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Santa Letters

Canton Administration Building 1150 S. Canton Center, Canton

Santa Letters will be collected at the Santa mailbox behind the Canton Administration building during the month of November. Make sure to include your address so Santa can write back! (Canton Resident only and is free of charge).    

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Santa’s Mailbox

Jack E. Kirksey Recreation Center 15100 Hubbard Street, Livonia

A magical mailbox has appeared just inside the Kirksey Recreation Center. Livonia residents can drop off a letter in Santa's Mailbox between Nov. 9-Dec. 3 during our business hours, and we'll make sure it gets delivered in time for a…

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Fairy Doors On Belle Isle

BELLE ISLE STATE PARK 900 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit

Fairies have landed on Belle Isle! Search for fairy doors in a fun, interactive scavenger hunt. As you discover each fairy door, you will uncover a unique story related to Belle Isle Park. Just as the fairies leave no trace…

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Swinging Bells

Beacon Park 1903 Grand River Avenue, Detroit

Swing into the most magical time of year with this year’s holiday light installation - Swinging Bells at Beacon Park! Bells are an international symbol of celebration and peace. Throughout history, bells would be rung bringing people together to commemorate…

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Blake’s Family U-Cut Trees

BLAKE'S ORCHARD & CIDER MILL 17985 Armada Center Rd, Armada

It's the most wonderful time of the year at Blake's. Pack up the car and escape to the countryside where memories can be made with friends and family. Jump on a wagon ride out to the 100+ acre tree farm…

$30 – $200
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Family Science Experiences

LESLIE SCIENCE & NATURE CENTER 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor

Now you can book you own private family time to enjoy some of our wonderful science programs.  Choose one of our activities to be led by one of our educators for an outdoor hands-on engaging time. Up to 6 people…

$30
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Festival of Trees

FORD COMMUNITY AND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn

Welcome back to the 37th Annual Festival of Trees, a benefit for Children's Hospital of Michigan Foundation. The event begins with a preview gala on November 20th, for all ages. Tickets range from $25- 125 and must be pre-purchased. Open…

$3 – $5
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Santa’s Wonderland

BASS PRO SHOPS 4500 Baldwin Rd., Auburn Hills

Kids can step into Santa's Wonderland at select Bass Pro shops! They will enjoy a contactless visit with Santa, made by reservation only, up to seven days in advance. Families who visit Santa receive a free 4x6 studio-quality photo, as…

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Family Swim @ Aqua-Tots (multiple locations)

AQUA TOTS - CANTON 43335 Joy Rd., Canton

Make splash, practice your skills or simply have fun with pool toys at Aqua-Tots. Open Family Swim is offered Monday thru Friday from 11am to 3pm for only $10 per family. Schedule a playdate or enjoy quality time with your…

$10
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Kensington Charter Hayrides

KENSINGTON METRO PARK FARM CENTER 4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford

Fall is a beautiful time to get your family or group together to visit the farm center and enjoy a private horse-drawn hayride. Take in a ride along our wooded trails with views of the Huron River. During the month…

$50
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The Rink At Campus Martius

CAMPUS MARTIUS ICE RINK 1 Campus Martius, Detroit

The Rink at Campus Martius Park is the premier family-friendly outdoor skating rink in Michigan and the region. Situated in the heart of Downtown Detroit on Woodward Avenue, the Rink offers one of the most beautiful skating experiences in the country. Convenient and affordable parking is available steps away from The Rink at Campus Martius Park.  Thanks to our partners at Bedrock, you…

$8 – $11
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Toddler Tales

Barnum Park 1399 Pierce St, Birmingham

Join Ms. Rosemary from the Baldwin Public Library every Wednesday for outdoor stories, songs, and rhymes. Best for ages 1.5 to 2.5 with their grownups.  Must pre-register.     Photo Credit: Facebook

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Blake’s Ice Rink

BLAKE'S ORCHARD AND CIDER MILL 17985 Armada Center Rd., Armada

Blake's Ice Rink is back better than ever! After 75 years of world class entertainment and tradition, Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill has expanded its offerings to include a Winter Wonderland Experience.  Blake’s is proud to present a winter season…

$10 – $15
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Tipping Point Theatre 361 East Cady Street, Northville

Ebenezer Scrooge doesn’t want to celebrate Christmas, he just wants to work. While his dedication may be admirable to some, his disconnect from humanity is troubling. He doesn’t want to be with family, cut borrowers a break for the holiday…

$33 – $40
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Lights Before Christmas

Toledo Zoo 2 Hippo Way, Toledo

Enjoy more than 1 million lights and 200+ illuminated animal images, snap a photo with Santa at North Star Trading Post gift shop, and grab some holiday snacks at the Yuletide Food & Spirits tent! See the Big Tree's new…

$20 – $23
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Home for the Holidays

Canton Residents

Home for the Holidays is where Santa comes right to your home between 4 and 8pm. (You will be assigned a time and notified after you register based on location and other who have signed up for that day) for…

$35

Friendsgiving Celebration!

Friendship Factory - Rochester 210 W University Dr, Rochester

Celebrate Thanksgiving with your Friendship Factory family at our first Friendsgiving event! In the spirit of Friendship and Thanksgiving, we will gather for our ice breaker games along with our very own Turkey Tom to celebrate what we are grateful…

$50
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Holiday Stroll

Canterbury Village 2359 Joslyn Court, Orion Charter Township

Holiday Stroll will be the most memorable experience of the holiday season! Canterbury Village transforms to a winter wonderland to provide a true Holiday setting that brings the spirit of Christmas to life! This family-friendly event is hosted outdoors where…

$14.99
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THE BIG, BRIGHT LIGHT SHOW

Downtown Rochester Rochester

You are invited to brighten your holidays in Downtown Rochester with The Big, Bright Light Show! The buildings in downtown Rochester will be covered with more than 1 million points of glimmering holiday light. The display will be lit every…

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Gift of Lights

Indian Creek Zoo 2744 Consear Rd, Lambertville

Enjoy the Gift of Lights from the warmth of your car this holiday season.  The zoo has partnered with a nationally known light company to bring you this beautiful experience. Tickets to this drive-thru display can be purchased in advance. …

$20 – $25
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Magic Of Lights

DTE Energy Music Theatre 7774 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston

Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car…

$20 – $40
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Wayne County Lightfest

Merriman Hollow Park 7651 Merriman Road, Westland

The Wayne County Lightfest is magical four-mile stretch of Hines Park, displaying nearly 50 animated themed displays and more than 100,000 lights now until December 31, 2021 (closed December 25). Get in your pjs, pack some hot cocoa and grab…

$5 – $50

PJ PARTY & MOVIE

GILLHAM RECREATION CENTER 26325 SCOTIA RD, Huntington Woods

Wear your PJ’s, bring your sleeping bag and pillow, and you’re all set to watch a whimsical movie for the whole family. It follows the story of two kids searching for the legendary monster, the Howling Hoodoo, in the quirky…

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