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November 2024 Events Calendar

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Featured November Events

(Scroll down to see more events in November.)

November 1-7, 2024

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November 8-14, 2024

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November 15-21, 2024

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November 22-30, 2024

Saturday, November 23rd, 2024

Earlier Than The Bird in Boyne City
This holiday shopping event has shoppers wandering the downtown Boyne City shops in their pajamas to score big savings prior to Black Friday.

Friday, November 29th, 2024

Christmas in Indian River
Christmas Craft Show: 9am-4pm at Inland Lakes School-363 S. Straits Hwy, Indian River. For an application, click here. Parade & Tree Lighting at 5pm- Downtown Indian River.

Friday, November 29th, 2024

Holly Jolly Boyne
Boyne City’s downtown sparkles for this family fun event. Businesses stay open, and the parade begins at 6 pm. Join Santa as he travels to the tree lighting in Old City Park. Lake & Main Streets in Boyne City

Saturday, November 30th, 2024

Christmas Craft Show
Lake Louise Retreat Center- 11037 Thumb Lake Rd., Boyne Falls. For an application, call Vicki at (231) 549-2728 on Mondays or Tuesdays.

The following events are from 2023. Stay tuned for information on dates for these events in 2024!

Holiday Gift & Craft Show
Shop a wide variety of incredible local artists, small businesses, and other vendors. Donations will be collected for the Manna Food Project. Interested vendors should contact Sandy Williams at or (231) 348-5544. Ovation Hall at Odawa Casino- 760 Lears Rd., Petoskey.

Brother Dan’s Handmade Holiday Craft Show
Show featuring handmade items for sale just in time for the holiday season. Brother Dan’s will be collecting admission and concession sales to benefit feeding local families. Admission is $2 per person or a non-perishable food item. For more information, call Austin at (231) 348-5479. Emmett County Fairgrounds Community Center- 1129 Charlevoix Ave. (U.S. 31 S), Petoskey.

Lake Village Lighting
Live performances from the Petoskey Steel Drum Band, live reindeer, and a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus.

Kiwanis Boyne City Turkey Trot 5k & Fun Run
Begins at Veterans Park Pavilion- 207 N. Lake St. Boyne City. Fee is $30 in advance or $35 day of the event. To register or for more information, visit

Holidays Lasers on the Ore
A light display, operated by Fresh Coat Light Lab, will transform the Ore Dock with the colors of the season. Free and open to the public. Marquette Ore Dock- Lake Shore Boulevard on Presque Isle Harbor, Marquette.

Boyne City Holiday Open House & Santa Parade
Downtown Boyne City

Charlevoix Merchant Open House, Holiday Parade, & Tree Lighting
The event includes Black Friday Deals, photos with Santa, holiday crafts, and parade at 5:30pm to be followed by the tree lighting. Downtown Charlevoix.

Christmas in Harbor Springs
Parade at 6pm, including Santa, to be followed by the tree lighting. Downtown Harbor Springs.

Check back often for updates to this calendar of events!

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