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Van Gogh in America

November 30, 2022
Waitlist only Experience about 70 authentic Van Gogh works from around the world and discover the fascinating story of America's introduction to this iconic artist, in an exhibition only at the DIA.  

Winter Resale

December 1, 2022
Waitlist only - Join us for a ladies only resale shopping day!

Meadowbrook Holiday Walk

December 6, 2022
Waitlist only - It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Meadow Brook Hall’s annual Holiday Walk brings the magic of the season alive with an unforgettable series of activities and special events.

Christmas at Crossroads Village – with The Huckleberry Railroad Train Ride

December 9, 2022
Waitlist only - Make memories to last all year when the spirit of the season fills the streets and shops at Crossroads Village, with thousands of sparkling lights.  Join friends and family for an evening ride on the Huckleberry Railroad and watch Village artisans make vintage crafts.

Mannheim Steamroller – The Fox Theater

December 10, 2022
Waitlist only - Everyone's favorite holiday tradition is back for the new season! Fusing classical, New Age and progressive rock into a powerful yet cohesive symphonic sound, Mannheim Steamroller performs the Christmas classics like you've never heard them before.

Still Dreaming of a White Christmas – Turkeyville

December 14, 2022
Waitlist only - A Cornwell’s original! A sister act, two dashing song and dance men, and a whole lot of Christmas cheer can be found in this continuation of the  beloved Christmas story.

Home for the Holidays

December 16, 2022
Waitlist only - Share Detroit’s favorite, best-selling holiday musical tradition with family and friends and thrill to the spectacle of the season. Stuart Chafetz returns to lead a sparkling celebration with carols and classics for the season. And yes, Virginia, there will be a Santa Claus!

Les Miserables at The Fisher Theater

December 21, 2022
Waitlist only - Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical — a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo's novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. With countless awards to its name, Les Misérables is as groundbreaking today as it was when it first premiered in London in 1985.

New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2022
See The Marvelous Wonderettes performed by the Downriver Actors Guild.  Then, take the bus for a special VIP dinner at the Marriott Livonia in the Grand Ballroom.

Twist & Shout

January 6, 2023
Celebrate The Beatles in America, beginning with their 1964 appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show and following their journey across the country as they won the hearts of Americans everywhere. Relive the British invasion as the DSO plays hits like "Love Me Do," "She Loves You," "I Want to Hold Your Hand," "Eight Days a Week," "Ticket to Ride," "Help!," "Yesterday," and many more, accompanied by hundreds of rare and unseen photos.

Blue Man Group

January 21, 2023
New! - The men are still blue but the rest is ALL NEW! More than 50 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now it’s your turn! 

World of Musicals

February 3, 2023
New! - THE WORLD OF MUSICALS brings the very best of musical theatre to life & features hit songs from all of your favorite musicals. This captivating production is an emotional journey that will leave the audience spellbound

Frank & Great Ladies of Song

February 10, 2023
Broadway brass meets old-school class in a fresh take on songbook classics with award-winning vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare. Enrico Lopez-Yañez leads the DSO in a panoply of hits, including “This Could Be the Start of Something Big,” “Love Is Here to Stay,” “Come Fly With Me,” “New York, New York” and more.

Valentine’s Day Party

February 14, 2023
New! - Join us for a festive Valentine's Day celebration.  You don't need a sweetheart to enjoy this special day!

The Spirit of Harriet Tubman

February 18, 2023
New! - On a barren stage with only a trunk of costumes, Leslie McCurdy thrills her audience with her passionate portrayal of The Spirit of Harriet Tubman. For a breathtaking hour, she embodies the "spirit" of Harriet Tubman from her early childhood to her elder years.    

Detroit Underground Railroad Tour

February 22, 2023
New! - Detroit was a beacon of hope and freedom for the 50,000+ people who escaped slavery via the Underground Railroad.  Stand in the same places as escaped slaves who persevered to reach freedom.

