Memorial Day Weekend Events 2021

Troy Aquatic Center Waterpark

Memorial Day Weekend Events 2021 Metro Detroit MI – Memorial Day weekend parades, ceremonies, events, and fun things to do in SE Michigan May 27, May 28, May 29, May 30, and Memorial Day, May 31, 2021.



Memorial Day Weekend Events 2021 Metro Detroit

Thursday, May 27, 2021 Weekend Family Fun

Sea Life Aquarium Great LakesMondays through Fridays through May 28, 2021 from 10a-6p each day
Auburn Hills Weekend Events – Healthcare Appreciation Days
Sea Life Michigan (4316 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 866-622-0605,
SEA LIFE Aquarium is extending gratitude to the Health Care Heroes who have helped prop up the community by offering them FREE entry. Plus, Health Care Workers can bring up to 4 guests for just $12 each (50% off). Children ages 2 and under are free. Health Care Employee ID or paystub required. Tickets are limited and must be booked online in advance. Monday-Friday only during event period, 5/3/21 to 5/28/21. Subject to change at any time without notice. Final interpretation resides with SEA LIFE Aquarium. For more info and to register CLICK HERE.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 (and FRI, SAT, & SUN) from 10a-5p
Northville Weekend Events – Maybury Farm Spring Visits
Maybury Farm (195 S Main St, Northville, MI 48167, 248-374-0200,
Maybury Farm is open for the Spring. Check out the new baby lambs, 2 kids, & new alpacas. Admission to the farm includes use of the playground and picnic area. $5 per person. Kids under 2 are FREE.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 from 8p-10p
Detroit Weekend Events – Fitness After Dark
Beacon Park (1903 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226)
The event includes 60 minutes of intense cardio kickboxing and ab work in the dark. This fitness party will feature a pre-party warm-up, strobing lights, a lot of sweat and live music. This event is FREE and open to all ages. There are limited in-person spots, so participants must pre-register to attend. Free glow pack’s will be available for participants while supplies last. VIP glow packs are available for a limited time. This event is sponsored by DTE Energy Beacon Park Detroit Foundation and programmed by the Downtown Detroit Partnership.

Friday, May 28, 2021 Memorial Day Weekend Events

Friday, May 28, Saturday, May 29, Sunday, May 30, and Monday, May 31, 2021
Utica Memorial Day Weekend Events – USPBL Baseball at Jimmy John’s Field
Jimmy John’s Field (7171 Auburn Rd, Utica, MI 48317, 248-601-2400,
Affordable family fun at the ballpark! Awesome ticket specials and FUN promotions ALL SUMMER LONG. This weekend’s events include – fireworks, tribute bands, sunglasses giveaway and more! Details

Friday, May 28, 2021 from 3p-5p & 5:30p-7:30p
Troy Memorial Day Weekend Events – Troy Family Aquatic Center Opening Day 
Troy Aquatic Center (3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy MI 48084, 248-524-3514)
Enjoy opening day for the 29th season! Review…Pics
UPDATE 5/28 – TFAC WILL NOT open on May 28 due to inclement weather – Opening Day will be 5/29/21 at 11:30a. For more info, visit Troy Recreation.

Friday, May 28, 2021 through Sunday, May 30
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Dino Stroll
Canterbury Village (2359 Joslyn Ct, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-391-5700,
Canterbury Village will be transformed into the Mesozoic Era with prehistoric dinosaurs throughout. Guest will stroll through this outdoor Dinosaur adventure and get up close and personal with almost 100 life-like creatures, reptiles and life-size dinosaurs, with most standing over 30 feet tall and spanning over 40 feet long, including T-Rex, Velociraptors and Stegosaurus, just to name a few. There will be entertainment by the Dino Band, various roaming characters to encounter during the stroll, and much more. Tickets are $19.99. Limited capacity sessions will be offered with timed tickets available starting at 3:30 p.m. each day and every half hour. Purchase tickets at www.DinoStroll.comMORE INFO.

Friday, May 28, 2021 from 4p-10p
Novi Weekend Events – Friday Family Night
Paradise Park (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050,
1 large pizza, 4 regular sodas, 4 mini golf tickets, 4 laser tickets for $65 (save $20). Their Spring weekend hours are Friday’s 4p-10p- Saturday’s noon-10p, & Sunday noon-8p. Paradise Park Review / Pics / Info

Friday, May 28, 2021 at 6p
Sterling Hts Weekend Events – Macomb County Drive-In Movies
Freedom Hill County Park (14900 Metro Pkwy, Sterling Hts, MI)
Movies will be shown up to 3x daily on the LED big screen drive in movie theatre at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Freedom Hill). all screenings will be limited to just 150 cars and will cost $25 per carload of people. Tickets are on sale ONLY at Food trucks will be available on site for refreshment sales. The LED screen is very visible, even in daylight conditions. MOVIE LISTINGS / MORE INFO.

