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December, 2022

Calendar of Events

Enjoy a Beautiful Michigan Winter and All the Festivities of the Season!

In addition to the calendar below, check out our story on Holiday Arts & Crafts Shows and Bazaars!

Featured December Events

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November 26th-December 17th

Pentwater’s Christmas in the Village
Various locations in Pentwater.

December 1st-4th

Victorian Sleighbell Parade & Old Christmas Weekend
Downtown Manistee.

December 1st-27th

Deck the Halls: A Mason County Decorating Contest
Mason County residents may enter the Ludington & Scottville Chamber’s holiday decorating contest. Get in the Christmas spirit, deck your halls and enter for a chance to win cash prizes! Find rules, entry form, and digital map at

Saturday, December 10th-Sunday, December 11th, 5-8pm

Christmas in the Village
Explore Christmas traditions of the past and present with fun activities like letter writing to Santa, crafts, demonstrations, and more. Cost is $12 for Adults, $10 for Seniors, $8 for Children ages 3-13, and free for Children under age 3. Historic White Pine Village– 1687 S. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington.

Sunday, December 11th, 1:30-4pm

COVE Afternoon Tea
Enjoy an afternoon of tea at the Oceana County Council on Aging- 4250 W. Tyler Rd., Hart. Cost is $15 and proceeds benefit Communities Overcoming Violent Encounters (COVE). Space is very limited, call (231) 843-2541 early for reservations.

Saturday, December 24th, 6-7pm

Pentwater’s Christmas Eve on the Green
Service by the Centenary United Methodist Church on Pentwater’s Village Green- 327 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.

Saturday, December 31th, 9pm

Ludington New Year’s Eve Ball Drop
Live music, beer tent, lighted ball drop at midnight with fireworks to follow. Legacy Plaza- 110 N. James St., Ludington.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!