Holiday Craft Markets & See Santa in his Model T  
Sundays: December 11, 18

Shop local and support Detroit history at the same time! Holiday Markets on Sundays in December showcase local vendors with unique gifts and crafts between 10 am to 4 pm. Automotive collectibles, books, vintage driving goggles and other fun items are available at the Museum store. Santa will be onsite between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Market days.  Families can enjoy a festive kids’ tour of the museum designed for elementary and middle school ages, a scavenger hunt, and story time at 1 p.m. featuring the children’s book “The Night Henry Ford Met Santa.”

Museum admission includes optional guided tours at 10 am, Noon and 2 pm. Tickets range from $10 to $17. Shopping-only tickets are available for a $10 donation and support the museum’s operations and educational programs. Museum Members get free admission.

  • Vendors can RSVP to participate in Holiday Market Days by registering here. Please be sure to review Vendor Guidelines for this event.

Trunk Show @ Piquette
Date TBA
In the United Kingdom “car boot” sales are a popular way to upcycle auto parts, antiques, collectibles, and other house and garden items. The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant invites you to attend its inaugural Trunk Show flea market in the museum’s parking lot. Individuals wishing to sell items can reserve a parking spot for $15 per car by registering here, or emailing The public is invited to browse trunk items at no cost, or pair it with tours of the museum! Regular museum admission prices apply.

Purchase tickets at the door or online. Call ahead or email to book space for tour groups.

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