Winter Glow

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There is something for everyone at the popular annual Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival. This winter-inspired annual tradition will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017 in downtown East Lansing with a wide variety of fun-filled seasonal activities from 2-5 p.m. It’s free.

The Winter Glow activities will be located in Ann Street Plaza, Fountain Square and inside the East Lansing Marriott. The outdoor spaces are adjacent to the intersection of Albert and M.A.C. avenues.

The Winter Glow is produced by the City of East Lansing and is sponsored by the East Lansing Downtown Management Board.

2017 Activities



This year’s Winter Glow will feature ice carving, an ice sculpture walk, a winter barnyard, horse and carriage rides, a special outdoor holiday farmer’s market, a heated music tent, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus (3-6 p.m. inside the Marriott, photos are $3), family friendly activities and games, wandering carolers with The Steiner Chorale, winter photo scenes, marshmallow roasting, merchant activities, hot chocolate, roasted nuts and much more.

Green Friday (& Saturday too!), Dec. 1-2


Support local businesses! This year’s 
Green Friday shopping event will take place in conjunction with the Winter Glow! Shoppers are invited to downtown for a special East Lansing version of the popular day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales.

Outdoor Holiday Farmer’s Market


A special outdoor holiday farmer’s market will feature many of the popular East Lansing Farmer’s Market vendors. Participating vendors announced soon!

Jingle Jam Music Tent


Performers announced soon!

Program Guides


Winter Glow program guides will be available at the festival information booth in Fountain Square, located at the corner of M.A.C. and Albert avenues. The Green Friday shopping guide will also be available.

The Winter Glow is sponsored by the East Lansing Downtown Management Board