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Parents celebrate the new year with professional comedian, Phil Pailsoul at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle. Includes a party favor and champagne toast at midnight. Event cost: $27.50-$35 Event time: 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2023
Families can enjoy a Christmas festival featuring holiday music and a cookie reception afterwards. Event cost: Free Event time: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10, 2023
Join Leader Dog's campus at Rochester and Avon Roads with 2,000 luminaries plus holiday lights, festive music and food trucks. Event cost: Free Event time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2023
Enjoy the first-ever Holidays in Greektown which will feature 14 holiday and Green-themed carvings with several ice carvings created live. Also, Christmas caroling, holiday cookies, hot chocolate, Santa appearance and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 2-8 p.m. Dec. 23, 2023
Families can join the Packard Proving Grounds for a magical day of holiday joy seeing Santa Claus. Reservations are required. Event cost: $10/general public ages 18 and under, $7/members Event time: Timed entries between 1-3 p.m. Dec. 10, 2023
Enjoy a magical VIP experience at The Nutcracker Tea where there will be lunch, treats, story time, photo and autograph opportunities and a craft. Advanced tickets required. Event cost: $40 Event time: 11 a.m. Dec. 2, 2023
Enjoy a Chanukah celebration with activities for kids, games, arts and crafts, face painting, circus entertainment, giveaways and more. Event cost: $8/single ticket, $18/family ticket (includes 2 adults and children) Event time: 3-5:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 2023
This hands-on drop-in activity at the museum is inspired by a special item in the collection: a very old pomander made in 1890, by Miss Pauline Wagner. For ages 8-plus. Event cost: Free Event times: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 2-30, 2023
Come to Monroe County Museum to visit all three storytellers to experience one of yesteryear's unique holiday traditions. Not suitable for very young children. Event cost: Free Event time: 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 2, 2023
Families can enjoy a holiday train ride and some hot cocoa with the conductor while hearing The Polar Express read aloud. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event times: 5-6:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2023
Families can enjoy a special Hanukkah story time and craft to learn about and celebrate the holiday. Reserve spot online. Event cost: Free Event time: 4-5 p.m. Dec. 7, 2023
Enjoy a delicious chanukah dinner and games. Then, take a bus to Beaumont Hospital for the mitzvah of Bikur Cholim bringing light and joy to the young patients. Event cost: $18/adult, $10/child Event time: 6 p.m. Dec. 11, 2023