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!

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village - Fireworks

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.

 Event Greenfield Village®   Get Details

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.
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The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 25-December 23 (while supplies last) | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

The Henry Ford Holiday Greens & Tree Lot

November 25-December 23 (while supplies last) | 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Take home a seasonal tradition, just as a century of American merrymakers have done. Our fresh balsam firs and greens bring the rustic character of the 19th century to today’s yuletide celebrations.
  Get Details
Cinderella

Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
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Light and Joy in the Holiday Season

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In this small, limited-time exhibit, discover how Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s are celebrated through traditions of food and light.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Light and Joy in the Holiday Season

November 19, 2022 – January 8, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

In this small, limited-time exhibit, discover how Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year’s are celebrated through traditions of food and light.
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
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Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.

 Event Giant Screen Experience   Get Details

Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.
  Get Details

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!

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village - Fireworks

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.

 Event Greenfield Village®   Get Details

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 6:30-10:00 p.m. Member-exclusive preshow entry at 6:00 p.m.

Step into the holiday spirit as Greenfield Village bustles with yuletide cheer. Sleigh bells, fresh greens, handcrafted goods, food and warm beverages enchant you at one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.
  Get Details
Holiday in Henry Ford Museum

Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Visit with Santa

November 25 – 27, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Start your holiday season by visiting history’s greatest toymaker at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
  Get Details
Cinderella

Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.

 Exhibit Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Presented by the Walt Disney Archives

June 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Featuring more than 70 original pieces, Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume explores the vision, process, and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment.
  Get Details
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Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.

 Activity Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

Experiment with History

Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Investigate STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) through the eyes of past innovators with hands-on activities.
  Get Details
History Outside the Box

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.

 Event Museum of American Innovation   Get Details

History Outside the Box

Virtual Event: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2

The Historical Resources staff will conduct a Show & Tell on their favorite collection materials the first Friday of every month.
  Get Details
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Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.

 Event Giant Screen Experience   Get Details

Polar Express 3D

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 | Showtimes vary

The Christmas tradition continues in the Giant Screen Experience! Watch the adventure, excitement, and magic of this holiday classic.
  Get Details
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