A light show is seen in the windows of Michigan Central Station, Tuesday night, prior to a Wednesday's Halloween celebration by Ford Motor Company. The Detroit News


Michigan Central Depot is being turned into the setting for a family-friendly Halloween  event for 800 residents in surrounding neighborhoods.

The automaker distributed the 800 tickets to the Wednesday party for residents of the Corktown and Hubbard-Richard neighborhoods. Some Ford employees affiliated with the redevelopment project at the long-vacant train station or the autonomous and electric vehicle teams already working in Corktown got tickets, too.

All tickets have already been given out, but the public can trick-or-treat outside the building on Wednesday evening.

Visitors without tickets will be able to visit a spooky graveyard in the front lawn, and watch a light show on the exterior of the station.


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