Memorial Day weekend in Detroit is a great time indeed.
Not only is the weather (finally) warmer, but there will be all sorts of free family events that will celebrate those who have sacrificed for this great nation of ours. So if you’re looking for a fantastic Memorial Day weekend event, here are five that should be on your list.
2017 Dearborn Memorial Day Parade
May 29 @ 10 am
Parade starts on Michigan Ave. @ Maple St. -- Downtown Dearborn
Metro Detroit has a plethora of small towns that will hold their own special Memorial Day celebrations. The town of Dearborn is one of them, and on May 29, they will hold their annual Memorial Day Parade in the heart of Dearborn. This small town celebration will lay out the red carpet for those who have sacrificed for their country, and you don’t have to pay a dime to see this awesome parade in person.
Farmington Memorial Day Parade
May 29 @ 10 am
Parade starts on Grand River Ave., Downtown Farmington
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Since 1970, the city of Farmington has held a celebration for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to our country. The Farmington Memorial Day Parade is one of the oldest parades in the state, and for the price of nothing, you and your family will have a front row seat to one of the best small-town Memorial Day parades in Metro Detroit.
May 27 @ 11 am
Detroit Institute of Arts -- 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
If you’re looking to stimulate your kid's minds while they’re out of school for Memorial Day, consider taking them to this fantastic exhibit at the nationally renowned Detroit Institute of Arts. Gallery Games, held every Friday night, is a fun way for families to get together and not only have fun to play games but to also check out the stunning at the collection at one of America’s finest art museums. The best part about this event is that it’s totally free for the whole family, and we promise, your kids will not look at an art museum the same again after this day full of fun.