Secrets of the Whales – National Geographic Live

February 26, 2023
New! - Celebrated National Geographic Explorer and photographer Brian Skerry has spent nearly four decades exploring and documenting the world’s oceans. Hear his behind-the-scenes stories straight from the field and get an inside look at the groundbreaking science of whale culture — and its startlingly human parallels — across four different species.

Square Dance

March 3, 2023
New! - Welcome to Ole Zim's Wagon Shed where the square dancing is great fun! Don your favorite jeans for dancing and listening to great music from a live band.

Three Men and a Tenor

March 4, 2023
New! - THREE MEN and a TENOR. 4 Normal guys. 30 years. Ups and downs. Fights and fun. Marriages and children. Used cars, equipment vans, and trucks. Somehow, making it all work and keeping it together. Same original founding members. The same simple goal of making people feel better through a couple of hours of musical interaction and laughter.  

Blues In The Night at Meadow Brook Theatre

March 8, 2023
New! - The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in Blues in the Night, a scorching, Tony-nominated musical! The 26 hot and torchy numbers that tell of the sweet, sexy and sorrowful experiences that three women have with the lying, cheating snake of a man who does them wrong will leave you energized, inspired and ready to wail.  

Sondheim & Beyond

March 10, 2023
You’re invited to join the DSO in a joyous celebration of the life and work of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, including favorites from Broadway legends and selected collaborators like Stephen Schwartz, Jule Stein, Jerry Herman, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Leonard Bernstein, and more. Broadway musical director and conductor Andy Einhorn leads the orchestra.

Made in Michigan

March 14, 2023
New! - Experience some of the best that Michigan has to offer while trying your hand at making a special item to take home.

Ireland Without a Passport

March 16, 2023
New! - It's always greener in Dublin, Ohio.  Spend the day immersed in all things Irish.  From Pennywhistles to Irish Folk Music to a traditional Irish meal (and more!), there is something to be enjoyed by everyone.

Spring Resale

March 22, 2023
New! - Ladies only please! Join us for a day of resale shopping where all proceeds benefit local charities.

Riverdance at The Fox Theatre

March 25, 2023
New! - RIVERDANCE 25th Anniversary Show is RIVERDANCE, as you've never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance.

Historically Delicious Detroit Food Tour

March 28, 2023
New!Join Detroit History Tours as we explore the history of eating, drinking, cooking, and carousing in the Motor City. This four hour tour is a progressive style dinner, with plenty of food to fill even the hungriest bellies.

Chili Cook Off

April 1, 2023
New! - Join Custom Holidays for an afternoon of tasting and shopping. The Marblehead, OH Chamber of Commerce sponsors this Chili Cook-Off. At least 12 merchants along the main street make their best chili and we are the judges as to which is best.

Felonies & Misdemeanors

April 4, 2023
New! - Some of the world’s most notorious criminals, mobsters, and gangsters bamboozled their way through Detroit. Meanwhile some of history’s most infamous, brilliant, or honorable policemen tried to stop them. On our Felonies and Misdemeanors Tour, escape into the city’s criminal underworld as we investigate stories about Jimmy Hoffa, prohibition, The Purple Gang, “Joe the Hood”, The Gotham Hotel, and the Detroit Mob families.

Turkeyville – “I Do, I Do!”

April 7, 2023
New! - The story of a marriage is at the center of "I Do! I Do!" The show begins with Michael and Agnes on their wedding day. Their vows behind them, they look forward to spending the rest of their lives together. We watch as they go through their wedding night jitters, raise a family and negotiate midlife crises.

Unholy Toledo

April 13, 2023
New! - During the era of G-Men, speakeasies, and Pretty Boy Floyd, a gang of Detroit wiseguys led by Thomas “Yonnie” Licavoli arrived in Toledo and brought with them a wave of violence unseen in Toledo's past: 14 murders in 36 months. Are you ready for the inside story?

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles

April 15, 2023
New! - RAIN - A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES performs songs from Abbey Road & the Rooftop Concert LIVE, in addition to all your favorites hits. This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering an amazing theatrical event that is the next best thing to seeing the Beatles.  

