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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House Industries: A Type of Learning

May 27 - September 4, 2017

House Industries: A Type of Learning is a physical representation of the creative process. The exhibit shows how childhood interests in drawing led to creating fonts that help the world communicate.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

House Industries: A Type of Learning

May 27 - September 4, 2017

House Industries: A Type of Learning is a physical representation of the creative process. The exhibit shows how childhood interests in drawing led to creating fonts that help the world communicate.
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Civil War Remembrance

Civil War Remembrance

May 27 - 29, 2017 | Open Saturday until 9pm

Join us in honoring the sacrifices and achievements of all those who bravely fought and continue to fight in defense of our great nation during our Civil War Remembrance weekend. Enjoy reenacted events, music, historic presentations, and much more.

 Event Greenfield Village   Get Details

Civil War Remembrance

May 27 - 29, 2017 | Open Saturday until 9pm

Join us in honoring the sacrifices and achievements of all those who bravely fought and continue to fight in defense of our great nation during our Civil War Remembrance weekend. Enjoy reenacted events, music, historic presentations, and much more.
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Throwback Thursday Nights

Select Thursday Evenings | Doors open at 6pm. Movie begins promptly at 7pm.

Each month, we're staying open on select Thursday nights to rediscover popular classics and cult films. Experience them again on the Giant Screen.

 Event Giant Screen Experience   Get Details

Throwback Thursday Nights

Select Thursday Evenings | Doors open at 6pm. Movie begins promptly at 7pm.

Each month, we're staying open on select Thursday nights to rediscover popular classics and cult films. Experience them again on the Giant Screen.
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Salute to America

Salute to America

June 30 - July 3, 2017 | 6pm-10pm

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes: music, food and fireworks!

 Event Greenfield Village   Get Details

Salute to America

June 30 - July 3, 2017 | 6pm-10pm

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of our quintessential Fourth of July celebration, full of high notes: music, food and fireworks!
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Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 29-30, 2017 | 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 29-30, 2017 | 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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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!

Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Make Something Saturdays

September 2016 - May 2017 (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 2016 - May 2017 (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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Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™

April 29-30, May 6-7, 13-14, 2017

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 29-30, May 6-7, 13-14, 2017

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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