West Michigan 2018 Memorial Day parade events list


    West Michigan 2018 Memorial Day parade events list. (WWMT/File - MGN)

    Memorial Day is right around the corner and the parades will be rolling thought the streets of many towns in West Michigan.

    Newschannel 3 has put together a list of when the parades will be in a town near you.

    Unless noted otherwise the events are scheduled for May 28, 2018.

    Allegan County:

    Allegan - 10 a.m. at the Allegan High School going to the Oakwood Cemetery.

    Casco – 12 p.m. service at Casco United Methodist Church, 880 66th St.

    Dorr – 8 a.m. flag-raising ceremony at American Legion Hall. 8:30 a.m. St. Stanislaus, 9:15 a.m. Richter, 10 a.m. Dorr, 10:45 Jones, 11:30 a.m. Sproat and 12 p.m. at Dorr Veterans Memorial in Dorr Park.

    Douglas – 9 a.m. parade start.

    Fennville – 10 a.m. parade on North Maple Street.

    Hamilton – 9 a.m. parade starting at Hamilton High School to Riverside Cemetery.

    Hopkins – 10 a.m. service at Maplewood Cemetery.

    Martin – 10 a.m. parade starting at the Martin High School to Geib Memorial Park.

    Monterey – 11 a.m. service at Poplar Hill Cemetery.

    Otsego – 9:15 a.m. parade from Farmer Street to Memorial Park.

    Plainwell – 11 a.m. parade from Bannister Street and Anderson Avenue to Bridge Street to Hillside Cemetery.

    Pullman – Parade starts 2 p.m. at VFW Post.

    Saugatuck – 8 a.m. parade start.

    Wayland – 11 a.m. from the Wayland State Police Post to the Wayland VFW.

    Barry County:

    Hastings – 9 a.m. parade starts from the corner of Boltwood Street and State Street to Veteran’s Memorial, to Riverside Cemetery at the GAR Monument.

    Hickory Corners – 10 a.m. parade at Cadwallader Park to East Hickory Corners Cemetery.

    Middleville – 10:30 a.m. at State Street to Mount Hope Cemetery.

    Nashville – 11 a.m. parade at Putnam Park to Lakeside Cemetery.

    Orangeville – 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27 at the Veteran’s Memorial at the Orangeville Township Hall.

    Yankee Springs – 4:30 p.m. Memorial Service on Sunday, May 27, 2018, at the Yankee Springs Fire Station.

    Berrien County:

    Berrien Springs – Parade starts 10 a.m. at North Bluff Street to Rose Hill Cemetery.

    Coloma – Memorial service 1 p.m. at Coloma Township Cemetery.

    Niles – Parade starts 10 a.m. at YMCA. Memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, May 27, at Mission Hills Cemetery.

    Saint Joseph – Parade held on Friday, May 25, starting at 12 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Boulevard and Park Street to the John E.N. Howard Bandshell.

    Watervliet – Parade starts 11 a.m. with service at Watervliet Cemetery.

    Branch County:

    Coldwater – Starting 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 26 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 27 is the Branch County Civil War Days at Heritage Park. May 28 8:30 a.m. is the Coldwater Memorial Day Parade.

    Union City – 10:30 a.m. parade at Union City High School to the Riverside Cemetery. The parade will pause on the Broadway Street Bridge.

    Calhoun County:

    Marshall – Parade starts at 10 a.m. with a ceremony at the historic Oakridge Cemetery after the parade.

    Cass County:

    Cassopolis – Parade starts at 10 a.m. on South Broadway with memorial service at Prospect Hill Cemetery.

    Dowagiac – Parade starts 11 a.m. on Front Street followed by a memorial service at Riverside Cemetery.

    Kalamazoo County:

    Augusta– Fort Custer National Cemetery service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27.

    Climax – Memorial and Founders Day Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Parade starts at 10 a.m.

    Kalamazoo – Parade starts 10 a.m. at Michigan Avenue and Church Street to Riverside Cemetery.

    Portage – Parade starts 10 a.m. at Southland Mall to the Veterans Memorial in front of the Portage Library.

    Vicksburg – Parade starts 10 a.m.

    Kent County:

    Caledonia – 9 a.m. American Legion ceremony at Alaska, 9:45 a.m. at Blain, 10:30 a.m. at Dutton, 11:15 a.m. at Holy Corners. A parade will start at 12 p.m.

    Grand Rapids – Flag placement ceremony 9 a.m. at Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Parade will be held Wednesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. from Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street to Veterans Memorial Park on Fulton Street and Sheldon Boulevard.

    Grandville – Flag ceremony at Grandville Cemetery Friday, May 25, at 6 p.m. and a service at Grandville Cemetery 2 p.m. Sunday, May 27.

    Hudsonville – Memorial service held in Veterans Park at 10 a.m.

    Jenison – Parade starts 9 a.m. at Baldwin Street from 20th Avenue to Cottonwood Drive.

    Kentwood – Parade starts 10 a.m. from American Legion Post 208 to Disabled American Memorial Park, 355 48th St.

    Walker – Parade starts 12 p.m. on Lake Michigan Drive between Lincoln Lawns Drive and St. Clair Avenue.

    Wyoming – Service held 7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Garden on Veterans Memorial Drive.

    St. Joseph County:

    Centreville - Parade starts 9:30 a.m. from Adams Park.

    Sturgis - Parade starts 10:30 a.m. from the VFW on Fawn River Road to Oak Lawn Park.

    Van Buren County:

    Bangor – Memorial service at 9 a.m. at Veteran’s Memorial with a march at 9:30 at Alexander Street and Monroe Street to Arlington Hill Cemetery.

    Bloomingdale – Parade at 11 a.m. on Willow Street to Veterans Memorial Park ceremony.

    Covert – Parade starts at 10 a.m. at Covert High School to Covert Cemetery.

    Decatur - A 1 p.m. reception will be held at the VFW Hall 6248.

    Hartford – Parade starts 10 a.m. at Hartford high School followed by service at Ely Park.

    Lawrence – Parade starts 10 a.m. at Lawrence High School with service at Pioneer Cemetery and activities at Baker Park.

    Paw Paw - Parade starts 10 a.m. on Gremps Street to the Maple City Veterans Memorial Park.

    South Haven – Parade starts 9 a.m. at the corner of Center Street and Michigan Avenue with service at Lakeview Cemetery.


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