local artists this giving season by shopping from a curated selection of contemporary fine art and modern craft from over 100 Michigan makers!
Dec. 17, 3-5 p.m.
The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum will host an art and crafts event, complete with hot cocoa and live holiday music performed by Verdant Winds. The cast of the Capital Ballet Theatre’s production of "The Nutcracker" will also be present.
Thanksgiving Day, 7:30 a.m.
This 5k event supports youth running in Michigan. Now in its 17th year, the course will pass through downtown Lansing, passing the State Capitol Christmas tree.
Race day registration is $30 and packet pickup starts at 7:30 a.m. in the new LCC Commons on the first floor.
Friday, 4 p.m.
Mason's 17th annual lighted parade will start at Bond Park at 6:15 p.m., just after the tree lighting ceremony with Mason High School Bulldog's Santa Band at 6 p.m. The winner of the fifth grade poster contest will give the command to light the tree.
Santa will be at the Mason Historical Museum from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in addition to the parade, where Marines will be at the collecting unwrapped gifts for Toys for Tots.
Dec. 1, 7 p.m.
Boundless family entertainment to kick off the holiday season with a Lighted Float Parade starting at the fire barn going across the bridge, and ending with Santa at the Sun Theater.
Dec. 10. 2-4 p.m.
Join Santa and friends for an old-fashioned Christmas in the Village, where historic buildings will be open and decorated for the holidays and volunteers in period dress will share their Christmas traditions from days past.