Best Holiday Local Activities To Check out This Season 2022

The holiday season is here and it’s time to get into the spirit! Luckily, there are many activities around Ann Arbor to spread joy and create lovely memories for many years to come.

See some Spectacular Lights

Glenlore Trails Aurora

Take an immersive night walk where the forest comes alive with lights, sounds, and wonder!

Where: 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Township, MI 48382

When: November 17th – December 23rd

Family friendly fun and magic

Shadford Dr

A private homeowner who sets up a magnificent display every year!

Where: Shadford Road, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

When: December 1st – January 1st

Wow! Where do they store it all?!

Let it Glow at the Detroit Zoo

Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the sight and sounds of the season. Wild Lights is an event for all ages!

Where: Detroit Zoo

When: Nov. 19, 2022, to Jan. 8, 2023, on select weeknights and most Sundays from 5 to 9 p.m. Most Fridays and Saturdays, the event will take place from 5 to 10:30 p.m.

Ever see an elephant glow before?

Check out this List of Holiday Movie Showing Times

Why not go see a holiday movie with the family?

Go See a Showing of The Nutcracker

Randazzo Dance Company’s The Nutcracker with a Twist

Randazzo Dance Company proudly presents its 53rd annual holiday production “The Nutcracker with a Twist.” The renowned score by Tchaikovsky is set to choreography that showcases the talent of the Company. “Twist” features the full Company, and will feature many dancer debuts in new roles, showcasing the vast talent within the Company and providing many opportunities for dancers to shine.  The Nutcracker is adapted from E. T. A. Hoffmann’s story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King. The story follows the wondrous journey of young Clara, who receives a nutcracker as a gift at her family’s Christmas Eve party.

Where: Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre – 911 N. University Ann Arbor

When: December 16, 7:30 PM

Eat With Santa

Donuts and Selfies with Santa

Enjoy a snack and get a picture with the big guy himself.

Where: 125 S Main Street, Chelsea

When: December 10th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Snacks With Santa

Kensington Metropark’s annual Snacks with Santa returns for 2021.

You’ll enjoy a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday singalong, snacks, and a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree.

Snacks with Santa is offered on Saturday and Sunday from December 10=18. There are multiple 1 hour sessions offered each day at 10:30a, noon, and 2pm. Each session is offered to start with either Santa or the hayride.

Preregistration is required by 4p 7 days in advance of the session.

Where: 2240 West Buno Road, Milford

When: December 10=18. There are multiple 1 hour sessions offered each day at 10:30a, noon, and 2pm

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