Event Types

Evening Events

Evening events are our specialty, offered in all of our unique, award-winning venues. Whether you want a stately ballroom or a garden reception, The Henry Ford has all the best options. And miss the opportunity to celebrate surrounded by the artifacts of American innovation. Discover each unique attraction:

Group Picnic

Treat your group of 150-5,000 to a picnic at Michigan’s “Best Summertime Venue.” Perfect family-friendly entertainment whether you choose an all-inclusive daytime picnic or join our special Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village program for an evening picnic. Learn more about group picnics.

Meetings & Conventions

Deliver the wow with an evening event or daytime excursion!

Village Buyout

One of America’s national treasures can be all yours. Bring Greenfield Village alive for exclusive evening event (6:30pm-10pm) for 500-5,000 guests. Minimum food and beverage expenditures apply. Give us a call to discuss having the Village all to yourself.

Breakfasts & Lunches

Host a lovely gathering for 200-350 guests in Michigan’s most beautiful ballroom. This exquisite venue, with crystal chandeliers and polished teakwood floors, is the perfect setting to a wonderful event. Learn more about Lovett Hall:

National Events

The Henry Ford hosts a number of spectacular signature events, including Holiday Nights at Greenfield Village and Hallowe’en at Greenfield Village. Contact us to plan your event to allow your guests to experience our events.

Your Event Makes a Difference

The Henry Ford is a registered 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Every dollar from a special event is used for research, education, and exhibition development. Your contributions help preserve over 22 million objects and documents, all helping to inspire others to learn from the past to help make a better future. Find out how 

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I loved seeing all of our guests walking around and enjoying the museum – that was exactly what we wanted! A truly amazing night.


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