Steel Magnolias

April 19, 2023
New! - Truvy’s salon is Chinquapin, Louisiana’s go-to place for a beauty fix with a hearty side of gossip. Along with her overeager assistant Annelle, Truvy pampers her small-town clients with hairdos, manicures and all kinds of unsolicited advice.

Hollywood Rocks

April 21, 2023
Hear the DSO perform iconic songs from memorable movies and binge-worthy series, all in one concert. Featuring music from A Star Is Born, Tommy, Stranger Things, Rocketman, Bohemian Rhapsody, Back to the Future, Rock of Ages, Mad Men, and Yesterday.

Thank You For The Music: An ABBA Tribute Concert

April 22, 2023
New! - ABBA Tribute-Thank You For The Music is an exciting and dynamic tribute to the Swedish pop super-group ABBA. Powerful harmonies, high-energy dance, big personalities, and the unforgettable hits of ABBA make this contemporary musical tribute one not to be missed.

A Sip of Michigan

April 27, 2023
New! - Join us for a day of wine tasting and chocolate!

A View From Above with Astronaut Terry Virts

April 30, 2023
New! - Step back, about 220 miles from Earth, and experience our planet from a new perspective. Gain a deeper understanding of our planet’s beauty and place in the universe from former International Space Station Commander & Astronaut, Terry Virts.

Ladies Day Out – A Celebration of Women-Owned Businesses

May 3, 2023
New! -  Join us for a day of celebrating women entrepreneurs, building community support, shopping, learning, eating and just plain fun!

Wicked

May 11, 2023
New! - So much happened before Dorothy dropped in! WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz …but from a different angle.

Frankenmuth – Motown and More

May 12, 2023
New! Soul XPress Band is a rambunctious 7-piece funk/soul band that features a line-up of respected musicians. The band’s mastery of soul music stems from absorbing the real deal of years of experience.

Tulip Time Festival

May 13, 2023
New! - Welcome to the celebration & experience known as the Tulip Time Festival! Since 1929, the city of Holland, Michigan has blossomed with literally hundreds of thousands of tulips — and an equal number of tulip-loving attendees.

A Salute to Our Veterans

May 15, 2023
New! - Spend the day in Port Clinton, Ohio to celebrate the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.

Turkeyville – Sex, Please, We’re Sixty!

May 17, 2023
New! - Mrs. Stancliffe’s Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast has been successful for many years. Her guests (nearly all women) return year after year. Her next-door neighbor, the elderly, silver-tongued Bud “Bud the Stud” Davis, believes they come to spend time with him in romantic liaisons. The prim and proper Mrs. Stancliffe steadfastly denies this but really doesn’t do anything to prevent it.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

May 26, 2023
The story of Aretha Franklin is the story of America in the second half of the twentieth century. Her music, her activism, her faith, and her strength are woven into the fabric of our history. Celebrate the singer, the icon, the leader, and the woman with her greatest hits, including “Respect,” “Chain of Fools,” “Natural Woman,” “Think,” and “Amazing Grace.”  

History Mystery Tour

June 6, 2023
New! - We can't tell you where we are going but you're sure to have a good time - especially if you're a history lover!

Frankenmuth – Eagles Tribute

June 8, 2023
New! -  The Eagles brought you amazing song writing, amazing harmonies and vocals, and amazing guitar interplay.  Now, Flatbed Ford brings it all to you again with their meticulous recreations of the classic Eagles songs and sound.

Summer Resale Shopping

June 14, 2023
New! - Ladies only please! You're in for incredible savings when you set off on this fun-filled consignment crawl road trip!

Franklin Garden Walk

New! - The Annual Franklin Garden Walk, is a long tradition that draws many hundreds of visitors to walk through area gardens selected to showcase different types of landscaping.

Toledo Mud Hens

June 23, 2023
New! - Watch the Toledo Mud Hens take on the St. Paul Saints at Fifth Third Field. We have The Roost reserved for our group today.

