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Salute to America
July 1-4, 2015 (6-10pm)
Join us to celebrate Independence Day with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
A classic Independence Day celebration with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra that’s as full of freedom-loving fanfare as they come.

July Fourth is the quintessential American holiday. What better occasion for a four-day party? Picnics, games and festive holiday food from our award-winning culinary staff. Plenty of activities for kids, too. But the centerpiece of each evening is a joint concert by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the United States Army Field Band, Concert Band and Soldiers’ Chorus, the premier touring musical representatives of the United States Army. Stick around for the grand finale, the DSO playing Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, featuring authentic cannon fire and a spectacular fireworks display accompanied by live patriotic music.
 
This is an outdoor event and held rain or shine. Click here to read our severe weather policy before purchasing tickets.

 
Your experience includes
  • Drum and Fife Parade
  • Picnics
  • Live Preshow Music
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Cannon Fire
  • Amazing Fireworks Finale
  • Discounted Pricing for Members of The Henry Ford
We regret there can be no refunds, even in the event of inclement weather. All programs and artists subject to change. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted unless purchased on site. A complete list of entrance policies will be included with your tickets.
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pricing
VIP TICKETS (special parking and seating package) $60 PER PERSON

ADVANCE MEMBERS & NON-MEMBERS PRICING
MEMBER ADULT age 13 & up $20.50
MEMBER YOUTH age 5-12, $12.75
NON-MEMBER ADULT age 13 & up $24
NON-MEMBER YOUTH age 5-12, $15
CHILDREN 4 & under are free

DAY OF EVENT PRICING – add $4 per ticket both members and non-members

Parking is $5 per vehicle.
A service fee of $2.50 will be applied to all Call Center sales. No service fees are applied to online orders.

Pricing subject to change.

what to bring, what to wear
Greenfield Village is spread over dozens of acres-- the location of the concert stage is in Walnut Grove (approximately 1/2 mile from the front gates of Greenfield Village). Comfortable clothing and comfortable walking shoes are a must. The concert will be held outdoors, rain or shine. Dressing for the weather is a must. Bring umbrellas / rain gear and prepare for a wide range of temperatures.

Lawn seating only. Seating will not be provided! We recommend you bring folding chairs or lawn blankets.

Wheelchairs can be rented, but must be rented in advance of the event-- please inquire when purchasing tickets, or call the call center at 313-982-6001 to make a reservation. You are welcome to bring your own wheelchair or scooter, however, upright scooters (Segways) are not allowed on premises. You are welcome to bring your own children's stroller or wagon, however, recreational scooters, bicycles or in-line/in-sole skates are not allowed inside the Village gates.

Bring a camera; photography is allowed in all areas of the Village.

Please do not bring alcoholic beverages; outside alcohol is not permitted. All packages will be searched for alcohol at the Village gates. Beer and wine are available for purchase inside Greenfield Village.

Attire is business casual to casual.

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Tickets to Salute to America are available online, through The Henry Ford Call Center (open 7 days a week, 9am - 5pm) 313-982-6001 and at all admissions counters. Tickets can be mailed when reservations are made 2 weeks or more in advance. Tickets purchased less than 2 weeks out will be held at Village Will Call. General ticket holders enter at Greenfield Village main entrance gates.

VIP Tickets include priority front-stage seating and parking passes to Eagle Tavern Parking Lot (closer to the event field). VIP ticket holders may enter from Eagle Lane Gate and drive around the back of the Village to the Eagle Tavern Parking Lot.