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  • 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM Holiday Hoof & FestivALE

    The Ferndale DDA and One-Eyed Betty's presents Holiday Hoof & FestivALE on Saturday, November 23, 2013 
    in Downtown Ferndale on W. Troy Street.

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    Featuring a 4+ mile night obstacle run/2mi. fun walk, Americana (bluegrass and folk) music, X-mas craft beers, cold weather comfort foods, tree lighting ceremony, and reindeer games.

    Event Schedule
    12pm-12am FestivALE (music all day)
    12pm-5:30pm Late Run/Walk Registration
    12pm-5:30pm Run/Walk Packet Pick-Up
    5:30pm Obstacle Run Start
    5:45pm Fun Walk Start
    7:30pm Tree Lighting Ceremony
    8pm Awards

    Register Now! Get 2 FREE Passes to FestivALE with Every Registration!
    Early Bird Run Registration through November 15, 2013 - $50
    Regular Registration from Nov. 2 - Race Day at 4:30pm - $60
    Fun Walk 
    11-years-old and up - $20
    10 and under - $10

    OR Mail, Fax, Email or Drop-Off Registration Form

    Ferndale DDA/Holiday Hoof
    149 W. Nine Mile, Ferndale, MI 48220
    FAX:  248-591-7034

    Got Questions?  Check out our Quick Race Guide Facts  on Holiday Hoof.

    Get Lit! Run Your Jingle Off!
    We encourage runners to wear reflective or bright clothing, a headlamp and dress festive for the kick-off to the holidays in Downtown Ferndale. 

    Click Here for Course Map

    View our presentation below for Obstacles & Other Details!

    How Do I Register a Team?
    Teams will qualify for two (2) prize categories--Most Team Spirit and Largest Team. Each person will need to individually register. Here are the steps to registering your team:

    • Make sure all team members are registered first!
    • Name Your Team
    • Pick a Team Leader
    • Please send over the list of team members (first and last names), team leader name and team name in an email to info@downtownferndale.com .
    • OR - register your team on race day at the Registration table located behind the Ferndale DDA Office. 
    • As a team you need to do something that visually unifies your team, whether its the same Tshirt or color, costumes or signs. You will also need to pick up name tags at the Registration table for your team to identify your team to our judges.
    • Please stay for awards at 7:30pm on race day to see who wins!

    Want to Volunteer Instead? We need lots of people to help make this a fun and safe event. We are looking for individuals and teams of volunteers throughout the day. Download and fill out our Volunteer Form.

    Sponsorship Available
    Reach thousands of consumers in-person or branding your business with Holiday Hoof & FestivALE! Downtown Ferndale offers multiple holiday-time exposure to a buying demographic of recreational types and beer-connoisseurs in Downtown Ferndale and the Metro Detroit area. Call the DDA if interested. Sponsor Package

    A Big Ole HOOF! HOOF! ....to our Event Partners!


                     Nick Schrock


    Marty O'Neill







  • 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Register today for Holiday Hoof.

    Register today for Holiday Hoof at active.com.

  • 7:30 PM - 12:00 AM Woodward Avenue Tree Lighting

    Help Downtown Ferndale get lit when we flip the switch on the big Holiday Tree at the intersection of Woodward & Nine Mile.  Special guests for the evening include Mayor Dave Coulter, presenting a key to the city to Metalliclaus!  Another great way to get your holiday going in Downtown Ferndale.