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Memorial Day Weekend Events 2024

Memorial Day Weekend Events 2024 Metro Detroit MI – Memorial Day weekend parades, ceremonies, events, and fun things to do in SE Michigan May 23, May 24, May 25, May 26, and Memorial Day, May 27, 2024.


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Memorial Day Weekend Events 2024 Metro Detroit

Thursday, May 23, 2024 Weekend Family Fun

Daily through June 30, 2024 from 10a-6p Daily
Auburn Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – LEGOLAND Play Unstoppable Festival 2024
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan (Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, 4000 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326, 248-409-6009,
Experience the brand-new exclusive LEGO Friends 4D Movie and enjoy a festival of imagination, creativity, music, and fun. Create a festival animal, design your own flowers for the festival garden, show your moves at fun festival dance parties, and enjoy a MINILNAD scavenger hunt, and more. Purchase tickets to Sensory Friendly by clicking this link and then scrolling to Unstoppable Festival under “Attractions”.

Daily at Cranbrook (museum hrs & admission info) through 6/2/24
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Galileo: Scientist, Astronomer, Visionary
Cranbrook Institute of Science (9221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303-0801, 1-877-462-7262
This family-friendly experience features dozens of hands-on activities and interactives that explores the life and times of Galileo using fun STEAM concepts, levers, scales, gears, pulleys, the pendulum, and laws of motion. $8 for adults / $5 for ages 2-12 in addition to CIS admission fees. MORE INFO

Daily through Sunday, May 26, 2024
Fraser Weekend Events – The Big Bounce America
Steffens Park (33000 Garfield Rd, Fraser, MI 48026)
The world’s largest traveling Inflatable Bounce House tour is at Steffens Park in Fraser. Kids (and adults) of all ages can explore the ENORMOUS bounce zones including Air Space, The GIANT, Sports Slam, and Octoblast Foam Party. Tickets are on sale now, book your time slot today here. Hosted by

Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 9p-11p
New Boston Weekend Events / Oakwoods Metroparks Events – Full Moon Hike
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956,
There are many different myths and legends associated with the Full Moon. Learn a little about Earth’s closest, natural satellite; and explore how and why there are so many unique names associated with each full moon. Ages 8+. $5 Child / $5 Adult. Free event. Advanced pre-registration required online or call 734-782-3956. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2024 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Friday, May 24, 2024 Memorial Day Weekend Events

Friday, May 24, 2024 at 9a
Southfield Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Ceremony
Southfield City Hall (26000 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI)
The City of Southfield will be holding a Memorial Day ceremony at City Hall at 9a. For more info, visit

Friday, May 24, 2024 from 10a-7p
Farmington Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Heritage Park Splash Pad Opening Day
Splash Pad at Heritage Park (24725 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI, 248-536-5617,
Heritage Park has a small splash pad at the north end of the park near the north shelter / picnic area and playground. Kids are free to run through splash pad when the weather is warm enough. Entry to Heritage Park is FREE and so is the Splash Pad! REVIEW / PICS / INFO

Friday, May 24, 2024 from 10:30a-1p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Open Bounce at Inflatable Playspaces –
Inflatable Playspaces (5160 Meijer Drive, Royal Oak, Michigan, 248-288-5888,
Inflatable Playspaces rents inflatables and backyard party games of every kind. They also have a great indoor bounce room & party room. On Fridays they open up their HUGE open bounce room for open jump for the low price of $9 per child (parents of children are FREE).

Friday, May 24 from 11a-8:30p
West Bloomfield Memorial Day Weekend Events – Lily Pad Springs Opening Day
Lily Pad Springs Splash Pad (6200 Farmington Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322, 248-451-1900,
The West Bloomfield splash pad is now open for the 2024 Summer Season. REVIEW / PICS / INFO

Friday, May 26 through Monday, May 27, 2024
Hazel Park Memorial Day Weekend Events – Hazel Park Memorial Festival / Carnival
Green Acres Park (75 W Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park, MI, 48030)
Enjoy the HUGE carnival midway, live entertainment, children’s entertainment, beer tent, and more! MORE INFO / SCHEDULE OF EVENTS..