Michigan Lavender Festival

June 24, 2023
New! - Since 2002, The Original Michigan Lavender Festival has offered a true “Symphony for the Senses”. When you step inside the doors, the subtle yet sweet aroma of lavender will begin to calm your nerves. Soothing music will add to your relaxing experience .as it echoes throughout the event.

Detroit Fireworks

June 26, 2023
New! - The Detroit Princess is the best location on the river to view Detroit's Freedom Festival Fireworks!

A Day at the Lake

June 29, 2023
New! -  Today's agenda includes a leisurely boat ride aboard The Sandpiper on the Maumee River and a stop at The National Museum of the Great Lakes.

Alaska Borealis Igloo Experience

Postponed until 2023 - Spend the night in a Borealis Basecamp igloo and feel the magic. Spacious interiors provide plenty of room for auroraviewing and relaxing. With comfortable beds and luxurious linens, guests snuggle in for a night of gazing upon the starry Arctic sky through an expansive, clear, 12-foot ceiling. Curved windows stretch 16 feet across each igloo roof, allowing guests view the dancing lights of the aurora and scenery outdoors without leaving their cozy nest. Private igloos allow for daytime relaxation with friends or family. Life off the grid doesn’t mean primitive. Borealis Basecamp igloos have full baths offering a shower, hairdryer, toilet, and vanity sink with all the comforts travelers expect. All domes are thoughtfully provided with soap, conditioner, and shampoo.

Holiday Mystery Tour

November 29, 2022 - December 2, 2022
Waitlist only - Pamper yourself with a holiday mystery trip that will be sure to get you in the Holiday spirit! We’ve chosen only the best-of-the-best for this trip! Kick off the holiday season with this Christmas-themed mystery tour. Enjoy a 3 night stay at a 4 Star Resort that will be decked-out for the holidays. Some features of this tour will include 7 delicious meals, an Afternoon High Tea, Wine, Art, Christmas Confections, Holiday Shopping, Specialty Gifts for you, a Christmas show, and more! We can’t tell you where you’re going, but there will be something for everyone to enjoy on this trip!

Holiday American Queen River Cruise

December 4, 2022 - December 12, 2022
The Lower Mississippi River has stories to share – a legacy that flows from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico. Embark on more than just a cruise, and return with more than memories: experience, understanding, an enlightened perspective. Let us introduce you to the American South and show you all the great sights and port cities as we cruise the legendary Mississippi river between Memphis to New Orleans. A new chapter awaits as we cruise around each river bend.

Palm Springs Getaway – A Concierge Tour by Custom Holidays

January 9, 2023 - January 20, 2023
Check in and chill out! Surrounded by four picturesque mountain ranges and long sought-after by travelers for its inspiring scenery and sense of adventure, Greater Palm Springs is Southern California’s most storied resort oasis. Beneath endless blue skies and swaying palms, it’s easy to see why every day feels like a “sun” day.   Airfare from DTW is included!

Winter in Yellowstone

February 4, 2023 - February 9, 2023
Once-in-a-lifetime experience! - Seeing the spectacular winter scenery & wildlife doesn’t have to be cold. Book a snowcoach tour through Yellowstone National Park and you'll take in the winter wonderland and spot wildlife at a relaxed pace. No matter how cold the weather outside, you’ll stay cozy on your journey through America's first national park

South Padre Island, Texas – A Custom Holidays Concierge Tour

February 16, 2023 - March 1, 2023
South Padre Island is a tropical oasis located off the southern tip of Texas. This barrier island offers the unsurpassed beauty of the Laguna Madre Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and is the ideal destination for visitors seeking a getaway from the frigid temperatures of a Midwest Winter. Round-trip airfare from DTW is included!

Tropical Costa Rica

March 11, 2023 - March 19, 2023
New! - Lush forests and stunning waterfalls...rumbling volcanos and endless coastlines...Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plans and incredible animals.  Enjoy this 9 day escape with included hotel accommodations, tours, local cuisine, and round-trip air.