Friday, May 28, 2021 from 7p-9p
Milford Weekend Events – Milford Friday Night Live FREE Summer Concerts
Center Street Park Milford (Main Street in Downtown Milford)
Hosted by Huron Valley Council for the Arts and the Milford DDA. The concert will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will move into the nearby Milford Presbyterian Church. MORE INFO… CONCERT SCHEDULE

Friday, May 28, 2021 from 9:30p-10:30p
Farmington Hills Weekend Event – Full Moon Friday Night Hike
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Enjoy the evening air as you head into Heritage Park after dark at a Full Moon Friday Night Hike. Listen for nocturnal animals, observe the night sky, and heighten your senses along the way. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration required. Hike will be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by the Farmington Hills Special Services Department.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 Weekend Events

Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 9a
Rochester Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Spencer Park Beach Opens for Summer Season
Spencer Park (3701 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
Swimming at Spencer Park Beach and Carter Lake opens for the 2019 summer season. Daily admission prices are $5 for Rochester Hills residents and $10 for non-residents. Review – Pics

Saturday, May 29 (10a-6p), Sunday, May 30 (10a-6p), and Monday, May 31 (10a-4p)
Milford Weekend Events – Kensington Metropark Art Fair
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910,
This boutique juried art fair will feature artists from across the country, showcasing amazing artwork in every price range. There will be live art demonstrations and hands-on activities. Food trucks will be on-site as well. The new accessible playground will be open and available to enjoy. Social distancing and face coverings are required. This is a FREE event. Explore the Kensington Art Fair website at A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 and Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 11a
Rochester Weekend Events – Meadow Brook Hall Guided Great Estate & Gardens Tour
Meadow Brook Hall (350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401, 248-364-6200)
introduces visitors to Meadow Brook’s expansive grounds and remarkable architecture. This outdoor experience will enchant visitors of all ages with stories of how the historic home came to be. The tour will be offered at 11a on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission prices vary based on the tour and day of the week. Tickets range from $10-18 per adult, $7-13 for seniors aged 62 and over, and $5-10 for children aged 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. Self-Guided Tours & Behind the Scenes Tour Packages are available too. Tickets are available online in advance at

Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11a
Milford Memorial Day Weekend Events – Splash and Bash Opening Weekend
Kensington Metropark Splash N’ Bash (2240 W. Buno Road, Milford, MI 48380, 248-685-1561)
Kensington’s Splash N Blast waterpark features a splash pad, 2, 250 foot long waterslides and more. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today. For more info, visit Review – pics

Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 11a-7p
Clarkston Memorial Day Weekend Events – Deer Lake Beach Opening Weekend
Deer Lake Beach (350 White Lake Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-1444)
Deer Lake beach opens for the 2021 season. Daily non-resident swim passes are $6, resident daily passes are $3. Review – pics

Saturday, May 29 noon-4p
Howell Memorial Day Weekend Events – Tanger Outlets Memorial Day Weekend Block Party & Food Truck Festival
Tanger Outlet Center (1475 N Burkhart, Howell, MI 48855)
Hometown Heroes from the Livingston County Sheriff’s and Howell Area Fire Departments, BOGO Mini Golf, Balloon Creations (12-3p) and Prize wheel giveaways to kick off the Memorial Day Sale. Plus, “From Scratch Comfort Cruzine” food truck will be onsite. For more info, call 517-545-0500 or visit

Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 1p-3p
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – Spring Wagon Ride
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242,
Enjoy the beauty of spring along the Nature Trail. During the tour, Stony Creek will share some park history and interesting facts about natural features. Afterwards, enjoy a crackling campfire. Social distancing and face coverings are required. Pre-registration is required the day before the program by 4p by calling 586-781-9113. $5. Ages 5+. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 5p-7p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Village of Rochester Hills Concerts
The Village of Rochester Hills (104 S Adams Rd, Rochester, MI 48309)
FREE live musical performances from some Village favorites. Visit Fountain Park at the VoRH and experience an array of musical genres as you enjoy the open outdoors. Hosted by TheVofRHMore Info / Act Info

Sunday, May 30, 2021 Events

Sunday, May 30, 2021 from 9:45a-10:45a
Detroit Weekend Events – FREE Yoga at Grand Circus Park
Grand Circus Park Detroit (101-157 Witherell St, Detroit, MI 48226)
Bring your yoga mat and enjoy a physically distant yoga class taught. This is a FREE event but you must pre-register. Weather permitting. Register here.

