FOG and MIST   58.0F  |  Forecast »

Greek Independence Day Parade in Detroit

The historic Greektown district will be a sea of blue on April 6, 2014. Bring the family to check out the music, costumes and fun in store.

Be Greek for the day at the 13th annual Greek Independence Day Parade in Detroit, set for April 6, 2014! People of all ages will gather on Monroe Street in historic Greektown to see the procession of floats, local organizations, church groups and more.

The parade kicks off near the Compuware Building and proceeds down Monroe Street at Woodward Avenue until it reaches Greektown. Be sure to stick around after the parade for a post-parade ceremony, followed by Greek dancing.

There is a pre-parade open house at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan, which kicks off at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, followed by a gala reception and the Hellenic Heritage Awards at the Detroit Institute of Arts at 7 p.m. The funds raised from these festivities will benefit the Hellenic Museum of Michigan.

Don't forget to wear blue and white during the parade! It kicks off at 3 p.m., so be sure to head down a bit early. It's free to attend and, if you stick around for lunch, there are plenty of places in Greektown – including Pegasus Taverna and Santorini Estiatorio – to try a taste of Greece.

For the directions and the basic details on the Greek Independence Day Parade in Detroit, see the Metro Parent listing.

Add your comment:
Advertisement

More »Latest Articles & Blog Posts

Single Mom and Her Son Take Vine by Storm

Single Mom and Her Son Take Vine by Storm

The duo's silly shenanigans give you a glimpse of modern single parenting through these short videos on the popular social networking site – and people love them.

Simple Halloween Projects Feature Candy, Milk Bottles, More

Simple Halloween Projects Feature Candy, Milk Bottles, More

These DIY October projects by eighteen25, tatertots & jello, Handmade Charlotte and Let's Eat Grandpa are so fun for parents and kids to make, it's frightening!

Meet Asher, Metro Parent October 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

Meet Asher, Metro Parent October 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

He's a prankster who loves archery and looks pretty at home on the farm. Meet this Ann Arbor 10-year-old.

Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Since John Paul Orlosky was diagnosed with cleft palate, he's had surgeries and setbacks but now can speak clearly – an outcome that's more common in the many kids who have this condition.

Halloween Picture Frame for Parties: Craft Idea

Halloween Picture Frame for Parties: Craft Idea

It's time for costumes and creepy decorations – Halloween is right around the corner! Capture some spooky moments at your party with this photo booth-ready frame

Local Puzzle Company Plymouth Puzzles

Local Puzzle Company Plymouth Puzzles

Parents Jeff and Karen Sisolaks founded the company Plymouth Puzzles, which makes wooden puzzles in unique shapes. They pose a fun challenge for families.

Animals and Family Farm Fun in Fall in Southeast Michigan

Animals and Family Farm Fun in Fall in Southeast Michigan

October brings a harvest of corn mazes and hayrides, autumn colors and barnyard critters. Sample the simple life with your kids at these agricultural havens.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement