Oakland County Memorial Day Parades 2020

Oakland County Memorial Day Parades 2020 – Memorial Day parades, events, and celebrations in Oakland County MI to honor those that died serving our country. Memorial Day is May 25, 2020.

In addition to Memorial Day Weekend parades and ceremonies to honor, Oakland County Moms has put together an Memorial Day Weekend Family Fun Page for more Metro Detroit events taking place this Memorial Day weekend in Oakland County.

LONG STORY SHORT – ALL PARADES HAVE BEEN CANCELED, MANY COMMUNITIES ARE SUGGESTING CITIZENS DECORATE THEIR YARDS IN PATRIOTIC COLORS AND FLAGS. THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM IS HOSTING A LIVE FACEBOOK EVENT (SEE BELOW). THE CITY OF ROCHESTER IS HOSTING A LIVE VIDEO ADDRESS. YOU CAN WATCH COMCAST CHANNEL 17 & WOW CHANNEL 10 OR VISIT THE CITY OF ROCHESTER YOUTUBE CHANNEL (SEE BELOW). MANY LOCAL GOVERNMENTS ARE BROADCASTING PREVIOUS MEMORIAL DAY PARADES ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACCESS CHANNELS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND.

VIRTUAL OAKLAND COUNTY MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES

Novi Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9a
Novi Virtual Memorial Day Event – Novi Memorial Day Ceremony
Facebook “Live” at 9a on Monday as Novi Mayor Bob Gatt pays tribute with a short Memorial Day Ceremony. Here’s the link.

Rochester Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9a
Rochester / Rochester Hills Memorial Day Event – Greater Rochester Memorial Events
Mayor Stuart Bikson will commemorate Memorial Day this year with a video address in lieu of the ceremony at Mount Avon Cemetery to help encourage and maintain social distancing. The video will be broadcast at 9a on May 25 and posted to the City’s webcasts and the City’s YouTube Channel. The cemetery will remain open and the City will still be placing flags at the veterans graves. You can watch Comcast Channel 17 & WOW Channel 10 for rebroadcasts of this event.

Birmingham Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10a
Birmingham Memorial Day Event – Birmingham Memorial Day Service
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 introduction of veterans. For more information, contact 248-258-9007. For 2020, this will be a live facebook event on the City of Birmingham Facebook Page.

Oakland County Memorial Day Parades 2020

Oakland County Memorial Day Parades 2020 – Friday, May 22

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 9a
Southfield Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Ceremony – CANCELED
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 cityofsouthfield.com.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Memorial Day Parades 2020 – Saturday, May 23

Madison Hts Memorial Day Events
Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10a
Madison Hts Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Parade and Pancake Breakfast
The Memorial Day Parade begins at 10a at N of Dartmouth and John R, travels north along John R to 13 Mile, and will conclude in front of City Hall. People are asked to bring their own lawn chairs, and sit along the parade route. For additional information call Martha Kehoe at 248-548-7929. Prior to the parade, everyone is invited to attend the Community Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Citizen Center (located at 29448 John R) from 8a–10a on Memorial Day. All you can eat pancakes will be available for a fee. Hosted by the City of Madison Hts. UPDATE 5/7/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Memorial Day Parades 2020 – Sunday, May 24

Holly Memorial Day Ceremony
Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 1p
Holly Memorial Day Ceremony – Great Lakes National Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony – CANCELED
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. There will be patriotic music. The VFW State Honor Guard will present the colors and perform a rifle salute during the ceremony. Taps will also be played. For more info, call 248-858-0785 or visit cem.va.gov
UPDATE 5/19/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Oakland County Memorial Day Parades 2020 – Monday, May 25

Highland Twp Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 8a, 8:30a, & 9a
Highland Twp Memorial Day Events – Highland Twp Memorial Day Ceremonies – CANCELED
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 highlandtwp.net.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Rochester Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9a
Rochester / Rochester Hills Memorial Day Event – Greater Rochester Memorial Events
Mayor Stuart Bikson will commemorate Memorial Day this year with a video address in lieu of the ceremony at Mount Avon Cemetery to help encourage and maintain social distancing. The video will be broadcast at 9a on May 25 and posted to the City’s webcasts and the City’s YouTube Channel. The cemetery will remain open and the City will still be placing flags at the veterans graves. You can watch Comcast Channel 17 & WOW Channel 10 for rebroadcasts of this event.