Friday, May 24 (3p-7p), Saturday May 25 and Sunday May 26 (10a-7:30p)
Troy Weekend Events – Funbox Detroit
Oakland Mall Parking Lot (412 W 14 Mile Rd, Troy, MI 48083)
The World’s Biggest Bouncepark has set up shop in Metro Detroit with over 25,000 square feet of obstacles and bouncing fun for kids (and adults). Book 90-minute time slots at / PICS / INFO

May 24, 2024 through May 27, 2024 (more info / hours)
Madison Hts Memorial Day Weekend Events – Madison Heights High School Spring Carnival / Madison Spring Carnival
Madison Hts High School (915 E 11 Mile Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
The carnival comes to town for a weekend of fun. Hosted by skerbeck.comMORE INFO

Friday, May 24, 2024 through Monday, May 27, 2024
Shelby Twp Memorial Day Weekend Events – Down Home Days Shelby Twp Carnival
Knight’s Park & Pavilion (11541 21 Mile Rd, Shelby Twp, MI, 48315)
Live music, DJ, carnival midway, carnival rides, and more. The event kicks of with Family Fun Night on 5/25. Hosted by ShelbyTwp.orgMORE INFO / SCHEDULE

Madison High School Spring Carnival

Friday, May 24, Saturday, May 25, 2024
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, Memorial celebration and more! Details

Friday, May 24, 2024 After Detroit Tigers Baseball
Detroit Memorial Day Weekend Events – Comerica Park Fireworks
Comerica Park
Fireworks to start immediately following the game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Tickets for Detroit Tigers Fireworks Nights (and all other games this season) can be purchased at for individual games.

Saturday, May 25, 2024 Weekend Events

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 9a (swimming hours begin at 11a)
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 2024 summer season. Daily admission prices are $5 for Rochester Hills residents and $10 for non-residents on Mondays through Fridays. On Saturdays & Sundays (and Memorial Day) admission is $8 for Rochester Hills residents and $15 for non-residents. Review – Pics

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 9a Check In / Parade Starts at 10a
Madison Hts Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Parade
Wilkerson Middle School (26524 John R Rd, Madison Heights, MI 48071)
The Memorial Day Parade begins at 9 at Wilkerson Middle School. People are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, and sit along the parade route. The parade will proceed to go to Madison High School Football Stadium for the Memorial Service, we encourage you to stay and honor those that gave all for our country. After the Memorial Service the Madison District Public Schools will be holding a carnival in the High School Parking lot. For additional information, visit call Martha Kehoe at 248-548-7929.

Saturday, May 25, 2024 through September 8, 2024 from 10a-5p
Royal Oak Memorial Day Weekend Events – Dinosauria Opening Day – May 25
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067)
Enjoy the 3-acre walking tour of prehistoric times with animatronic dinosaurs, educational displays, hands-on fun, and more. Tickets start at $?? (does not include Zoo admission). Hosted by the Detroit Zoo.

Saturday and Sunday from 10a-5p
Bloomfield Hills Weekend Events – Mini Golf Course at Cranbrook Art Museum
Cranbrook Art Museum (39221 Woodward Ave Box 801, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, 248-645-3323,
9-hole mini golf fun at this summer. Each playable hole is a work of art – literally. $15 Adults / $8 Children Under 12. Pre-registration required at this LINK. Course admission INCLUDES general admission to the museum gallery. REVIEW / PICS / MORE INFO.

May 25 & 26 2024 from 10a-4p
Lake Orion Weekend Events – Canterbury Village Dino & Dragon 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. OCM DINO STROLL COUPON CODE – Use Coupon Code OCM at online check out and take $2 off each ticket to Dino & Dragon Stroll May 25, 26, 2024 Strolls. Tickets must be pre-purchased at THIS LINK. Parking is FREE. Purchase Tickets Online Here. Hosted by www.canterburyvillage.comMORE INFO

Saturday, May 25 from 10a-6p, Sunday, May 26 from 10a-6p, Monday, May 27 from 10-4p
Milford Memorial Day Weekend Events / Kensington Metropark Events – Kensington 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. Learn more at A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2024 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 10a
Clarkston Memorial Day Weekend Events – Renee Przyblski Spray Park Opening Day 2024
Clarkston Spraypark at Clintonwood Park (6000 Clarkston Road, Clarkson, MI 48346, 248-625-1444,
The spray park at Clintonwood Park is now open for the 2024 season. REVIEW / PICS / VIDEO / INFO

Saturday, May 25, 2024 from 10a-2p
Troy Memorial Day Weekend Events – Be A Buddy Not A Bully Ice Cream Social
Lily Rae Shop (69 W Long Lake Rd, Troy, MI 48098)
Enjoy free ice cream, fabulous glitter tattoos, and a whole lot of fun activities for the kids. Hosted by Lily Rae Shop.

Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 11a
Holly Memorial Day Weekend Events – WhoaZone 2024 Opening Day
Holly Recreation Area (5005 McGinnis Rd, Holly, MI 48442, 248-985-2083,
HUGE Wibit inflatable waterpark, watercraft rentals, shaded beach seating, snack zone, and more. Single splash sessions are 50-minutes in duration. Prices for the WhoaZone obstacle course are for ages 7 and up are the same for children and adults. The KidsZone is for ages 4-7 & under 45″. Use our Oakland County Moms WhoaZone Coupon Code – OCM24 at online checkout to save 15% on all tickets. REVIEW / PICS / MORE INFO

WhoaZone Holly Coupon and Coupon Codes

Saturday, May 25 from 11a-6 & Sunday, May 26 from 11a-5p
Rochester Memorial Day Weekend Events – Heritage Days
Municipal Park Rochester (400 6th St, Rochester, MI 48307)
Enjoy historical displays, a car show, plant sale, Pioneer Playground and more fun for the kids. Hosted by MORE INFO

Saturday, May 25, 2024 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. 2024 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 25, 2024 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 2024 season. Daily non-resident and non-resident swim passes are $5. Review – pics

Deer Lake Beach Clarkston

Sunday, May 26, 2024 Events

Sunday, May 26, 2024 at 1p
Holly Memorial Day Weekend Events – Great Lakes National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony
Great Lakes National Cemetery (4200 Belford Rd, Holly, MI)
A crowd of several thousand veterans, families, friends and the general public are expected to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony honoring deceased veterans interred at the Great Lakes National Cemetery. For more info, call 248-858-0785 or visit

Sunday, May 26, 2024 from 6:30p-9p
Lake St Clair Metropark Memorial Day Weekend Events – Metroparks Free Summer Concerts
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581,
Spend your Sunday evening at Lake St. Clair Metropark enjoying music from different metro Detroit bands. Each Sunday evening, in the summer, the Thomas Welsh Activity Center becomes a concert venue. From rock to country to R&B and oldies, there is a concert for everyone. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2024 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today. More Info / Concert Schedule. 2024 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at OR visit your local Metropark today. More Info / Concert Schedule

Monday, May 27, 2024 Memorial Day Events

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 8a (see schedule below)
Rochester / Rochester Hills Memorial Day Event – Rochester Regional Chamber Foundation Parade of Heroes
8a – City of Rochester Ceremony at Mt Avon / 9a – Parade begins at Mt Avon Cemetery in Rochester / 10:30a – Parade ends at Veteran’s Point, Rochester Hills, with a closing Ceremony by Rochester Hills / 11:30a – Hot dogs at Rochester Fire Station.. Hosted by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce. in conjunction with the City of Rochester, the City of Rochester Hills, and Oakland Twp.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 9a
Hazel Park Memorial Day Weekend Events  – Hazel Park Memorial Day Ceremony and Hazel Park Memorial Day Parade
Hazel Park Jr High School (22770 Highland Ave #1803, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Join the City of Hazel park on Memorial Day for a ceremony starting at 9a Hazel Park Jr High School. Route goes to the Hazel Park Community Center near Green Acres Park. Hosted by the City of Hazel Park.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 9a
Royal Oak Memorial Day Weekend Events – Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade
The parade will start on 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 27, 2024 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 27, 2024 at 10a
Birmingham Memorial Day Weekend Events – Birmingham Memorial Day Service at Shain Park
Shain Park (151 Martin Street, Birmingham MI)
The annual observance of Memorial Day in Shain Park 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. Hosted by

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Clarkston Memorial Day Weekend Events – Clarkston Memorial Day Service
Lakeview Cemetery (6150 White Lake Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348)
Event includes the Color Guard performing a rifle volley, raising of the flag and the playing of Taps, the Clarkston High School Band and Ladies in Mourning. For more information, call 248-625-9912 after 4p. This year, due to concerns over closing the road, there will be no parade. Hosted by American Legion Campbell-Richmond Post 63 and Independence Twp.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Clawson Memorial Day Weekend Events – Clawson Memorial Day Ceremony
Blair Public Library Gazebo
Join Clawson American Legion Post 167 to honor fallen heroes with a brief ceremony in honor of the fallen men and women in service. Hosted by the City of Clawson.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Farmington / Farmington Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Farmington Memorial Day Parade
Intersection of Grand River & Orchard Lake Road
The parade will start near the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Orchard Lake Road and travel one mile west on Grand River. The event ends with a ceremony at Memorial Park at Grand River Avenue & Oakland Street, followed by a free community luncheon hosted at the American Legion. The Parade Committee is looking for volunteers who would like to join the team and help organize and manage the event. For more information, visit the American Legion Post 346 website at or call 248-478-9174. Hosted by American Legion Post 346The City of Farmington Hills, and the City of Farmington.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Ferndale Memorial Day Weekend Events – Ferndale Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
Ferndale Michigan
The parade begins on Livernois at Maplehurst, north to Oakridge St, west to Pinecrest, south to Nine Mile Rd, east to Livernois, and south on Livernois to the Veteran’s Memorial Mall for ceremony at 11a. Hosted by the Ferndale Memorial Association.

