November 17th
Holidays in the Heart of the City

There are future dates for this event.

  • Admission: Free
  • Location:
    Downtown Saginaw - see description for events & locations
  • Time:
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Contact: Positive Results Downtown Saginaw
  • Email:
  • Phone: 989-753-9168


Fireworks are Friday at 8:30pm from Ojibway Island


  • City Lighting Ceremonies at 5:45pm Water Treatment Plant
  • Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Hoyt Library Story Time and READ Association book giveaway 5:30-8:30 PM
  • Cookie House Competition inside at the Andersen Enrichment Center
  • Holiday Market on the Andersen Enrichment Center lawn outside
  • Free admission at the Saginaw Children's Zoo ($1.00 train and carousel rides)
  • Free Transportation over the Court Street Bridge supported by First Student
  • Free Concert at The Court Theatre featuring the Saginaw Area Concert Band - 6-7 PM - Court Street - Free Holiday Concert at Holy Family Church - Washington Avenue - 7:00 to 8:15 PM (Donations of New Hats, Mittens and Scarves collected at concerts for those in need.)
  • Hot Chocolate & Entertainment on the porch at Holy Cross Lutheran Church
  • Santa, Reindeer, Castle Museum Cookie Hut and Free Pony Rides at Borchard Park in Old Saginaw City
  • Open House at the Montaque Inn with a Saginaw Bay Orchestra pop-up performance
  • Open House at Grove Dental/Robert Cady DDS
  • Open House at Japanese Cultural Center - Friday, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Open House at the Mexican-American Council with singers & Mexican treats
  • Food Vendors on the street
  • Cookie House Competition at the Andersen Enrichment Center / Saturday, November 18th 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Visits with Santa at Morley Plaza on Saturday morning before the Parade
  • Christmas Parade / Saturday, November 18 at 11:00 AM (featuring floats, marching bands, drill teams, costumed characters, Santa and more)
  • Holiday Bingo at Hoyt Library 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Makers Market at SVRC Marketplace / Friday & Saturday 10 Am - 5 PM

Upcoming Dates For This Event

  • Friday, November 17
  • Saturday, November 18