Holiday Celebrations Along the Shoreline

Celebrate the season at festivals, events, and special holiday happenings taking place in cities, towns, and villages along the lakeshore. Here you’ll find a great variety of unique shops, boutiques, and seasonal marketplaces that can help you fill most every wish on your holiday shopping list.

Here are some upcoming events to get you in the holiday spirit!

December 1

Sinterklaas Eve
Downtown Holland

December 1-31

Christmas in the Village

December 2

Jingle Bell Parade
Downtown Grand Haven

Sleighbell Bazaar & Craft Fair & Victorian Sleighbell Parade

19th Annual Reindog Holiday Parade
Downtown St. Joseph

65th Annual White Lake Area Christmas Parade
Whitehall to Montague

December 3

Holiday Open House
Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids

December 6-8

“Feel the Zeel of Giving” Christmas Events
Downtown Zeeland

December 9

Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
Doubletree Hotel, Holland


For more events like these, visit, Shoreline Visitors Guide Fall and Holiday Celebrations!

Photo by: Joshua Nowicki