With many private events planned, and strict capacity limitations, we will be reopening for ala carte dining on September 9th. During the summer, The Whitney will be hosting select weddings and private events both inside the mansion and in the colorful Gardens. If you are planning a group event, please email us at email@example.com to schedule. We're also offering several unique dining opportunities:
For now, please make great memories at home with "The Big Night In" while enjoying a bit of Whitney Magic!
Cityfest Tickets now available though the Cityfest page
We look forward to seeing your all soon!
Annual Halloween Dinner Adventure
October 29 -31, November 1
“Halloween Dinner with The Whitneys, a Paranormal Adventure”
Spirited Dining, Haunting Historical Tours and Special Guests
6:30-11:00 - Thursday 10/29, Friday 10/30, Saturday 10/31 & 5 :00-9:30 - Sunday 11/1
Champagne Toast to The Whitney Family
Four Course Dinner specially executed by Executive Chef Natasha Vitti
Selected Spirits through the evening
Live Piano Music of the Macabre
Spirited House Tours and History by Haunt Investigators of Michigan
Halloween-only access to basement and Carriage House
Devilishly Delicious Dessert presented by Pastry Chef Eric
Special Magical Guest Performers
Musical performance “The Haunting of Broadway”
Limited advance prepaid tickets $200 includes Dinner, Entertainment, Valet, Tax and Gratuities
**Dress comfortably for this event, Masks are required, except while dining, Costumes are welcome!
**This event will be in compliance with all social distancing and health requirements. We have reduced the number of tickets available for each event because staying safe while enjoying these interactive experiences is first and foremost in our plans. In the event of another governmental shutdown, all events will be rescheduled as quickly as possible, and all ticket holders will have the option to attend the rescheduled event, or receive a 125% refund in the form of a Whitney Gift Card for future useMore
Birthday Dining Deal
Thursday is Birthday Celebration Day!
Affected by the Shutdown... read on! Enjoy $30 off your Birthday entree, and a complimentary birthday dessert specially created by our Pastry Chef. Offer only available for guests 21 and over with the purchase of a second entree of equal or greater value. This offer is good on the Thursday before OR after your actual birthday only, with valid photo identification – driver’s license, state ID or passport. A 20% Gratuity will be added to the original, pre-discount total. Not valid with any other promotion, trade, offer or discount. BUT.. If you missed your special day during the shutdown, we will honor this discount, one time, on any Thursday between now and November 19th. Simply present your ID showing your birthdate. Remember, every Thursday will be busy when we reopen so make your reservations early.More
Paranormal Dinner Tour
Spirited Dining at The Whitney
The 1st & 4th Sunday of every month we "pull back the curtain" and our Paranormal Hosts guide you through the history and legends of The Whitney family and estate. Beginning at 5:00, this evening includes a Historical Champagne Tour of the Mansion, a 5 course dinner with selected spirits, followed by the Paranormal expedition through the Mansion, Gardens and Carriage House. Reservations limited to 20 guests, 21 and over only..
2020 Available Dates:
September 27th - SOLD OUT
October 4th - SOLD OUT
November 22nd - SOLD OUT
Saturday & Sunday at 2:00pm Reservations Required
Tea service at The Whitney transforms you to a time when mid-day was meant for relaxing. Put on a beautiful hat, leave your cares behind and enjoy The Whitney lifestyle over tea, scones, a soup and salad duet, finger sandwiches and pastries.More
Embrace The Whitney lifestyle!
Take a guided stroll through the Mansion while sipping Champagne. Tours are offered at 1:00pm and 2:00pm on Saturday & Sunday and last approximately 1 hour. Champagne Tours are $10 and require a 24 hour advance reservation. Please make reservations for this experience by calling 313-832-5700.More
Preservation Partnership & Social Club
Dining and Social Club dedicated to the preservation of The Historic Whitney Mansion
Father's Day BBQ, June 21
We welcome all interested individuals to annually contribute $100 to become a Preservation partner. In ongoing appreciation, we provide the exciting benefits to our partners...
We encourage you to consider becoming part of our family!
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Stroll The Whitney
We miss you too! Take a few minutes to virtually stroll through the beautiful Whitney Mansion. We look forward to giving you a live historical tour when we welcome you back for dinner.More
Live Music nightly
Elegant Piano in the Mansion nightly
Thursday-Saturday evening and Sunday Brunch featuring Joel SeahMore
The Original Grill Box
Grill good, do good!
The Original Grill Box is Back
We have partnered with Fairway Packing in the Eastern Market to home deliver two 14oz, aged USDA Prime New York Strip Steaks, A jar of grilling steak seasoning, a bottle of Whitney Celebration Champagne, AND a $25 gift card to be used when we reopen, all included for $100. The best part of this deal is that we will also provide a $50 Whitney Gift Card C.O.T.S.(Coalition on temporary shelter) for their extraordinary efforts during this turbulent time.. The volunteers, administrators and support staff who literally risk their lives daily to keep midtown Detroit healthy and secure. We want to thank them with a very special night out when their lives return to a semblance of normal. Schedule a pick-up at The Whitney, or have your Grill Box delivered to your door for a slight additional charge.
Thank you for supporting The Whitney as we celebrate the contribution made by those front line heroes who are risking everything, everyday, to help our community.More
The Big Night In
Bring The Whitney Home
It’s time to enjoy..
A Big Night In!
Dress to impress
Dim the lights
Pop the cork
Celebrate each other!
Take a Covid news break and bring The Whitney experience to your dining room. Chef Natasha will guide you through preparation of a 5 course dinner, Sommelier Jacob will select your wines for the evening, Professor Jim will take you for a stroll through the mansion and Joel will provide beautiful music for the night’s festivities.
It’s one night in that you’ll remember for a lifetime.
Reserve your Big Night In at firstname.lastname@example.orgMore
Tea for Two - To Go!
The Perfect Afternoon Escape
If you or a loved one is continuing to self-isolate, this is an elegant way to bring The Whitney experience home.
The Whitney Tea director, Phyllis Barkey, has curated a complete Afternoon Tea service with China cups & saucers, proprietary tea selection, scones with chantilly cream & marmalade, finger sandwiches & petit fours and miniature pastries.
You provide some elegant background music and ... Enjoy!
Complete package freshly prepared for weekend pick-up - $79
Local delivery available for an additional costMore