Metro Detroit Memorial Day Weekend Activities 2016

Memorial Day Events and Festivities


Happy Memorial Day!

At Ralph Thayer Automotive, we look forward to the official start of summer when we celebrate Memorial Day in Livonia on May 30th. The following Memorial Day weekend activities offer something for just about everyone in the Metro Detroit area.

Hazel Park Memorial Festival Carnival 2016

Perfect for the whole family, this enjoyable five-day event that runs from May 26th through May 30th features a Memorial Day Parade, carnival rides, live entertainment, car show, crafts for sale, contests and more. The festivities are held at Green Acres Park and the Hazel Park Community Center.

Downtown Northville 29th Annual Flower Sale

Now that spring is here, gardeners with itchy green thumbs have a chance to find a wide assortment of ornamental plants, as well as herbs, annuals, perennials and garden accessories in Downtown Northville. More than 20 local growers will be on-hand at this annual event taking place on May 27th.

St. Mary’s Polish Country Fair 2016

On Memorial Day Weekend from May 27th through May 30th, this activity-packed fair will take place at Orchard Lake St. Mary's Campus. Enjoy a wide variety of entertainment during the weekend, from local bands, to dancing, to a Vegas tent featuring Black Jack and Bingo, a 10,000.00 raffle, kid’s crafts, carnival rides and plenty of tasty, authentic Polish and All-American foods. The busy event hosts 100,000 visitors each year.

Madison Heights Memorial Day Parade and Pancake Breakfast

Enjoy a tasty pancake breakfast on May 28th at the Senior Citizen Center located at 29448 John Rand. Then watch the Memorial Day Parade that begins at 10 am north of Dartmouth and John R; travels north and ends at City Hall. Bring your own chairs so you can get comfortable for the festivities.

Free Admission Day to Troy Aquatic Center

Celebrate the 25th season opening day at Troy Aquatic Center on May 27th with free admission to this extensive waterpark that features four pools, including an 11,000-square-foot main pool that has a zero depth entry. Relax while the kids explore this fun waterpark that also features water-slides that spill into pools where lifeguards are in attendance.

Before heading out on your Memorial Day in Livonia excursions, stop by Ralph Thayer Automotive for a car check-up by one of our trained auto technicians. We’ll help ensure that you enjoy safe travels.