What’s Happening in Northern Michigan: Holiday Events

There’s plenty to do across Northern Michigan now that the holiday season is in full swing.

Jeremy Witt with the West Michigan Tourist Association shares just some of those fun events.

Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville is hosting a holiday celebration from Dec. 16 to Jan. 6.

This celebration includes everything from the 17th annual Snowiest Snowflake Contest to a family campfire and New Year’s celebration.

Swing by with your ski gear on Christmas Eve for their annual Ski with Santa event.

Join Santa for some on-hill fun as he hits the slopes with all the good boys and girls before he heads off to deliver gifts all night!

There are so many ways to celebrate Christmas with Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire.

Plan a weekend getaway to relax, unwind and celebrate.

If you’re visiting the weekend before Christmas, there will be a story time with Santa on Friday, Dec. 22, followed by breakfast with Santa,

The annual Tannenbaum Blitzen Celebration and Torchlight Parade on Saturday, Dec. 23.

Shanty Creek Resorts also has a gift to you this holiday season: join Santa on the slopes of Schuss Mountain on Dec. 25 and ski for free!

Surround yourself in warmth and cuddle-worthy luxury with an escape to the JW Marriott in downtown Grand Rapids.

The Wrapped in Warmth package includes deluxe overnight accommodations, breakfast for two, hot chocolate and donuts, a JW flannel blanket and a $50 Tanger Outlets gift card.

During your stay, peruse the area’s museums, grab a beer at one of the many breweries and dine at local restaurants.

This package is available through Jan. 31, 2018.

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