Detroit. A historic city known as the “Motor City” for being the birthplace of the automobile. Detroit is also known for its history in sports with the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Pistons sports teams, its music and art culture, and its nightlife. The city of Detroit is a city that exudes excitement! During the Christmas season, enjoying the different displays of Christmas lights is something that everyone enjoys! With this being said, Detroit boasts multiple options to feast your eyes on one of the season’s most popular things to do, enjoying the pretty light displays of Christmas! Let’s explore what the city of Detroit has to offer!
Big Bright Light Show
When traveling North to upper Detroit, you will find that you are not far from Rochester. When you are traveling this way during the Christmas season, you will find that you are not far from a beautiful Christmas light display, the Big Bright Light Show. The Big Bright Light Show is a light show in Rochester Michigan. The buildings in downtown Rochester are decorated with over 1 million Christmas lights that make downtown Rochester hard to miss. Take a stroll down mainstreet and visit the local stores while you admire the beautiful, glistening lights downtown. Another wonderful thing about this event is that it is completely free! Visit the Big Bright Light Show for some Christmas cheer!
Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village
If you are interested in both history and seeing some beautiful Christmas Lights, head over to the Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village! Greenfield Village sits on 80 acres of historic land that presents some of this nation’s rich history. When visiting during the warmer months of the year, Greenfield Village displays historic farming techniques, Henry Ford’s Model T, railroad history, and more. The Christmas season presents you an opportunity to experience Christmas while celebrating the history of our beloved country! Stroll through the Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village while listening to the harmonious voices of carolers singing or take a ride in a real Model T or a horse drawn carriage while gazing upon the Christmas lights displayed throughout. Feeling cold? Head to one of the historic homes on sight to warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. Later in the evening, enjoy the finale with breath-taking fireworks that are set off towards the end of the night. Grab a bite to eat with Santa at Holiday Nights’ “Supper with Santa” and enjoy a meal with the big man! Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village is an amazing
experience for all to enjoy and experience the Christmas Spirit!
Detroit Zoo Wild Lights
The Detroit Zoo is a hot spot for animal lovers during the warmer months of the year, but during the Christmas season, the Detroit Zoo celebrates both animals and Christmas. Stop in during any of the forty nights that this event is hosted and gaze your eyes upon millions of Christmas lights and wonderful displays of animal themed lights. If you think you are going to be hungry, opt for the Patio Package that will grant you access to a wonderful dining experience after exploring the winter wonderland that the Detroit Zoo Wild Lights offers!
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