Thursday, November 23, 2023

Christmas Market

Village Arts Factory sale returns

Previous Christmas in the Village events featured family
friendly activities and unique gifts for sale along with
 the popular petting zoo which returns this year.
 Photo courtesy of the Village Arts Factory.
The Village Arts Factory will be transformed into a winter wonderland including a live petting zoo, caroling musicians, children's crafts and an old world Christman Market next month.

Christmas in the Village will return to the Village Arts Factory with new additions and even more holiday cheer from 3 until 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, organizers said.  Additional event highlights include visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus; horse-drawn carriage rides from 4-8 p.m. and a tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 p.m. with special guests Canton Township Supervisor Anne Marie Graham-Hudak, Santa Claus, and the Dodson Elementary School Choir, under the direction of Jessie Allstaedt.  The Cherry Hill Potters Guild will also be on hand, joining more than 25 craft and artisan vendors, selling unique crafts. 

A special IKEA Uppvärmning Lodge will be erected on the event grounds, featuring warm cinnamon rolls and Swedish Glögg - while supplies last. Additional  food options will be available for purchase, including hot chocolate provided by Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, and holiday coffee beverages from Hazel Coffee Co.  A variety of food trucks will also be onsite, including Slows Bar BQ and Little Lou's Hot Chicken.

This special event, which is presented by Dairy Queen of Canton, the Village Arts Factory, and Canton Leisure Service is free and open to the entire Canton community, as well as surrounding communities. Additional sponsors include Alphagraphics of Canton; American 1 Credit Union; BLINK Eye Care; Elite Prime Care; IKEA; Raman Pharmacy of Cherry Hill Village; Schoolcraft College; Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea; and Trinity Heath Medical Group - Cherry Hill Village. 

Event participants are reminded to dress for the weather. 

For more information, visit,, or call (734) 394-5460.