Experience Jackson, MI Safely This Holiday Season

Jackson, MI has Plenty of Safe and Fun Experiences this Holiday Season

We are all craving some normalcy this time of year, and lucky for us, Jackson, MI is still bringing the holiday cheer with safe and entertaining experiences for the whole family. From drive thru experiences to safely supporting small retailers, Jackson, MI is keeping spirits bright this season.

1. Nite Lites Drive Thru Christmas Light Show 

An all-time Jackson favorite, the Nite Lites Christmas Light Show is back and better than ever at Michigan International Speedway this year. This magical holiday light display captures the heart of everyone who sees it, and this year will be no different. With millions of twinkling lights and dozens of new displays, Nite Lites is a safe and fun experience for everyone in the family. The best part - you can experience it all from the safety and comfort from your own car! Relive memories and create new ones at this holiday event that bridges generations young and old.

2. ARTitude Holiday Marketplace

Support local artists and small businesses when you visit the ARTitude Holiday Marketplace in downtown Jackson. There you wil find a unique selection of holiday gifts and presents that make for a safe and comfortable shopping experience. Masks and social distancing are required.

3. Admire Downtown Jackson's Holiday Window Displays

Another fun favorite for this season is experiencing the beauty and creativity of downtown Jackson's storefornts. This year the decorating theme is JOY and businesses always go all out! You can enjoy these window displays from the comfort of your own car, or you can venture in to do a little Christmas shopping while wearing your mask. Many of the restaurants and retailers offer curbside pickup, so feel free to put in your food or shopping order before you swing by!

4. Sled Down the Hill at Cascades 

You've probably heard of the beautiful, man-made fountain in Jackson, MI called the Cascades, but did you ever think about sledding down the hill it sits on? Well you can this winter (weather permitting), and your kids will love you for it. It's definitely a kid-favorite activity in town. The memories made sliding down the big hill will stay with your children forever, and that joy and happiness is worthless nowadays! Make a day out of it and then get cleaned up at one of our hotels.

5. Bundle Up and Hit the Trails

Safely explore the beauty of the outdoors on Jackson's many trails this holiday season! What better way to get the family up and active and enjoying quality time together. There are hundreds of miles of trails in Jackson just waiting for you to explore them. And you can even bring the family pup along! 

6. Book a Hotel and Stay Safe 

Our hotels are taking extra precautions to keep guests safe. When you book a room you'll have ease of mind knowing that your room has been deep cleaned from top to bottom. The best part, right now you and your family can reserve the whole pool room for a time slot and enjoy floating, splashing, or hot tubbing, with no interruptions or worry. After your time slot the pool and pool room are sanitized accordingly.

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