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Join your friends and family at the Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, November 28th from 1:00 to 6:00pm in downtown Charlevoix! Click here to download an event poster.
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. Stay tuned for a list of participating merchants and their specials. Be sure to visit often as we will be updating the information daily.
1:00pm – CHARLEVOIX CINEMA III
FREE HOLIDAY MOVIE
Charlevoix Cinema III invites you to enjoy a free holiday movie at 1:00pm. Don’t miss the classic children’s film, The Polar Express rated PG with a running time of 100 minutes. This is a perfect opportunity for you to shop for great Black Friday Deals while your children enjoy the movie.
3:00 – 5:00pm – CHARLEVOIX CIRCLE OF ARTS
COOKIE DECORATING & PHOTOS WITH SANTA
Children of all ages are invited to decorate a Christmas Cookie in Santa’s Workshop at the Charlevoix Circle of Arts located at 109 Clinton Street from 3 to 5. Stop in and make a beautiful and delicious cookie to take home or enjoy on the spot. Santa’s Workshop is brought to you by the Charlevoix Circle of Arts.
Stop in and have your child’s picture taken with Santa compliments of Picture This. Santa and his jolly elves, sponsored by the Charlevoix Area Community Pool, will be at the Circle to help you capture that special moment.
5:30pm – BRIDGE STREET, DOWNTOWN
The 4th Annual Holiday Parade, sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will start at 5:30pm. The parade will take place on Bridge Street between Hurlbut and Clinton downtown. Enjoy music, lighted floats and even a visit from the Grinch. Click here for a parade entry form.
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 6:00 sharp accompanied by holiday music provided by students from the Charlevoix High School Band.
Contact the Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce for additional information or to request a parade entry form.