Meadow Brook Hall

The Holidays at Meadow Brook deliver inside sights, outdoor lights with two dazzling attractions

Holiday Walk and Winter Wonder Lights to run Nov. 26 – Dec. 30 in Rochester

Meadow Brook Holiday Walk
Meadow Brook Holiday Walk

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The Holidays at Meadow Brook deliver inside sights, outdoor lights with two dazzling attractions
Meadow Brook Holiday Walk

It’s the most wonderful time of year! The Holidays at Meadow Brook will dazzle with two breathtaking holiday events—the 50th anniversary of the annual Holiday Walk and debut of the all-new Winter Wonder Lights. 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 holiday magic. 

Located in Rochester on the campus of Oakland University, Meadow Brook Hall will be Michigan’s most incredible holiday entertainment destination from Friday, Nov. 26 through Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. Tickets must be booked for a specific date and time and are available online only at

“People of all ages will be filled with wonder when they experience the Holidays at Meadow Brook,” said Shannon O’Berski, external relations director of Meadow Brook Hall. “There is something incredibly special about visiting the historic estate at this time of year. Meadow Brook is the most dazzling 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. 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 the evening gala Starlight Stroll and Santa Saturdays, which 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

The Holidays at Meadow Brook are presented by Oakland University Credit Union and supported by Ascension Providence Rochester. Senior Days is sponsored by Blossom Collection Inspired Senior Living.

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

OU Day & Night at Holidays at Meadow Brook

OU Night is a longstanding holiday tradition for many members of the Oakland University community, so it’s the perfect time to come home for the holidays at Meadow Brook.

Every year on OU Night, Meadow Brook invites the OU community (students, staff, faculty and alumni), along with their family and friends, to experience the holidays at Meadow Brook at a special rate. Visit for full details and to book tickets using the promo codes below. 

OU Day at Holiday Walk on Sunday, Dec. 19
Promo Code: OUD21HW_A32

OU Nights at Winter Wonder Lights on Thursday, Dec. 2 and 16
Promo Code: OUN21WWL_A1


About Meadow Brook Hall

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.

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