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Holidays in the Heart

of the City

Each year in late November, the Saginaw Family YMCA and our surrounding neighbors in Old Town and Downtown Saginaw enjoy the annual kick off the holiday season.  Normally held the weekend before Thanksgiving, this special PRIDE in Saginaw event features:

November 17, 2017
5:30 to 8:30pm
Fireworks at 8:30pm


  • City Lighting Ceremonies at 5:45pm Water Treatment Plant
  • Free Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Cookie House Competition at the Andersen Enrichment Center
  • Downtown Saginaw Farmers’ Market “Holiday Market” at the Andersen Enrichment Center
  • Free Transportation over the Court Street Bridge supported by First Student
  • Free Holiday Concert at St. John’s Episcopal Church – Michigan Avenue – 6PM -Free Holiday Concert at Holy Family Church – Washington Avenue – 7:15PM (Donations of New Hats, Mittens and Scarves accepted at each concert for those in need.)
  • Hot Chocolate & Entertainment at Holy Cross Lutheran Church
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Gazebo in Old Saginaw City
  • Free Pony Rides in Borchard Park
  • Live Nativity at the Montaque Inn
  • 1,200 luminaries
  • Food Vendors on the street
  • Fireworks! at 8:30pm from Ojibway Island

Click here for Cookie House Application and Rules

Click here for Cookie House Participant Information

For more information, please call Positive Results Downtown Saginaw at (989) 753-9168