Welcome to

theFinnish Center Association

Founded in 1966, the Finnish Center dedicated their Cultural Center in September 1974, in Farmington Hills, Michigan with the objective of promoting and preserving the Finnish culture as well as its social and educational activities. During 1982, the ever increasing membership necessitated the expansion of the Center and extensive renovations to the foyer and main hall.


2023 Finnish Center Scholarship

The FCA Scholarship Committee is now soliciting applications for the 2023-24 academic year. 

This application and all attachments must be received at the Finnish Center no later than the deadline of February 1, 2023 3pm EST. Submissions can be made in person, or via email. The FCA Scholarship Committee may choose to organize an interview with the applicants in person or online.

To communicate with the Scholarship Committee, please call the FCA at 248-478-6939, or write to the committee at the address below or email Email application and attachments (file formats Word or PDF) to OR via Mail application and attachments to:

Finnish Center Association Scholarship Committee
35200 W. Eight Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48335


If interested in applying, please download the full application here:



Our Banquet Facilities

The main hall of the Finnish Center Association comfortably accommodates up to 250 people for myriad functions, including: banquets, weddings, showers, luncheons, reunions, anniversaries, memorial services, seminars, workshops and meetings as well as many others. A large wooden dance floor turns many social events into fun filled nights guests will long remember. Our award winning caterers create individual menus to ensure that just the right food is prepared to enhance each event. Complete bar service is available for all functions. Should you require theater style seating for your event, the main hall can be set up to accommodate 310 persons. For smaller, informal gatherings, our lounge has a 75 person capacity with the same excellent food and beverage services also available. Both facilities are available for rent, please inquire with the Center's Event Manager.

Our Gift Shop

Visit our beautiful gift shop at the Finnish Center. Here you will find Finnish imports such as Iittala, and Arabia as well as specialty foods, jewelry, tapestries, books and novelty items.

Finlandia Gardens

Finlandia Gardens is a six acre community garden, begun in 2004 and has continually evolved through the years. It is a location for Master Gardeners and others to spend time teaching and learning about gardening in an expansive environment.


Questions? Please call us at 248-478-6939