Get a glimpse into the society scene of the ’60s! Ford House will be authentically decorated as it was during the holiday receptions Mrs. Ford hosted to honor her granddaughters from 1959 through the ‘60s.
On a Holiday Belles Tour, hear stories of the Ford granddaughters’ receptions, each celebrating her debutante year. Admire the unique floral twist on holiday décor, beautifully re-created based on archival photos of the yuletide gatherings. And discover the creative ways the home was decorated over the years, including Christmas trees suspended from the Gallery ceiling!
The tour of the main floor also features stories and photos of the Ford family’s Christmas traditions and other grand receptions and parties held at the estate, while the tour of the second floor allows you to explore the personal spaces of the home.
Dates: November 23-January 6
Times: Tours are offered noon-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, and noon-4 p.m. Sundays. Evening tours are sold in advance online. Daytime tours are sold at the Visitor Center, first come, first served, no reservations.