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Holiday Guide

Your Guide for Shopping and Holiday Fun in Downtown Lansing

Experience the Magic of the Season in Michigan’s Downtown

Kringle Holiday Market Returns to Reutter Park

Get into the holiday spirit with the return of the Kringle Holiday
Market in Downtown Lansing, beginning on Friday, Nov. 17 during
Silver Bells in the City. Shop for locally sourced goods and unique
handmade crafts with free fun holiday activities for the whole family at Reutter Park. Plus, with Downtown Digital Dollars, supporting your community and finding the perfect gift has never been easier.


Shop Local, Support Your Community

Our Holiday Kringle Market is one of the many ways we give back throughout the year. Each week we will partner with organizations that specialize in identifying and meeting the needs of various individuals in our community to raise donations or collect items to further their impact on our community.

See below for a list of community resources. 


Dates for the Holiday Kringle Market:

      • 11/17 – Silver Bells Holiday Market Sneak Peak night

      • 12/1 – Scavenger Hunt

      • 12/2 – Ornament Making, Kids Book Exchange & Holiday Storytelling

      • 12/8 – SENSORY FRIENDLY NIGHT: Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Preuss Pets, Snow Art and more! 
      • 12/9 – Pictures with Santa & Nana Clause with Impression 5 Science Center 
      • 12/15 – Caroling & Gift Wrapping

      • 12/16 – Cookie Decorating & Helping Women Period

      • 12/22 – Community Vendor Night and Skate Party



Interested in being a partner or a sponsor for our Market Series at Reutter Park? Please contact Julie Reinhardt, Director of Downtown Community Development at Downtown Lansing Inc., at [email protected]

Community Resources for Those in Need

Throughout the year, Downtown Lansing Inc. partners with several nonprofit organizations to help them in their mission to create housing opportunities for individuals who are unhoused or displaced. Our Holiday Kringle Market is one of the many ways we give back throughout the year.

Find Resources Near You

We understand that the needs of our community members who are unhoused or displaced are complex, so we support and advocate alongside several local organizations that specialize in meeting the needs of those struggling with related issues.

If you or someone you know is experiencing housing or food insecurity or struggling with other needs this holiday season, here is a list of free community resources: