Holiday Happenings in Livingston County

Santa Visits, Holiday Lights and more ~Add your event to our FREE CALENDAR

By Autumn J. Moricz November 4, 2023

Local businesses, churches, community centers and farms have offerings for you and your family to partake in holiday fun as the weather cools. 

Macaroni Kid will continue to post the latest on our FACEBOOK PAGE and in our weekly newsletters.

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Here are just a few of the Holiday Happenings for you to enjoy:


Tickets on Sale to visit Santa's Gingerbread Barn!  See the lights as you ride through the orchard to the Gingerbread Barn!  Each family visits Santa individually. A cider and donut is included. Tickets are $15pp. Book online at


Celebrating150 Years of South Lyon on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
The parade starts at 6pm, lineup at 5pm
Bartlett Elementary School 350 School St., South Lyon
Light participants and floats in as many lights as possible.
All Community groups are welcome!
School Groups, Sports Teams, Businesses, and Boy and Girl Scouts

Grand Marshal:
To Be Announced

Contact: Dayna Johnston to register your parade entry


Tina Peterson Team - Real Estate One and Dana Shumaker

4959 W Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48855-8713, United States

This is a FREE event for all! Skip the lines at the big box stores and reserve your time slot today! There's a registration link, follow the link to register for your spot (please select your 3 most desired time slots), time slots are in 5 minute increments. An administrator from Real Estate One will reach out and confirm your photo time and the list will be updated as quickly as possible to show others which time slots are taken.

Enjoy one on one time with Santa (multiple children allowed per time slot) as well as a hot chocolate bar and great company!

Registration Link:

Christmas Photos W/Santa (


Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, wagon and horse ride around the square, pony rides, make and take table, and downtown business cookie crawl! 

Decorated Christmas tree trail provided by local businesses and families as well as a Santa mailbox in the gazebo that will be checked and letters answered up to December 20th.