The Ford House

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

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DSO at Ford House 10th Anniversary

July 12, 2019 @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
1100 Lake Shore Rd.

DSO at Ford House 10th Anniversary

Celebrate 10 years of an unparalleled musical experience when the Detroit Symphony Orchestra performs two sensational programs on the breathtaking lakefront grounds of Ford House, July 12 & 13.
Norman Huynh conducts both evenings, which conclude with a spectacular fireworks finale over Lake St. Clair, accompanied by your Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Friday night will be sci-fi movie night with music from your favorite films. Saturday, enjoy an evening of classical favorites.
New this year: Raise a glass to our 10th anniversary in our Atwater Brewery beer garden on the lakeside lawn, featuring a custom made beer brewed in honor of the DSO at Ford House celebration.
General Admission
Adult – $20 • Youth (5-12 years) – $12
Includes concert admission and lawn seating.
Parking – $5 available in advance with your ticket purchase, or at the gate
Order early and save! Ticket prices will increase July 1!
Tickets are available at or call 313-576-5111. For groups of 10 or more, call 313-576-5130.
Includes reserved parking, reserved seating and a shuttle to the concert area.
Available in advance only.
Tickets are available April 24 at
VIP Package
Includes a gourmet picnic dinner, access to the house, reserved seating, and valet parking.
Parking is included in VIP and Premium tickets. Parking is $5 for general admission and available on the DSO website in advance or at the gate on the day of. Please note that due to construction at Ford House, there are some changes to parking locations. For directions and more information about the event, please click here.
  • Grounds open at 6 p.m., the concert starts at 8 p.m., and fireworks are at 9:30 p.m.
  • Picnics are allowed, however, due to state laws, alcoholic beverages may not be brought onto the grounds. Food and beverages, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase.
  • Bags will be subject to searches. 
  • Folding chairs and blankets are welcome. 

Thanks to our sponsors:

Beaumont, Fifth Third Bank, St. John Providence/Ascension Health, Ford Motor Company Fund, Comerica Bank, Atwater Brewery.
Fireworks are made possible by the Cotton Family.