California Rail Discovery

March 29, 2023 - April 4, 2023
New! - A crimson bridge, cable cars, a sparkling bay, and streets lined with elegant Victorian homes—San Francisco is undeniably one of the world’s great cities. Reason enough to join us on a spectacular seven-day journey through Northern California on the California Rail Discovery.

Charms of the Mekong River Cruise

April 17, 2023 - April 23, 2023
Two lively cities, Ho Chi Minh City & Hanoi, provide the perfect start and end to your incredible journey.  Cruise along the Mekong, visiting rural villages, historic pagodas, local markets and a Buddhist Monastery. Indulge your inner adventurer in Siem Reap, exploring the grand temples of Angkor Archeological Park.  And luxuriate in an Amawaterways Exclusive - an overnight sojourn on board an elegantly appointed ship in Ha Long Bay.

Discover Scotland

New! - From its rugged sea-sprayed islands to its stately castles layered in history, Scotland awaits. Learn how to play the bagpipes and enjoy dinner at the National Piping Centre’s farm-to-table restaurant. Sample Scotch whisky on a distillery tour. Marvel at the stunning Isle of Skye. Take a cruise on famed Loch Ness. Explore the Orkney Islands’ ancient Skara Brae. Visit Dunrobin Castle. Visit a local family on their farm and meet their sheepdogs. Explore the regal city of Edinburgh. Put a modern twist on Scottish cuisine during an interactive cooking class. Discover a land of rolling green Highlands, friendly sheepdogs, and smooth Scotch whisky.

Alaska Cruise

August 26, 2023 - September 2, 2023
New! - One of the most scenic and thrilling cruises is Alaska, and this 7-day itinerary even includes Icy Strait Point and its wilderness experiences. Just outside of Juneau is where you’ll find the majestic Mendenhall Glacier. Walk the nature trails and explore the Visitor Center with its view of the Juneau Ice Field. Icy Strait Point is home to the largest Native Tlingit village in the state and its waters are teeming with wildlife, including orcas and humpbacks. Since every shop at Icy Strait Point is Native-owned, this is the place for authentic goods and handicrafts. Your last port is Victoria, the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest. With its green spaces and Victorian architecture, it is stunning. SeeButchart Gardens and the stately Craigdarroch Castle. You also have the option to add on a 5 day pre-cruise land tour featuring Denali National Park.

Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

October 12, 2023 - October 16, 2023
Any local will tell you that October is the most beautiful time of year in New Mexico, made so in large part by the much anticipated sight of colorful balloons punctuating the skyline. During this season, the sky is bluer, the days are gentler, and the mornings crisper -- almost as though the landscape has taken a deep sigh -- and on the desert’s warm breath sails the annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights

October 22, 2023 - October 28, 2023
New! -Each year, during the winter months, travelers journey to Iceland and venture out into the dark to see the magical but elusive northern lights (aurora borealis). This natural phenomenon is the product of collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth's atmosphere ;the results are spectacular. Streaks of colorful light appear across the sky. It is known that the best time to witness the lights in Iceland is from late September to mid-April, when the nights are the longest. This light show is truly dazzling and worth the pursuit.

Cuba Discovery

November 6, 2023 - November 11, 2023
New! - Cuba is one of the worlds most exciting places to visit. Its uniqueness inspires the imagination, and its rich and colorful history fascinates. After more than half a century of relative isolation, Cuba is fast becoming more accessible.  It’s an adventurous destination, seemingly on the verge of massive change. Life in Cuba passes by surrounded by music, tradition, culture, national monuments and natural attractions of immeasurable value.

Christmas Markets of Montreal & Quebec City

November 30, 2023 - December 4, 2023
New! - The Christmas Markets of Montreal & Quebec city will leave you full of wonder, nostalgia and the holiday spirit. Join us as we experience the holiday season and wander the outdoor markets with hand-made wooden toys, ornaments and local crafts. Enjoy the sound of carolers, music and horse-drawn wagons on cobblestone. Embrace delightfully decorated town squares with magical streets and the scents of gingerbread filling the air with spice.