Day after Thanksgiving community Christmas kickoff in Boyne City

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holiday open house santa parade gazebo christmas webJoin the celebration and kick off to the holidays in downtown Boyne City after Thanksgiving.

The Holiday Open House and Santa Parade are scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday Nov. 27 in downtown Boyne City.

Once again, the streets of downtown Boyne City will be filled with the sounds, sights and smells of the holiday season.

Downtown businesses will be offering great shopping, refreshments and hospitality during the festivities.

“We hope to have downtown filled with residents and visitors enjoying all that Boyne City has to offer for the holiday season,” said Karen Guzniczak, chair of the Main Street committee organizing the event.

The evening kicks off with the Girl Scouts lighting the community Christmas tree in Old City Park at 5 p.m.

The parade will begin at 6 p.m. with the evening’s special guest from the North Pole!

Other activities include hay rides starting at 6:30 p.m., a live nativity scene from 4 – 8 p.m., visits with Santa and his elves, and a live reindeer petting zoo!

The Girl Scouts will be handing out sweet treats throughout town.

Those participating in the parade will line-up on East Main Street between East and Lake Streets starting at 5:30 p.m. All community churches, organizations, schools and businesses are encouraged to participate in the parade.

For more information contact Main Street at