Friday, November 17

Silver Bells Village
5:00-9:00 pm

The Silver Bells Village is the perfect place to start your holiday shopping, get some refreshments and purchase your Silver Bells commemorative ornament. The Village is located on the 100 E. Block of Allegan Street between South Washington Square and Grand Avenue. 

21st Annual Electric Light Parade
Steps off at 6:00 pm

Corner at Lenawee and S. Washington Sq. 

Bring the whole family to enjoy the Electric Light Parade. More than 70 units all decked out with thousands of lights, local High School Marching Bands, horse drawn carriages, the arrival of Santa and more! The parade is brought to you by IBEW Local #665 and NECA.

Community Sing
Approximately 7:35 pm

The Steiner Chorale will lead the sing. Learn more about the chorale at

Lighting Of The Official State Christmas Tree
Approximately 7:45 pm

The tree lighting takes place in front of the State Capitol.

Approximately 7:50 pm

Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display (weather permitting) over the Capitol dome. 

Live Broadcast
6-8 p.m.

The Silver Bells in the City Electric Light Parade is going to be broadcast LIVE on FOX 47 and local Comcast Channel 12 from 6-8 p.m.

Replays on FOX 47

  • Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 24 at 9 a.m.
  • Sunday, Nov. 26 at 4:30 p.m.


  • Immediately after live broadcast, and on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. through New Year's Eve.

Live Concert

8:00 pm at the Lansing Center.

Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers will be performing live in concert. Welcomed by 97.5 NOW FM.

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