The mission of the South Lyon Area Recreation Authority is to provide opportunities for residents of the communities of Green Oak Township, the Charter Township of Lyon and the City of South Lyon to enjoy year-round recreational activities using existing resources and to plan strategically for future needs.

Candy Cane Hunt at McHattie Park

Join us Saturday, December 7 at McHattie Park for the annual Candy Cane Hunt!

Kick off the Cool Yule celebrations with SLARA and the South Lyon Masonic Lodge with this fun family tradition!! Stay around for some hot chocolate and cookies and take your turn getting a picture with Santa!!
*Please bring your own camera*

This FREE event is open to ages 3-10.

The hunts will begin promptly at 10:00AM!

We will split everyone up into age groups to ensure that each child has a chance to get the most candy canes and also find the large multi-colored one to win a prize!

After the hunt, make your way into Downtown South Lyon for more fun events with Cool Yule.

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Candy Cane Hunt @ McHattie Park
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Candy Cane Hunt @ McHattie Park

Come kick off Cool Yule with the annual Candy Cane Hunt!

Join SLARA and the South Lyon Masonic Lodge as we provide cookies, hot chocolate, the candy cane hunt and the big guy himself…SANTA!!

Bring a camera for pictures with Santa and bring some bags for your candy canes.

The hunts begin promptly at 10:00AM!!

Ages 3-10



Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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