2022 Magical Canterbury Village Christmas Holiday Stroll | This December, See the Twinkling Christmas Lights Walk and Santa in Southeast Michigan!

2022 Magical Canterbury Village Christmas Holiday Stroll | This December, See the Twinkling Christmas Lights Walk and Santa in Southeast Michigan!   

By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Last updated: December 7, 2022

Merry Christmas, my friends!  If you love seeing popular characters, festive light shows, professional carolers, twinkling light displays, roaring firepits and trying a variety of beers you will love Olde World Canterbury Village's Holiday Stroll! Add this December event to your Michigan things to do list!

This outdoor event in Southeast Michigan is perfect for kids and adults alike!

  • By the way, it's only about 25 minutes to see more lights at HollyDazzle (Michigan Renaissance Festival!).  We did both in one night!

Canterbury Village Christmas

Where and When is the Olde World Canterbury Village Christmas Holiday Stroll?

Where: 2359 Joslyn Ct, Orion Twp, MI 48360. 

Canterbury Village is located in southeast Michigan, about 37 miles north of Detroit.

When: November 23, 25-27, 2022 and December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 22 & 23, 2022

So bundle the kids up warmly, as there are so many things to do in this outdoor wintery wonderland near Detroit!  

What do you do at Canterbury Village Christmas Light Festival? 

During the Canterbury Village Christmas Light Festival you enjoy:

  • Colorful light shows and sing along to classic holiday songs! 
  • Hear professional carolers at the entrance!
  • See tons of sparkling and twinkly decorations! 
  • Interact (and get photos) with live holiday characters! 
  • See live acting!
  • The Children’s Caroling Corner has classics songs on a large screen for you to sing along! 
  • Get warm around the roaring firepits near the C-Pub outdoor patio.  They have beer, hard cider, wine, and cocktails!
  • Oh, and this Christmas season, be sure to visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus! They were so friendly...or should I say jolly! 

What City is Canterbury Village in?

Orion Twp, Michigan

Is Canterbury village dog-friendly?

Yes! Dogs are welcome to walk around Canterbury Village outside, including during events, as long as they are on leashes.

See Frosty, Buddy The Elf, The Grinch, Olaf, Jack Frost, Anna and Elsa! + Live Christmas Performances!

There are lots of fun live characters to encounter along your Christmas lights walk at Canterbury Village! So have your cameras ready! I definitely had to have my photo with Mini Mouse, how could you not?!

Go Shopping During The Canterbury Village Holiday Stroll!

There are several cute shops open along your wintery walk! Lots of places to buy gifts and apparel throughout Canterbury Village during their annual Holiday Stroll.

Can You Get Photos With Santa?

Heck yeah! My friend Nikki and I loved it! Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus were so friendly!  

Oh, and be sure to bring your letter to Santa Claus and drop it in his mailbox for special delivery directly to the big man and his very busy elves!

Sip Hot Chocolate While Enjoying the Festive Lights of Canterbury Village's Winter Wonderland!

At every turn, there is a new delight!  So take your time, see all the lights and get into the holiday spirit!

Tickets and Parking

Purchase your Canterbury Village Christmas tickets on their website prior to attending the event. Parking is $5 and will be charged during initial ticket purchase. (Santa says it's not free at the North Pole either!)  We were pleased with the HUGE paved parking lot so there are plenty of places for everyone.

Children under 2, military and veterans are FREE.

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