Memorial Day Happenings

OAKLAND COUNTY

May 24-28
Hazel Park Memorial Festival
4:00pm-10:45pm
Green Acres Park, Hazel Park
Costs: Vary, check here for options

Hazel park is hosting a Memorial Festival from May 24th-28th. There will be a carnival (provided by Skerbeck Family Carnival), baseball games, music, craft sales and more. You can find a list of all the activities here. The Memorial Day parade will take place on May 28th starting at 10:00 a.m. at the intersection of John R and 8 mile.

May 28
Milford Memorial Day Parade
Main Street, Downtown Milford
11:00am
Free

The Parade begins at the American Legion Hall on Commerce Road and ends in Central Park on Main Street, with a somber and respectful service for those who have served.

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Starts at Ten Mile Road and Karim Blvd, Novi
10:00am
Free

The Memorial Day Parade has been a Novi community tradition forever, honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.  You can also be in the parade. Calling All Novi Kids!  Be IN the Memorial Day Parade!  Decorate your trikes, bikes, scooters, wagons, strollers (no motors) at home or get assistance and FREE supplies in the assembly area. More info here

May 28
Novi Memorial Day Run
Race starts at Furest Park
Cost and times vary based on what race you run.

The Novi Memorial Day Run is a special family event for children, adults, and veterans. Events like the 1 Mile or 5K walk for the whole family including your dog! Stay for the Memorial Day Parade afterward!

May 28
Memorial Day parade
Bartlett Elementary, South Lyon
9:00am
Free

The parade ends in the South Lyon Cemetery with a touching ceremony that commemorates veterans. 

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Starts at Orchard Lake and Grand River, Farmington
10:00am
Cost: Free

The parade ends at Oakland Avenue, where a memorial ceremony takes place at the Farmington War Memorial Monument in Memorial Park. The ceremony features local Honor and Color Guards, and high ranking officials from various branches of our military service.

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Starts at John R and 8 Mile, Hazel Park
10:00am-12:00pm

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Veteans Memorial Plaza, Troy
10:00am
Free

Major Joseph Cannon,Executive Officer with the Michigan Army National Guard will be the keynote speaker. The ceremony will also include music from the Heritage Concert Band of Troy, raising of the colors by the Troy Police Department Honor Guard, and the laying of a Memorial Wreath.

WAYNE COUNTY

May 26
Memorial Day Ceremony
Corner of Five Mile and Farmington, Livonia
9:00am
Cost: Free

The event is held at the Veteran’s Park Memorial Plaza is a tribute to our veterans. With a military, salutes, a wreath placing ceremony special guests, and music. You can also visit the Memorial Wall which honors those Livonia veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Starts at Michigan Avenue and Maple
Street, Dearborn
10:00am
Free

The parade features numerous school bands, military aircraft flyovers and hundreds of participants! After the parade at about noon will be a ceremony in the Veterans Park and War Memorial in front of the library. 

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Main Street, Downtown Plymouth
9:00am
Free

It will end at Veteran’s Park at Main and Church Streets with a special program saluting our veterans.

May 28
American Legion Memorial Day Parade
Gibraltar Road and Divsion Steet, Flat Rock
10:00am
Cost: Free

WASHTENAW COUNTY

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Dexter
Starts at 10:00am
Cost: Free

The parade will start at 10 am. The Memorial Day Ceremony will start upon conclusion of the parade.

MACOMB COUNTY

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Village of New Haven
9:00am-10:00pm
Cost: free

Service will take place afterwards at Centennial Cemetery.

LIVINGSTON COUNTY

May 28
Memorial Day Parade
Downtown Brighton
10:00am-12:00pm
Cost: Free

 

 

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