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Holiday Extravaganza tomorrow

03 December, 20210 Comments

Holiday Extravaganza and the WinterFUN festival happen tomorrow, December 4 starting at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Pontiac. Will you be there?

Send us photos of you enjoying the festivities on Facebook and be sure to thank McLaren Oakland for giving us elves a place to stay this year. We hope you have so much fun and walk away with lots of happy memories.…

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40th Anniversary

16 October, 20210 Comments

Friends: It’s me, BinG!

It has been far too long since I last wrote to you, and I must apologize. Things have been mighty crazy over here at Holiday Extravaganza headquarters as we get ready for our biggest, grandest, most exciting parade EVER.

Holiday Extravaganza is always a big, grand and exciting event, but this year is going to blow the socks off of any previous event because this year, Holiday Extravaganza turns 40.

Now, I know what you’re thinking, HOW are we going to make this

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Consider Volunteering

05 August, 20200 Comments

If you’ve ever been to Holiday Extravaganza before, you know just how many things are going on at one time.

Before the parade kicks off, we have the WinterFUN festival where children, adults and families alike can take part in free activities like carriage rides, petting zoos, coloring pages, art projects and food.

Then the parade itself is always bigger and better than the year before. We have professional floats, dance teams, marching bands, costume characters and more.

What you might

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Holiday Extravaganza Important Events

20 September, 20190 Comments

Has your calendar been marked accordingly for Holiday Extravaganza? Check out the seasonal highlights below to make sure you do not miss a thing this year!

September 27, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Sponsorship Documents Due

September 27, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. Costume Character Participation Form

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WinterFUN Expectations

03 September, 20190 Comments

Part of the fun associated with winter is taking part in timeless traditions.

Make WinterFUN Festival and Holiday Extravaganza part of the magic. The elves work all year long to bring Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the herd of flying reindeer to Southeast Michigan for a day of special fun.

From 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. the Crofoot Ballroom will be home to art.

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Holiday Extravaganza Expectations

03 September, 20190 Comments

The Dictionary defines extravaganza as “any lavish or opulent show, event, assemblage, etc.”

Let’s break that down in relation to the 38th Annual Holiday Extravaganza. 

Imagine a family

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It’s Almost Time

30 November, 20170 Comments

The Holiday Extravaganza Parade begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, but don’t forget to join us at 8:00 AM for the WinterFUN Festival. This will include the Gallery of Ice, horse drawn wagon rides, live reindeer, a petting farm, face painting, a puppet show, crafts, community art painting, games, hot cocoa, Detroit Mini Donuts, s’mores, and more! The best part is, it’s all FREE! We look forward to seeing you and your family there!…

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