It’s a weekend of Holiday Shopping and Celebrations!

The weekend kicks off with a night out with the girls, shopping in Downtown Petoskey! Then, Saturday morning, stay in your PJ’s and head out to shop downtown Boyne City! Traverse City welcomes the holiday season downtown Saturday night, and there are holiday markets in Charlevoix and TC!


Ladies Opening Night in Petoskey, Friday, November 18th, 4-8pm

It’s time to shop, sip, and stroll the streets of Downtown Petoskey! Instead of hunting for bucks, spend some “bucks” locally to kick off the holiday season. You can scope out gifts for yourself and your loved ones while playing games, winning prizes, and snacking your way through downtown, plus win downtown dollar prizes!


Earlier Than the Bird-Downtown Boyne City, Saturday, November 19th, 7-11am

Are you an early riser? Heck some gifts off your Christmas list at this an early morning shopping event-with special deals if you shop in your pajamas!!!


Downtown Traverse City Tree Lighting and Holiday Light Parade, Saturday, November 19th, 5:30-7:30pm

Head to Front St. for caroling and other festivities beginning at 5:30pm. Santa flips the switch to light the city Christmas tree at 6pm, and the light parade begins at 6:30.


Charlevoix Circle Holiday Market, November 18th through December 30th, Charlevoix Circle of the Arts

Browse through a festive, handmade, shopping experience, featuring more than 40 local artists & makers. An opening reception with complimentary food & drinks will be held on Fri., Nov. 18 from 5-7pm. This event is closed on Sundays.


Merry Marketplace Holiday Fair, November 18th & 19th, 10am-3pm, Crooked Tree Arts Center, TC

Enjoy a weekend of shopping, artist workshops and demonstrations, and lots more fun! More than 20 different artists will have their work on display and for sale.