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Winter Glow



There is something for everyone at the popular Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival. This winter-inspired annual tradition will take place on Saturday, Dec. 7 in downtown East Lansing with a wide variety of fun-filled seasonal activities from 3-6 p.m. It’s FREE. Download Winter Glow Program Guide

 

The Winter Glow is produced by the City of East Lansing and is sponsored by the MSU Federal Credit Union, Downtown East Lansing merchants, the East Lansing Arts Commission and D.L. Kessler Construction Inc.

 

2013 Activities

This year’s Winter Glow will feature ice carving, a reindeer petting zoo, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, horse and carriage rides, a special outdoor holiday farmer’s market, a heated music tent, a kid’s winter carnival, marshmallow roasting, merchant activities, roasted chestnuts, hot chocolate, luminaries and much more.

 

Outdoor Holiday Farmer’s Market

A special outdoor holiday farmer’s market will feature many of the popular vendors of the East Lansing Farmer’s Market, as well as other Michigan vendors. Items for sale will include artisan bread, chocolates, maple syrup, pickles, granola, honey and much more. 

 

Jingle Jam Music Tent

The Jingle Jam Music Tent will host three musical performances in a heated tent. Rob Kladja will perform from 3-3:45 p.m., Hot Club of Lansing from 4-4:45 p.m. and Kathleen Walters and Doug Fritch from 5-5:45 p.m.

 

Luminaries to Bring a Magical Glow to Downtown, 5 p.m.
The City, with the help of community volunteers, will light more than 200 luminaries throughout Ann Street Plaza, Fountain Square and East Plaza @ University Place, bringing a magical winter glow to the heart of the community.

 

Green Friday (& Saturday too!), Dec. 6-7

Support local businesses! This year’s Green Friday shopping event will take place in conjunction with the Winter Glow! More than 30 businesses will bring a special East Lansing version of the popular day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales to downtown East Lansing Dec. 6-7. A coupon for free parking will be available in an ad insert in the Lansing State Journal (12/4/13).

 

Pick up Visitor Pocket Guide

Pick up a Winter Glow program guide and/or Green Friday shopping guide at the festival information booth located in Fountain Square on the corner of M.A.C. and Albert avenues adjacent to the East Lansing Marriott.

      

   


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