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Posted on: November 30, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Winter Glow, Green Friday Coming Up This Weekend in Downtown East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Members of the community are reminded that the popular, annual Winter Glow and Green Friday events are coming up this weekend in downtown East Lansing.

Additional details about each event are provided below:

Winter Glow
The Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival – will take place on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 2-5 p.m. in downtown East Lansing’s Ann Street Plaza (corner of Albert and M.A.C. avenues). The 2021 Winter Glow event is sponsored by the East Lansing Downtown Management Board.

This year’s Winter Glow will include live music, featuring The Dangling Participles; a winter farmers market; a live ice carving demonstration and children’s activities hosted by the East Lansing Public Library and East Lansing Art Festival. There will also be a photo booth available until 4:30 p.m.

The outdoor winter farmers market will feature many of the popular East Lansing Farmers Market vendors, including MI Drinks, Jenny’s Sweets & Treats, Twisted Craft Cocktails, Droscha Sugarbush, Where the Wild Things Bloom, Grand Traverse Sauce Company, Sapo de Solis, River Tree Coffee Company and Sweet Potato Delights..

Community members are advised that Albert Avenue, from just east of the entrance/exit of the Albert Avenue Garage to M.A.C. Avenue, will be closed Saturday, Dec. 4 from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. to accommodate the Winter Glow event. The Albert Avenue Garage will remain accessible. Parking will be FREE in downtown East Lansing’s Charles Street Garage, 121 Charles St., and Division Street Garage, 181 Division St., on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 2-6 p.m. for the event.

Visit or call (517) 319-6888 for more information.
Green Friday (& Saturday too!)
Green Friday (& Saturday too!) – downtown East Lansing’s version of the popular, day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales – will take place on Friday, Dec. 3 and Saturday, Dec. 4 (in conjunction with the Winter Glow event). Community members are encouraged to support local businesses, while taking advantage of some great sales/specials. A list of participating businesses and sales/specials is available online at

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