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Memorial Day Parades & Services in Northern Michigan

*Events are on Memorial Day, unless otherwise noted

Communities Hosting Events

Memorial Day weekend is the kickoff to summer in Northern Michigan. But, more importantly, it’s a time to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

These Up North communities offer a variety of weekend events to remember those who gave all.

Boyne City

  • TBA – Service at Veterans Memorial Park– 207 N. Lake City St., Boyne Falls
  • TBA – Service at Village Green Park– 4454 M-75, Walloon Lake
  • TBA – Service at Evangeline Cemetery– 2050 W. Clute Rd., Boyne City
  • TBA – Service at Dyer Cemetery– 5268 Camp Daggett Rd., Boyne City
  • TBA – Lost at Sea Remembrance at Veterans Memorial Park– 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City
  • TBA – Service at Wilson Cemetery– 272 Leroy St., Boyne City
  • TBA – Service at Maple Lawn Cemetery – 1050 Boyne Ave., Boyne City
  • TBA – Memorial Day Parade – Travels from American Legion Post 228 (302 S. Lake St., Boyne City), down Lake St. to Veterans Memorial Park
  • TBA – Memorial Service – Veterans Memorial Park

Charlevoix

  • TBA – Service at Brookside Cemetery– 2500 N. M-66
  • TBA – Service at Veterans Park– 400 Bridge St.

East Jordan

  • TBA – Service at Advance Cemetery– 5150 Ridge Rd.
  • TBA – Memorial Day Parade – Beginning at GAR Park across from American Legion Post #227- 305 E. Main St.
  • To follow parade – Service at Memorial Park– 101 Spring St.

Harbor Springs

  • TBA – Breakfast at American Legion Post #281– 101 E. 3rd St.
  • TBA – Memorial Day Parade – Main Street
  • TBA – Service at Lakeview Cemetery– 7577 Cemetery Rd.
  • TBA – Service at the Waterfront; Includes gun salute, speech, and music

Indian River

  • TBA – Memorial Day Parade – Begins on Straights Highway with stops at memorials along the way

Mackinaw City

Petoskey

  • TBA – Honors Ceremony at Greenwood Cemetery Veterans Honor Garden– 1938 Sheridan St. (enter through the Sheridan Street gate)
  • TBA – Lost at Sea Remembrance at the Festival Place Shelter-– 101 E. Lake St.
  • TBA – Memorial Day Parade – From the corner of Mitchell & Emett Streets and ending at the Pennsylvania Park Gazebo- 411 E. Lake St.
  • Following Parade-Memorial Service at Pennsylvania Park -Includes speeches, wreath placement, music, a salute, and taps
  • TBA – Open House at American Legion Post #194– 455 Bay St. Light snacks and drinks provided to veterans and their families.

Stay tuned for the most updated information on Memorial Day Parades and Services Up North in 2025!

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