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!
Join us on July 15th for a special "Pop Up" dining experience with Table No. 2
The Original Grill Box is also available
We look forward to seeing your all soon!
A Celebration of Spirited Dining
September 11th - 20th, 2020
From hyper-elegant Mansion Dining to Bourbon, Beer & BBQ in The Gardens, Cityfest has an experience designed to create your Detroit memory! 10 days - 16 events, 1 great spirited celebration of our city, it's history, culture and future!
Every Cityfest 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 use.More
Table No. 2 "Pop Up" Dinner
A match made in Detroit!
Join us on Wednesday July 15th as Table No. 2, a thriving restaurant without a home, takes up residence at The Whitney for one night only! Chef Omar and his team from Table No. 2 partner with Chef Natasha and The Whitney staff to deliver an evening to remember. We will offer two socially distanced seating for this event... 5:30 and 8:00
$175 Ticket includes a four course dinner, non-alcoholic beverages, live entertainment, tax & gratuity. Valet and alcoholic beverages are additional. Proceeds from this event will support our hard working hospitality professionals and help fund the rebirth of Table 2 as a permanent fixture on the Detroit dining scene.More
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
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 3 ½ hour 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.
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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
Seven Days a Week 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 begin at 1:00 pm Weekdays, and at Noon, 1:00 and 2:00 on Saturday & Sunday and last approximately 1 hour. Champagne Tours are $10 and require a 24 hour advance reservation.More
Late Night Paranormal Tour
Friday & Saturday nights only
Take a stroll on the Paranormal side of Detroit Nightlife. Tour the Iconic Whitney Mansion and Carriage House, while sipping on an Award Winning Witching Hour Cocktail. $20 pre-paid reservations are required for this tour. Tours available at 10:45 & 11:45.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..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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Monday-Friday, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
The Gardens and Ghost Bar are known as Detroit's best happy hour destinations. $5 off Ghostbar/Garden Features Food Menu, 1/2 off Cocktails, Beer and Glasses of Wine!!More
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 on the first floor nightly
Wednesday-Saturday evening and Sunday Brunch- Joel Seah
Sunday - Tuesday evening - Grant Wolach
Live Jazz in The Ghostbar - "Jelly & the Jams" - Saturday 9:30 - 11:30More