Holiday Nights

in Greenfield Village

Special Event at Greenfield Village®

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

Mingle with merrymakers amid the smells of roasting chestnuts and warming bonfires and the sounds of carolers, fiddlers and bustling yuletide activity at Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village. One of the country’s premier holiday celebrations, Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village has been an annual tradition for countless visitors for nearly 25 years.

Explore more than 80 acres of Greenfield Village in this glimmering after-hours celebration of America’s most heartwarming holiday. Stroll down Main Street, brimming with holiday goods, food and warm beverages, or take a ride on a historic Model T, carousel or horse-drawn wagon. Warm up in historic homes as we open the doors to centuries of favorite family traditions. From the finest tinseled detail to the fireworks-filled sky that marks each evening’s finale, make our holiday story a cherished part of your own.

Popular reservation-based dining experiences like Supper with Santa and Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern will be available to purchase online.

We continue to be committed to creating a magical Holiday Nights experience for our members, friends and fans, and we hope you join us as we celebrate the 2022 holiday season.


2022 Ticket Prices


Holiday Nights Tickets Member Public
General Admission (12+) $27.75 $35.00
Senior (62+) $27.00 $31.50
Youth (5-11) $22.50 $26.25
Children (Under 5) $5.00 $5.00
Super with Santa Dining Package
(Includes admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village)
Member Public
General Admission (12+) $64.75 $70.00
Senior (62+) $62.00 $66.50
Youth (5-11) $57.50 $61.25
Children (Under 5) $5.00 $5.00
Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern Dining Package
(Includes admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village)
Member Public
General Admission $99.75-109.75 $105-1115
Children (Under 5) $5.00 $5.00


Exclusive Member Promotion: Visit on Thursday, December 15, and double your member discount for 30% off admission. Log in with your member ID, select December 15 on the calendar and enter the promo code MEMBER30 at the end of the checkout process. The discount is not valid on dining packages.


Members receive exclusive early entry to Holiday Nights every evening beginning at 6:00 p.m. before doors open to the public at 6:30 p.m..


Tickets and Reservations

Due to high seasonal demand, we highly recommend purchasing tickets to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village and our special dining packages like Supper with Santa and Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern in advance online. Tickets sell quickly each year. 

Ticket purchasers can join an online queue at 8:00 a.m. ET for first access to tickets starting at 9:00 a.m. ET on both member and public on-sale dates.

Exclusive Member Promotion: Visit on Thursday, December 15, and double your member discount for 30% off admission. Log in with your member ID, select December 15 on the calendar and enter the promo code MEMBER30 at the end of the checkout process. The discount is not valid on dining packages.

Your experience includes

  • FREE carousel rides
  • FREE ice skating and skate rental
  • FREE historic Model T rides
  • FREE horse-drawn wagon rides with live music
  • Decorated homes and shops
  • Holiday vignettes presented in period attire
  • Carolers and live musical performances
  • Holiday cooking demonstrations
  • Skilled artisan demonstrations
  • Decorated homes and shops
  • Christmas trees and greens sale
  • Fireworks finale and sing-along

Holiday Nights Dining Packages:

Due to limited capacities and high demand, we recommend booking your dining packages in advance online. Tickets sell quickly each year. 

Each ticket includes dining, taxes and general admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village.

Supper with Santa in A Taste of History Restaurant
Dates: December 2-4, 9-11, 16-23, 26-28 
Member presale tickets are available October 26.
Public Tickets go on sale November 2. 

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Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern
Dates: December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 
Member presale tickets are available October 26.
Public Tickets go on sale November 2. 

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Become a Member and Save

The best way to experience Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village is as a member of The Henry Ford. Save 15% on event admission, then use your membership for free admission to the museum and village all year long, plus free parking and special perks.

Limit of 10 tickets per membership because of limited capacity.



Sensory-Friendly Offerings

Join us each evening at Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village for sensory-friendly offerings: a special map and program guide, noise-canceling headphones and earplugs, and a quiet zone.

Sensory-friendly offerings are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (Grant MA-245773-OMS-20).

