What is Holidays in the City?
Holidays in the City is a collaboration between the Downtown Development Authority, the City of Muskegon, and business owners to bring you the very best of our downtown during the holiday season. Every weekend from Thanksgiving through Christmas, there are fun and exciting holiday events taking place! Explore below all the great things downtown Muskegon has to offer this holiday season!
Holidays in the City kicks off on November 27 with Small Business Saturday and the community Christmas tree lighting in Hackley Park.
Small Business Saturday
Holidays in the City first began over 10 years ago with the start of Small Business Saturday and is still the kick-off event! Downtown Muskegon prides itself on the abundunce of local shops and resturants, so come on down on November 27 and shop local!
Hackley Park Tree Lighting
Santa and his reindeer will make a special visit to Hackley Park for the community Christmas tree lighting on November 27! Holiday activities will begin with the Hackley and Hume Holiday Tours Kick-Off at 2pm. Enjoy tours of the Hackley and Hume historic sites, ornament decorating, cookies, and hot chocolate! Santa’s reindeer will be available to meet outside of the Hackley Public Library on Third Street starting at 4:30pm. Santa himself will arrive at Hackley Park to receive the keys to the city and light the Christmas tree at 6pm.
After the tree lighting, join us to view the NEW holiday lights on Western Avenue!
Experience the Hackley & Hume homes on Saturdays during the holiday season
November 27 – December 29 2pm-7pm
Christmas Tree Lighting
Annual Christmas Tree Lighting with Reindeer in Hackley Park
Saturday, November 27 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Hanukkah History & Traditions
Presented by the Lakeshore Museum Center
Saturday, December 4 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party
Concert at the Frauenthal
Monday, December 6 7:30pm
Find us on Facebook for updates and Holiday happenings around town.
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