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!

Maker Faire Detroit

Maker Faire® Detroit

July 30-31, 2016 | 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 30-31, 2016 | 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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The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition

April 30-September 18, 2016

The Beatles changed pop culture and the world of music forever. Were you an original Beatlemaniac? Or are you simply inspired by their music today? Either way, you’ll have the chance to experience the creativity, love and curiosity of the Fab Four firsthand at The Henry Ford.

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The Magical History Tour: A Beatles Memorabilia Exhibition

April 30-September 18, 2016

The Beatles changed pop culture and the world of music forever. Were you an original Beatlemaniac? Or are you simply inspired by their music today? Either way, you’ll have the chance to experience the creativity, love and curiosity of the Fab Four firsthand at The Henry Ford.
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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.

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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.
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World Tournament of Historic Baseball

World Tournament of Historic Base Ball®

August 13-14, 2016

Join us as we commemorate Detroit’s 1867 World Base Ball Tournament with a two-day gathering of teams that play America’s game by those long-ago rules. Along with the games, we feature live period music, food, and much more.

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World Tournament of Historic Base Ball®

August 13-14, 2016

Join us as we commemorate Detroit’s 1867 World Base Ball Tournament with a two-day gathering of teams that play America’s game by those long-ago rules. Along with the games, we feature live period music, food, and much more.
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Old Car Festival

Old Car Festival

September 10-11, 2016 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Join us as we celebrate the triumphs of the earliest years of the automotive industry. The streets and grounds of Greenfield Village fill with the sights, sounds, and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles made from the 1890s through 1932. You'll also enjoy live music, dancing, and much more.

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Old Car Festival

September 10-11, 2016 | Open Saturday 'til 9pm

Join us as we celebrate the triumphs of the earliest years of the automotive industry. The streets and grounds of Greenfield Village fill with the sights, sounds, and smells of hundreds of authentic vehicles made from the 1890s through 1932. You'll also enjoy live music, dancing, and much more.
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Halloween in Greenfield Village

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 14-16, 20-23, and 27-30, 2016 | Time slots are every 1/2 hour 6:30pm-9pm Fridays & Saturdays. Thursdays & Sundays 6:30pm-8pm

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village

October 14-16, 20-23, and 27-30, 2016 | Time slots are every 1/2 hour 6:30pm-9pm Fridays & Saturdays. Thursdays & Sundays 6:30pm-8pm

Join us for a spooktacular Hallowe'en event featuring a mile-long, curving path illuminated by hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns, costumed characters, dancing skeletons, and much more. A kid-friendly, nightmare-free Hallowe'en gathering.
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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 20-23, and 26-30, 2016 | 6:30pm - 10pm

Step into a Christmas card from the past when you join us for this popular holiday event in Greenfield Village. Enjoy lantern-lit paths, costumed presenters, horse-drawn wagons and Model T rides, plus Santa with live reindeer.

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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 20-23, and 26-30, 2016 | 6:30pm - 10pm

Step into a Christmas card from the past when you join us for this popular holiday event in Greenfield Village. Enjoy lantern-lit paths, costumed presenters, horse-drawn wagons and Model T rides, plus Santa with live reindeer.
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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!

Macys Second Mondays

Macy's 2nd Mondays

Second Monday of each Month | 10am – noon

Preschoolers are invited to join us for storytelling, live entertainment, and dozens of hands-on activities related to some of our most memorable artifacts — trains, dollhouses, historic games, even a ride on our amazing Herschell-Spillman carousel.

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Macy's 2nd Mondays

Second Monday of each Month | 10am – noon

Preschoolers are invited to join us for storytelling, live entertainment, and dozens of hands-on activities related to some of our most memorable artifacts — trains, dollhouses, historic games, even a ride on our amazing Herschell-Spillman carousel.
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Tinker Hack Invent Saturdays

Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays

Every Saturday, every month | 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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Tinker. Hack. Invent. Saturdays

Every Saturday, every month | 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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