In Pictures: 37th Annual Holiday Walk at the Flint Cultural Center

FLINT, Michigan — On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Flint Cultural Center Corporation hosted the 37th annual Holiday Walk by connecting a series of outdoor and indoor events between the Flint Institute of Arts, Longway Planetarium, Flint Public Library, The Whiting, Flint Repertory Theatre, Sloan Museum of Discovery, Dort Music Center, Flint Cultural Center Academy, and Applewood. 

Free to the public, the city walks of the College Cultural Center were transformed into a winter wonderland filled with music, lights, and the Christmas spirit. Kearsley Street was filled with hundreds of people walking to the events between 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening. 

At Applewood, visitors could sip on hot cider and eat cookies while walking through illuminated ice carvings and listening to carolers sing Christmas classics. Inside The Whiting, guests could find shelter from the cold and watch El Ballet Folklórico Estudiantil Mariachi Band perform live. 

The Sloan Museum was filled with Flintstones, and guests had the opportunity to walk through a brand new Flint History exhibit while enjoying any of the other exhibits within the museum. Some guests even reported sightings of Santa Claus and the Grinch during the Holiday Walk during the lighting of the Christmas tree.

Scroll below to see photos from the 37th Annual Holiday Walk:

Carolers at Applewood sing Christmas classics during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside)
Applewood volunteers hand out free hot cider and cookies during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside)
Guests at Applewood smile together for a picture next to an outdoor ice sculpture during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Carolers at Applewood sing Christmas classics during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside)
EBFE Mariachi band perform inside the Whiting Theatre’s foyer during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Sloan Museum guests walk through a history of Flint cars exhibit during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Guests inside the Sloan Museum pose for a picture during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) A wind ensemble performed inside the Flint Institute of Music during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Guests prepare to take a picture on the giant Nutcracker rocking chair inside of the Flint Institute of Music during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Holiday Walk guests take a seat inside FIM for hot chocolate, cookies and a live wind ensemble performance during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) A wind ensemble performs ‘Hallelujah’ inside the Flint Institute of Music during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Volunteers hand out hot chocolate and cookies inside the Flint Institute of Music during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) A small nutcracker ornament hangs on a Christmas tree inside the Flint Institute of Music during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) Amazing Clark performs magic tricks inside the Flint Public Library during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside) A Christmas Tree twinkles in the night in front of the illuminated Planetarium during the College Cultural area’s 37th Annual Holiday Walk in Flint on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. (Jenifer Veloso | Flintside)

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