Sunday, May 30, 2021 fro 6:30p-9p
Harrison Twp Weekend Events – Summer Concert Series
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581,
Spend your Sunday evening enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands. The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at the Lake St. Clair Metorpark Activity Center. From big band swing to country or top 40 to rock and blues. All state and local Covid-19 precautions and restrictions will be followed at time of concert. For a list of bands, visit A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day Events

Highland Twp Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 31, 2021 at 8a, 8:30a, & 9a
Highland Twp Memorial Day Events – Highland Twp Memorial Day Ceremonies
Highland Cemetery (561 N Milford Rd, Highland Charter Twp, MI 48357)
Highland Veterans Memorial Park (200 W Livingston Rd, Highland Charter Twp, MI 48357)
West Highland Cemetery (S Hickory Ridge Rd, Milford, MI 48380)
3 ceremonies conducted by Highland VFW Post 9914. NOTE – Ceremonies are very brief. Those planning on attending should arrive at the locations well before the scheduled start times. 8a at Highland Cemetery, 8:30a at Highland Veterans Memorial Park, and 9a at West Highland Cemetery. For more info, visit

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 7:30a, 8a, 8:30a, and 9a
Milford Memorial Day Weekend Events – Milford Memorial Day Ceremonies
NO Parade this year. Instead their will be morning ceremonies at American Legion at 7:30a, Central Park (Downtown) at 8a, Oak Grove Cemetery at 8:30a, & Milford Memorial Cemetery at 9a. For more info, visit

Birmingham ParadeMonday, May 31, 2021 at 9a
Royal Oak Memorial Day Weekend Events – Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade 
The parade will start near Main Street at Lincoln and will proceed north to Second Street The parade has been held on Memorial Day for several decades as a respectful tribute to our veterans – past and present. To apply to be in the parade or for more information, visit

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 9a
South Lyon Memorial Day Weekend Events – South Lyon Memorial Day Parade
Downtown South Lyon Michigan
Organized by VFW Post 2502. The parade launches at 9a from Bartlett Elementary and makes its way down 10 Mile through downtown. The parade ends in the South Lyon Cemetery with a ceremony that commemorates the contributions and sacrifices of all veterans. Organized by South Lyon VFW Post 1224.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 10a
Birmingham Memorial Day Weekend Events – Birmingham Memorial Day Service (In Person & Virtual)
Shain Park (151 Martin Street, Birmingham MI)
The annual observance of Memorial Day in Shain Park hosted by includes addresses by the Mayor and State Representative, patriotic music, and an introduction of veterans. Civil War reenactors will assist in the service. For more information, contact 248-258-9007. For 2021, this will be a live facebook event on the City of Birmingham Facebook Page. Social distancing will be maintained for those who wish to attend in person.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 10a (line-ups begin at 9:30a)
Holly Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Parade
Downtown Holly
The Annual Holly Memorial Day Parade will begin in Downtown Holly and march over to Lakeside Cemetery for Memorial Day Services. Parade line-ups begin at 9a, parade starts at 10a. Hosted by American Legion Post 149 & VFW Post 5587.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11a
Auburn Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Auburn Hills Memorial Day Parade
American Legion Hall (96 Churchill Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, 248-852-4880
altThe parade begins at the Avondale HS, proceeds to the MOMS Memorial, the Webster’s Cemetery and to the Auburn Hills American Legion where a community picnic will follow the parade and ceremony from noon-2p. For more info, call 248-852-4880.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11a
Berkley Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Ceremony at City Hall
Berkley City Hall Gazebo (3338 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI)
American Legion Post 374 and VFW Post 9222 are hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony at City Hall. Following the ceremony, the Legion will host a post-ceremony at noon (2079 Twelve Mile Rd, Berkley, MI 48072). Hosted by the City of Berkley.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11a
Hazel Park Memorial Day Weekend Events – Hazel Park Memorial Day Ceremony and Bike Parade
Hazel Park City Hall (111 E 9 Mile Rd, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Join the City of Hazel park on Memorial Day for a ceremony starting at 11a at City Hall on John R and Nine Mile Road. The ceremony will be followed by a bike parade to Green Acres Park. Hosted by the City of Hazel Park.

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11a
Northville Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Tribute
Rural Hill Cemetery (215 West Seven Mile Road, Northville, MI)
Tribute for 2021 in lieu of the traditional Northville Memorial Day Parade. For more info, visit

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 10a
Troy Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Ceremony
Troy City Hall (500 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084)
The City of Troy is holding their Memorial Day Ceremony at 10a at Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of City Hall. Join others to honor fallen men and women who served our country to ensure our freedom with memorializing speeches, music and reflection. The ceremony will also include raising of the colors by the Troy Police Department Honor Guard, and the laying of a Memorial Wreath. The public is welcome to attend. The ceremony will last approximately one hour. For more information, contact the Community Affairs Department at 248-524-1147 visit

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 11a
Walled Lake Memorial Day Weekend Events – Walled Lake Memorial Day Ceremony
A brief, socially distanced service to commemorate veterans in lieu of a parade for 2021. For more info, visit

Monday, May 31, 2021 at Noon
Lake Orion Memorial Day Weekend Events – Lake Orion Memorial Day Ceremony 
The annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Orion Veteran’s Memorial at noon. For more info, please contact 248-202-6198 or visit for more info.

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