Meadow Brook Hall's gardens in Rochester, Michigan.

Meadow Brook to host a Fantastic Lineup of Summer Tours and Events

Along with blue skies and sunshine, Meadow Brook Hall will welcome new and returning special events and favorite tours to its lineup this summer. The National Historic Landmark will host a season-full of fun with the scrumptious Champagne Garden Party, an eclectic lineup of Detroit artists for Yoga in the Garden, Champagne Garden Party, Summer Concert Series, and two specialty art nights – Cyanotype Printing Art Night and iPhone Photography at Meadow Brook – along with its a lively collection of tours.

Enjoy the Sunshine Season

Yoga in the Garden at Meadow Brook Hall.“The sunshine season is a wonderful time to visit Meadow Brook, whether you’re looking for a unique event or the chance to explore our incredible gardens at peak beauty,” said Shannon O’Berski, Director of External Relations. “Whether you’d like a creative activity to enjoy or to sit back and relax to live music, we have something for everyone. There is so much to enjoy here!”

Yoga in the Garden offers many opportunities to take a breath of fresh air and build your flexibility in an incredible setting. All levels are welcome to join this yoga class, which will focus on stretching and strengthening the body to release stress and rejuvenate. Event dates are in the evening on Wednesday, June 5 and on select Sunday mornings from July 14 through Oct. 6. Tickets are $15 each and available at

Parties and Concerts for Everyone

Enjoy a scrumptious afternoon at Meadow Brook’s Champagne Garden Party. The afternoon features an elegant selection of tea sandwiches, sweets & savories, tableside tea service, self-guided tours of the historic mansion, playhouses, and the chance to explore the estate’s incredible gardens at their peak beauty. The event is Sunday, June 30. Tickets are $65 each or $75 with a sparkling wine add-on and are available at

Bring a date, family or friends to enjoy live performances by some of Metro Detroit’s most talented musicians at Meadow Brook’s Concert Series. Come early to explore the grounds and bring your own picnic. This popular evening includes a cash bar, fun snacks, self-guided touring of the historic mansion during the talent break, and takes place in our beautiful Garden Tent, rain or shine. See Kimmie Horne perform on Thursday, June 27, Dave Bennett on Wednesday, July 24 and Ben Sharkey on Thursday, Aug. 8. The Mobile Dueling Pianos concert on Thursday, July 11 has sold out – but a new show has been added on Aug. 1. Tickets are $40 per concert and available at

Get Creative with Us

iPhone Photography at Meadow Brook Hall.

Meadow Brook has paired up with Paint Creek Center for the Arts to host two special art nights. Cyanotype Printing Art Night invites guests to create their own custom tote bag using cyanotype processes and materials from Meadow Brook’s gardens and grounds! All supplies and instruction will be provided for this art night, along with light refreshments and a cash bar. The event is Thursday, June 6 and tickets are $50 each at

At iPhone Photography at Meadow Brook, guests will capture the moment and unlock the secrets of their smartphone camera. Learn new skills and put them to use with a group photo session in the gardens. This event is July 17 and tickets are $20 each at

A World Away, Right in Metro Detroit

Guests experience Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester, Michigan.Meadow Brook tours take visitors on a journey through time to learn about the historic mansion and the people who lived and worked there in the 20th century. Through the summer, Meadow Brook will be open for touring Fridays through Tuesdays. Available tours include guided and self-guided house tours and the return of the popular guided behind-the-scenes tours. Visit for more details and to book tickets!

Meadow Brook Hall is fully self-supporting, relying on touring and special events for the preservation and interpretation of this National Historic Landmark. For more information, call (248) 364-6200 or visit


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.