2017 Holiday Activities & Events in Huron County

A full list of holiday events this season in Huron County 

See below for a list of parades, opportunities to see Santa, chances to listen or sing Christmas songs, and so much more this holiday season!  



Huron County Christmas Parade
  • Sebewaing Lighted Parade | Saturday, November 18th

    • Time: 6:00 p.m.
    • Location: Downtown Sebewaing
  • Bad Axe Christmas Parade | Saturday, November 25th

    • Time: 6:00 p.m.
    • Location: Downtown Bad Axe
    • Theme: Christmas in Whoville
    • Parade route begins at the Bad Axe Middle School & will conclude at City Hall
  • Harbor Beach Christmas Parade | Saturday, December 2nd

    • Time: 5:30 p.m.
    • Location: Downtown Harbor Beach
    • Click the link to visit the Harbor Beach Christmas Parade website
    • Lighted parade heralds the Christmas season complete with bands, fuzzy characters, Santa, and more!
    • Free hot chocolate and cookies!


  • Santa at the Pigeon Town Lighting Celebration

    • Friday, November 24th at 5:30 p.m. at Thumb National Bank & Trust Company Centennial Park

  • Santa at the Bad Axe Christmas Parade

    • Saturday, November 25th

  • Cookies With Santa | Port Austin

    • Saturday, November 25th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
    • Location: Port Austin Welcome Center
    • Bring a camera because your kids are sure to enjoy "cookies with Santa", goodie bags, and ice cream!
  • Lunch with Santa | Caseville

    • Saturday, December 2nd from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Location: Caseville Eagles Club, 7017 E Park Street
    • Kids 4th grade and younger will enjoy a free lunch with Santa, pictures, drawings and more!

Carols & Music

  • Holiday Concert: A Celtic & Holiday Concert by Sonas | Port Austin

    • Friday, November 25th at 7:30 p.m.
    • Location: Port Austin Community Playhouse, 35 Railroad Street
    • $10 for adults & $5 for students
    • Visit the Sonas Music online to learn more
  • Holiday Concert: Bill Denbrock Big Band | Port Austin

  • Tree Lighting & Sing-A-Long | Port Hope

    • Sunday, December 3rd at 4:30 p.m.
    • Location: Rubicon Township Hall in Port Hope at 4425 Main Street
    • Join in the annual town tree lighting and sing-along to Christmas favorites
    • Santa arrives by fire truck at 5:30 pm!

Holiday Happenings &  Events

Holiday Events
  • Christmas Open House | Sebewaing

    • Saturday, November 18th
    • Open House is from 12 p.m. to 4p.m.
    • Parade starts at 6 p.m.
    • Santa will be a the library, vendors at the Sebewaing Township Hall and Library, a Chili Cook Off and Soup Lunch at Immanuel's Great Room, and sales and specials at local businesses.
    • Lighted Christmas Parade starts at 6pm - beginning at Ace Hardware, down M-25 to Main street and ends at the Park.
  • Christmas Town Lighting with Santa | Pigeon

    • Friday, November 24th
    • From 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Location: Thumb National Bank & Trust Company Centennial Park
    • Drawings and horse drawn wagon rides start at 5:00 p.m.
    • The only time Santa will be in Pigeon to visit before the big day!
    • For more information visit the Pigeon Chamber of Commerce on Facebook
  • Small Town Saturday | Harbor Beach

    • Saturday, November 25th
    • Located at businesses throughout the town of Harbor Beach
    • Join shoppers across the country shopping local during National Small Business Saturday!
    • One of a kind discounts and drawings, with extended hours available
  • 2nd Annual Holiday Lights Show | Bad Axe

    • Grand Opening: Saturday, November 25th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Open: December 1st-3rd, December 8th-10th, December 15th-17th, and December 22nd - 24th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Location: Huron County Fairgrounds in Bad Axe
    • Grand lightening takes place after the Bad Axe Christmas Parade on Saturday, November 25th
    • Drive through lighted holiday displays from local businesses and organizations at the fairground
  • Jurgess Family Holiday Lighted Trail | Bad Axe

    • Grand Opening: Saturday, December 2nd at 5:30 p.m. 
    • Open: December 2nd through January 7th, Friday - Sunday each weekend from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Location: 33 McKichen Road, Bad Axe 48413
    • Walk a beautifully lit trail and enjoy free hot chocolate and candy canes at the end of the trail and a spot for kids to write letters to Santa. And Santa will respond to all. A donation stand is set up at the end of the trail to give back to our local charities (Huron County CAN Council, Thumb Animal Shelter, Huron County Safe Place, and the Port Austin Bible Campus)
    • On December 16th there will be a fireworks show to celebrate the Christmas season
    • For more information visit the Jurgess Family Holiday Lighted Trail on Facebook
  • Christmas in Caseville

    • Saturday, December 2nd
    • Holiday activities and events will be taking place all day long across Caseville
    • Tree Lighting and Caroling - featuring Caseville students, a bonfire, hot chocolate, and snacks!
    • Visit the Caseville Chamber of Commerce on Facebook for more information.
  • Zion Lutheran Church Bazaar, Bake Sale & Cookie Walk | Harbor Beach

    • Saturday, December 2nd
    • Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 299 Garden Street in Harbor Beach
    • Crafts, bake sale, and luncheon
  • Caseville Eagles Club Christmas Party

    • Saturday, December 9th
    • Tickets $17.50 each (only 160 available)
    • Doors open at 5 p.m., appetizers at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m.
    • String Street Boys Band to follow dinner
  • Elkton Christmas Celebration

    • Saturday, December 2nd
    • Location: Elkton Civic Center, 33 N Main Street
    • Kids Christmas cookie and stocking decorating
    • Write a letter to Santa and mail it to the North Pole
    • Balloon animals, ice cream, free movie, and more!
    • Visit Elkton Community Happenings on Facebook for more information
  • Silver Bells | Port Austin

    • Going on Friday, December 1st through Sunday, December 3rd throughout the town and at local businesses
    • From wine tasting, to music and art and so much more, Silver Bells in Port Austin has a variety of holiday events and experiences for you to enjoy.
    • Check out the Silver Bells Event on Facebook for a full list of events and more information

Cookie Walks & Bake Sales

  • Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale| Port Austin

    • Friday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    • Location: United Protestant Church in Port Austin
    • Variety of vendors with handcrafted items and unique gift ideas
  • Cookie Walk | Port Austin

    • Saturday, December 2nd
    • Fill your tin with cookies from 10 a.m. to noon
    • Location: Port Austin Township Library
  • Cookie Walk | Elkton

    • Saturday, December 2nd
    • Location: 32 Main Street (next to Envy Me Salon)
    • $6 per pound of cookies!
  • Cookie Walk | Harbor Beach

  • Annual Cookie Walk | Caseville

    • Saturday, December 9th
    • Location: St. John's Episcopal Church - 8271 Crescent Beach Rd, Pigeon, MI 48755
    • Take your pick of homemade cookies on the annual cookie walk

Happy Holidays!