Chelsea shines even brighter during Hometown Holiday weekend with 2016’s Lights Up Shop Local initiative

“Lights Up & Shop Local” in Chelsea, Michigan


Hometown Holiday weekend is December 2-4, 2016

Throughout Chelsea, you will find businesses promoting “Lights Up & Shop Local”, a new initiative to introduce Hometown Holiday visitors to everything that Chelsea has to offer. Participating businesses will be decked out in holiday splendor to warm your hearts and get you in the holiday spirit

Many shops will have specials throughout the weekend, so be sure to ask for “Lights Up & Shop Local” specials and find something for everyone on your list. Enjoy award winning restaurants and various shops which provide everything from handmade, one-of-a-kind jewelry to antique home furnishings to unique clothing boutiques.

And it’s not just store-fronts, holiday lights will add a warm glow to over 50 participating businesses throughout Chelsea, celebrating season, and welcoming the community to learn more about their businesses.

Event Sponsors:


5 Healthy Towns Foundation 


Chelsea Wellness Center
Give the Gift of Health! Gift card special: for every $50 in gift cards purchased you will receive a $10 Holiday Cash Voucher*. Offer runs through Christmas Eve, see Chelsea Wellness Center for details.


Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea 
Help us celebrate the opening of our new building in Chelsea, scheduled to open at the end of December!


Heydlauff’s Appliances
Happy Holidays! Stop in and shop Heydlauff’s Appliance for the name brands you trust.


Vogel’s & Foster’s Fashion since 1910
Giving back a portion of sales during Hometown Holiday weekend to Chelsea schools in a program called “Chelsea Gold” which was initiated by owner, Mike Jackson six years ago. Look for gold and blue balloons to find other “Chelsea Gold” participants.

Lights Up & Shop Local Participating Businesses:

ATA Martial Arts
Cookie Decorating

Attic Boutique

Ballet Chelsea
Annual holiday performances of The Nutcracker ballet

Bill Ballagh, State Farm Insurance Agent
Gingerbread Workshop

Breathe Yoga

Bumble’s Dry Goods

Chelsea Antiques

Chelsea Area Historical Museum
Historic Home Tours

Chelsea District Library
Common Chords Concert, Tween Gift Workshop, Storytelling

Chelsea Farmers Supply

Chelsea Hearth & Fireplaces

Chelsea Kidz Stop
Get a free American Girl “Grace” book with any American Girl Mini doll purchase

Chelsea Print & Graphics

Chelsea Village Flowers
Stop by for Holiday Cheer Specials!

Clocktower Crossfit

GiGi’s Flowers  & Gifts
Create a free pinecone bird feeder on Saturday while supplies last

Garden Mill
Free kid’s “Make & Take” activity; Free gift with $20.00 purchase while supplies last.

Global Marketplace
Chelsea Gold promotion: gives back a portion of all sales to Chelsea School District

Ink Frenzy
Kids can make & take a custom Hot Chocolate Ornament (Friday, 12/2 6pm-8pm)

Jewelry Set In Stone

Just Imagine Toy & Music Store
Free gift wrap of your in-store purchase.

Merkel Furniture & Carpet One
Take and Additional 15% off Clearance Room Items

Moran’s Consignments
Red Lines Tags are 50% off! Green Lines Tags are 75% off! Brand new markdowns daily!

Mule Skinner Boot Shop
Buy one pair of boots at regular price and get the second for lessor or equal value. Or buy a belt for your dad and one for your brother and get them both for $100. Save $30 off regular price of $130. Merry Christmas from Mule Skinner Boots!)

Namaste Family Services

La Jolla Fine Jewelry
Stop in and see our Holiday Sparkles!

Lake Trust Credit Union
Breakfast with Santa

La Maison
Chelsea Gold promotion gives back a portion of all sales to Chelsea School District

Lehman & Scheffler Real Estate Services

Palmer Auto Repair
Toys for Tots & Teens Drop off Location (through Dec. 16)

The Potting Shed
Yummy Candy Sampling!!  Plus, a holiday gift with $20 purchase.

The Potting Shed on Main
Holiday gift with $20 purchase.

Serendipity Books

Twigs (Formally Cutloose Clothing)
Holiday gift with $20 purchase.

Holiday savings throughout the store!

Vintage Barn Boutique
Chelsea Gold promotion gives back a portion of all sales to Chelsea School District

Wine on Main
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the brand new shop Wines on Main, glad to be a part of the community.

Winter Farmer’s Market
Kids Cookie Decorating

Participating Restaurants & Cafes

There are numerous restaurants and cafes throughout Chelsea where you can enjoy a delicious meal or a quick snack while enjoying Hometown Holidays. Check out the tasty options from our sponsors:

Biggby Coffee

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
live music

Chelsea Bakery

Cleary’s Pub

The Common Grill

Los Tres Amigos
$5 Grab & Go Meals after the Light Parade on Saturday

Mikes Deli

Jet’s Pizza
$5 Grab & Go Pizza after the Light Parade on Saturday

Smokehouse 52 BBQ

Zou Zou’s Cafe


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