DEARBORN, MI – Stroll down paths lit by more than 1,000 hand-carved jack-o-lanterns, meet costumed characters and explore Sleepy Hollow during Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village, October 17-19 and 24-26. The Hallowe’en festivities at Greenfield Village are modeled after American traditions during the first half of the twentieth century.
This year guests can expect a whole-new path through the village that leads to all-new costumed characters with more hand-carved pumpkins lighting the way than ever before. Guests will be treated to an epic sound and light show on Walnut Grove depicting the ghosts of soldiers past, a bickering fairy sister duo near Suwanee Lagoon and the story of Sleepy Hollow takes center stage consuming Liberty Craftworks District. There is plenty of kid-friendly fun along the way, including a vampire trio, singing pumpkins and dancing skeletons.
Delectable meals and fall treats, including doughnuts, hot apple cider and Greenfield Village brewed beer, will be available in A Taste of History restaurant and the Guild Beer Hall. Tickets are $12.75 for members and $15 for non-members, children under two are free. Time slots are every half hour from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Sundays. Purchase tickets online at www.thehenryford.org or call 313-982-6001.
Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village is sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund and the Michigan Education Savings Program.
About The Henry Ford
The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is an internationally-recognized cultural destination that brings the past forward by immersing visitors in the stories of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation that helped shape America. A national historic landmark with an unparalleled collection of artifacts from 300 years of American history, The Henry Ford is a force for sparking curiosity and inspiring tomorrow’s innovators. More than 1.6 million visitors annually experience its five attractions: Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Benson Ford Research Center and The Henry Ford IMAX Theatre. A continually expanding array of content available online provides anytime, anywhere access. The Henry Ford is also home to Henry Ford Academy, a public charter high school which educates 485 students a year on the institution’s campus.