It’s the most wonder-filled time of year! The Holidays at Meadow Brook will dazzle with two breathtaking holiday events—the indoor daytime Holiday Walk and outdoor evening Winter Wonder Lights. Located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University, Meadow Brook Hall will be Michigan’s most incredible holiday entertainment destination from Friday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Dec. 30, 2022.
By day, tour the historic mansion decked in holiday splendor and experience the wonder of over 50 magnificent trees, trimmings and lights galore. By night, see the estate illuminated with sparkling light installations inspired by the magnificent Meadow Brook Hall. The evening features concessions, bonfires and a special peek inside the mansion.
Each event is its own self-guided experience. Tickets must be booked for a specific date and time and are available online only at meadowbrookholidays.com.
“There is an incredible energy across the estate as people of all ages experience the Holidays at Meadow Brook,” said Shannon O’Berski, external relations director of Meadow Brook Hall. “Meadow Brook is the most spectacular place to be this holiday season, whether you are looking for family fun, an evening with friends or a great date night.”
Holiday Walk is a self-guided indoor tour of three floors of historic Meadow Brook Hall, filled with magnificent holiday sights and splendid decorations. New this year will be several themed displays and activations for guests to engage with, from an interactive Holiday Wish Book to an enchanting peak at story time on Christmas Eve in the Nursery. Holiday Walk will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Dec. 23. Adult tickets are $20 and youth tickets are $7.50.
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! Visitors will get a special look inside the historic mansion decked for the holidays. Winter Wonder Lights will run from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. most evenings from Friday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Dec. 30. Adult tickets are $22 and youth tickets are $12 each.
Meadow Brook will also host a series of enchanting holiday events, including the evening gala Starlight Stroll, Holiday Teas and Santa Saturdays, which will feature visits with Santa and his live reindeer!
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.