The Ford House

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American family.

Event Details

Fairy Tale Festival

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

Fairy Tale Festival

The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House invites all little lords and ladies of the realm to the Fairy Tale Festival on June 24!

Tickets are $12 online in advance, $15 on site day of. Children under 2 are free. The event is from 10 AM-2 PM, with last entry at 1:30 PM. 

The enchanting Ford House gardens and grounds will be transformed into Camelot, as the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table comes to life through music, magic shows, theater, activities, games, storytelling, crafts and more!

Your little ones will be amazed by Merlin’s Magic Show, laugh with Cirque Amongus court jesters, and mix and mingle with costumed lords, ladies, knights and jesters. They will also get to try to pull the Excalibur sword from the stone!

Put on your best frock and shine up your shield -- costumes are welcome at this fun family day out!

Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Save time and money – add a Meal Deal ticket (includes a hot dog, chips and a bottle of water) for $5. The same meal will cost $7 on site.


The Fairy Tale Festival will be held rain or shine. Ticket sales are final - no refunds or exchanges. If severe weather necessitates a cancellation because of dangerous conditions, we will notify ticket-holders via email, our website and Facebook page.

No outside food or beverages, please. There will be no shuttles on the grounds during Fairy Tale Festival. Strollers are allowed, but please note there are some uneven pathways throughout the gardens. 

The Ford House Fairy Tale Festival is presented by the Ford Fund. Also thanks to our additional sponsors, Meijer, Crest Ford and Yelp Detroit.

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