Several communities in Macomb are hosting Memorial Day holiday parades to commemorate the holiday and pay tribute to those who sacrificed so much for our freedoms. Here's a list of communities hosting parades this weekend.
(**NOTE THIS PARADE IS SUNDAY)
The 2018 St. Clair Shores
Memorial Day Parade will be held along Harper Avenue from Ridgeway running North to 11 Mile at 1PM on Sunday, May 27th 2018.
The theme for this annual procession is “Never Forget Their Sacrifice.”
Monday May 28 10:00 AM
The parade will gather on Front Street, along Walter and Mary Burke Park at 9:30 a.m. with marching to begin at 10 a.m. Walkers, those pushing strollers and pulling wagons, decorated bikes and riders, scout troops, Little League teams and others will meet at the corner of Maria and Front streets to line-up for the parade.
Following Washington to Green, the parade will end at city hall with a moving ceremony honoring our fallen military heroes from the past.
Sterling Heights' 39th Annual Memorial Day activities begin promptly at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 28 in the City Center Courtyard between City Hall (40555 Utica Road) and the Police Department as hundreds gather for a solemn tribute to all veterans who died in the line of duty. This year's theme is "Celebrating 50 Years Honoring Those Who Serve - Past, Present and Future." The ceremony will feature remarks from the 2018 Grand Marshal Joseph V. Romano, Macomb County Commissioner and former Sterling Heights Mayor Pro Tem, Mayor Michael C. Taylor, and Chairperson of the Arts Commission Jeanne Schabath.
At 10 a.m. the parade kicks off from the City Center parking lot onto Utica Road and veers south on Dodge Park Road to Heritage Junior High.
Come celebrate with us as we remember and honor those that have fallen while serving this Great Nation. Utica’s own Giulia Tordi (Calandrino) will be performing our National Anthem. There will be hot dogs, chips and beverages. Please extend our invite your friends and family, and especially our military heroes.
Monday May 28 at 1pm in Memorial Park (7530 Auburn Road)
Monday May 28th at 11am. Parade route will start at Eastpointe City hall and proceed north on Gratiot Ave and then east on Stephens.
Monday May 28th at 10am. Parade line up will begin at Division and parade route will be Havenridge to Clark St to Centennial Cemetery.