Several Christmas trees decorated at Scofield City Park in Howell
2022 Brighton Howell Area Winter Event Guide

October 27, 2022

The most wonderful time of the year is drawing near which means it’s time to celebrate! Mark your calendar with all of these amazing community events happening this winter season in the Brighton Howell Area. Here is your full 2022 Brighton Howell Area Winter Event Guide.


November 4th – December 24th | Elf On The Shelf Scavenger Hunt

📍Tanger Outlets Howell

During the holiday season, families can head to Tanger for a fun Holiday Scavenger Hunt of Elf on the Shelf! Head to Guest Services on your next shopping outing for a Tanger Outlets Activity Book that unlocks loads of fun. Plus, when you complete the Scavenger Hunt you get a free gift!


Various Dates | Island Lake Lantern Hikes

📍Island Lake Recreation Area

Island Lake Lantern Hikes

Walk along the Hickory Rudge hiking trail in the Island Lake Recreation Area and let the light of lanterns and the moon guide you. This is a self-guided hike with lanterns lighting the pathway for the duration of the one-mile trail with a campfire warming station at the halfway point.

All 2022 dates: November 12, December 3, January 7, February 4, and March 4.


November 25th – December 23rd | Visit Santa

📍Spicer Orchards

Take a ride on the Spicer Express Musical train to Santa’s Cabin this holiday season! The train runs every Thursday through Sunday from November 25th through December 24th.


Various Dates | Winter Market

📍Howell Opera House

Come out of the cold and into Howell’s Historic Opera House for a Winter Market! This market is the best place to find seasonal products, jewelry, locally made and sourced products, and more.

All 2022 Dates: December 18th, January 8th and 22nd, February 19th, March 5th and 26th, April 2nd and 16th.


December 3rd | Christmas In The Ville

📍Downtown Fowlerville

For 32 years the Fowlerville Christmas Parade has lit up the historic downtown during the holiday season. Since 2011, hot air balloons have been lighting the way for Santa to come to Fowlerville. This year, come watch over 40 hot air balloons fly across the sky.


December 16th | Bubbles and Bach

📍Crystal Gardens Banquet Center

Don’t let the cold winter weather stop you from getting out to enjoy the season. Join 2 Stone Events to sip champagne, wine, beer, or cocktails while enjoying the sounds of live classical music from the Mulholland String Quartet. The show is from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm and tickets can be purchased here.


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