Tecumseh's Best Lights on the Block

2016 Tecumseh BEST LIGHTS on the BLOCK

Tecumseh's Best Lights on the Block

Get ready for Tecumseh’s Best Lights on the Block Contest, brought to you by the Parks and Recreation department. This free event is open to City of Tecumseh residents so why not nominate your yard or a neighbor you think has beautiful decorations.

Entering the contest is easy. Pick up a form at The Daily Grind, City Hall, AJ Smith Recreation Center, or you may print one.  (Click Here)  Drop off the completed forms at any of the listed locations. You can also submit nominations via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The light displays will be judged on December 16, weather permitting, by the City of Tecumseh Parks and Recreation staff and three winners will be selected.

All nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, December 14. No entries after the deadline will be accepted into the contest. Winners will be notified no later than Tuesday, December 20. Winners will receive a gift from the Tecumseh Parks and Recreation Department.

If you would like additional information regarding “The Best Lights on the Block Contest” contact the Parks and Recreation department at (517) 423-5602 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Moonlight Holiday Shopping

Friday, December 15th
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Tecumseh

Many shops open until 9:00 pm! Come shop historic downtown Tecumseh for your last minute holiday items.
Participating merchants may have in store specials of their own, special activities or refreshments. 

Click here for a list of participating merchants!

TCA Events

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December 3 Tecumseh Pops Orchestra & Community Chorus: Christmas Memories 4:00 pm
Tickets: $12 adult/ $10 youth and seniors

December 7-9 TCA Nutcracker Ballet 7:30/7:30/2:00/7:30 pm
Tickets: $15 adult/ $13 youth and seniors

December 10 TCA Big Band & VocalAires: Tis the Season 4:00 pm
Tickets: $10

December 16 Monroe Street Theater Dance Company TBD
Tickets: TBD

December 19 Tecumseh Public Schools: Holiday Concert: 2 Grade 6:00/7:00 pm
Tickets: FREE

Call 517-423-6617 for more information.

Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

December 1, 2017
7:00 pm Downtown Tecumseh

Tecumseh's annual Christmas Parade just keeps getting bigger and better every year. Groups, organizations, and families enter floats in the parade and compete for prizes awarded by the Tecumseh Area Chamber of Commerce. Last year, over 60 entries kept the judges busy and delighted the crowds on Chicago Boulevard. This fun filled spectacular event will delight everyone and fill your heart with holiday spirit. You'll want to bring the entire family for this one, because every year, Santa Claus is our guest of honor. That's right kids; Santa Claus arrives with the Christmas Parade!

Promenade Candlelight Home Tour

Promenade Candlelight Home Tour

December 1 & 2, 2017

5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Take the Promenade Candlelight Home Tour and transport yourself to another era. Historic Tecumseh homes, dressed to the hilt for the holidays, are open for your enjoyment. Docents act as your guides as you take in the holiday atmosphere. Room after room is brimming with decorations. Fresh greens scenting the air, familiar holiday carols playing, soft lights adding just the right ambiance.......the Candlelight Home Tour is a charming way to spend a December evening in Tecumseh.

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