It’s not too hard to find Santa but his famous ‘flying’ friends can be easier to catch. Here are local events where you can expect to see reindeer in metro Detroit.

Santa Saturday @ Meadow Brook Hall (Rochester) // December 3rd, 10th, 17th

Visits with Santa and the reindeer are included with tickets for Holiday Walk, an indoor holiday experience that features the historic mansion decorated in shimmering splendor.

Holiday Extravaganza (Pontiac) // Saturday, December 3rd

The WinterFUN Festival is a great opportunity for families to come together to participate in several activities. There is a Gallery of Ice with live ice carving competition, a petting farm with adorable animals, live Santa reindeer, s’mores and more!

Royal Oak Jingle // Saturday, December 10th

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 Hoopla (Waterford) // Saturday, December 10th

Enjoy reindeer visits for FREE at the Waterford Holiday Hoopla between 3pm and 6pm. There will also be Santa, cookie decorating, crafts and more.

Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm (Clare)

Take a trip to the Reindeer Farm in Clare Michigan. Check on the reindeer, visit with Santa, check out the candy maker and enjoy warm donuts, hot cider and cocoa for a holiday trip. The farm is open Wednesdays through Sundays beginning December 1st. Admission is $8 per person.

Photo credit: Meadow Brook Hall