Metro Detroit Events Calendar

upcoming events in Southeast Michigan

  • Christmas Market 2015 - Happy Holly Days -  unique, affordable gifts and holiday decor by Michigan artists. Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens, now through December 20, 2015 (closed Mondays)
  • Wayne County Lightfest - the Midwest's longest drive-through holiday light display with four miles of displays, enter Hines Drive from Merriman Road in Westland, now through December 31, 2015
  • Birmingham Tree Lighting & opening of Birmingham Santa House - The Birmingham Lions Club will take photos with Santa for $5. Donations go to Leader Dogs for the Blind. Shain Park, Birmingham, Wednesday, November 25, 2015
  • America’s Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van - Downtown Detroit, Thursday, November 26, 2015
  • Walk of Trees & Santa's Arrival - Kellogg Park, Downtown Plymouth, Friday, November 27, 2015 5:15 pm
  • Meadow Brook Holiday Walk Tours - Tour the elegant rooms of the grand manor decorated for the holidays. After the tour, follow the path to Knole Cottage for a storybook adventure, then enjoy treasure and treats at Danny’s Cabin. Kids can also play teddy bear hide-and-seek while touring the mansion. November 27 - December 23, 2015
  • Small Business Saturday - Support Local Businesses on Saturday, November 28, 2015
  • West Park Winter Social - a free winter festival in Grosse Pointe Park, MI, located in the West Park district on Kercheval between Maryland and Wayburn. Winter Social will feature tree lighting with caroling and marshmallow roasting, holiday craft market, heated craft beer tent, food truck rally, live music, kids activities, and fun adult-themed drinking games and fun! A portion of proceeds goes to benefit the Grosse Pointe Housing Foundation, a local 501c3 that provides housing subsidies to college students to move to Grosse Pointe Park. - Saturday, November 28, 2015
  • Birmingham Winter Market - European food and drinks, gift items, holiday greens, crafts, ice carving demonstrations, live reindeer, warming stations, a Kinderhaus children’s activity area, the popular Santa House, horse-drawn carriage rides and live entertainment. Shain Park, Birmingham, December 4-6. 2015
  • Christmas in Plymouth - shopping specials, horse & carriage tours, entertainment and community sing - Thursday, December 10, 2015, 5-9 pm
  • Holiday Ice Festival & Santa's Arrival - Downtown Ferndale, Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • 2nd Annual Santa Hat Hustle & Toy Drive - The streets of Hazel Park will be lined with festive holiday runners, walkers, their familes and cheering supporters. Main Street will be converted to a winter wonderland with Santa and all his friends, Reindeer, Snowmen, Christmas Trees & More! We encourage everyone to bring at least one unwrapped toy to donate. Toys will be donated to Club Kids in the area who are in need for the 2015 holiday season. Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • Holiday Shopping Expo - over 60 vendors, crafters and area businesses offering toys, jewelry, candles, clothing, holiday displays, greeting cards, makeup and more. Costick Center, Farmington Hills, December 12-13, 2015
  • Food and Refreshments will be available for purchase.
  • Plymouth Ice Festival - Downtown Plymouth, January 8-10, 2016. Dueling chainsaws competition on January 9 at 7 pm.
  • The Gallery - the official kick-off to the North American International Auto Show, a night of exclusive guests, fine food, exquisite art and the finest luxury automobiles. MGM Grand Detroit, January 9, 2016
  • North American International Auto Show - Cobo Center, Detroit
    Press Preview - January 11-12, 2016
    Industry Preview - January 13-14, 2016
    Charity Preview - January 15, 2016
    Public Show - January 16-24, 2016