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FAQs

To learn more about The Henry Ford’s general daytime operations, venue information and safety procedures, please click here.



Do I need to wear a face mask?
Face masks are optional for all guests; however, we highly recommend that all unvaccinated and otherwise at-risk guests wear face masks indoors or when social distancing is not possible.

This guideline reflects the current regulations and recommendations of the State of Michigan and is subject to change according to any changes the state may announce before or after this event opens.
What time will tickets go on sale?
Ticket purchasers can join an online queue at 8:00 a.m. ET for first access to tickets starting at 9:00 a.m. ET on both member and public on-sale dates.

Members, we recommend testing your member login and password information before the start of the presale for the fastest and most convenient purchase process.
Will the Weiser Railroad be open?
The Weiser Railroad will be closed for the season during Holiday Nights, as in previous years.
Will the carousel be open?
Yes, the carousel will be open all evening and will be FREE to guests.
Will the playground be open?
The playground will be closed for the season during Holiday Nights, as in previous years.
Will the ice-skating rink be open?
Yes, the ice-skating rink will be open every night and is FREE to guests. Skate rentals will also be free.
Is there a timed entry?
Members receive exclusive early entry to Holiday Nights beginning at 6:00 p.m. before doors open to the public at 6:30 p.m. Otherwise, entry is not timed. Guests can arrive anytime between 6:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Please note that the event ends at 10:00 p.m.
Is there a time limit for my visit?
We encourage guests to take advantage of all Holiday Nights has to offer until the event ends at 10 p.m.
Will on-site restaurants be open?
Yes, a number of street fair dining experiences will be open, in addition to A Taste of History for traditional holiday fare.

Popular reservation-based dining packages like Supper with Santa and Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern, which include admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village, will be available to purchase.

Do your restaurants accommodate dietary restrictions?
The Henry Ford Culinary, Catering and Food Service teams work very hard to ensure that there is a wide variety of seasonal food offerings for vegan, gluten-free and allergen-sensitive guests. We recommend the following restaurants during your visit, where our chefs can help answer questions and suggest appropriate menu options:

  • Greenfield Village: A Taste of History

Please be aware that our facilities are not food allergen- or gluten-free. Our food may contain or encounter common allergens, such as dairy, eggs, wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish or wheat. While we take steps to minimize risk and safely handle the foods that contain potential allergens, cross contamination may occur. For additional questions or information about food allergies and dietary needs during your visit, please email us at accessibility@thehenryford.org or call 313.982.6001.
Will on-site retail stores be open?
Yes, the Greenfield Village Store, Liberty Craftworks Store and pop-up ornament shop will be open.
Are wheelchairs available to rent?
Yes, wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Motorized mobility scooters and children’s wagons will not be available to rent. Guests are welcome to bring their own scooter and wagons. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience.
Does The Henry Ford offer refunds or exchanges in the event of extreme weather conditions?
Because of the event’s limited capacity, The Henry Ford does not provide refunds or exchanges on tickets once purchased. All Holiday Nights programming will occur in all-weather conditions, please dress accordingly as much of the programming occurs outdoors. The Henry Ford cancels programming only in the case of extreme weather. Please check for updates on our main Holiday Nights page online or by contacting our Contact Center at 313.982.6001.

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Eagle Tavern Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Treat your family to a holiday feast presented in period attire and enhanced by seasonal decor and live music in Eagle Tavern. Holiday dining packages sell out early, so book today.

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Holiday Nights Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern

December 2-4, 9-11, 15-23, 26-28 | 5:00-7:00 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Treat your family to a holiday feast presented in period attire and enhanced by seasonal decor and live music in Eagle Tavern. Holiday dining packages sell out early, so book today.
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Supper with Santa

Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-23, 26-28 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Experience holiday magic during Supper with Santa at A Taste of History® Restaurant for a Greenfield Village festive dinner that’s perfect for families with young children.

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Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-23, 26-28 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Experience holiday magic during Supper with Santa at A Taste of History® Restaurant for a Greenfield Village festive dinner that’s perfect for families with young children.
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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.

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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.
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