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Upcoming Holiday Events In Rochester And Beyond

Here Are The Upcoming Holiday Events In Rochester And Beyond

Auburn Hills

  • Auburn Hills Santa Claus (Nov 9th through Christmas Eve) – Bass Pro Shops at the Great Lakes Crossing
  •  Dancing Lights Holiday Lights Display (Thanksgiving through New Year’s) – 3111 Paramount Lane, Auburn Hills, MI 48326


  • Berkley Hometown Holidays (Saturday, Dec 2nd in Downtown Berkley) Santa Claus visits follow the parade.
  • Candy Cane Lane Craft Show Berkley (Saturday, Dec 9th from 10 am to 4 pm)


  • Birmingham Winter Markt (Friday, Dec 1st (4pm to 10pm), Saturday, Dec 2nd (10am to 9pm), Sunday, Dec 3rd, (11am to 4pm)
  • Birmingham Holiday Tree Lighting (Friday, Dec 1st at 6pm) – Shain Park (S Bates St. and W Merrill St., Birmingham, MI, 48009)
  •  Birmingham Santa House and Birmingham Carriage Rides Near Santa House (Weekends Friday, Dec 1 through Christmas Eve) – Shain Park (S Bates St. and W Merrill St., Birmingham, MI, 48009)


  • Village of Clarkston Holiday Open House (Saturday, Dec 2nd from 6p-8p) – Downtown Clarkston


  • Clawson Christmas Tree Lighting (Wednesday, Nov 29th at 6:30pm) – Memorial Park at Blair Memorial Library (416 N Main St Clawson, Michigan 48017)


  • Detroit Thanksgiving Parade 2017 (Thanksgiving Day at 9am) – Woodward and Kirby, Downtown Detroit, Michigan
  • Noel Night 2017 (Saturday, Dec 2nd from 5p-10pm) – Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center Area (between Cass and John R and Kirby and Willis)


  • Farmington Holly Days (Saturday, Dec 2nd from noon-5pm) – Downtown Farmington
  • Mansion Christmas Tree Lighting (Saturday, Dec 2nd from 6pm-8pm) – Governor Warner Mansion (33805 Grand River Avenue, Farmington, MI)

Farmington Hills

  • Holiday Lights Ceremony 2017 (Tuesday, Dec 5th at 6:30pm) – Farmington Hills Fire Department HQ (31455 W 11 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48336)
  •  Holiday Shopping Expo 2017 (Saturday, Dec 9th from 10am-4pm) – Costick Center (28600 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan)


  • Ferndale Holiday Ice Festival 2017 (Saturday, Dec 9th from 10a-4pm) – Schiffer Park (W 9 Mile Rd & Planavon)

Lake Orion

  •  Lights On Lake Orion (Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day (5pm-10pm Sun-Thu / 5pm-11pm Fri-Sat) – Lights on Lake Orion (439 Shady Oaks, Lake Orion, MI 48362)
  • Lake Orion  Tree Lighting Ceremony (Saturday, Nov 25th at 3:30pm-5:30pm) – Children’s Park (Downtown Lake Orion)
  • Orion Lighted Parade (Saturday, Dec 2nd at 6pm) – Downtown Lake Orion


  •  Royal Park Hotel Holiday Express Gingerbread Train (Daily through Jan 1st) – Royal Park Hotel (600 East University Drive, Rochester)
  • Lagniappe (Monday, Nov 20th from 6pm-9pm) – Downtown Rochester
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony (Thanksgiving Weekend) – Downtown Rochester
  • Greater Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade (Sunday, Dec 3rd at 2pm) – Downtown Rochester
  • Christmas Lights in Downtown Rochester (Nov 20th through Jan 7, 2018)
  • Friday Night Carriage Rides (Friday, Dec 1st from 6p-9p (Also Dec 8th, 15th, 22nd) – Downtown Rochester
  •  Meadow Brook Hall Holiday Walk (Friday, Nov 24th through Dec 23rd) – Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens (480 South Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
  •  Kris Kringle Market (Friday, Dec 1st (4p-10p) and Saturday, Dec 2nd (noon-10p) – West 4th Street (between Walnut & Main, Rochester, MI)
  • Caroling in the City (Sunday, Dec 17th from 5pm to 8pm) Downtown Rochester

Rochester Hills

  • Village of Rochester Hills Santa Claus 2017 (Nov 17th through Christmas Eve)
  •  Old-Fashioned Christmas (Saturday, Dec 16th from 1pm-4pm) – Rochester Hills Museum (1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)

Royal Oak

  • Detroit Zoo Wild Lights (Nov 18th – Dec 31st from 5:30pm to 9:30pm) – Detroit Zoo (8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak, MI 48067)
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony and Royal Oak Holiday Magic Marketplace (Thursday, Nov 30th from 4pm to 9pm (lighting takes place at 7pm) – Royal Oak Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, Michigan)


  •  Elf Shelf Troy (Saturday, Nov 25th from 9am to 4pm) – Troy High School (4777 Northfield Pkwy, Troy, MI 48098)
  • Classic Christmas (Saturday, Dec 2nd from 1pm to 3pm) – Troy Historic Village
  • Christmas Tree Lighting and Winter Wonderland (Friday, Dec 8th from 6:30pm to 9pm) – City Hall for Tree Lighting Troy Library & Troy Community Center

Hopefully that’s enough to fill your calendar and to make new traditions. Happy Holidays!!


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