Discover All Michigan Has To Offer by Train

Michigan Events

OCTOBER 14 - 16, 2022

Motor City Comic Con

Novi, MI

The reintroduction of the fall edition of Motor City Comic Con is back.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2022

Hallowe’en Greenfield Village

Dearborn, MI

The Henry Ford’s Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village is Michigan's premier outdoor October celebration. From harvest markets and fall themes to costumed storybook characters and ghostly performances, our 42-year Hallowe’en tradition is one of a kind, showcased within the bewitching setting of after-hours Greenfield Village.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 30, 2022

Pumpkin Train

Coopersville, MI

A family fall tradition, passengers are entertained during the journey by our live actors - the Grand Pumpkin, Scarecrow & Little Crow. Each child’s ticket includes a free, locally grown pumpkin the kids can pick from our Pumpkin Patch at the end of the ride.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2022

Halloween at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad

Flint, MI

Find treats and tricks, cider and doughnuts, little monsters and big fun for the whole family. From the magic show at the Colwell Opera House to the straw maze and the 20 treat stops throughout the Village, this is sure to put you in the spirit. Admission is $20.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Flint, MI (FLN)

NOVEMBER 11 - 13, 2022

Grand Rapids Comic Con

Grand Rapids, MI

You’ve read about Comic-Con International on news sites and seen pictures of all the costumed heroes. You’ve laughed about the exploits of the guys on “The Big Bang Theory” at comic book shows. Your friends have shared their experiences at regional shows like C2E2, JAFAX, and Motor City Comic-Con. Now is the time to experience a show for yourself.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOVEMBER 13, 2022

Lansing Train Show and Sale

Lansing, MI

All aboard Michigan's largest model train show held at the MSU Pavilion with over 500 tables of new models, toy trains, tools, artwork, collectibles, DVDs, books, railroad artifacts, postcards and much more. General admission is $6 and free for children under 12.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Lansing, MI (LNS)

NOVEMBER 25 - 27, 2022

Christmas at Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad

Flint, MI

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

Nearest Amtrak Station: Flint, MI (FLN)

NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 20, 2022

Miniature Moments: A Journey Through Hallmark® Keepsake Ornaments

Dearborn, MI

Explore our extensive collection of nearly 7,000 Hallmark ornaments made between 1973 and 2009. Relive holiday memories, remember special people and events, and find new inspiration for your own holiday traditions as you experience the artistry and creativity that went into creating each Keepsake ornament.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2022

Washed Ashore Traveling Exhibit

Grand Rapids, MI

The Washed Ashore Traveling Exhibit's feature collections of intricate, beautifully designed, giant sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris collected from the beaches of Oregon. This exhibit features 16 large and colorful sculptures throughout the Zoo and is included in the cost of daily admission.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

DECEMBER 2 - 4, 2022

Gymnastics on the Grand

Grand Rapids, MI

Gymnastics on the Grand attracts 2,000+ gymnasts from all over the country. Gymnastics on the Grand is a premiere invitational with the long-standing reputation of treating coaches, gymnasts and spectators to a top-notch experience in West Michigan.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOVEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 18, 2022

Santa Train

Coopersville, MI

This vintage train has a special seat reserved just for the Big Guy and his friends and all the kids get to meet him. The story-telling princess will read Christmas-themed books to the children in each of the decorated railcars.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022

44: Portraits of a President

Detroit, MI

This collective sculptural show at the Charles Wright Museum was created to recognize and celebrate the historical significance of the first African American President of the United States, Barack Obama. Dynamic and inspiring, the exhibition includes forty-four artists’ interpretations of our 44th President in life-size, three-dimensional form.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2022

Detroit Jazz: The Legacy Continues

Detroit, MI

This companion exhibit to Jazz Greats highlights Detroit jazz musicians who also made an impact on the international, national and local jazz scene. Find out how Detroit jazz musicians expressed themselves through early jazz genres like ragtime, swing, boogie-woogie, bebop, marching and big band music.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)

NOW THROUGH JANUARY 1, 2023

Heroes & Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume

Dearborn, MI

A truly unique and magical experience for guests of all ages, the exhibit features more than 70 original pieces, including ball gowns, sorcerers’ capes, military uniforms, tiaras and of course glass slippers. The exhibition explores the vision, process and craft used to create the costumes worn by some of the biggest names in entertainment. Heroes & Villains features costumes from some of Disney’s kindest heroes and toughest villains, as well as insights from designers, photographs, interactives and a special film.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Dearborn, MI (DER)

NOVEMBER 21, 2022 - JANUARY 2, 2023

U of M Health Christmas & Holiday Traditions

Grand Rapids, MI

Enter our winter wonderland at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park illuminated by 300,000 lights and filled with the sights and sounds of 46 cultural displays, each begging a closer look. As you take them in, see and hear instruments and objects that bring the holidays to life.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOW THROUGH JANUARY 14, 2023

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Grand Rapids, MI

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited will provide West Michigan with a dynamic, immersive museum experience, through the exploration of Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture. Admission is $20 and under.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Grand Rapids, MI (GRR)

NOVEMBER 5, 2022 - MARCH 19, 2023

Fall Exhibitions at Cranbrook Art Museum

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Cranbrook Art Museum will open three new exhibitions that each have a unique connection to the city of Detroit. Featuring established artists, new talent, and artists with connections to Cranbrook Academy of Art, the trio of exhibitions reinforces the Art Museum’s ongoing commitment to Detroit.

Nearest Amtrak Station: Detroit, MI (DET)