Holiday Events in West Michigan

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Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Olde Christmas Weekend
Dec 6 - 9, 2012
Location: Manistee County
The 24th Annual Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend is a family holiday tradition. The festival begins on Wednesday, December 5th with the Sleighbell Prince & Princess Pageant. The Ramsdell Theatre ballroom is the setting for the pageant and Festival of Trees. In addition to the renown Sleighbell Parade, the town comes alive with gingerbread, roasting chestnuts, and Christmas music rings out from the church steeples.

The Inn at Christmastime
Dec 9 - 16, 2012
(Sun. )
Time: 02:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: 230 Wellington Street Traverse City, MI 49686

The Wellington Inn is pleased to present its Tenth Annual "Inn at Christmastime". Our holiday tours will be held two Sunday afternoons preceding Christmas: December 9th & 16th. Hours will be 2:00pm - 6:00pm.

Experience an old fashioned Christmas at this beautifully restored 1905 neoclassical mansion on the corner of Washington and Wellington Streets in Traverse City's historic Boardman neighborhood.

Start your Holiday Season with a tour of this historic Inn dressed in its holiday finery. Following your tour of the entire mansion, enjoy complimentary holiday sweets and hot mulled cider in the third floor ballroom.
Tickets are $10 at the door.

6-for-1 Day at BOYNE
Dec 21, 2012
Time: 09:00 AM To 04:30 PM
Location: Boyne Mountain & Boyne Highlands
Don't let school or work get in the way, it is 6-for-1 Day at BOYNE! That's right, we're doing it again so pack up the vehicle, grab your friends and don't stop until you reach the slopes of BOYNE. Our annual 6-for-1 Day pays homage to America's first six person, high-speed lift, the Mountain Express at Boyne Mountain.

Both Boyne Mountain and Boyne Highlands will be offering 6 tickets for the price of 1 all day long. The 6-for-1 tickets are valid 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on December 21, 2012 only. For more information, please visit

Beauty and the Beast
Dec 26 - 30, 2012
Location: Devos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids
Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Grand Rapids! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including, "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Devos Performance Hall. Groups of 10 or more receive special discounts!

Grand Rapids Children's Museum
Grand Rapids

Let's Party!
Join us for our annual New Year's Early Eve party on December 31st, from 6-8pm.
• Decorate a party hat.
• Make a noisemaker
• Countdown and balloon drop at 7:30pm.
• Kid friendly hor d'oeuvres and drinks by FoodDesign
• Live DJ and dancing.
Tickets are $10 a person for PALS members, $12 for non-members. Children under 1 are free.
Reservations required. Please call (616) 235-4726 ext. 204 or stop in to the museum to purchase tickets


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