Holiday Extravaganza Parade in Downtown Pontiac Dec. 5

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Downtown Pontiac Dec 5 – The Holiday Extravaganza’s mission is to bring together Oakland County’s cities and townships to share together in celebration of the holiday season in the heart of Oakland County.

Winterfun Festival 8:30am – 10:30am

The WinterFUN Festival is a great opportunity for families to come together to participate in garden16_cherie_rolfeseveral activities. There is a Gallery of Ice with live ice carving competition, a petting farm with adorable animals, live Santa reindeer, s’mores and much, much more. There is also a children’s WinterART Center that allows kids to participate in several different craft projects, get their face painted and much, much more. Don’t miss out … ALL EVENTS ARE FREE!!

Annual Parade 11am – noon

The festivities for its 34nd annual year bigger and better. There will be over 100 of your favorite costume characters handing out FREE hugs, beautiful professional floats from The Parade Company, professional balloons, marching bands, fire trucks and choreographed dancers all joining together to bring you a memorable parade. The parade route will begin on Cesar E. Chavez Ave at the Oakland Livingston Human (OLHSA) and continue down Saginaw Street and ends at the Pontiac City Square (Lot 9).CFSEM-123-OaklandCounty115-digital-ad_v2

Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus 1:30pm – 3:30 pm (Library)

Crafts, refreshments and so much more. After the Holiday Extravaganza Parade has finished, enjoy Santa’s favorite refreshments, hot cocoa and candy canes, with the big man himself. Santa is excited to visit with the boys and girls and hear about their holiday wishes!

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