Special Events

If you are a member, you can purchase tickets early by logging through the member log-in. Your username and password is your Membership ID number. 

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:

Noel Night
December 5 2015 |
5:00pm to 10:00pm

Midtown will be warm and bright for the 43rd annual Noel Night celebration between 5 and 10 p.m. on Saturday, December 5. At the...

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2015 Society Ball
December 5 2015 | 6:00pm to December 6 2015 | 12:00am

The Detroit Historical Society is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Ball will take place at the historic Packard Plant, Building...

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Belle Isle Holiday Stroll
December 11 2015 |
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Visit the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for hot cocoa and cookies, holiday music, and free winter crafts during this family-friendly...

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Noon Year's Eve
December 31 2015 |
10:00am to 1:00pm

Join us from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, December 31 for our third annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration – this year at the...

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African American History Day
February 6 2016 |
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Detroit Historical Museum is a great place to kick off Black History Month as we celebrate African American history and ...

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Felician Sisters Provincial House
February 20 2016 |
10:00am to 12:00pm

Tickets go on sale to members on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.! Any remaining tickets will be available to the public...

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