It's what many consider the kick off to the holiday season. A Lansing Tradition. Silver Bells In The City. And we've got the official date. It takes place annually on the Friday before Thanksgiving. And this year...

The 34th Annual Silver Bells in the City is Friday, November 16, 2018 in downtown Lansing.

Credit: McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

Get ready for millions of lights, roughly about 80,000 people, the parade, the sights, the sounds, and the fireworks! It can only be Silver Bells In The City.

Credit: McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

Silver Bells is a rain or shine event. For weather, traffic, and/or emergency alerts for Silver Bells ONLY, sign up to receive text messages by texting "silverbells" to 888-777.

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Sign up now for the 8th Annual Silver Bells in the City 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 17 at 9 a.m. in downtown Lansing. Register at

Vendors: 2018 Silver Bells Village Vendor Application