Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights

Date: Saturday, November 23
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Downtown Big Rapids

Entry Rules:

  • $10 entry fee.
  • Line-up starts at 4:00pm along Michigan Avenue (South of Oak Street) and Cedar Street.
  • Please be COMPLETELY set-up by 5:30pm. Parade starts at 6:00pm.
  • Walkers enter the parade at the Public Library (Corner of Oak Street and Michigan Avenue).
  • Only Christmas music shall be played on floats.
  • No throwing candy from floats. Candy may be handed out by walkers.

Prizes awarded to:

  • Most Creative
  • Most Lights
  • Largest Group
  • Best Winter/Christmas Scene

The Big Rapids Downtown Business Association is a network of downtown businesses and individuals who work together to encourage and maintain business health and vitality in Downtown Big Rapids.

Contact Us

(231) 592-4038

226 N Michigan Ave
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Director Josh Pyles

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