Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School, for years has dedicated itself to the improvement of the individual presentations of Santa Claus. The school sees students and teachers who together, work towards keeping up the traditions associated with Father Christmas. At this school, you will see several individuals who have made Santa Claus their career, and contributed to spreading the magic of the Santa Claus legend. Visitors here can learn about the costume and make-up, the equipment used as well as the history of Santa Claus. The aim of this school is to preserve the values associated with this figure, and also contribute information to the stories that have created the magical world of Santa Claus.
The Children's Zoo at Celebration Square is every child's dream come true. The zoo features numerous varieties of reptiles, mammals and birds both local and exotic like alligators, snakes, lizards, cockatoos, macaws, otters, tamarins, kangaroos, bobcats etc. Children are in for a treat with special attractions like the mini-train Iberschoff Special, a carousel and Fossil Find, where kids can search for bones dinosaurs as well as learn about them in the process.
The Castle Museum is a splendid castle-like building built in Renaissance style. Constructed in 1898, to function as a post office, it was formerly called Castle Station or Saginaw Post Office. Now the headquarters of the Historical Society of Saginaw County, The Castle Museum features exhibits on the local culture and heritage.
Built in the year 1935, the Alden B. Dow Home & Studio is a historical house that belonged to the American architecht Alden Dow. Located in the city of Midland, this National Historic Landmark has a reception area, two drafting rooms and a sunken conference room that rests below the sea- level.
Dow Gardens is located in Midland, Michigan. It is a verdant botanical garden that is a must-visit when in town. It was established by Herbert Dow, the founder of The Dow Chemical Company in 1899. The beautiful landscape is spread over 110 acres (45 hectares) and is home to more than 1700 varieties of plants.
This spacious park is where the go to locals to enjoy the wonderful weather during the spring and summer months in Midland. From dog walkers to picnic-ers, Chippewassee Park is perfect for a few hours of fresh air and outdoor fun.
The Three-way bridge or the Tridge is an iconic footbridge in Midland. Established in 1981, the Tridge, located in Downtown Midland, is surrounded by two important parks - Chippewassee and St. Charles. Overlooking the meeting point of the Chippewa and Tittabawassee rivers, the Tridge is a much popular tourist attraction. The photogenic three span bridge makes for great pictures and even greater visits.
Showcasing a variety of events, shows and exhibitions, the Midland Center for the Arts is a popular entertainment venue. This large center is home to two performance venues, lecture halls, art studios, museum and more. Visit the website to know more about upcoming events.