Battle Creek Winter Wanderland

Walkin’ in a Winter Wanderland

What is Winter Wanderland?

Winter Wanderland is a collection of holiday events happening in and around Battle Creek. Join in celebrating this magical time of year and wander all around our beautiful city to get into the holiday spirit. Special events coming December 2-3, 2022

Events

Special events will be on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3, 2022. Information on all the jolly events can be found belo-ho-ho.

Friday, December 2

Night Bazaar

This holiday themed event is a fusion of The Night Market hosted by The Battle Creek Farmers Market and the Breaking Bred Bazaar hosted by Cafe Rica. Vendors will be set-up inside Kellogg Arena, and the event will feature live holiday music, and indoor activities for children like an inflatable slide, Santa meet and greet, indoor snowball fight and more!

Carriage Rides

Dash through the snow in a one horse open sleigh around downtown Battle Creek. Rides are free of charge. Carriage rides will start at two downtown locations. Click the buttons below to see both carriage ride routes.

Rides will be available from 5-8 pm. Carriages can hold 12-14 people and will be running continuously every 20-25 minutes (depending on your starting location). Carriages provided by Twinn Pines Carriages

All carriage rides are first come first serve.

Free

Holiday Tree Forest

Enjoy the wonder of the holiday season as you stroll through a lighted tree forest.

Interested in adopting a tree to decorate? Register today! Trees will be on display December 2nd & 3rd for Winter Wanderland. To help make our Holiday Tree Forest merry and bright, complete the registration form below.

Interested in becoming a Holiday Tree Forest sponsor? Become a sponsor today! Sponsoring the Holiday Tree Forest is a great way to promote your business/organization, help support Battle Creek events and bring some holiday magic to downtown Battle Creek.

Tree Forest Sponsorship includes:

  • Christmas tree signage with sponsor’s name
  • Branded links on all social media posts
  • Logo on all social media promotions

For more information, contact the Small Business Development Office at smallbusinessinfo@battlecreekmi.gov

Saturday, December 3

Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Handmade crafters and vendors for all your holiday shopping.

$3/admission fee

Carriage Rides

Dash through the snow in a one horse open sleigh around downtown Battle Creek. Rides are free of charge. Carriage rides will start at two downtown locations. Click the buttons below to see both carriage ride routes.

Rides will be available from 5-8 pm. Carriages can hold 12-14 people and will be running continuously every 20-25 minutes (depending on your starting location). Carriages provided by Twinn Pines Carriages

All carriage rides are first come first serve.

Free

Holiday Tree Forest

Enjoy the wonder of the holiday season as you stroll through a lighted tree forest.

Interested in adopting a tree to decorate? Register today! Trees will be on display December 2nd & 3rd for Winter Wanderland. To help make our Holiday Tree Forest merry and bright, complete the registration form below.

Interested in becoming a Holiday Tree Forest sponsor? Become a sponsor today! Sponsoring the Holiday Tree Forest is a great way to promote your business/organization, help support Battle Creek events and bring some holiday magic to downtown Battle Creek.

Tree Forest Sponsorship includes:

  • Christmas tree signage with sponsor’s name
  • Branded links on all social media posts
  • Logo on all social media promotions

For more information, contact the Small Business Development Office at smallbusinessinfo@battlecreekmi.gov

Brass Band of Battle Creek Holiday Concert

The 31 members of the BBBC are coming back together from their posts around the globe for the 2022 Holiday Concert…this year with two special guests, Battle Creek’s own broadway star Doug LaBrecque and acclaimed trombonist Joseph Alessi!

Tickets available for purchase

Tea, Cookies & Christmas Traditions with Guest Speaker Amy South

Join the Battle Creek Regional History Museum for a very special holiday history presentation by Amy South on Christmas Traditions. Enjoy some tea and cookies too in classic holiday season tradition!

Historic Adventist Village Annual Christmas Stroll

Stroll thru Historic Adventist Village by lantern light. Listen to great Christmas stories from years ago.

sponsorships available

Click below to find out how you can sponsor this year’s Winter Wanderland festivities

More Holiday Cheer

Throughout the months of November and December, there are many community events celebrating the joy of the holiday season. Here are some to check out!

Wander

Downtown Battle Creek is beautiful around the holiday season. From the Festival of Lights, to many events happening around the City, come downtown, wander around and see what you can find to enhance your holiday season.

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