If you’re looking for holiday magic, take a trip through time at one of Michigan’s popular historic village events. From Santa sightings to carousel rides and beautifully decorated houses, have fun outside this Christmas season.

Holiday Nights (Dearborn)

December 4-6, 11-13, 15-23, 26-28

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village offers yuletide fun for all ages. Admission includes FREE carousel rides, cooking demonstrations, Carolers and live music performances, Santa and live reindeer, skilled artisans demonstrations, and more! Cost: $20-$30

Celebration of Lights (Troy)

December 3-5, 10-12 and 17-19

Full of candlelight, luminaries, and stories to cheer your spirit in the darkest days, see the Troy Village light up as you’ve never seen it before! Cost: $0-7


Christmas In The Village (Northville)

December 11 & 12

Come to the Village for a Christmas experience. See all the beautifully decorated houses,  listen to The Caroling Belles, visit with Father Christmas, enjoy Christmas music and children’s crafts. Cost: FREE


Canterbury Village Holiday Stroll (Orion Township)

December 3 -6, 11 – 13, 18-20, 26 & 27

Enjoy a family stroll through Canterbury Village and experience multiple encounters with characters along a path lit by Red & Green glowing lamp posts and Holiday lights. Stop along the way for a photo opportunity at your favorite scene. Cost: $5 – $10


Nights of Light (Livonia)

December 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20

Stroll through Greenmead Historic Village in Livonia to see the houses lit for the season an have a special visit with Santa. Cost: FREE



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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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