2016 Tree Lighting Celebration
Join your friends and family at the Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 25th from 3:00 to 6:00pm in downtown Charlevoix!
All Day - CHARLEVOIX STORES
BLACK FRIDAY DEALS
Taking place throughout the day, Charlevoix Merchants will be offering fantastic Black Friday Deals that you won't want to miss. While area restaurant will offer great food and drink specials.
3:00 - 5:00pm - CHARLEVOIX CIRCLE OF ARTS
HOLIDAY CRAFT ACTIVITY
Children of all ages are invited to stop in and make a fun craft to take home at Charlevoix Circle of Arts located at 109 Clinton Street from 3 to 5. Santa’s Workshop is brought to you by the Charlevoix Circle of Arts and Chemical Bank.
3:00 - 5:00pm - CHARLEVOIX STATE BANK
FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA
Stop in and have your child's picture taken with Santa. Santa and his jolly elves will be at the bank to help you capture that special holiday moment. Kids will enjoy delicious treats, compliments of Charlevoix State Bank, while they wait for their turn to see Santa.
4:00 - 6:00pm - EAST PARK
COOKIES & HOT COCOA
Enjoy complimentary cookies and cocoa next to the Community Christmas Tree in East Park from 4 to 6pm. A big thank you to Subway for providing the cookies, and to Stafford's Weathervane Restaurant for providing the hot cocoa.
5:30pm - BRIDGE STREET, DOWNTOWN
HOLIDAY PARADE - Sponsored by 4Front Credit Union
The 6th Annual Holiday Parade will start at 5:30pm. The parade will take place on Bridge Street between Hurlbut and Clinton Street downtown. Enjoy music, lighted floats and more. Parade entries are being accepted. Click here for a parade entry form or contact the Chamber for details.
2016 PARADE LINE-UP
6:00pm - EAST PARK
COMMUNITY TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION
The final parade entry will be Santa and his helpers who will stop in East Park to brighten the night by lighting the Community Christmas Tree for the first time this holiday season. The tree will be lit at the conclusion of the parade at approximately 6:00pm followed by Christmas Caroling by the Charlevoix Middle/High School Performing Arts.
Contact the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce for additional information or to request a parade entry form.