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The City of Taylor will welcome in the holiday season during its annual Winterfest on Saturday, November 24. The celebration will include the first-ever Winterfest 5K, holiday parade, opening of Santa’s Magic Forest, Fill the F-350 Toy Drive, official tree lighting celebration and fireworks display.
The entire day is one of family fun. After the 5K run, the Winterfest Parade, sponsored by Masco and featuring marching bands, floats and many organizations, will travel from City Hall to the Heritage Park’s Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilion. Once there, crowds will be entertained by music and various activities.
SANTA’S MAGIC FOREST
The official opening of Santa’s Magic Forest will take place, Downriver’s premiere Christmas display is housed in the Heritage Park Activities Building using many of the former J.L. Hudson displays that bring the season to life. Tickets are $3 per person and photos with Santa are $8.
TREE LIGHTING AND FIREWORKS
Eventually, the official Christmas Tree (housed in the Sheridan Center all winter), will be lit by Mayor Rick Sollars and his special guest for the day, Santa Claus. The tree lighting is sponsored by Wade Trim. The Taylor Chevrolet Fireworks will cap off the evening.
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