12 Holiday Activities You Don’t Want to Miss in Southeast Michigan

Allied Construction and Restoration wishes you and yours a wonderful holiday season with the following 12 holiday happenings you don’t want to miss:

  1. Art for the Holidays
  2. Warren Holiday Art & Crafts Show
  3. Ann Arbor Holiday Market Extravaganza
  4. Festival of Trees
  5. America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
  6. Holidays in the Orchestral Color
  7. 12 Days of Christmas
  8. A Magical Cirque Christmas
  9. Marie Osmond – Symphonic Christmas
  10. A Charlie Brown Christmas
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Detroit Artists Market offers shoppers a fun holiday activity and the opportunity to support local artists.

1. Art for the Holidays – Detroit Artists Market

WHEN: November 3rd – December 30th Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

WHERE: Warren State University, 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit

Detroit Artists Market presents Art for the Holidays. Mark your calendar and launch into the holiday season. Find one-of-a-kind gifts created by the finest Michigan artists. “First Grabs” Event on November 5th 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

2.  42nd Annual Holiday Art & Crafts Show

WHEN: November 20th 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

WHERE: 14600 Common Road, Warren

Friends of the De La Salle Collegiate Christian Brothers Auxiliary invite you to come out and experience the holiday marketplace. Complete with craft vendors, raffles, concessions, and a cookie walk!

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Ann Arbor Holiday Market support local Artisans with this fun-fill family holiday activity.

3.  Ann Arbor Holiday Market Extravaganza at Briarwood Mall

WHEN: Nov. 21st 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

WHERE: 100 Briarwood Circle, Ann Arbor


Stop by for a full day of holiday shopping! Featuring 30 local vendors, giveaways, and holiday music. And of course, pictures with Santa!

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4.  The 37th Annual Festival of Trees

WHEN: November 21st – 28th See daily schedule for times

WHERE: Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn


Benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation. We are dedicated to funding research into the causes and cures of childhood diseases. Save the date!

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5.  95th Annual America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

WHEN: November 25th beginning at 8:45 am

WHERE: Runs along a nearly 3-mile stretch of Woodward Avenue, Detroit


Voted as the Best Holiday Parade in America by the 2019 USA TODAY 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Detroit’s traditional Thanksgiving Day parade is back in-person and better than ever. The parade will also be broadcast live on WDIV-TV.

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Holidays in Orchestral Color provides a cultural holiday activity for the whole family.

6. Holidays in the Orchestral Color

WHEN: December 5th 3:00 pm

WHERE: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Rd,  Clinton Township      

Hosted by the First State Bank of Michigan. Ticket prices are $24 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $12 for students. A holiday event the whole family is sure to enjoy!

7.  12 Days of Christmas

WHEN: December 1st – December 12th   Sun.-Thurs.11:00 am – 7:00 pm, Friday & Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

WHERE: Frankenmuth River Place Shops, 925 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth


Visit the Frankenmuth River Place Shops and experience the sights and sounds of the holidays. Stroll the beautifully decorated sidewalks. Listen to Christmas carols. And purchase the perfect gift for someone special on your list.


8. A Magical Cirque Christmas

WHEN: December 12th 3:00 pm

WHERE: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit


Bring the whole family for this thrilling holiday production. Experience the nation’s greatest entertainers. This event is sure to become a special holiday tradition! Be sure to purchase your tickets early.

9. Marie Osmond’s A Symphonic Christmas Tour

WHEN: December 20th 8:00 pm – Dec 21st 12:00 am

WHERE: Sound Board Theater, 2901 Grand River Ave, Detroit


Join the MotorCity Casino Hotel in welcoming Marie Osmond. Tickets to A Symphonic Christmas Tour went on sale September 24th via Ticketmaster. All eventgoers must be at least 21 years of age. Experience a night to remember!

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10. A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live on Stage

WHEN: December 11th, 12:00 pm, 3:30 pm, and 7:00 pm  

WHERE: Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Bring the whole family and enjoy everyone’s favorite Christmas special come to life! Tickets are on sale now!


Looking for activities for the rest of the winter season?  Check out 6 of our favorite ways to enjoy winter all season long.

Call Allied For Holiday Deck Construction or Siding Installation

If you’re having holiday guests and thinking about updating your home’s exterior with a new composite deck or James Hardie Siding before they arrive, call the experts at Allied Construction and Restoration for a no obligation quote. We offer a FREE consultation and personalized service.  You can reach us at 248-238-8132.

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Allied Construction and Restoration is located in Highland, MI and serves South East Michigan.