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Santa's Arrival, Tree Lighting & Holiday Open House

  • Downtown Traverse City
  • Front St
  • Traverse City, MI 49684
  • December 1, 2017
  • Admission: Free
  • 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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The magic lights up Downtown Traverse City at the beginning of December. Spend the evening shopping and strolling through over 150 distinctive downtown shops and restaurants. Shoppers will be serenaded with holiday music and can gather with family and friends at the Holiday Tree, beginning at 5 p.m., for a community sing-a-long of favorite holiday carols. The excitement continues with Santa’s arrival at 6 pm! Santa will join the carols, receive the key to his house from Traverse City Mayor Carruthers and then help light the tree, before spending the rest of the evening (6-9 p.m.) visiting with little ones at his holiday house. Live music from Benjaman James and magic from Ben Whiting from 6:15 to 9 pm on Cass St., store specials, horse and carriage rides and more!

The tree lighting will take place on the corner of Front and Cass.

The holiday season kicks off when Santa comes to town! Join the downtown shops and restaurants for a night full of holiday fun, music and activities!

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Santa's Arrival, Tree Lighting & Holiday Open House