Winter Festival

Winter Festival

What:
The historic Battle Creek International Festival of Lights will be Incorporated into the new and exciting Battle Creek Winter Festival of Lights! With the return of familiar events and addition of new attractions, the festival will dazzle folks of all ages with a pathway of beautiful lighting structures, light shows, games, carnival attractions, circuses and many more activities for adults and children! All events and activities are free and community driven!

Where:
Festival Market Square

When:
December 1st, December 8th, December 15th, December 22nd

4:00PM - 8:00PM

Tickets:
FREE

Additional Info:
http://battlecreeklive.com/events/
https://www.facebook.com/bcfestivaloflights/

Robotics Competition

Robotics Competition

What:
The premier middle school sport where teams of students, guided by mentors, design and build 18"X18" robots to battle in a FIRST designed game in a contest of ingenuity and innovation.

Where:
Kellogg Arena

When:
December 13th, 14th & 15th

Tickets:
FREE

Additional Info: http://battlecreeklive.com/events/Schedule: 
THURSDAY
12pm Venue setup
5 pm Team load-in, inspection, and practice (optional) 
9 pm Pits close

FRIDAY
10 am Venue opens; teams will not be allowed in the pits until 11 am
10:30 am volunteers report
11 am Pits open; Team check-in
10 am Doors Open to teams
11:30 am Lunch
12 pm Judging/Inspections
3 pm Drivers meeting and opening ceremonies
3:30 pm Qualification matches
8 pm Pit Closes

SATURDAY
7 am Volunteers report
7:30 am Pits Open
8 am Opening ceremonies
9 am Qualification matches
12:30 alliance selections
1 pm Lunch
2 pm Elimination rounds
6 pm Closing Ceremonies
6:30 pm Event teardown

December 15th: Crafting in the Creek

December 15th: Crafting in the Creek

-Visits with Santa, Kid's zone with games/crafts
- Hot chocolate
-BC Cargo open
-Food Trucks at Festival Market Square
-Art Workshops Onstage
-Community Canvas painting
-Make-and-Take holiday crafts and gifts

  • Ornaments
  • Fake Snow
  • Mittens
  • Slime
  • -Stage performance: Tony Fields & Doug Decker Trio
    -Horse Drawn Wagon rides through the lights 6:00PM - 8:00PM

    December 22nd: Multicultural Day

    December 22nd: Multicultural Day

    -Visits with Santa, Kid's zone with games/crafts
    - Hot chocolate
    -BC Cargo open
    -Food Trucks at Festival Market Square
    -Multicultural and Community Enrichment Fair

  • Non-profits and cultural groups of Battle Creek and surrounding areas will be offered free booths in pop up tents in the center of Festival Market Square
  • -Big Daddy Polish Band 4:00PM
    - Kevin Collins Kuugana African drum and Dance Troupe 5:30PM
    -Hurricane Reggae Band 6:30PM
    -Tony Fields & Doug Decker Trio 6:00PM - 8:00PM
    -Horse Drawn Wagon rides through the lights 6:00PM - 8:00PM

    The Great Lakes Crown Cheer & Dance Championship

    The Great Lakes Crown Cheer & Dance Championship

    What:
    Cheer & Dance Competition

    Where:
    Kellogg Arena

    When:
    Saturday, January 12th, 2019

    Admission:
    5 years old and younger are free

    Additional Info:
    http://www.thecrowncheeranddance.com/
    http://battlecreeklive.com/events/

    The Original Harlem Globetrotters

    The Original Harlem Globetrotters

    What:
    The world famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the
    Most electrifying athletes on the planet, will bring their
    Spectacular show to a city near you during their 2019 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm*-the Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment.
    Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. Prepare to be amazed as the Globetrotters showcase basketball's first 4-point line, located 30 feet from the basket- 6 feet, 3 inches beyond the top of the NBA's current 3-point line. You won't want your family to miss it- buy your tickets today!

    Where:
    Kellogg Arena

    When:
    Thursday, January 24th 2019; 7:00PM

    Tickets:
    On Sale: October 19th 2018
    Tickets starting at $17
    Available at: https://battlecreeklive.ticketforce.com/Additional Info: http://battlecreeklive.com/events/ *THIS IS A PRE-EVENT PASS. TICKET TO THE MAIN EVENT IS ALSO REQUIRED. Everyone attending Magic Pass must have a Magic Pass ticket as well as a game ticket if you plan on attending , please make sure you have BOTH Tickets. This includes all children, as well we the parent(s) / guardian(s) wishing to accompany them. NO EXCEPTIONS. Thank you for your cooperation.

    Before the game, take part in a once-in-a-liftime experience with your family where you have the opportunity to spend time on the court with the Globetrotters-shooting, trying out ball tricks, and getting autographs and photos! The unique 30-minute pre-show, "Magic Pass", will create memories of a lifetime. All customers must have a game ticket AND Magic Pass for entry. Soft/Rubber soled shoes must be worn on the court.

    MARVAC RV & CAMPER SHOW

    MARVAC RV & CAMPER SHOW

    What:MARVAC RV & Camper Show

    Where:Kellogg Arena

    When:February 28th - March 3rd
    Thursday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Friday: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    Admission: $7 per person

    Additional Info:http://www.michiganrvandcampgrounds.org/
    http://battlecreeklive.com/events/