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216 Park Avenue
Petoskey, MI 49770
USA

Come enjoy Downtown Petoskey on Lake Michigan and Little Traverse Bay with unique shops and restaurants in the Gaslight Shopping District. Serving Bay Harbor, Bay View, Harbor Springs, Walloon Lake and Emmet County.

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Holiday Open House

Join the merchants of Downtown Petoskey for the Holiday Open House, the region's premier holiday season event!

Held the first Friday in December, December 1 from 6 to 9 pm, the Holiday Open House begins with an appearance by Santa Claus, who flies in to town to light the giant Christmas tree in Pennsylvania Park!  After the tree lighting Santa will sit in the Gazebo and listen to children's holiday wishes. At the tree lighting ceremony the winner of the Shop Downtown Contest, as well as the winner of the Holiday Window Contest, will be announced.

This is the night when the streets close down and the merchants open their doors to offer warm holiday greetings and hospitality. The streets are filled with merry entertainment!

Come Downtown and enjoy the smiling faces and Christmas fun with your family with this evening that is a holiday tradition on the first Friday in December every year!

 Please contact Andi Symonds, Downtown Promotions Coordinator, at 231.348.0388 or andi@petoskeydowntown.com for information on non profit organizations applications.

Earlier Event: November 25
Visits with Santa