Canton, Michigan Holiday Guide

Posted by Noel Bittinger on Monday, November 26th, 2018 at 8:12am.

Canton Michigan Holiday Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year - time for holidays in Canton, MI! All year long Canton offers amazing events, and the holidays are no exception. Looking for gifts? You won’t even need to leave the city to find something for everyone on your list - just take a drive down Ford Road in Canton.

To make your holidays even brighter, Bittinger Team, REALTORS has created this guide for holiday events in Canton, MI.



  • Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop at IKEA Canton, Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 27 - December 6, 2018, 6 - 8:00 pm - IKEA will provide you with a fully-built gingerbread house that you can decorate your own way with the provided icing and candy. The class costs $10 per person. Classes fill up quickly so stop by the IKEA Canton Restaurant to purchase tickets ahead of time.

  • Letters to Santa, Now - December 1, 2018, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm - Canton residents can send a letter to Santa by dropping it in the North Pole Express Mailbox in the Summit on the Park lobby. Please print your name and address clearly so Santa can reply. No postage required.

  • Wayne County Lightfest, Now - December 31, 2018, Weekdays 7:00-10:00 pm, Weekends 6:00-10:00 pm - Head to Hines Drive (off Merriman in Westland) to enter the seemingly endless tunnels of fantastical light displays. Pay $5 per vehicle to see the lights and an optional $8 for a photo with Santa at the end.

  • Annual Tree Lighting, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm - The tree will be lit in front of Summit on the Park at 6:30 pm, but this free, all-ages event also includes entertainment, crafts, activities, refreshments and visits with Santa! Call 734-394-5460 for more information.

  • Aaron Radatz Holiday Magic Show, Saturday, December 22, 2018, 7:00 pm - Bring the whole family to celebrate the holidays with magician Aaron Radatz at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill. Tickets for this comedic magic show can be purchased online, by phone or in person at The Village Theater. Call 734-394-5300 for more information.

  • Detroit Circus, Monday, December 31, 2018, 7:00 pm - Ring in the new year at the circus! Be amazed by acrobatics, stilt walking and fire dancing at this animal-free circus. Before the show, enjoy a kid-friendly sparkling grape juice toast and stay after the end for an early countdown to 2019! Tickets can be purchased online, by phone or in person at The Village Theater. Call 734-394-5300 for more information.



Shopping in Canton is as easy as a drive down Ford Road. Not sure where to go? Here are some suggestions to make your holiday shopping easier.

If you’re on a budget, check out stores like:

  • B2 Outlet Store

  • Dollar Tree

  • Five Below

  • Once Upon A Child

  • Marshall’s

  • Plato’s Closet

  • Play It Again Sports

  • T.J. Maxx


For toys, try:

  • Five Below

  • JCPenney

  • Kohl’s

  • Meijer

  • Magformers Toy Store

  • Once Upon A Child

  • Target


Looking for jewelry? Check out these stores:

  • Jacob Matthew Jewelers

  • Paul’s Fine Jewelry and Gifts

  • Star Jewelry


Happy Holidays from Bittinger Team, REALTORS

There is no shortage of ways to celebrate the holidays in Canton. Shows, lights, and shopping with friends and family are sure to warm your heart on these cold days. Are you looking for more events in Canton, MI? Then be sure to like and follow your favorite Realtors in Canton, MI on Facebook.


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