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101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Ann Arbor- 2019


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Santa Sightings

Country Christmas at Three Cedars Farm
Dinner With Santa at the Detroit Zoo
Breakfast With Santa at the Detroit Zoo
Cookies With the Clauses at the Detroit Zoo
Birmingham Santa Walk
Santa Central at Hudson Mills
Snacks With Santa at Oakwoods
Santa Comes To WHVP
Holiday Magic With Santa At Meadow Brook
Santa Comes To Maybury Farm
Holiday Nights: Supper With Santa
Snacks With Santa at Indian Springs
Birmingham Santa House
S'Mores and Santa
Snacks With Santa at Kensington Metropark
Snacks With Santa at Lake Erie 
Auburn Hills Tree Lighting Ceremony
Visit With Mr and Mrs Claus
Detroit Tree Lighting and Light Up Beacon Park
Countdown To Christmas at the Arab American National Museum
Breakfast With Minifigure Santa at Legoland
Santa Photos at Briarwood Mall
Visit Santa at Westland 


Old-Time Christmas

Heritage Holidays at Wolcott Mills
Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village
Christmas in Mill Race Village  
Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic  


Light Displays

Holiday Walk: Landmark In Lights at Meadw Brook
Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo
Lights Before Christmas at the Toledo Zoo
Marshall's Merry Mile Light Display


Living Nativities

Nativity LIVE
Chelsea Live Nativity
Living Nativity at Marshall's Merry Mile
Living Nativity at Bethlehem


Holiday Theatre

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at Fox Theare
Elf Jr., the Musical
Cirque Dreams Holidaze
A Christmas Carol at Towsley Auditorium
Dr. Seuss: How the Grinch Stole Christmas the Musical 
Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker
The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays
The Nutcracker Presented By Ann Arbor Ballet Theatre
The Nutcracker at Detroit Opera House
Detroit Hip Hop Nutcracker
Disney Jr. Holiday Party On Tour 
A Very Electric Christmas 
A Christmas Carol at Meadow Brook Theatre
A White Christmas Sing Along at Michigan Theatre


Holiday Concerts

Home For the Holidays With the Detroit Symphony
Brian Setzer Orchestra: Christmas ROCKS! 
DSO Presents: Home Alone in Concert 
Handel's Messiah With the DSO
Holiday Pops With the Ann Arbor Symphony
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
Winter Wonderland With the DSO 


Christmas Tree Experience

Hillside Christmas Tree Farm
Candycane Christmas Tree Farm
Huron Christmas Tree Farm
Runyan's Christmas Tree Farm
Urquart's Christmas Tree Farm
Middle Road Tree Farm
Arend's Tree Farm
Braun's Tree Farm
Top Hill's Farm


Ice Skating

Outdoor Ice Skating at The Rink
School Holiday Skate 
Buhr Outdoor Skating Rink 
Chelsea's Arcic Colliseum
Novi Ice Arena 
Ann Arbor Ice Cube
Riley Park Ice Rink 
Garden City Ice Arena 



Hanukkah Celebration at JCS
Family Food Tasting at Zingerman's: Hanukkah Latkes
Family Menorah Lighting


Shopping & Craft Fairs

Northville Holiday Greens Market
Birmingham Tree Lighting and Holiday Markt
Detroit Urban Craft Fair
Kerrytown Kindlefest
Winter Artist Market At the Botanic Gardens
DIYpsi Holiday Market 


New Year's Eve

Noon Year's Eve at the Toledo Zoo
New Year's Eve Kid's Countdown
Mt. Clemens New Year's Eve Kid's Night



Northville Holiday Lights Parade
Holiday Carriage Rides in Downtown Detroit
Guided Candlelight Tours
Chelsea Gingerbread House Workshop
A Tuba Christmas in Kerrytown
Freighthouse Holiday Festival
Season of Light at EMU Planetarium
Belle Noelle Tree Festival 
Belleville WinterFest


If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Debra Ross, publisher of KidsOutAndAbout.com and BeyondTheNest.com at ross@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you!