The city of Grand Rapids is preparing to hold a separate funeral for the former President and Michigan native.
The final funeral for the former President will be held at the Grace Episcopal Church on Wednesday before he is buried in a garden behind his presidential museum in Grand Rapids.
Visitors have streamed into the museum and left their condolences since the news of his death earlier this week.
NBC news will have live coverage of some of the tributes to President Ford.
Saturday night the state funeral starts at 6:30PM, right after NewsCenter16 at 6:00PM.
Then on Tuesday, you can see Ford's funeral service at Washington National Cathedral beginning at 10AM.