Greenmead Historical Park

Greenmead Historical Park is a nearly 200-year-old, 95-acre historical park purchased by the City of Livonia in 1976 and operated by the City of Livonia’s Parks and Recreation Department. The park includes the historical Greenmead Farm and its outbuildings, a 13-building historical village, Greenmead Community Garden, Virginia B. Matley Nature Trail, and soccer fields. Special events are hosted on the grounds of the historical village, including weddings.

The Greenmead Historical Park Master Plan was approved by City Council at the Jan. 18, 2023, Regular Meeting. View it here.

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Alexander Blue House

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Special events

2023-4-15 Dining With Yesterday Titanic Flyer Opens in new windowDINING WITH YESTERDAY'S "VOYAGE ON THE TITANIC" (sold out)

Come aboard as we welcome Judith Coebly to explore the history of the ill-fated Titanic voyage from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Greenmead Historical Park. The presentation will focus on the "unknown child" and include a Titanic menu-inspired lunch.

Advance registration required. (This event sold out March 28.)

Game Night Flyer Opens in new windowGAME NIGHT

Looking to meet some new friends in the new year? Join us for board game nights at Greenmead Historical Park! The fun runs 7-9 p.m. Thursdays each Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18.

Light refreshments are included. This activity is for ages 5 and older. Register in advance starting 30 days before each event.

2023-4-22 Earth Day at Greenmead Opens in new windowEARTH DAY AT GREENMEAD

Want a family-friendly, hands-on encounter with some fun animals? Join Dan the Creature Man 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, for Earth Day at Greenmead Historical Park to learn about a variety of live animals that will be on site. 

Advance registration required.

Sponsored by Livonia Greenleaf Commission on Sustainability.


Learn a little something this spring with our History Lecture Series Jan. 23-May 8 at Greenmead Historical Park. All Winter/Spring sessions are free drop-in programs that take place at 2 p.m. 

Mon, Jan. 23 - Michigan's Passenger Pigeons.. Gone Forever 
Tue, Feb. 21 - Tales Here and Now: Black History Stories 
Mon, March 27 - It's a Woman's World: Trailblazing Women in Politics (rescheduled from March 6)
Mon, April 24 - The Ford Homes: Assembling a Neighborhood 
Mon, May 8 - Detroit During the Holocaust
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2023-5-6 Take Pride in Livonia Day Flyer Opens in new windowTAKE PRIDE IN LIVONIA DAY

Do you Take Pride in Livonia and want to help keep it looking great? Join us for this annual spring cleanup event at the parks 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 6. The cleanup will be followed by a picnic lunch from 11 a.m. to noon. Locations TBD based on the number of participants who volunteer.

This is a great opportunity to obtain service hours for your organization, engage with others in the community, explore new park locations and Take Pride in Livonia! Contact Haakon at to volunteer.

2023-5-6 Spring Tea Party Flyer Opens in new windowSPRING TEA PARTY

Dress to impress in your Sunday best or Easter dress at our kid-friendly Spring Tea Party from 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at Greenmead Historical Park's Alexander Blue House. This is a great opportunity to introduce the next generation to the joy of tea time! A menu of tea sandwiches, veggies, fruit and dessert will be served alongside bottomless fruit-flavored tea.

Advance registration required for all attending. Ages 5 and older are welcome. Cost is $25 per resident and $30 per non-resident. Registration opens April 4.

SUMMER FLEA MARKET2023-6-4 Flea Market Flyer Opens in new window

Our popular Summer Flea Market returns to Greenmead Historical Park 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 4. Bring your wagon or cart and shop from 160 vendors offering a wide variety of items. You never know what you'll find at the Flea Market!

Admission is $3 per person for adults and all ages 12 and older. Ages 11 and younger are free. No dogs permitted.

If you're interested in being a vendor, registration opens March 28 and costs $45 per space. Click the link for details.