Pentwater's Christmas in the Village Festivities

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December, 2021

If you’re in the mood for an old-fashioned Christmas, Pentwater is where you want to be. Their Christmas in the Village takes place throughout the month of December. Pentwater’s shops, art galleries and restaurants will be decked out for the holiday season and puts you in a festive mood. Refreshments and in-store specials make shopping locally that much nicer. Christmas is for families…so enjoy your holidays in the charming village of Pentwater.

Typical Schedule of Events:

Tree Lighting & Santa’s Arrival – Santa arrives for the Tree Lighting at 5pm, so be on the Village Green to greet him and don’t forget your Christmas list! There will be hot chocolate, cider and cookies for the kids, Merchant open houses, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, and more! Also from 3-6pm, enjoy Christmas stories at Storybook Village.

Christmas Carolers & Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – As you shop and browse the downtown shops, carolers from local churches will be filling the air with beautiful music. To complete the holiday atmosphere, chestnuts will be roasting and horse drawn carriage rides will transport you up and down Hancock Street. What a perfect setting!

Christmas Decorating Contest – You’ll want to get your business decorated early for the Christmas Decorating Contest.

Merchant Open House – The Merchant Open House is where downtown businesses light up their stores and welcome you inside their warm and cozy shops.

Christmas Craft Show – To be held at Pentwater Public Schools from 9am-3pm.

COVE Afternoon Tea – At Cottages Clubhouse in Pentwater from 1:30-4pm.

Stay tuned for updated information on Christmas in the Village 2021!

For more information on the Pentwater’s Christmas in the Village, please contact:

Pentwater Chamber of Commerce

(231) 869-4150

324 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI,  49449