Holiday Nights

in Greenfield Village

Special Event at Greenfield Village®

  • December 3-5, 9-12, 16-23, 26-28
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Members pre-show entry at 6 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 more than 20 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 or horse-drawn carriage. Warm up in historic homes as we open the doors to centuries of favorite family traditions. From the finest tinseled detail to a fireworks-filled sky that marks each evening’s finale, make our holiday story a cherished part of your own.

Popular dining experiences like Supper with Santa and Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern will return in 2021 to delight guests of all ages and will be available to purchase online for the first time.

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 2021 holiday season.


2021 Ticket Prices


Holiday Nights Tickets Member Nonmember
General Admission (12+) $27.75 $32
Senior (62+) $24.75 $29
Youth (5-11) 20.50 24
Children (4 & Under) FREE FREE
Super with Santa Dining Package
(Includes admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village)
Member Nonmember
General Admission (12+) $52.75 $62
Youth (5-11) $46 $54
Child (3-4) $25.50 $30
Ages 2 & Under FREE FREE
Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern Dining Package
(Includes admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village)
Member Nonmember
General Admission (Children 4 & Under Free) $82.50-91 $97-107

Exclusive Member Promotion: 
Double your member discount for 30% off admission on Thursday, December 9, only. Simply login with your member ID for the discount to be automatically applied to your Dec. 9 tickets.


Plus, members receive exclusive early entry to Holiday Nights beginning at 6 p.m. before doors open to the public.


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.

Member presale will begin on Wednesday, October 27, and public tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, November 3. For both dates, tickets will become available at 9 a.m. EDT online and via the Contact Center; however, users can enter the online purchase queue beginning at 8 a.m. for first access at 9 a.m.

Double your member discount for 30% off admission on Thursday, December 9, only. Simply login with your member ID for the discount to be automatically applied to your Dec. 9 tickets.

Plus, members receive exclusive early entry to Holiday Nights beginning at 6 p.m. before doors open to the public.


Your Experience Includes:

  • FREE carousel rides
  • FREE ice skating and skate rental
  • FREE Historic Model T and carriage rides
  • 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:

Our popular reservation-based dining packages will return to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village in 2021. Due to limited capacities and high demand, we recommend booking your dining packages in advance online.

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 3-5, 9-12, 17-23, 26-28

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Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern
Dates: December 3-5, 9-12, 16-23, 26-28

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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 25 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).

Institute of Museum and Library Services


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FAQs

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

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On-Site Experiences:



Do I need to wear a face mask?
To prevent the further spread of COVID-19, we recommend that all guests, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks indoors and outdoors when not socially distanced.

This recommendation is subject to change according to any changes the State of Michigan may announce before or after this event opens.
Do I need to maintain social distancing guidelines?
We recommended that all members and guests abide by social distancing guidelines, keeping at least 6 feet away from staff and other guests/parties.
Is The Henry Ford implementing staff safety procedures?
All staff and volunteers are required to wear face masks while indoors and outdoors when not socially distanced.
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 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 restrooms be open?
Yes, all Greenfield Village restrooms will be open to the public. Please note that we recommend that all guests wear face masks, regardless of vaccination status, while using our restrooms.
Will on-site restaurants be open?
A number of full-scale restaurants will be open to the public, in addition to street fair dining experiences:

  • A Taste of History Restaurant
  • Mrs. Fisher’s Southern Cooking: 
  • The Lodge at Christie and Main
  • Village Custard Stand
  • Liberty Craftworks
  • Central Marketplace

In addition, 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 hosted in 2021.

Will on-site retail stores be open?
Yes, the Greenfield Village Store and Liberty Craftworks Store will be open, alongside pop-up retail experiences like the Ornament Shop, Lantern Shop and Glow Cart.
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.


Event brought to you by our Sponsors:
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Eagle Tavern Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern

December 3-5, 9-12, 16-23, 26-28 | 5-7 p.m.; 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 3-5, 9-12, 16-23, 26-28 | 5-7 p.m.; 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 3-5, 9-12, 17-23, 26-28 | 5-6 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 3-5, 9-12, 17-23, 26-28 | 5-6 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 26-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 26-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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