Royal Oak Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9a
Royal Oak Memorial Day Event – Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
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 romi.gov/parade.
UPDATE 4/17/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

South Lyon Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9a
South Lyon Memorial Day Event – 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.
UPDATE 5/18/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Farmington / Farmington Hills Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10a
Farmington / Farmington Hills Memorial Day Events – Farmington Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
Intersection of Grand River & Orchard Lake Road
Parade will travel one mile west on Grand River. It will end at Oakland Avenue where a ceremony will take place at the Farmington War Memorial Monument in Memorial Park. 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 www.memorialdayparade.us or call 248-478-9174.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Beverly Hills Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11a
Beverly Hills Oakland County Memorial Day Parades Event – Beverly Hills Memorial Day Parade and Carnival – CANCELED
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. Carnival follows the Parade at Beverly Park from noon-2p. For more info, visit villageofbeverlyhills.com
UPDATE 4/24/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Lake Orion Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11a
Lake Orion Memorial Day – Lake Orion Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony – CANCELED
A Memorial Day Parade on Broadway at 11a, and the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Orion Veteran’s Memorial at 1p. If you are interested in participating or marching in the parade, please contact 248-202-6198 or visit downtownlakeorion.org for more info.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Novi Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10a
Novi Memorial Day Event – Novi Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
The Memorial Day Parade has been a Novi community tradition, honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Novi civic organizations, businesses, bands, scout troops, and families are encouraged to march and showcase pride and spirit. To be part of this great community event that also honors Veterans and those currently serving, call 248-347-0414. Parade route is along 10 Mile Rd. Hosted by the City of Novi.
UPDATE 4/7/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Troy Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10a
Troy Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Ceremony – CANCELED
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 Plaza in front of City Hall. For more info, visit troymi.gov.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Waterford Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 10a
Waterford Memorial Day Event – Waterford Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
Burke Lumber (Dixie Hwy and Sashabaw Rd, Waterford, MI)
The annual Memorial Day parade hosted by the Heart of the Lakes VFW post 1008. If you are interested in your group being in the parade, please contact Donna at the VFW Post, 248-674-2826 to register.
UPDATE 4/21/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Milford Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11a
Milford Memorial Day Event – Milford Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
The Annual Milford Memorial Day Parade will take place on Main Street in Downtown Milford. Begins at the American Legion Hall on Commerce Rd.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

Walled Lake Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 25, 2020 at 11a
Walled Lake / Oakland County Memorial Day Parades Events – Walled Lake Memorial Day Parade – CANCELED
Walled Lake Drive & Maple Rd
The Walled Lake Memorial Day parade begins at 11a at Walled Lake Dr and Maple and runs along Pontiac Trail and culminates at City Hall for a brief service to commemorate veterans. For more info, visit walledlake.us.
UPDATE 5/6/20 – Due to concerns about the Coronavirus / Covid-19, this event has been canceled.

2019 EVENTS

Rochester / Rochester Hills Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 8a, 9a, & 11a (3 events / 2 diff locations)
Rochester / Rochester Hills Memorial Day Event – Greater Rochester Memorial Events
Mt Avon Cemetery Rochester (Wilcox St, Rochester, MI 48307)
Veteran’s Memorial Pointe Rochester Hills (1015 S Livernois Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307)
Van Hoosen Middle School (1339 Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48306)
The Greater Rochester Memorial Day Committee will be hosting three
separate programs to honor veterans. The first event will take place at Mt Avon Cemetery in Rochester at 8a followed by a second program at Veteran Memorial Pointe in Rochester Hills beginning at 9a. The last event will be a Memorial Day Parade and Flag Ceremony beginning at Van Hoosen Middle School. If you have questions or would like to assist the committee, please call 248-651-6700.

Clawson Memorial Day Events
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10a
Clawson Memorial Day Event – Clawson Memorial Day Ceremony
Blair Public Library Gazebo
Join Clawson American Legion Post to honor fallen heroes with a brief ceremony in honor of the fallen men and women in service.

Ferndale Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10a
Ferndale Memorial Day Event – Ferndale Memorial Day Parade 2019
Downtown Ferndale Michigan
Parade will start at Woodward & Maplehurst south to Nine Mile Rd, west to Livernois and to the Veteran’s Memorial. Spectators are welcome to bring lawn chairs and set-up on the sidewalks of West Nine Mile Road and on the Woodward median from Maplehurst to Nine Mile Rd. No tents are permissible.

Hazel Park Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10a
Hazel Park Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Parade
Hazel Park Jr High School (1803, 22770 Highland Ave, Hazel Park, MI 48030)
Memorial Day parade begins at 10a at the corner of John R Rd and 8 Mile Rd. After the parade, join the fun at the Memorial Festival Carnival. A ceremony will be held at 9a at the City Hall Memorial Site For more information contact 248-546-4092.

Holly Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10a (line-ups begin at 9a)
Holly Memorial Day Event – 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.

Northville Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 10a
Northville Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day Parade 2019
Downtown Northville
VFW Post 4012 presents the 2019 Memorial Day Parade. Parade steps off at 10a sharp from Northville Downs at Main and Griswold.

Auburn Hills Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11a
Auburn Hills Memorial Day Event – 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. For more info, call 248-852-4880.

Franklin Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11a
Franklin Memorial Day Events – Franklin Memorial Day Ceremony
Franklin Cemetary (26298 Scenic Dr, Franklin, MI 48025)
A ceremony to honor veterans.

Berkley Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11a
Berkley Memorial Day 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.

Sylvan Lake Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019 at 11:30a
Sylvan Lake Memorial Day Event – Memorial Day 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.

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