Hometown Holidays

Start date: November 25, 2017

End date: December 28, 2017

Location: Downtown Lake Orion

Lake Orion is a special place.

A downtown filled with radiant restaurants, blissful boutiques and an incomparable shopping experience.  Feel good about where you shop this holiday season!

 Small Business Saturday – November 25, 2017

Kick off the Holiday Season shopping in downtown and get rewarded for supporting your local businesses!

 On Saturday, Nov. 25th from 10 am until 4 pm come visit the Welcome Booth on the corner of Broadway & Flint Street.  Volunteers will be passing out shopping bags and helping you learn how to sign up for the Oakland County Small Business Saturday Contest! 

All you have to do is shop in downtown Lake Orion starting November 25th through December 4th, 2017. Then, simply text Shop2017 to 41411 to receive a text message with a link to the shopper registration page. Follow the instruction on the registration page and submit a picture of your receipt. You get entered to win for every entry you turn in!  First prize is $5,ooo, Second prize is $1,000 and Third prize is a $500 voucher for an airline ticket.

Visit www.AdvantageOakland/ShopSmall for more details!

November 16 – December 23

Orion Art Center Holiday Market Seasonal gift shopping experience for one-of-a-kind works of art.

 Business hours are noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 8 p.m. Fridays and noon to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

OACC Dragon Elf on the shelf!  As you’re shopping through-out downtown businesses, keep an eye out for this guy and you could win a prize valued at $25! 


Thank you to our Reindeer and Christmas Elf Sponsor The Goddard School – Lake Orion

Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 25th, at Children’s Park starting at 5:30 pm

Join the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority on Saturday, November 25th, starting at 5:30 pm, as we kick off the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony at the Gazebo in Children’s Park.

Bring the kids to see Mrs. Claus, who is bringing a special guest from the North Pole – one of Santa’s reindeer friends!

Purchase special ornament kits made by the elves at Knude Products, and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Shop with a Hero program. Write the name of your personal hero on a handmade wooden ornament, and place on the community tree prior to the lighting. Ornament kits are $10.00 and can be purchased at Knude Products and other downtown retailers. Keep a few, hang a few, and be your own hero to a local kid!