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Get Merry at These 6 Local Holiday Events

Nov 26, 2018 1:06:00 PM / by Local First

From Christmas lights to photos with Santa to classic holiday movies, there are many festive events around West Michigan that will help you get in the holiday spirit! We’ve rounded up a number of gatherings hosted by Local First members that will make the holiday season merry and bright this year. Keep your eyes on our Facebook Page for more!

Night at the North Pole
nKick off the holiday season with the Wheelhouse! Come out for an evening filled with holiday appetizers, drink specials, live entertainment by Great Scott and other holiday activities.

When: Thursday, Nov. 29 at 6-11 p.m.
nWhere: Wheelhouse, 67 Ottawa Ave. SW, Grand Rapids

BYOB Holiday Lights Trolley – Grand Rapids
nSit back, relax and take in the holiday season on the BYOB Holiday Lights Trolley. Take a tour through Grand Rapid's seasonal attractions, lighting displays, and holiday landmarks while enjoying beverages on a vintage trolley.

When: Various dates and times.
nWhere: The Knickerbocker, 417 Bridge St. NW, Grand Rapids

Winter Wonderland
nExperience the magic of the season at the Downtown Market! Enjoy special offers from the Downtown Market’s Market Hall Merchants and shop the Holiday Artisan Market. You can also share your wish list with Santa in the Greenhouse.

When: Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 4-8 p.m.
nWhere: Downtown Market, 435 Ionia Ave. SW, Grand Rapids

Sparkle Celebration
nJoin Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) for a night of shopping and a silent auction. All event proceeds go directly to GROW programming that empowers women in West Michigan.

When: Thursday, Dec. 6 at 5-7:30 p.m.
nWhere: Cascade Hills Country Club, 3725 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids

Elf (Meanwhile Film Series)
n”The best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” Make Elf at the Wealthy Theatre a part of your holiday tradition this year. It’s part of the Meanwhile Film Series and tickets are available in advance or at the door

When: Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 8-10 p.m.
nWhere: Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids

New Year’s Eve at The Knick
nRing in the New Year at New Holland’s biggest party of the year! Dance the night away with DiscoBrunch and stay for the countdown to midnight.

When: Monday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
nWhere: The Knickerbocker, 417 Bridge St. NW, Grand Rapids

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