Memorial Day Local Events


Here are some local events you might want to attend in recognition of Memorial Day May 25:

The Genesee Family Fun Festival will be held at the Genesee Lion’s Club Pavilion at the end of Green Arbor Drive, immediately following the parade from 11 am to 4 pm. It includes an inflatable carnival, face painting, cookie eating contest, photo booth, car show, craft show, raffles, a hay ride and live entertainment.

Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad will have a three-day celebration from Saturday to Monday. Veterans and active duty personnel and one guest will receive free admission with their choice of a free train or boat ride. Visitors will be given craft supplies to make a greeting card that will be sent to a hospitalized veteran.

The Grand Blanc Heritage Museum will host a Memorial Day open house from 10 am to 3 pm, including crafters and demonstrations, tours and a quilt raffle.

The Linden Arts Council will unveil the “Patriot Wall” on Monday prior to the Memorial Day Parade. The unveiling will take place at 9:30 am on the LaFontaine Union Block in downtown Linden. Following the parade, Music by the Mill will begin at 11 am with a performance by the Jump Street Swing Band.

A Memorial Day 5K Run and Walk will be held at 9 am Monday by the City of Burton. Registration is at Atherton High School, 3354 South Genesee Road in Burton at 7:30 am. The Memorial Day parade will follow at 2 pm.

Davison, Mi – With support from our auxiliary units, Davison High School band, and other patriotic organizations, the parade will follow Main Street from the fire station to the Veteran’s Memorial at the base of the city hall flag pole. The day’s activities start with the parade at 10:30 a.m., memorial ceremonies with military honors and flag raising outside city hall, 10:45 a.m.-11:15 a.m. An open house follows at the Davison American Legion post, 10309 Davison Rd (across from the post office), with free hot dogs, and refreshments.

Fenton, Mi – Meet at Fenton’s Community Center at 9:30 am dressed in Cub Scout Uniform. The parade steps off at 10am and ends in Fenton’s Oakwood Cemetery after a Memorial Day ceremony.


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