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
Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village
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.
Northville Flower Sale
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
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.
Sumpter Township Country Festival
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.
Ferndale Memorial Day Parade
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.
Novi Memorial Day Run
Races start at 7:30 a.m.
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.