This Christmas in July, Meadow Brook Hall is announcing a dazzling new event experience for the 2021 holiday season, featuring two major attractions!
By day, the beloved annual Holiday Walk transports visitors through the historic mansion decked in shimmering splendor, while Winter Wonder Lights transforms the estate at night into a breathtaking light show featuring music, concessions and magic.
Located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University, Meadow Brook Hall will be Michigan’s most dazzling holiday entertainment destination from Friday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 30. Tickets will be available online this fall at meadowbrookholidays.com.
“The 2021 holiday season will be both an incredible milestone and exciting turning point for Meadow Brook Hall, said Shannon O’Berski, external relations director of Meadow Brook Hall.
“Not only are we celebrating the 50th anniversary of our beloved Holiday Walk, but we are expanding across the grounds of the Great Estate with an all-new holiday light show, Winter Wonder Lights. We are thrilled to welcome families, couples, friends and people of all ages once more to Meadow Brook, to make merry and create new holiday memories at the most wonder-filled time of year!”
Holiday Walk is a self-guided indoor tour of three floors of historic Meadow Brook Hall, filled with magnificent holiday sights and splendid decorations. Guests will experience the wonder of more than 50 magnificent trees—including a 10-foot tall Poinsettia tree created by 150 live plants, hundreds of feet of garland and thousands of twinkling lights. Meadow Brook will host a series of enchanting holiday events, including: Starlight Stroll, Breakfast with Santa, and Holiday Tea. Santa Saturdays will feature visits with Santa and his live reindeer! Holiday Walk will run from Friday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets range from $7.50 to $20 each.
Winter Wonder Lights is a self-guided outdoor event featuring unique light displays across the grounds. It will be a special evening of lights, music and magic where visitors can explore the National Historic Landmark at its most festive. Enjoy fun concessions such as glow-in-the-dark cotton candy and hot meals in the outdoor café. There will be seasonal and specialty drinks, selfie stations, bonfires and more! Winter Wonder Lights will run from Friday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 30 from 5:30-10 p.m. Tickets range from $12 to $22 each.
For more information about Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights at Meadow Brook—including dates, details and ticket information, visit meadowbrookholidays.com.
Meadow Brook Hall is fully self-supporting, relying on special events such as the annual holiday events for the preservation and interpretation of this National Historic Landmark. For more information about the Meadow Brook Hall, visit meadowbrookhall.org.
MEADOW BROOK HALL is the historic home built by one of the automotive aristocracy’s most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson. Constructed between 1926 and 1929, Meadow Brook Hall represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival style architecture in America, and is especially renowned for its superb craftsmanship, architectural detailing and grand scale of 88,000 square-feet. It was the center of a country estate that included 1,500 acres, numerous farm buildings, recreational facilities, several residences and formal gardens. Named a National Historic Landmark in 2012, MEADOW BROOK HALL strives to preserve and interpret its architecture, landscape, and fine and decorative art so that visitors may be entertained, educated and inspired by history. Meadow Brook Hall is located in Rochester, Mich. on the campus of Oakland University.