Lansing Community College invites the Greater Lansing community to enjoy the Silver Bells Parade Watch Party inside the Gannon Building at the Downtown Campus. Watch the parade from the jumbo screens while staying warm (or dry) inside the Gannon Commons, which will be turned into a true winter wonderland with décor. This event is free and open to the public and LCC students and employees. Attendees may park in the Gannon Ramp, located off Grand Avenue.

The Silver Bells Watch Party is an annual event

Details for the 2019 Silver Bells Watch Party will be released in October 2019.

Featured Activities

Pre-Parade Holiday Movie

Before the parade begins, we will show a holiday movie on the HUGE screens in LCC's Gannon Commons.

exterior shot of the gannon building in winter time, with a fresh blanket of snow on the lawn



families engaging in game board and craft activities in the gannon building
Family Holiday Photos

LCC's Community Education program will take great holiday-themed photos and share them with you via email.



After Party at Dart Auditorium

After the watch party, head over to Dart Auditorium for LCC Radio's Annual Silver Bells Radio Play, "The Imminent Return of Anti-Claus".
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exterior shot of the dart auditorium


Real Reindeer

Pet, feed and take a selfie with real reindeer outside on the LCC Mall.

Kids Crafts and Cookie Decorating

Guests of all ages can enjoy cookie decorating and holiday-themed crafting.

Hot Cocoa & snacks

Enjoy warm refreshments and snacks while watching the parade.

The Silver Bells watch party is now full and registration is closed.

LCC Radio Play - The Imminent Rise of Anti-Claus

On Friday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m., the 13th annual WLNZ Silver Bells in the City Radio Play will be presented at LCC's Downtown Campus in Dart Auditorium. Auntie Claus, the estranged aunt of Santa, attempts to turn the world upside-down in an effort to take over Christmas. The show is FREE and will also be broadcast live at and 89.7FM.LCC's Radio Plat The Imminent Rise of Anti-Claus will broadcast Nov. 16