Detroit’s local designers have many ideas for decorating the halls. One local designer is Renee Marie, known as the Christmas Tree Queen. She has decorated many trees for people in Detroit, and she’s here to share those ideas with you.
In the city, you can find many Christmas decorations and special events. The holidays are a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. You can visit the local shops to find some unique gifts, or go to a holiday celebration in one of the city’s parks. Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland is a great place to visit in the city. Canterbury Village offers a festive atmosphere. The Hard Nut is performed at the Detroit Opera House twice during the holiday season. This show is sure to delight all ages.
Greenfield Village is a popular place to spend Christmas in Michigan. It boasts over 80 acres of living traditions and holiday goods. There are also historic home tours. In addition, the village has hundreds of Christmas lights, ice skating, and fireworks. You can also take a stroll through the Detroit Zoo’s Wild Lights, with over one million LED lights and 280 sculptures.
Some of the most beautiful yards in the country can be found in the city’s neighborhoods. Some neighborhoods in Oakland County have elaborate Christmas displays, while others are more modest and traditional. But, no matter what kind of holiday decorating style you prefer, you’ll definitely be able to find a festive look to complement your family’s tastes.
Make sure you have safety measures in place if you are planning on decorating your home for the holidays. The Detroit Fire Department warns residents that Christmas decorations can be dangerous. To avoid fire hazards, cut the base of a Christmas tree by one inch and inspect it for dryness. If you’re purchasing a fresh tree, check that it isn’t brittle or damaged. Make sure the tree is stored in a place that can hold the water it will need. You should keep the tree at least three feet from any heat sources such as heaters, fireplaces, or electrical cords.
You can also spend the holiday season at the Detroit Zoo. Wild Lights at Zoo Michigan’s largest holiday light display features more than 5 million LED lights and over 100 animal sculptures. It’s a great way for the holidays to spend time with friends and family.
You can decorate your Michigan home for the holidays at many locations. Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland is located in Frankenmuth. Or you can visit Canterbury Village in Lake Orion. Although the former is the most sought-after, you can also visit Young’s Christmas Shoppe in Grosse Pointe Park for a wide selection of holiday products. The store is family-owned and operated with more than 50,000 items, which includes artificial trees, ornaments and lights as well as nativity scenes.
For an even more spectacular display of holiday lights, head to Light Up Beacon Park in downtown Detroit. This free holiday festival features more than 125,000 holiday lights and holiday music. It is open from Thanksgiving Weekend through New Year’s Eve. There are also food trucks, warming stations and carolers. You can even visit Santa’s reindeer in a heated tent. Aside from that, there is also a holiday bar called Lumen Detroit where you can sample cocktails and enjoy holiday cheer.
The city’s tree lighting ceremony is another festive event you should check out. The city’s largest Christmas celebration, the Detroit Tree Lighting Ceremony, takes place at Campus Martius Park on December 19. The 19th annual event features a 60-foot Norway Spruce that is twinkled with 19,000 multicolored lights. Children under two years old are allowed to attend for free. The event also features a horse-drawn carriage ride and Santa. You can even shop for holiday gifts, pick up some holiday decorations, or stop for a bite.
No matter if you are a Christmas lover or not, there are many places around Detroit that will inspire you. Midtown Detroit Noel Night is a free event that features live music and horse-drawn carriage rides. The event is one of the most popular Michigan Christmas events.
Greenfield Village is another must-see attraction during the holidays. This village is full of handmade gifts, reindeer appearances and holiday bonfires. The festival has become so popular that Henry Ford has added nights to the show. The Henry Ford Museum is also available, where holiday displays are displayed.
Christmas decorations for homes
For those of you who celebrate the holidays in style, there are several homes in the Detroit Metro Area that are decorated for the holiday season. Dearborn Aglow, an annual event that showcases some the best homes in the city, is a popular example. This competition is held by the City Beautiful Commission, which chooses homes in the best neighborhood to display holiday cheer.
Campus Martius Park is a beautiful sight during the holidays, so make sure you visit the city. There, you’ll find a 65-foot Michigan-grown Norway spruce set ablaze with 20-thousand Christmas lights. This annual citywide event begins on the third Friday of November and is free to attend. Enjoy a visit from Santa Claus, hot chocolate, festive decorations, and hot chocolate.
One of the highlights of the city’s holiday season is the Detroit Christmas tree lighting, which takes place near the end of November. The iconic 60-foot Norwegian Spruce in the city is decorated with 20,000 holiday lights. There’s also an outdoor ice rink. For families with children, the 20-foot Children’s Tree and other Christmas-themed displays can be found at Beacon Park. The grand rapids Christmas Light Show features over 40 animated displays and stretches over two miles.
Ann Arbor, Michigan also offers a holiday light trail that allows you to see holiday lights in private homes and businesses. You can also drive through the neighborhoods of Burns Park, which is known for its beautiful holiday decorations. Brooklyn Avenue and Shadford Road are also worth a look. The West Textile Road house is also worth seeing, as it’s lit from 5pm to 11pm every night.
Museums decorated for christmas
Christmas lights are strung up in hundreds of thousands on Campus Martius Park. The centerpiece is a 65-foot Michigan grown Norway spruce that is covered in thousands of twinkling lights. The annual lighting ceremony is held on the third Friday in November. It is free and open to the public. Visitors can visit Santa Claus while there and enjoy hot chocolate.
Many places around Detroit are decorated for Christmas. Many people enjoy visiting these places and attending holiday-themed events. Some even offer holiday-themed breakfasts. Rochester, Michigan is 26 miles north of Detroit and offers a more festive way for Christmas. The city is lined by over a million Christmas lights.
Greenfield Village is another great place to visit during the holiday season. Shop for handmade goods, eat delicious treats, and enjoy live performances. Santa Claus will also be visiting the village. Another popular place to see a Christmas tree is the Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester. This beautiful mansion has been decorated with Christmas lights for over 50 years. The grounds are decorated with thousands of lights, and dozens upon dozens of trees.
The City of Detroit lights its Christmas tree at the end of November. Over 20,000 lights are strung on the Norwegian Spruce, which measures 60 feet. The park also has an outdoor ice rink. There’s also a 20-foot Children’s Tree in Beacon Park and numerous lighting installations and holiday displays. Grand Rapids Christmas Light Show, which spans more than two miles, features over 40 animated displays.
Detroit’s Christmas celebration is full of holiday events and fun. The Campus Martius Park is magical during the holidays. The campus has illuminated Christmas trees and a holiday market. The Detroit Zoo is also decorated during the holiday season. The holiday lights and festive displays make the Zoo a great place to spend the evening.
Thursday’s opening of the Detroit Historical Museum’s Hudson’s Holidays exhibition is scheduled. During the season, Hudson’s department store will showcase holiday toys, decorations, and general information.
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