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Welcome to Christmas in Mackinaw 2012! Take care of your holiday gift needs Friday, November 30, Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 and every weekend in December.
Other Christmas in Mackinaw activities include:
Parade - This is a go regardless of weather.
4:45 PM, the annual tree lighting procession line up at the Marina parking lot.5:00 PM The parade of caroler wagons, walkers, decorated vehicles and City Trucks will honk and sing to the community Christmas tree at Indian Pathways Park. Santa has candy canes for all. Parade will go north on Huron to Central Ave, west on Central Ave to Nicolet Street and Indian Pathways Park. Sound provided by G-man Productions.
Come be a part of the “Tacky Tinsel Town Car Parade” keep warm and follow the carolers! (Just decorate your car for the holidays & win a really “Tacky Prize”.) Categories include Grand Tacky, Ha Ha Ho Ho, Tinsel Tune or Tinsel Town and Northern Lights awards. 5:15 PM, Schedule at Indian Pathways Park: Community blessing, the Village leads in the count down, Santa’s magic to light the tree, an old fashion carols sing and Tacky Parade Awards Presentation. 5:40 PM, all are invited to proceed to Mackinaw Outfitters in the Mackinaw Crossings Mall for crafts, hot cocoa and cookies with Santa Claus. Santa will hand out a special gift to the children donated by the Lions Club of Mackinaw City.
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Shop and dine all around Mackinaw City! McGulpin Point Lighthouse will be open and decorated to celebrate the holiday season during a special weekend in early December. The lighthouse will be open Saturday-Sunday, Dec. 1-2, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Refreshments will be available and horse-drawn sleigh rides at the nearby Headlands International Dark Sky Park will be offered if the weather allows. Call (231) 348-1704 for more information or go online to www.emmetcounty.org/mcgulpin/ The lighthouse is open daily mid-May through the end of October each year. There is no charge to enter the lighthouse or to climb the tower.
Hear the story of the “Chrismon” Tree Ornaments - 10:30 am at the Church of the Straits. Enjoy Christmas shopping and dining. McGulpin Point Lighthouse tours and refreshments 9am to 6pm
Wednesday, December 5th: Chamber Holiday Open House at Keyhole Bar & Grill 5-7 pm. Everyone is welcome! Appetizers, desserts & Holiday Cheer! Cash Bar.
Thursday, Dec 6 at 6:30pm Mackinaw City School Christmas Concert.
Sunday December 9, 2:00pm Church of the Straits Hosts the Community Cantata Choir performing ”There is a Rose”.
Sunday December 16, 6:00pm Mackinaw Bible Church presents their annual Christmas program. Community welcome!
Check with local churches for Christmas Eve services.
Past photos of Christmas in Mackinaw
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