Events at
The Henry Ford

Plan your visit around one of the extraordinary events we have throughout the year.

Featured Events

Special events are part of what makes a visit to The Henry Ford memorable. See some of the major events coming up soon!

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
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The World of Charles and Ray Eames

May 5 - September 3, 2018

Get an inside look at hundreds of creations from 20th century design icons Charles and Ray Eames. From furniture to architecture, trace the output of the Eames Office back to the early days of postwar modernism, and prepare to make your own movement.

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The World of Charles and Ray Eames

May 5 - September 3, 2018

Get an inside look at hundreds of creations from 20th century design icons Charles and Ray Eames. From furniture to architecture, trace the output of the Eames Office back to the early days of postwar modernism, and prepare to make your own movement.
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Civil War Remembrance

May 26 - 28, 2018 | Open Saturday until 9pm

Spend Memorial Day weekend immersed in living history as soldiers, civilians, musicians and expert historians provide demonstrations, exhibits and special commemorations. From the battlefield to the parlor, the heroism and tragedy of the Civil War era are brought to life throughout Greenfield Village.

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Civil War Remembrance

May 26 - 28, 2018 | Open Saturday until 9pm

Spend Memorial Day weekend immersed in living history as soldiers, civilians, musicians and expert historians provide demonstrations, exhibits and special commemorations. From the battlefield to the parlor, the heroism and tragedy of the Civil War era are brought to life throughout Greenfield Village.
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Salute to America

Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.

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Salute to America

June 30, July 1, 3 and 4, 2018 | 6pm-10pm

Join us for the quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes, music, food and fireworks.
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Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.

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Maker Faire® Detroit

July 28-29, 2018 | 9:30am - 6pm

Join us for one of the most unusual and mind-boggling events to ever find a home in Detroit, a place where the DIY mindset can run wild. Hundreds of exhibiting makers participate annually, offering dozens of demonstrations and hands-on workshops for all ages.
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Motor Muster

June 16-17, 2018 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster, one of the country’s most important historic vehicle shows, will serve one purpose: to transport you to the golden eras of car culture — the 1930s to the 1970s. Your road to inspiration starts here.

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Motor Muster

June 16-17, 2018 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Kick summer into high gear this Father’s Day weekend in Greenfield Village. Motor Muster, one of the country’s most important historic vehicle shows, will serve one purpose: to transport you to the golden eras of car culture — the 1930s to the 1970s. Your road to inspiration starts here.
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Events for Kids

There’s much to do at The Henry Ford for children, including some events especially for them. See some of the kids’ events coming soon!

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

 Event Greenfield Village   Get Details

Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
  Get Details
Railroaders Breakfast

Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!

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Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Make Something Saturdays

September 9, 2017 - May 19, 2018 (Saturday) | 10am - 3pm

Learn firsthand how the American spirit of innovation and ingenuity is alive and well today. Try your hand at something new, something different. The activities change month to month. Hands-on. How-to, DIY, science and more!
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PNC Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - October) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.

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PNC Tinkering for Tots

Second Monday of each Month (May - October) | 10am - noon

Imagine, create, iterate. Set little minds and hands in motion second Mondays, with playful learning and storytelling.
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Experiment with History

April 2 - June 15, 2018 (Monday - Friday) | 11am-12:00pm & 1pm-3pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.

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Experiment with History

April 2 - June 15, 2018 (Monday - Friday) | 11am-12:00pm & 1pm-3pm

Enjoy hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) investigation through the eyes of past innovators. 10-15 minutes per activity.
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