Monday, May 27, 2024 from 10a-noon
Northville Memorial Day Weekend Events – Northville Chamber of Commerce Memorial Day Parade
W Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167
The Parade is an observance to honor and mourn the US military personnel who have died while serving in the United State Armed Forces. The parade marches down Main Street to Wing Street, then West down Cady Street, briefly stopping at Oakwood Cemetery on West Cady Street. It then proceeds to Rural Hill Cemetery where there will be a memorial service starting at 11a. Hosted by the Northville Chamber of Commerce and VFH Post 4012.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Novi Memorial Day Weekend Events – Novi Memorial Day Parade
Novi Meadow Brook Commons (25075 Meadowbrook Rd)
Parade will begin at Novi Memorial Commons and end at the Novi Civic Center. To be part of this annual community event that also honors Veterans and those currently serving, call 248-347-0414. Hosted by the City of Novi.

Monday, May 27, 2024 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 also includes 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 usually lasts approximately one hour. For more information, contact the Community Affairs Department at 248-524-1147 visit

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10a
Waterford Memorial Day Weekend Events – Waterford Memorial Day Parade
Burke Lumber (Dixie Hwy and Sashabaw Rd, Waterford, MI)
The annual Memorial Day parade hosted by Pontiac Waterford Elks 810. The parade route is along Dixie Hwy. beginning at Sashabaw Rd., then traveling NW to the intersection of Dixie & Williams Lake Rd. For more info, visit

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10:30a
Auburn Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Auburn Hills Memorial Day Parade
American Legion Hall (96 Churchill Rd, Auburn Hills, MI, 248-852-4880
The 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. Hosted by American Legion Hill-Gazette Post 143.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11a and noon (2 ceremonies)
Berkley Memorial Day Weekend Events – Memorial Day Ceremonies
Berkley City Hall Gazebo (3338 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley, MI 48072) – Ceremony I
Berkley American Legion (2079 12 Mile Rd, Berkley, MI 48072)
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. Hosted by the City of Berkley. Hosted by the Berkley American Legion Stanley J. Fons Post 374.

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11a
Beverly Hills Memorial Day Weekend Events – Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival
Birmingham Grove High School (20500 West Thirteen Mile Road, Beverly Hills, MI 48025)
The parade begins at 11a in the east parking lot of Groves High School, travels north on Evergreen to Beverly and concludes at Beverly Park for a ceremony at 1p. Carnival follows the Parade at Beverly Park from noon-2p. For more info, visit

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11a
Milford Memorial Day Weekend Events – Milford Memorial Day Parade
The Annual Milford Memorial Day Parade will take place on Main Street in Downtown Milford. Begins at the American Legion Hall at 510 W Commerce Rd in Milford. For more info, visit

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 10:30a (kids decorate bikes) / 11a (parade lineup) / 11:30a Parade
Sylvan Lake Memorial Day Weekend Events – Sylvan Lake Memorial Day Parade and Bike Parade
Sylvan Lake City Hall and Memorial Park
The Parade will begin at 11:30a at City Hall and end at Memorial Park with a brief ceremony. Kids are welcome to decorate their bikes and participate in the parade. Veterans that wish to participate are asked to contact Jim Smith at 248-904-9085 to be recognized at Memorial Park ceremony. Kids can begin decorating their bikes for the bike parade (with supplies provided) at City Hall at 10:30a. If you would like to volunteer at the parade / ceremony please contact

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11a
Walled Lake Memorial Day Weekend Events – Walled Lake Memorial Day Parade
begins at 850 Ladd Rd and ends at 1499 E West Maple Rd. For more info, visit

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 11a
Franklin Memorial Day Weekend Events – Village of Franklin Memorial Day Ceremony
Franklin Cemetary (26298 Scenic Dr, Franklin, MI 48025)
A ceremony to honor veterans. “The Franklin Cemetery Association invites you to a day of
remembrance in our beautiful cemetery. Over 258 veterans of wars dating back to the War of 1812 are laid to rest in our historic cemetery. All will be honored. This old-fashioned, patriotic service is filled with music and inspiration for young and old. Franklin Boy Scout Troup #1699, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard, and many other volunteers join to make this a special service”. Guest Speak for 2024 will be Mitch Albom. Please bring your own blanket or lawn chairs. Hosted by Franklin Cemetery.

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