Stafford's Blog

Thanksgiving Weekend in Northern Michigan

Posted on November 19th, 2018

If you’re looking for some holiday spirit, this is where you’ll find it! The communities of Northern Michigan have put together these exciting events for all to enjoy. Take a look and we hope to see your out-and-about this weekend. Happy Holidays!

Charlevoix

Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Celebration
Friday, November 23, 3 to 6 pm
It’s the place to be! Black Friday deals, holiday craft activity, photos with Santa, cookies and hot cocoa, holiday parade (5:30 pm), and tree lighting (6 pm).

A Castle Farms Christmas
Begins on Thanksgivng
Drive through Christmas Lights display begins on Thanksgiving and continues into December on select dates. Details here.

Happy  Hour at Stafford’s Weathervane Restaurant
Monday – Thursday, 4 to 6 pm (Excludes Thanksgiving Day)
Featuring Small Plates and Drink Features –> view menu here.

Petoskey

Stafford’s Annual Downtown Petoskey Holiday Parade
Saturday, November 24, 10 am
The event to get the Christmas spirit flowing! Bundle up for a morning of holiday cheer in downtown Petoskey.

Santa’s Workshop at Stafford’s Perry Hotel
Saturday, November 24, 12 pm
Make time to visit with Santa and let your little ones have that all-important conversation with the Bug-Guy! Bring your whole family and your camera.

Fun @ The Noggin Room Pub
Live Music
Wednesday, November 21 – A Brighter Bloom
Friday, November 23 – Mike Ridley
Saturday, November 24 – A Brighter Bloom

Happy Hour
Monday – Thursday, 4 to 6 pm (Excludes Thanksgiving Day)
Features: 16 oz. Draughts – $3, House Wines – $3, Well Cocktails – $4, Select Appetizers – $6

Sunday FunDay
Sunday, November 25, 12 to 9 pm
Any three topping pizza – $10.95, 16 oz. draughts – $3

Harbor Springs

Apps & Hopps
Wednesday, 5 to 9 pm
Appetizer and beer features throughout town!

Santa & Small Business Saturday
11 am: Free Matinee – Prancer. Tickets are going fast, get yours ahead of time.
1 pm: Visits with Santa! Tickets are NOT required to visit with Santa after the movie. 

103rd Harbor Springs Tree Lighting
Music starts at 6 pm, tree lights up at 6:30 pm

Happiest Hour at Stafford’s Pier Restaurant
Monday – Thursday, 4 to 6 pm (Excludes Thanksgiving Day)
Order up one or several of our featured Small Plates, enjoy house wine & selected draft beer – $3, mixed drinks – $4, martinis – $5.