Make your shopping experience extra special during Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland. On December 1-4, guests can 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 us kick off Holly Jolly Days with our annual Jingle Bell Fun Run Walk on December 1 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. It’s not a timed race, so people of all ages are welcome to take their time and come dressed in their best festive gear (holiday sweaters, Santa hats, cool socks, etc.). All registered participants will receive a jingle bell necklace to wear during the event. Furry friends and strollers are welcome – the more, the merrier! To register or to learn more, visit

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

Join Downtown Midland bars for our first Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl on Friday, December 2 starting at 7 p.m.!

Downtown businesses will be hosting complimentary holiday stations on Friday and Saturday, December 2-3 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (first come first serve, while supplies last):

  • Complimentary hot chocolate station – Heather ‘n Holly & Whichcraft Taproom
  • Complimentary candy cane station – Coyer Candle Co., Craft Hemp Company, Health Hut, and Imagine That!
  • Complimentary s’more and cookie decorating station – Joyful Tantrum & Serendipity Road
  • Complimentary DIY gift wrapping station – Gift of Hope Boutique & Ways to Wellness

Support local businesses this holiday season!