ON SALE Date(s):

  • Friends of Ford House tickets go on sale on Tuesday, October 29. Learn how to join!
  • Public tickets go on sale on Tuesday, November 12.


December 7 – 21, 2024


  • Saturday, December 7, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 12, from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 14, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 19, from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


All ages


Start your family’s holiday celebration with the joyous opportunity for children to spend precious moments with Santa Claus himself, sharing their heartfelt wishes for the season.

🎅 Magical Moments: Your little ones will get their own special time with Santa, where they can whisper their dreams and wishes for the holidays. It’s a brief but unforgettable encounter filled with laughter and the season’s joy.

📸 Bring Your Camera: Bring your cameras and phones to snap the priceless moments when your children share their heartfelt wishes with Santa. Our festively decorated setting offers the perfect backdrop for heartwarming photos and cherished memories.

🍪 Sweet Treats: After the magical conversation with Santa, each child will be gifted a delicious, freshly baked cookie to enjoy, adding an extra sprinkle of sweetness to their visit.

Secure your spot for this enchanting experience at Cookies with Santa at Ford House. Join us and witness the wonder in your child’s eyes as Santa Claus makes their holiday dreams come alive. Hurry, spaces are limited!



Time slots are every half hour. You may be required to wait to ensure each child has a special experience. We appreciate your patience and understanding.


Each child needs a ticket, regardless of age.

  • Friend of Ford House Child: $20
  • Public Child: $30


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Ticketing & Admission Policies

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Book your lunch or dinner reservation at The Continental


Indulge in an extraordinary dining experience at The Continental at Ford House. Savor exquisite cuisine while overlooking the breathtaking views of Lake St. Clair. This Grosse Pointe Shores gem offers an unforgettable combination of remarkable food and stunning scenery. Reserve your table today!

Joining has its perks!

Friends of Ford House

An annual Friends of Ford House membership is a great way to enjoy all that Ford House has to offer! Enjoy discounted tickets, discounts on dining and shopping, pre-sale access, exclusive events, and more.

Special Thanks

Ford House is grateful for the generous support of Ford Philanthropy and helping us fulfill our educational mission and making Ford House more accessible to our community.

About Ford House

Ford House is a 501c3 nonprofit and National Historic Landmark. Experience the historic family home of Edsel Ford, the only son of Henry Ford, and his wife, Eleanor. Visitors from all over the world come to wander, wonder, and explore the beauty of this 1928 National Historic Landmark and uncover a unique piece of the American automotive story in metro Detroit. Learn more below.