The Boyne City Holiday Open House and Santa Parade is a true community celebration of the season on the Friday after Thanksgiving, from 5 to 9 p.m. The open house includes refreshments and specials at businesses throughout the downtown, and the parade starts at 6 p.m. Boyne Area Girl Scouts will light the Community Christmas Tree in Old City Park at 5 p.m. Following the tree lighting the Girl Scouts will lead holiday revelers in caroling. Witness Santa's arrival to Boyne City at the annual Santa Parade and Holiday Open House! A lighted evening parade welcomes the big man to Boyne City. After the parade, Santa will meet with children in the Gazebo in Old City Park. There will also be free carriage rides leaving from Parkside Grill after the parade.
LIVE NATIVITY SCENE- Returning this year will be a live Nativity scene at Coldwell Banker Real Estate, 231 Water St., from 5 to 8 p.m. Kids can feed and pet Gunther the Camel and other animals. Hot chocolate, coffee and cookies will be provided.