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Metro Detroit events, services and parades this Memorial Day weekend

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Posted at 10:59 AM, May 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 07:49:23-04

Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and many cities in metro Detroit are celebrating the holiday with parades and services. 

Memorial Day falls on the last Monday in May, and is observed in remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.

The weekend also kicks off a number of festivals across the area. 

You can find a list of metro Detroit events, parades and services below.

(We'll continuously be adding to this list, if you have an event in your community you'd like to be added, please email details to news@wxyz.com.) 
 

CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Memorial Day Mass

  • Resurrection Cemetery (Section 13) on Memorial Day at 10 a.m.

DEARBORN

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day at Michigan Avenue and Maple Street

Civil War Remembrance Reenactments 

  • Greenfield Village hosting Civil War Remembrance event May 27-May 29. 

DETROIT

Bel Air Luxury Cinema

  • Movie theater offering free movie tickets for all Military including active, veterans and military spouses (offer runs Friday through Monday.)

Memorial Day Mass

  • Mt. Olivet Cemetery near the main office around 10 a.m. on Memorial Day
  • Mt. Elliott Cemetery at the St. Bonaventure Monastery Chapel  around 10:30 a.m. on Memorial Day

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EASTPOINTE

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 11 am. on Memorial Day on Gratiot Avenue in front of City Hall

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Starts at noon on Memorial Day at Kennedy Park followed by a community picnic

FARMINGTON HILLS

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day near Grand River Avenue and Orchard Lake Road 

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Ceremony follows parade at Farmington War Memorial Monument in Memorial Park

GROSSE POINTE SHORES

Memorial Day Service

  • Begins at 10 a.m. at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial

HAZEL PARK

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 10 a.m. and runs north on John R from 8 Mile to Woodward Heights, then west on Woodward Heights before ending at the Hazel Park Recreation Center

HOLLY

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • Great Lakes National Cemetery is holding a ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday

LIVONIA

Memorial Day Ceremony

  • City of Livonia to hold ceremony at Veterans Memorial Plaza starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday

MADISON HEIGHTS

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday near John R. and former K-Mart plaza

MILAN

Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

  • Ceremony begins at 9 a.m. at Marble Park Cemetery. Parade follows to the Veterans Wall of Honor in Wilson Park. Closing ceremony at the Wall of Honor

 

MILFORD

Kensington Art Fair

  • Runs Saturday, Sunday and Monday at Kensington Metropark (10 a.m. until 5 p.m.)

NORTHVILLE

Memorial Day Parade

  • Begins at 10 a.m. through downtown Northville

NOVI

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts 10 a.m. at 10 Mile and Karmin to the Novi Civic Center

ORCHARD LAKE

46th Annual St. Mary's Polish Country Fair

  • Fair times: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday - Sunday; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. The Vegas tent will run from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday; 3 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday and Sunday and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday. 

ROCHESTER

Memorial Day Mass

  • Guardian Angel Cemetery near the main office around 8:30 a.m. on Memorial Day

ROYAL OAK

Memorial Day Parade

  • Starts at 9 a.m. at Lincoln and Main on Memorial Day

Memorial Day Service

  • Starts after the parade around 10:15 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Plaza

SALINE

Memorial Day Parade

  • Begins at 10 a.m. on Michigan Ave. in downtown Saline

 

SOUTHFIELD

Memorial Day Event

  • City of Southfield and Lathrup Village to commemorate Memorial Day on Friday at 9 a.m. on the front steps of Southfield City Hall

STERLING HEIGHTS

Memorial Day Parade

  • Begins at 10 a.m. at the Dodge Park parking lot to Heritage Junior High School

TROY

Memorial Day Celebration Concert

  • White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery hosting Birmingham Concert Band beginning at 3 p.m. on Sunday

Annual WWI Polar Bear Memorial Day Service

  • White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery hosting 88th Annual WWI Polar Bear Memorial Service on Memorial Day at 11 a.m.

WATERFORD

Memorial Day Mass

  • All Saints Cemetery (section 13) starts at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day