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Posted on: November 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Holly Jolly Days Bring Holiday Spirit to Downtown Midland

November 29, 2023 – Get in the spirit of the holiday season and enjoy a festive shopping experience during the Midland Downtown Business Association’s Holly Jolly Days December 1-3. Find special holiday shopping deals, view beautifully painted holiday window displays, cozy up by the outdoor fireplaces while enjoying a Commons beverage, and participate in family festivities.  

Help kick off Holly Jolly Days at the annual Jingle Bell Fun Run/Walk on November 30 at 6:30 p.m. This fun, free 1-mile run or walk begins at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Ashman and Main Streets in Downtown Midland. All registered participants will receive a jingle bell bracelet to wear during the event. Furry friends and strollers are welcome – the more, the merrier! To register or to learn more, visit 

Free horse and carriage rides will be available Friday, December 1 from 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, December 2 – 3, from 12 – 4 p.m. Pick-up will be located in front of the H Hotel

Join the Downtown Midland bars for the second annual Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl on Friday, December 1 starting at 7 p.m. Visit participating businesses and purchase specialty beverages while wearing the ugliest Christmas gear. The event is free to attend and participants must be 21+ to consume and purchase alcohol. Event details can be found at

Holly Jolly Days features new merchandise, interesting holiday items, special services, new menu features, and more to get shoppers in the holiday spirit. Gift-givers can make the holidays extra special with items from Downtown Midland. 

Participating Holly Jolly Days locations include Ace Hardware & Sports, Bookmarks, Brinstar Arcade Bar & Grill, Coyer Candle Co., Craft Hemp Company, FILL, Grape Beginnings Winery, Great Lakes Loons, Health Hut, Heather ‘n Holly, Joyful Tantrum, Little Forks Outfitters, O’MACARON, Peel ‘n Pare, Pizza Sam’s, Prim Sage Boutique, Rose Wilde Boutique, Sassy & Chic Boutique, Serendipity Road, Ways to Wellness, and WhichCraft Taproom. 

Participating Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl locations include Brinstar Arcade Bar & Grill, Grape Beginnings Winery, Molasses Smokehouse & Bar, Three Bridges Distillery & Taproom, and WhichCraft Taproom.  

For more information about Holly Jolly Days, call the Midland Downtown Development Authority at 989-837-3330 or visit

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