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Top Things To Do: Dec. 26 - Jan. 1

Sledding, New Year's Countdown for Kids, Christmas Break Camp and much more! Browse the top things to do with kids in Northwest Michigan this week!

Sledding and Pizza Party at Pond Hill Farm

Visit Pond Hill Farm in Harbor Springs December 26 - December 31st from 12-8pm for their sledding and pizza party! Sledding, exploring their groomed trails and going on the gnome house hunt are free. You can also enjoy homemade pizza, hot cocoa, beer, wine, a bonfire, and much more!

If you're looking for other sledding options, click here for our sledding and snow tubing guide!

New Year's Countdown for Kids at Great Lakes Children's Museum

If you want to ring in the New Year, but can't wait until midnight, head to the Great Lakes Children's Museum on Saturday, December 31st for their New Year's Countdown for Kids! Watch the ball drop and make some noise, because it's midnight somewhere in the world!

The experience is free with museum admission, reservations are required. The event takes place during all three sessions (9:30-11:30am, 12-2pm, 2:30-4:30pm).

Christmas Break Kids Camp at Wolf Wellness

Looking for something fun and active to do over Christmas break? Head to Wolf Wellness for Kids Camp! There are sessions Tuesday and Thursday for ages 5-11, and sessions Wednesday and Friday for children walking through 4 years old. The cost is $10 per child for non-members, it's free for current members.

Winter Cheer Fest at The Leland Lodge

Beginning at 2pm on Sunday, January 1st, visit The Leland Lodge for sledding, music, food and drink specials, and more! Admissions is free and there will be fun for the entire family.

Holiday Snowshoe Hike at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Ranger-led snowshoe hikes will be offered on Thursday, December 29 and Saturday December 31 for all experience levels and all ages. Snowshoes will be provided at no charge to participants that don't have their own.

Reservations are required. Please call 231-326-4700, extension 5010, for details and to make reservations.

Last Chance for NMRRC Festival of Trains

The final day of the NMRRC Festival of Trains is Saturday, December 31st. Visit the Creekside Community Church Hall to see and learn all about trains with your littles!

Even More Things To Do!

Storytimes, clubs, classes, playgroups and more - visit our BRAND NEW event calendar for even more kids activities happening in Northwest Michigan this week.

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