With so many changes this year, you don’t have to cut back on holiday cheer! Many events have been canceled but you can still create great memories on the small-town holiday tour. Get out and enjoy the holiday season by taking a driving tour of the delightful towns across Jackson County. Pack up the kids, turn on the holiday music, and hit the road to see the how the small towns celebrate the season with lights!
Downtown Jackson – The city comes alive with bright lights lining the streets, shop windows full of holiday displays, and the downtown Christmas tree a glow at the Consumers Energy Plaza. Come downtown and enjoy the tour as you drive around and consider getting out for a walk to see the charming shops and grab a bite to go from the local restaurants.
Grass Lake – This beautiful village is on the east side of Jackson County and is a wonderful place to see historic beauty and holiday charm. Grass Lake has a little something for everyone to put you in the mood for the holidays.
Spring Arbor – A place of caring people and holiday spirit, Spring Arbor is a delightful village where the community comes together and celebrates the holiday season. Take a trip down the main street and then tour the neighborhoods and areas around Spring Arbor University to see how the holiday décor brings joy and warmth to the season.
Hanover – Hanover is a pleasant community that combines the beauty of farming and small-town life in Jackson County. The area is covered with historic places to explore and uncover the quiet charm of Christmas country life.
Brooklyn – The village of Brooklyn is a delightful place to see holiday light displays in the main square and across the Irish Hills. The Christmas tree and holiday displays are sure to enhance your holiday spirit. This is a great place to tour the charming businesses and take in the holiday lights around the area.
Nite Lites Drive Thru Christmas Light Show – The ultimate Christmas light display in Michigan is right here in Jackson County. Come to Michigan International Speedway to see over five miles of light displays. New displays are added each year so this is a must-see holiday experience year-after-year. Nite Lites is a great experience for the entire family. Continue the tradition or start a new one with your family this year!
The holiday spirit is alive and well across Jackson. The small-town holiday tour can get you out of house for a night, or two. It might even get the kids to fall asleep in the car so you can have a quiet ride home.