Celebrate the Holidays
at The Henry Ford

Keep family traditions alive with holiday events at The Henry Ford.


Celebrate the Holidays at The Henry Ford - Holiday Nights

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village
Celebrating 20 years as one of the top Christmas experiences in the country.
Celebrate Holidays - Visit With Santa

Visits with Santa
Take little ones on a thrilling expedition through our Heroes of the Sky exhibit to Santa’s workshop for a photo with the greatest tinkerer and toymaker of all time.
Celebrate Holidays - Annual Tree Lighting

Holiday Lighting Ceremony - Member Exclusive - SOLD OUT
Santa makes his grand entrance for the season to light the towering Christmas tree in the Museum Plaza.

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Dining Experiences

Admission to Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village is included with your dining reservation. Call our Contact Center at 313-982-6001 to make your reservations.

Celebrate Holidays - Eagle Tavern

Holiday Nights Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern
Treat your family to a holiday feast in Eagle Tavern presented in period attire and enhanced by seasonal decor and live music.
Celebrate Holidays - Happy Hour

Holiday Nights Happy Hour
Get swept into the spirit of the season with a sampling of small plates in a jazzy holiday setting.
Celebrate Holidays - Supper with Santa

Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package
Climb aboard a horse-drawn wagon ride to a holiday buffet that’s perfect for kids. 


Join us for the adventure, excitement and magic of these holiday classics.

Celebrate Holidays - Polar Express

Polar Express
November 29 - December 19
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

How the Grinch Stole Christmas
December 5
Its A Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life
December 12
Jingle All The Way

Jingle All The Way - Member Exclusive
December 14

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Celebrate Holidays - Holiday Greens and Trees

Holiday Greens & Tree Lot
One of the top places for a live Christmas tree.
Celebrate Holidays - Gift Shop

Holiday Nights Gift Shop
Shop for the ones you love by visiting our online gift shop.

Learn More About Our Holiday Stories

Wright Brothers' Christmas Tree

Wright Brothers' Christmas Tree - Video
Christmas was a special time in the Wright home.
Hallmark Ornaments

Through the Years with Hallmark Ornaments - Blog
The Henry Ford recently acquired a collection of thousands of Hallmark ornaments from Indiana Hallmark retailer, The Party Shop, spanning the years 1973 to 2009.
How to Make 1760s Hot Chocolate

How to Make 1760s Hot Chocolate - Video
In 18th-century America, a warm chocolate drink was as popular as coffee and tea.
Hanukkah - Artifacts

View Hanukkah Artifacts  - Collections
Begin to explore these artifacts through The Henry Ford Archive of American Innovation® through our digital collections.
How WWII GIs Celebrated Christmas

How WWII GIs Celebrated Christmas - Video
It's December of 1944 in wartime England, and the tide is turning in favor of the Allied Forces.