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Miniature Moments: A Journey Through Hallmark® Keepsake Ornaments

Dearborn, MI


Explore our extensive collection of nearly 7,000 Hallmark ornaments made between 1973 and 2009. Relive holiday memories, remember special people and events, and find new inspiration for your own holiday traditions as you experience the artistry and creativity that went into creating each Keepsake ornament.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

SEPTEMBER 1, 2023 - JANUARY 1, 2024

GEARUP: The Science of Bikes

Jackson, MI


Visitors of GEAR UP will learn how bikes work, the science and technology behind the machine as well as the history and evolution of the bike and how bikes have impacted our culture. Like the bicycle itself, this exhibition has been designed to appeal to people of all ages with diverse interests, from STEM to design to history and art.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Jackson, MI (JXN)


Detroit Lions 2023 - 2024 Season

Detroit, MI


The Detroit Lions play their home games at Ford Field in downtown Detroit. Ford Field is the premier family entertainment destination and is committed to providing unparalleled service to each guest. The stadium is surrounded by fantastic restaurants, bars, shopping, hotels, nightlife, theaters, clubs and Comerica Park.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)


Annual Wonderland of Lights

Lansing, MI


Thousands of lights create an extraordinary holiday display at the 30th Annual Wonderland of Lights. Take a stroll around the zoo, enjoy holiday music and marvel at the twinkling light displays during this series of magical Michigan winter evenings. Stop by the Savanna Grill for a bite to eat and as you leave, grab a goodie bag for children to take home and enjoy.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Lansing, MI (LNS)

NOVEMBER 21, 2023 - JANUARY 5, 2024

Christmas & Holiday Traditions

Grand Rapids, MI


This exhibition — honoring cultures and holiday traditions from around the world — has grown to 46 unique displays depicting fact and folklore, past and present. University of Michigan Health-West: Christmas & Holiday Traditions is a hallmark Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park exhibition. Dedicate time to appreciate the stunning presentations of winter plantings, the artistry of our adorned Christmas trees, intriguing cultural displays and the beloved Railway Garden. Venture outdoors and discover the beauty of nature with wintertime walks. Indoors and out, our magnificent grounds sparkle with 350,000 lights.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)


Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic 2023

Flint, MI


Make memories to last all year when the spirit of the season fills the streets and shops of Crossroads Village, with thousands of lights sparkling. Join friends and family for an evening ride on the Huckleberry Railroad and watch Village artisans make vintage crafts. You’re sure to find gifts for everyone on your list. A family tradition for over 30 years continues in Flint, Michigan. 

Nearest Amtrak Station: Flint, MI (FLN)


Magic at the Mill

Holland, MI


During the first three weekends in December, Holland's DeZwaan windmill is set aglow for Magic at the Mill. Imagine a hundreds-year-old windmill glittering with lights and surrounded by thousands of LED tulips. Then add in Sinterklaas and a musically synced light show and you have a seasonal spectacle worthy of Holland, Michigan. This new event will feature 1,000 LED tulip blossoms displaying a synchronized light and music show. The park and shops will be open, snacks and beverages will be available for purchase and there will even be an opportunity for children to greet Sinterklaas.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Holland, MI (HOM)