Don’t Miss These Metro Detroit Family Holiday Events 2020
It’s our guide to fun family holiday events for Metro Detroit. Make sure to snag your tickets soon, as most of these events will sell out quickly.
Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo
Your family will enjoy this stroll through the lighted pathways at the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo. More than five million LED lights will illuminate trees and buildings as wells as more than 280 sculptures throughout the front section of the Zoo.
November 20, 2020, through January 3, 2021
Holiday Stroll 2020 at Canterbury Village
Are you are looking for singing, dancing, and lights galore? Then check out the Holiday Stroll 2020 – Canterbury Village. Get into the Holiday Spirit early this year.
December 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, 27
Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village
Get in the Christmas mood by strolling the lantern-lit streets of Greenfield Village in Dearborn, MI. Voted a top ten family holiday destination by USA Today as well as Reader’s Digest, Holiday Nights is sure to leave you in the holiday spirit. Guests can learn how traditions have evolved to those we still celebrate today. You may also ride on the carousel, listen to musicians, or even watch a cooking demonstration inside a historic kitchen.
December 4-6, 11-13, 15-23, 26-28, 2020.
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Winter Holidays at Spacecraft in Ferndale
Spacecraft in Ferndale is scheduled to feature a winter holiday-themed art and technology-based immersive experience throughout the month of December. Safely hang out and experience many different spaces and explore the immersive sights together with a mesmerizing light display in their 11,000 sq. ft. warehouse in the Iron Ridge District!
December Dates TBD
Glenlore Trails: Aurora in Commerce Township
In December, the 1/2 mile Glenlore Trails will be reimagined again, this time with a winter theme, Aurora. We can’t wait to see what they have in store. Then again, whatever it is, I’m sure it will be amazing!!
December Dates TBD
Taylor Winterfest – Blizzard of Oz
Come walk with your family through a winter wonderland at the Taylor Winterfest – Blizzard of Oz. Explore the unique, interactive high-tech light shows, holiday displays, in addition to characters. This event will take place throughout the historic Coan Lake area, Heritage Park Petting Farm, as well as the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens!
November 19th, 2020 through January 10th, 2021
Magic Of Lights™ at DTE Energy Music Theatre
The Magic of Lights is a spectacular 1.5-mile drive-through holiday lights display featuring various holiday-themed light displays using the latest LED technology and digital animations, including the all-new drive-through Blizzard Tunnel as well as returning favorites including 12 Days of Christmas, Winter Wonderland, and The Night Before Christmas. Families and friends will experience the thrill of Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of their own cars as they weave through its course.
Magic of Lights will open each day at 5 p.m. and run through 10 p.m. on Sunday through Thursday, and until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Some exclusions may apply.
November 13th, 2020 – January 2, 2021
Big Bright Light Show in Downtown Rochester
Over 1.5 million lights on display during the 2019 Big Bright Light Show in Downtown Rochester. The family holiday event will take place on Main Street beginning South Bridge and continue until University Drive.
Mid-November (TBA) through January 3rd, 2021
2020 Big Bright Light Show – Downtown Rochester
Wayne County Lightfest
The Wayne County Lightfest’s magical 4.5-mile drive-through holiday light display is a tradition for families all over Metro Detroit. There are new displays this year together with 45 other animated themed displays.
The Lightfest will be open Wednesday – Sunday starting Wednesday, November 25, 2020, until December 31, 2020 (closed December 25).
Winter Wonder Lights at Meadow Brook
If you are looking to spark your holiday season, then visit Meadow Brook’s Winter Wonder Lights. Michigan’s most dazzling new holiday light show is perfect for the young, the old as well as everyone in between.
Journey into a magical space where you can explore a world of lights and magic. Where you can engage with the sights together with the sounds of the season. And also where everything is illuminated.
November 27th, 2020 through December 30th, 2020
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