Join us for a Month of Merriment!

November 24 to December 24: Holiday Window Decorating Contest
Vote for your favorite window here!

November 24 to December 22: Merrily We Share Food Drive
Bring your nutritious canned and dry goods to the Berkley Public Library. All donations will be given to Gleaners for distribution to needy families throughout metro Detroit.


Saturday, November 24: Small Business Saturday
9 am to 5 pm
Support your local businesses while you Shop, Text, and have the chance to Win $5,000!

Saturday, December 1 Events
Brought to you by the Holiday Lights Parade Committee and the Berkley Junior Women’s Club
2 pm: Petting Zoo at Clark’s Ice Cream
2 pm: S’mores Warming Station on Robina
5:30 pm: Holiday Lights Parade
Immediately following the Parade: Tree Lighting Ceremony, Meet Santa, and Carriage rides

Sunday, December 2: Santa at the Library
11 am - 2 pm

Friday, December 7: Merry & Bright Shopping Night
5 pm to 9 pm
Holiday gifts galore, plus beverages and tasty treats to warm your spirits! Plus win up to $500 in MerriMoney! Fill out the entry form on the Merry & Bright Shopping Maps that are distributed that evening. One lucky shopper drawn from the entry forms collected will win $500 and two others will win $250 each. No purchase necessary!

And, for your convenience, we are offering babysitting! A big thanks to Berkley Rainbow Assembly for this great perk that will allow our shoppers to bring their sweethearts for a fun night of holiday shopping and dining - kid free! Sign up today!'

You can also listen to the holiday music of Mark Broadwell @ Patrick J's Irish Pub from 5-9 pm. Mark's warm vocals and acoustic guitar have earned the praise of many an audience and venue and led to a devoted following. Join Mark for many of your favorite songs and sounds of the holidays while enjoying great food and beverages at Patrick J’s.

WCSX 94.7’s Scott Shepard will be broadcasting live under the Marquis on 12 Mile at 6 pm and at Coolidge and Dorothea starting at 7 pm.

Download the map of participating businesses here.

Saturday, December 8: Lillian Dean MerriMusic Wind Quintet Cantabile
2:30 pm, Berkley First Church

Enjoy beautiful chamber music for the holidays from this fabulous woodwind trio and violin/piano duo. View the program here.

Friday, December 14: MerriPets Meet Santa
4 pm - 7 pm, Nova Chiropractic

Saturday, December 15: MerriMix & Mingle Ugly Sweater Shindig!
7 pm - 10 pm, Berkley VFW
Enter our Ugly Sweater Contest, win some great prizes and enjoy our holiday party. $3 entry fee or non-perishables - all donated to Gleaners Food Bank.


Sunday, December 16: James O’Donnell MerriMusic Jazz Concert
3:00 pm, Berkley First Church
Celebrate the holidays with the James O'Donnell quartet. Trumpeter James O'Donnell has literally played his horn around the globe. He is well known for festive holiday jazz. Presented by the Friends of the Berkley Public Library and Berkley DDA.

Stay up to date on the latest MerriMonth happenings at the MerriMonth Facebook page!