Memorial Day Fun in Macomb County

Spend the long Memorial Day weekend with your kids at one of these Macomb County events including parades, services and festivals.

Each year on the last Monday of May, our country takes a day off to honor our fallen veterans with a variety of ceremonies, parades, festivals and more, making it the perfect day to get out of the house and enjoy the summer weather.

With COVID still looming (but on its way out), we’re able to celebrate again in 2021 — though this year’s festivities might look a bit different than in past years.

Macomb County is gearing up for the long weekend in 2021 with tons of fun from the return of the Assumption Greek Festival in St. Clair Shores to the New Baltimore Memorial Day Parade and more.

Check out a list of all the fun to be had in Macomb County here and get to planning your family’s fun. Memorial Day will be here before you know it.

 May 28-31, 2021 

Spend your Memorial Day weekend celebrating Greek culture at this drive-thru festival.

May 30, 2021

  • Address: Downtown Harrison Township
  • Cost: Free

Decorate your bike or scooter and enjoy this first-ever bike parade with your kids.

May 30, 2021

  • Address: Along Jefferson in St. Clair Shores
  • Cost: Free

The VFW 1146 Bruce Post hosts this parade, which starts with a service honoring our veterans and ends with free hot dogs, music, beer and more.

May 31, 2021 

Honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice with a ceremony to unveil the new Memorial Garden. After, see the car cruise on Dodge Park Road. Capacity is limited due to COVID-19.

 May 31, 2021

  • Address: Downtown New Haven area
  • Cost: Free

AMVETS Post 72 Honors the fallen at this parade, which steps off at 10 a.m.

May 31, 2021

  • Address: Downtown New Baltimore Area
  • Cost: Free

This hour-long procession takes to the streets of downtown New Baltimore in honor of our fallen soldiers. Bring the kids out and enjoy.

May 31, 2021

A Mass honoring our veterans kicks off this event at 10 a.m. A Veterans Service follows at the American Veterans Memorial follows at 11:30 a.m.

May 31, 2021

Local families celebrate military lives lost during this ceremony, which features an invocation, 21 gun salute, a performance of Taps and more.

In honor of Memorial Day, Zap Zone is offering two hours of unlimited attractions for kids.

For more information on living and learning in Macomb County, visit Make Macomb Your Home. Find more articles like this at Metro Parent’s A Family Guide to Macomb County.

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