Special Events

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Detroit Historical Society Special Events take place at both the Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. Many are one-day events that often take place annually, such as our popular African American History Day. Others are special programs, such as Lost Mariners at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Noel Night at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.

Current Special Events:

America's Thanksgiving Parade at the Detroit Historical Museum
November 24 2016 |
8:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a Thanksgiving tradition! Enjoy America’s Thanksgiving Parade™ at the Detroit Historical Museum! Join us on Thursday...

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2016 Detroit Historical Society Ball
December 10 2016 | 6:00pm to December 11 2016 | 12:00am

The Detroit Historical Society is thrilled to announce that the 2016 Ball will take place at the iconic Joe Louis Arena! Join us...

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