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Light Up the Night & Soup Cook-Off

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Shop, Eat & Celebrate in Downtown Bellaire for the Annual Light Up the Night & Soup Cook-Off

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Bellaire comes alive for the holiday season in the 10th Annual Light Up the Night and Soup Cook-Off celebration on December 7th, 2019 starting downtown from 11 am until 7 pm.

Sponsored by

Bellaire Dental Health Care  and Fischer Insurance

Celebrate with family and friends with a day full of Holiday Events. From a free kid’s movie, ornament making to the annual “Soup Cook-Off” with 10+ participating restaurants, a visit with Santa after the “Parade of Lights.” Don’t forget the community Tree Lighting, Caroling and a live Nativity; this is truly a family friendly event.  Other great events during the day include Turkey Bowling, “ Toys for Tots Toy Drive, Friends of the Library Auction & Christmas Reading.

Participating Restaurants:

  • The Pelican Nest (at Bellaire Public Library)
  • The Lunch Box
  • Commission on Aging (at Little Treasurers Toy Store)Corner Bistro
  • Toonies Fish & Steakhous
  • Bellaire Bar
  • Terrain Restaurant
  • Short’s Brewing Company
  • Lakeview Restuarant @ Shanty Creek Resorts(at The Julia Pietrowicz Team/Keller Williams Realty)

Bellaire is in Antrim County on M-88 between Lake Bellaire and Intermediate Lake.

Shopping-stores are open all day to help you complete or begin your Christmas Shopping! RELAX at Coffee Shops and Restaurants  – for that break you need !

Event listing:

All Day Friends of the Library Auction @ Bellaire Library
All Day Toys for Tots Toy Drive @ Edward Jones.
10 – 3 pm “Last Chance Craft Fair” @ ASI Community Center
12 – 2 pm Free Kids Scavenger Hunt @ Village Hall.
(14 & under) Sign up @ Bellaire Village Hall – great prizes!!
1 – 7 pm Junior Class Bake Sale @ Bellaire Theater
2:30 pm Free Movie Matinee @ Bellaire Theater
Bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Bellaire Food Pantry for admittance. Limited Seating.
4 – 4:45 pm Kids FREE Ornament Making @ Village Hall
4 – 7 pm Turkey Bowling @ Paddles & Pedals
$1/ roll, 3 Strikes in a row for a prize. Fundraiser for the Bellaire Community In Action group (Support Bellaire High School).
4 – 7 pm Community Gathering @ Broad Street
Caroling, Cookies & Hot Chocolate and more!
4:30 – 7 pm Soup Cook-off – (pre-purchase tickets)
4:30 – 7 pm Bread Samples @ Ruthann’s Gourmet Bakery
5 – 5:30 pm Antrim Community Choir @ Broad Street
5:30 pm “Parade Of Lights” Community Parade
Welcoming Santa & Mrs. Claus to town. Entries accepted until Friday
6 – 7 pm Live Nativity by Bellaire Bar
– with special thanks to Bellaire Community United Methodist Church
5:45 – 7 pm Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus @ Broad Street


December 7
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Downtown Bellaire
121 N Bridge Street
Bellaire, MI 49615 United States
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