We parents may not be ready for Christmas but the kids are already thinking about their favorite day of the year. Brighten their day with holiday magic and make plans for one of these fun family activities in day trips in Michigan.


Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm (Clare)

Check in on Santa’s helpers and take a drive to visit the Reindeer Farm in Clare Michigan. Get personal interaction with animals, let the kids play at Elf Landing, and snack on homemade doughnuts and ice cold slushies. Admission is $12 for adults and $6 for kids ages 2 to 12. The farm is open Wednesday through Friday from 10am to 4pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm.


Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland (Frankenmuth)

It’s always Christmas at Bronner’s! Head to the holiday favorite from July 14th to 25th to celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas…In July with games, activities and crafts! You can also start planning for your holiday light show at home and select a special ornament and stroll the store.


Christmas Movie Night (Sterling Heights)

Put on your Christmas PJs, drive out with your favorite jingles and watch your favorite movies at the Christmas In July Drive-In! The Macomb County Drive-In is showing holiday classics including Home Alone, Elf, The Santa Claus and Polar Express Thursday, July 29th through Saturday, July 31st.


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