The 42nd annual Noel Night will take place on Saturday, December 6th, from 5:00-10:00 p.m. in Detroit’s Midtown District. Over 70 institutions, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Michigan Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Detroit Public Library, will open their doors to the public free of charge during this Cultural Center-wide holiday open house.Activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 200 area music, theatre, and dance groups, with special performances by: The Wild Feathers, Holly Miranda with Ambrosia Parsley and Chris Maxwell, Reverend Billy & the Stop Shopping Choir, The Good Lovelies, Andrew Belle, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys, Dylan LeBlanc, The Rhythm Society Orchestra featuring Paul King, Tunde Olaniran, and Thornetta Davis.
The evening’s festivities culminate with a community sing-along on Woodward Avenue led by the Salvation Army Band—a long-standing Noel Night tradition. Noel Night activities take place in Midtown Detroit, and free shuttle service is offered between participating venues. Convenient parking is available in area lots.
Noel Night is produced by Midtown Detroit, Inc., a nonprofit community development organization that supports economic growth in Detroit’s Midtown district. Call 313-420-6000 or visit http://www.noelnight.org for additional information.