Events at

Greenfield Village

From the Old Car Festival to the breathtaking Holiday Nights, Greenfield Village hosts events for every interest. And every day we have rich, immersive programming and activities to make the Village come alive.

Upcoming Special Events and Exhibits at Greenfield Village

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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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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Fall Flavor Weekends

Fall Flavor Weekends

September 24-25 and October 1-2, 2016

Come celebrate American food traditions from farm to table, share in cooking demonstrations, browse the delights at our Saturday Local Roots Farmers Market, and much more.

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Fall Flavor Weekends

September 24-25 and October 1-2, 2016

Come celebrate American food traditions from farm to table, share in cooking demonstrations, browse the delights at our Saturday Local Roots Farmers Market, and much more.
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Farmers Market

Farmers Market

September 24 and October 1, 2016 | 9:30am - 3:30pm

Take home your own private bounty when you visit Greenfield Village's annual open-air Farmers Market. You'll meet some of our favorite farmers and food suppliers. Enjoy local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds, handmade pastas, and much more.

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Farmers Market

September 24 and October 1, 2016 | 9:30am - 3:30pm

Take home your own private bounty when you visit Greenfield Village's annual open-air Farmers Market. You'll meet some of our favorite farmers and food suppliers. Enjoy local herbs, artisanal ointments, organic spices, heirloom seeds, handmade pastas, and much more.
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Halloween in Greenfield Village Dinner

Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village Dinner Package

October 14-15, 20-22, & 27-29, 2016 | 6pm-7:30pm

Join us for an evening of 19th-century Hallowe'en fun inside our famed Eagle Tavern. Visitors from the past will fill your evening with music and harvest games. Stroll down a path illuminated with hundreds of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and revel in the sights and sounds of Hallowe'en.

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Hallowe'en in Greenfield Village Dinner Package

October 14-15, 20-22, & 27-29, 2016 | 6pm-7:30pm

Join us for an evening of 19th-century Hallowe'en fun inside our famed Eagle Tavern. Visitors from the past will fill your evening with music and harvest games. Stroll down a path illuminated with hundreds of hand-carved jack-o’-lanterns and revel in the sights and sounds of Hallowe'en.
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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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Things to Do Today at Greenfield Village

Menlo Park Laboratory Phonograph Demonstration

Menlo Park Laboratory, Edison At Work Historic District (9:30am-5pm)

Presenters demonstrate the technology of Edison’s favorite invention at the Menlo Park Laboratory.

Firestone Farm Cooking Demonstration

Firestone Farm House, Working Farms Historic District (9:30am - 12pm)

Dinner preparations of authentic 1885 recipes featuring ingredients grown at Firestone Farm.

Glass Blowing Demonstration

Glass Shop, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (9:30am - 5pm)

Skilled glassblowers demonstrate the art of making useful and decorative glassware using free-blown, mold-blown techniques.

Hanks Silk Mill

Hank's Silk Mill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (9:30am-12pm)

Learn about the extraction of silk fiber from silkworm cocoons, and the story of the first silk mill in America.

Purchase a Reproduction Postcard

Phoenixville Post Office, Main Street Historic District (9:30am-5pm)

Stop in and purchase a unique reproduction historic postcard. You can even buy a stamp and drop off your mail, which will receive the special Greenfield Village postmark.

Brass Candlestick Making

Armington & Sims Machine Shop, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (10:00am-4:30pm)

Join us for a great American handcrafted tradition: candlestick making. Adults and children (6 and older) can operate a 1917 lathe to make a brass candle-holder to take home.

Detroit, Toledo & Milwaukee Roundhouse Turntable Demonstration

Railroad Turntable (10:50am, 1:40pm, 3:40pm)

Try your hand at turning our 40-ton turntable, weather permitting, must be age 6 or older to operate.

“Kitchen Sink” Engine Demonstration

Outside Bagley Avenue Workshop, Henry Ford's Model T Historic District (11am & 2pm)

These special presentations are held during our Old Car Festival weekend outside the Bagley Avenue Workshop in Greenfield Village. Beginning on the hour, watch a running replica of Henry Ford’s first experimental gasoline engine from 1893.

Gunsolly Carding Mill

Gunsolly Carding Mill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (12:05pm - 3pm)

Area farmers brought their wool to this mill to have it carded (combed) so it could be spun into thread. The mill was moved to Greenfield Village in 1929. Come see a demonstration of the traditional machines in operation.

Firestone Farm Wednesday Afternoon Baking

Firestone Farm House, Working Farms Historic District (1pm-4pm)

Watch Firestone ladies bake cookies every Wednesday afternoon for the farmers.

Loranger Gristmill Presentation

Loranger Gristmill, Liberty Craftworks Historic District (3pm-5pm)

See how this water-powered mill converted whole corn and wheat into readily usable products.


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