Friday, December 9, 2022
to Saturday, December 10, 2022

Santa Claus arrives in Mackinaw City during the Christmas Parade of Lights & Annual Tree Lighting on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 pm. Watch the parade as the procession along Central Ave. to Marina Park takes place and Christmas trees aligning Central Ave. are lit. Enjoy cookies & cocoa, visit with Santa and sing along with carols while we count down for Santa to light the tree!

This event is co-hosted by the Village of Mackinaw City and the Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce with a special guest appearance from Santa Claus himself.

The weekend is full of festivities for the entire family – a holiday tradition for the entire community!
On Saturday, December 10th enjoy Breafast with Santa from 9-11:00 am and a merchant open house from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.
For more information contact the Greater Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce at (231) 436-5574 or