Several Christmas trees decorated at Scofield City Park in Howell
2021 Holiday Event Guide

November 24, 2021 | Story by: Amelia Ritter

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s time to celebrate! Mark your calendar with all of these amazing community events happening this holiday season in the Brighton Howell Area.


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Howell Winter Marketplace @ Howell Opera House – 1st and 3rd Saturday, November-April

Elf On The Shelf Scavenger Hunt @ Tanger Outlets – November 8-December 24

Fantasy of Lights 2019 @ Downtown HowellFriday, November 26

Letters to Santa @ Bennett Rec Center – November 25 – December 17

Santa’s S.T.E.M. Workshop @ Bennett Rec Center – Saturday, December 11

Yeti: The Abominable Snowman Race (21+) @ Oceola Community Center – Saturday, December 11

Pictures with Santa @ Oceola Community Center – Monday, December 13

Bad Santa Holiday Trivia @ Aberrant Ales – Wednesday, December 16

Reindeer Games Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Howell – December 17-19

Sparkling Christmas in Howell Scavenger Hunt @ Downtown Howell – December 3-5

Light display on a float on the streets in Howell

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Lantern Lit Hikes @ Island Lake Recreation Area – November-February

OptOutside at Island Lake on Black Friday @ Island Lake Recreation Area – Friday, November 25

Christmas in Havana: Aguanko Benefit Concert for Bountiful Harvest @ Brighton Center for the Performing Arts – Saturday, December 18

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Christmas in the ‘Ville @ Downtown Fowlerville – Saturday, December 4

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88th Annual Handel’s Messiah @ Hartland Music Hall – Saturday, December 11

Hartland’s Polar Express Day @ Cromaine Library – Saturday, December 11

Hartland Music Hall decorated with Christmas lights

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As you and your family travel through Livingston County attending festive holiday events, remember to tag your photos with #explorebha! We love sharing memories on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter pages. Sign up for our newsletter to keep up-to-date with all Brighton Howell Area events, as well as discounts and contests!


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Howell Opera House

Howell Opera House, 123 West Grand River Avenue, Howell, MI 48843 USA

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Tanger Outlets Howell

1475 North Burkhart Road, Howell, MI 48855, USA

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Howell Public Schools

Howell Public Schools, 411 North Highlander Way, Howell, MI 48843, USA

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Island Lake Recreation Area

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Cromaine Library, 3688, Hartland Road, Hartland, MI 48353, USA

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9525 East Highland Road, Howell, MI, USA

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Aberrant Ales

219 W. Grand River Howell, MI 48843

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