Bundle up and watch a Santa parade for the holidays. Enjoy a daytime show or find a lighted parade, either way your kids will love it and so will you.

Lighted Santa Parade (St. Clair Shores)

Friday, November 18

The annual St. Clair Santa parade will begin down River Road along Palmer Park! Santa will receive the key to the city and the city Christmas tree will be lighted immediately following the parade.

Holiday Lighted Parade (Northville)

Saturday, November 19 

Join the thousands of parade-goers as the holiday season officially kicks off with the Holiday Lighted Parade.  Bands, dancers, floats, and of course, Santa, make this annual favorite a great family tradition!

Christmas Parade (Wyandotte)

Saturday, November 19

The Parade route begins at Northline near the Police/Court Building and ends at Eureka Avenue. The parade begins at 10 am and usually runs approximately one hour. Wyandotte’s Christmas Parade often draws participation from local marching troupes, pipe and drum and marching bands, schools and organizations from throughout Michigan and Canada. The parade ends with Santa Claus!

Santa Claus Parade (Grosse Pointe)

Friday, November 25 

Join us the morning after Thanksgiving for Grosse Pointe’s largest parade of the year! Parade will go from Kercheval Avenue from Lewiston in GP Farms to Cadieux in GP City.

Fantasy of Lights (Howell)

Friday, November 25

Kick off your holiday season with the Fantasy of Lights! Enjoy local dining and shopping, meet Santa and his reindeer and watch one of the longest running holiday parades in the area!

Santaland Parade (Garden City)

Saturday, November 26

Join Garden City’s oldest and most prestigious event, the Santaland Parade. Along with watching from the parade route, the parade will be live streamed in Facebook and YouTube to thousands across the world.

Winterfest Parade (Taylor)

Saturday, December 3

The parade steps off at 5 p.m. from the Taylor Recreation Center, and ends at the Sheridan Open Air Pavilion in Heritage Park. The Tree Lighting and Firework display will immediately follow the parade (approx. 6:15 p.m.).

Lighted Christmas Parade (Lake Orion)

Saturday, December 3

Lake Orion is the home of the largest lighted Christmas Parade in Michigan! With a fun theme of “Kids in Candyland”, participants and downtown businesses are encouraged to light up the night and celebrate the season using the theme Kids in Candyland to depict the holiday spirit.

Holiday Extravaganza (Pontiac)

Saturday, December 3

The festivities for its 41st annual year will bigger and better. There will be over 100 of your favorite costume characters handing out FREE hugs, beautiful professional floats from The Parade Company, professional balloons, marching bands, fire trucks and choreographed dancers all joining together to bring you a memorable parade

Holiday Spectacular (South Lyon)

Saturday, December 3

From the “Christmas in the Country” Craft Show at South Lyon High School to the Holiday Spectacular Lighted Parade and tree lighting ceremony, this event is sure to offer something for everyone!

Merry & Bright Parade (Livonia)

Sunday, December 4

The Merry & Bright Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting is back! The parade will kick off from Frost Middle School and travel to the Livonia City Hall south entrance, where there will be a tree lighting before families can enjoy some free activities at the Livonia Public Library’s Bennett Civic Center Library.

Royal Oak Jingle & Light Parade (Royal Oak) 

Saturday, December 10

The Royal Oak Jingle takes place Saturday, December 10th and will fill Downtown Royal Oak with traditional holiday activities like photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, live reindeer, a cookie crawl and a Light Parade on Main Street in the evening and tons more.

Holiday Lights On Wheels Parade (Roseville) 

Saturday, December 17

The Roseville Neighborhood Watch and the Roseville Police Department are proud to present the 3rd Annual Roseville Holiday Lights On Wheels Parade! This year will feature more stops to spread more cheer!

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