Saturday, July 27

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


Ages 12 and younger


🌊 Get ready for an amazing day at Lake Fest, hosted by Ford House! Imagine spending a sunny afternoon by Lake St. Clair with your family, exploring all our fun activities.

At Lake Fest, we’re celebrating the beauty of the lake and all the cool animals and people that live around it. We’re also talking about how important it is to take care of the lake and keep it healthy for everyone to enjoy.

Families, this event is for you! There’s tons of stuff to do, whether you’re a kid or a grown-up. You can try out hands-on activities, participate in projects, and meet awesome community partners who care about the lake just like us.

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s in store:

  • 🚀 Meet the brave Coast Guard and learn about what they do to keep our waters safe.
  • πŸ” Go on a super fun scavenger hunt around our place and see what cool things you can find.
  • 🎣 Try “fishing” and see if you can catch some fun memories!
  • 🐟 Meet a live sturgeon from the DNR Adventure Center and discover why they’re so special.
  • πŸ¦† Learn about the animals that live around Ford House and Lake St. Clair.
  • πŸ”¬ Hang out with cool science teachers from the Michigan Science Center and do some cool experiments.
  • πŸ’§ Team up with the Clinton River Water Council to learn how we can help keep our water clean.
  • 🐟 Learn all about Walleye from the Lake St. Clair Walleye Association.
  • 🏞️ Hear about all the natural resources around us from the Six Rivers Land Conservancy.

Don’t miss out on the fun at Lake Fest! Keep an eye out for more details, and be sure to grab your tickets soon. Get ready for a day of adventure at Ford House’s Lake Fest! 🌟




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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.