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The Ford House is one our favorite places to visit, especially in the fall! Explore the grounds any day of the week or get tickets to one of these fun family events.
Story Festival (September 24th)
The sell-out Story Festival is BACK! Enjoy performances by children’s music performer, Jim Gill, visit with authors Shelley Johannes and Kelly J. Baptist, listen to stories, and have fun playing in a variety of activities happening onsite at Ford House. This program is best for children ages 7 and under. Admission is $5 for guests 6 and older.
Story Time (Tuesdays in September)
If you can’t make the festival, sign up for Trees Make Perfect Pets Storytime happening Tuesday in September from 10:30am to 11:30am – it’s FREE! Afterwards explore the grounds at the Ford House.
Harvest Day (October 8th)
The best place to visit during fall is the Ford House! The changing trees and fallen leaves make it fun for kids every day of the week (seriously the giant leaf pile can keep them entertained for hours). On Harvest Day, October 8th, enjoy an afternoon of family fun with lawn games, a petting zoo, horse and pony rides, plenty of photo ops, fall market and more! Get your tickets here.
Little Goblins (October 22nd)
Bring your little goblins to Ford House for this annual day of Halloween entertainment filled with spooky yet kid-friendly fun. There will be trick-or-treating stops, the always popular giant leaf pile for jumping, photo ops, and a haunt-free wagon ride. Get your tickets here.
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..