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5 Reasons To Visit Downtown Birmingham For The Holidays

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Get ready for the holidays in downtown Birmingham. Check items off your gift list, get ready for holiday events and have fun with the family. 


Winter Market // December 3 – 5

Experience the magic of the holidays at the annual Birmingham Winter Markt, featuring displays from local artists and vendors, European cuisine, thousands of holiday lights, ice sculptures, live entertainment, complimentary carriage rides + more.

Santa House // November 27 – December 24

Bring your wish list to Santa’s House at Shain Park. The ‘Big Guy’ is ready to visit with good little girls and boys – he’s even bringing his reindeer. Join him at the Santa Walk on November 27th from 9:30am to 10:30am.

Ice Skate @ Barnum Park

Strap on some skates and hit the ice at Barnum Park. It’s free and open to the public.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides // November 27 – December 24

Hop aboard a complimentary horse-drawn carriage for an illuminated tour of the holiday lights and beautifully decorated downtown.

Get Holiday Ready

Find the perfect outfit for holiday pictures at Petite Cabane, Egg New York or Lil’ Rascals. And plan a girls afternoon with a full beauty treatment – hair, nails and make-up.





About Carrie Budzinski

Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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