EEK! Christmas is right around the corner and tickets are already selling out to metro Detroit’s most popular activities and events.



November 13 – January 2

Put on your favorite Christmas album and take in a dazzling drive-through holiday lights experience. The 1 1/2 mile path will feature over one million lights on spectacular displays to bring your favorite holiday themes and characters to life.



November 20 – January 3

The Detroit Zoo will be aglow for 32 magical nights with more than five million LED lights illuminating trees, buildings and over 280 sculptures throughout the front half of the Zoo. Experience the magic of the Detroit Zoo in winter as you take in the lights, sights and sounds of the season for guests of all ages. Children younger than 2 are admitted free.



Weekends in December

Mingle with merrymakers amid the smells of roasting chestnuts and warming bonfires and the sounds of carolers, fiddlers and bustling yuletide activity at Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village.



November 27 – December 23

Spark your holiday season at Meadow Brook’s Winter Wonder Lights. Michigan’s most dazzling new holiday light show is perfect for the young, the old and everyone in between. It’s where you can explore a world of lights and magic. Where you can engage with the sights and sounds of the season. And where everything is illuminated.



Weekends in December

What is the most enchantingly thrilling adventure behind the Canterbury Castle? The ones you share with your family in Canterbury Village as you stroll through 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. Multiple exciting displays to see with live characters bringing the Holidays to life, your adventure will get you in the spirit while creating lasting memories.



December 11-13, 18+19

You won’t want to miss this great holiday event. We have decked the trails at Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center with thousands of holiday lights! Even more than last year! Horse Drawn Wagon Rides through the magical Trail of Lights will take place on December 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th & 19th.This fun evening will include horse drawn wagon rides through the Trail of Lights, holiday music, hot chocolate and a take home craft. Unfortunately this year due to COVID Santa will not be available for pictures.



About Ashley Hubbbard-Porter

Ashley Porter is a Chicago native who now calls Birmingham home. Ashley and her husband Mike and son Jake love attending local festivals, exploring Detroit’s diverse food scene, and venturing outside of Metro Detroit to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan. With a background in Early Childhood Education, Ashley loves connecting with and supporting families in her community, which is why she is so excited to be a part of LittleGuide Detroit.