Holiday Portrait Photos

Monday, December 4th, 2023 | 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Photographers: Three festive vignettes in the charming setting of Cranbrook House are available for your portrait sessions this holiday season. Don’t miss this limited opportunity to take photos inside the historic manor. Book your magical backdrop for holiday cards and more today!

Please Note: These sessions are to be reserved by photographers. Individuals interested in having their photograph taken at Cranbrook should contact their desired photographer to reserve the session. Cranbrook does not provide photographers.

Photograph of a holiday tree in the Cranbrook House Library.

$300 for 1-12 people being photographed
Sessions may not exceed 12 people (not including the photographer)

Sessions are for a 1-hour block of time. Only three groups will be admitted per time slot. Each party will have 20 minutes at each of our vignettes. 

Click the links at the bottom of this page to reserve your photography session. Registration is required by Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 12:00pm.  

Photograph of a holiday tree in the Cranbrook House Reception Hall.

Cranbrook House
380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Check in at the front door to Cranbrook House when you arrive. Our staff and volunteers will show you the designated interior spaces available for your session. 

Click here for a map

Parking is available in our main lot and on Lone Pine Road. Parking is permitted in marked spaces only. Large vehicles must use the BUS DROP OFF area due to clearance limitations under our bridge.

Photograph of the Cranbrook House Dining Room decorated for the holidays.

For information on accessibility, please click here.

Additional Information
The holiday vignettes are designed by The Herb Society of America - Southern Michigan Unit, and other talented volunteers. Exhibits may include decorated trees, tables, and fireplaces. Photographs shown here from previous holiday events are for illustrative purposes only and will vary from this year’s exhibits.  

Please email with any questions or for help with booking. 

As a National Historic Landmark with students and residents on campus, portrait photography is only permitted in select areas, must follow our campus and photography policies, and requires a paid reservation by a professional photographer.   

  • No photography equipment other than camera mounted LED flash is permitted. 
  • Only service animals are permitted inside Cranbrook House.
  • Drones and props are not permitted. 
  • Reservations are nonrefundable.

We may ask for your tax ID and proof of insurance after your online booking to confirm your reservation. 

By registering for this photography session, you agree to the photography, refund, insurance, and other policies stated on our Holiday Portrait Photos: Policies page

Registration for this event has closed.