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5 Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend 2019 in Metro Detroit

Published May 22, 2019 by

Looking for things to do to celebrate Memorial Day this year? Enjoy the weekend with parades, a flower sale, carnival and more!

Compiled by Ri’An Jackson

May 25-27

Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village

Memorial Day Weekend 2019Photo via The Henry Ford Facebook

9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday

9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday-Monday

The Henry Ford Museum

20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Relive history at the Civil War Remembrance in Greenfield Village. Soldiers, civilians, musicians and historians will come together for special exhibits and demonstrations. You can learn about topics like popular fashion and food during the Civil War era or listen to 19thcentury-inspired music. Tickets are available here.

May 24-25

Northville Flower Sale

Memorial Day Weekend 2019Photo via Northville Chamber of Commerce Facebook

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday

Downtown Northville

Find the perfect locally grown flowers to spice up your yard at the annual Northville Flower Sale. Beautiful herbs, annuals, exotic plants, trees and much more will be available from more than 20 local growers and greenhouses. Free parking will be available at nearby lots and structures.

May 24-27

Sumpter Township Country Festival

Memorial Day Weekend 2019Photo via Sumpter Country Fest Facebook

Sumpter Fairgrounds

23501 Sumpter Road, Belleville

Enjoy carnival rides, a petting zoo, princess pageant, car racing and much more all Memorial Day weekend at the Sumpter Township Country Festival. Admission is free.

May 27

Ferndale Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Weekend 2019Photo via Ferndale Memorial Day Parade Facebook

10 a.m.

Downtown Ferndale

Be a part of one of the oldest annual Memorial Day parades in Michigan. The 101stannual parade will start at 10 a.m. at Livernois and Breckenridge and end at the Memorial Mall on Livernois where the ceremony will take place around 11 a.m.

May 27

Novi Memorial Day Run

Memorial Day Weekend 2019Photo via Novi Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Facebook

Races start at 7:30 a.m.

Fuerst Park

45325 W. 10 Mile Road, Novi

Grab your running shoes, and celebrate the holiday at the 8thannual Novi Memorial Day Run. There will be several events for the whole family, even your dog! Participants can register here and will receive a $5 discount if they bring a canned food donation. There will also be a parade after the races.

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