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

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Member Appreciation Days

November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in November. With free admission to the Science Behind Pixar, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us.

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Member Appreciation Days

November 18-20, 2017

We set aside a few days to show our appreciation for the support we receive from our members in November. With free admission to the Science Behind Pixar, the Ford Rouge Factory Tour, food and drink discounts to enjoy, we hope you’ll join us.
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Supper with Santa

Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package

December 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-27, and 29-30, 2017 | Dinner 4:45pm-6:30pm; Event 6:30pm-10pm

Join us for a horse-drawn ride to A Taste of History Restaurant, where you and your family will enjoy a casual buffet-style holiday turkey dinner. Kids can take a photo with Santa, make a special holiday keepsake-craft, and much more.

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Holiday Nights Supper with Santa Package

December 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-27, and 29-30, 2017 | Dinner 4:45pm-6:30pm; Event 6:30pm-10pm

Join us for a horse-drawn ride to A Taste of History Restaurant, where you and your family will enjoy a casual buffet-style holiday turkey dinner. Kids can take a photo with Santa, make a special holiday keepsake-craft, and much more.
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Holiday Nights in Eagle Tavern

Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern

December 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-27, and 29-30, 2017 | 2 seatings available, 5pm and 8pm

Enjoy an unforgettable holiday feast in Eagle Tavern. The proprietors of this 1850s stagecoach stop will delight your palate with an authentic holiday meal served by costumed presenters and enhanced by seasonal décor and live music from the period.

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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village Dinner Package at Eagle Tavern

December 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 19-23, 26-27, and 29-30, 2017 | 2 seatings available, 5pm and 8pm

Enjoy an unforgettable holiday feast in Eagle Tavern. The proprietors of this 1850s stagecoach stop will delight your palate with an authentic holiday meal served by costumed presenters and enhanced by seasonal décor and live music from the period.
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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

Select Nights in December | 6:30pm - 10pm

An evening of caroling, ice-skating and bustling streets filled with yuletide goods culminates in a fireworks-filled sky, enchanting you with the warmth of the holidays in one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.

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Holiday Nights in Greenfield Village

Select Nights in December | 6:30pm - 10pm

An evening of caroling, ice-skating and bustling streets filled with yuletide goods culminates in a fireworks-filled sky, enchanting you with the warmth of the holidays in one of the nation’s most beloved annual traditions.
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Railroaders Breakfast

Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!

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Railroader's Breakfast

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018 | 8-9am; Doors open at 7:45am

After a hearty pancake breakfast, enjoy a memorable ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™. There’s music by the Picks & Sticks Stringband, too, along with railroad-themed storytelling and a visit with our very own Village Hobo and Sir Topham Hatt™!
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Day Out with Thomas

Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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Day Out With Thomas™

April 28-29, May 5-6, 12-13, 2018

During Thomas’ annual visit to Greenfield Village, enjoy six days of family fun and entertainment. Ride Thomas around the village and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ face-to-face. Advance tickets are strongly recommended.
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Things to Do Today at Greenfield Village

Glass Blowing

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

Skilled artisan glassblowers demonstrate free-blown and mold-blown techniques used to create decorative and practical glassware.

Spinning Silk

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

The story of the first silk mill in America is spun, along with the details of silk productions, from cocoon to cloth.

Cutting Tin

Tin Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Observe the Smiths at work. Lean about "poor mans silver" in an 1876-style shop.

Farm Work

Firestone Farm (9:30am - 5pm)

Time is a resource to use wisely. From laundry to baking, each day of the week had its own chore in 1885. See how farmers make the most of each season with their daily work.

Historic Cooking

Firestone Farm House, Working Farms Historic District (Mornings)

Get inspired in your own kitchen when you step inside our historic kitchens spanning diverse regions, people and times.

Postmark

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

Send a vintage postcard at the Village Post Office with our own postmark and mail today's greeting in the sweet, slow way of the past.

Potter's Wheel

Pottery Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Look in on redware and stoneware pottery crafted by some of the true American artisans of Greenfield Village.

Printing Press

Printing Office (9:30am-5pm)

See all the news that's fit to demonstrate about the printing press!

Recording Sound

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

An in-depth demonstration of the invention that made Thomas Edison famous…the phonograph. This is the technology that captured sound.

Weaving

Weaving Shop (9:30am-5pm)

Demonstration of the artisan craft of weaving on a loom, textile technology still widely used.

Lathe a Light

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

For the makers in the crowd, don your goggles and shape your own brass candlestick using a 1917 lathe. Ages 6 and older.

Roundhouse Challenge

Railroad Turntable (10:50am, 1:45pm, 3:50pm)

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

Engineering Firsts

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

A replica of the very first engine that Henry Ford created in his kitchen sink in 1893, hums and thrums before your eyes. (weather permitting).

Wool Carding

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

Wool picking and carding are demonstrated using 1850s technology for turning fiber into thread.

Learn About Making Flour

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

Mill through the 1870s daily grind of corn and wheat and learn about the processing of American's most expensive crops.


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