2016 Memorial Day parades across West Michigan


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV/WOOD) —  Memorial Day parades will wind down many West Michigan streets on Monday, May 30.

WOTV and 24 Hour News 8 compiled the following list of communities holding free events:

ALLEGAN COUNTY

Douglas | 10 a.m.
Parade followed by ceremony at Beery Field.

Saugatuck | 9 a.m.
Parade travels along Butler; ceremony follows at Memorial Park.

South Haven | 9 a.m.
Procession begins at Center Street and Michigan Avenue, continuing on Phoenix Street to Bailey Avenue, then north on Bailey to Lakeview Cemetery for ceremony around 9:45 a.m. Free sloppy Joe lunch at American Legion at 1 p.m.

BARRY COUNTY

Hastings | 9:30 a.m.
Parade begins on Main Street.

CALHOUN COUNTY

Marshall | 10 a.m.
Parade takes place in downtown Marshall.

KENT COUNTY

Caledonia | Noon
Parade starts at the Caledonia High School football field and runs down Main Street, ending at the Caledonia cemetery.

Grand Rapids | 9 a.m.
Procession runs Monroe to Division to Fulton; ceremony follows at Fulton Street Veterans Park.

Lowell | 10 a.m.
Parade travels on Main Street north to Monroe Street, ending at Oakwood Cemetery.

Rockford | 9 a.m.
Parade begins at the Rockford Community Cabin.

Walker | Noon
Parade takes place on Lake Michigan Drive between Lincoln Lawns and St. Clair NW.

Wyoming | 7 p.m.
Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Garden.

OTTAWA COUNTY

Grand Haven | 9:30 a.m.
Procession takes place on Washington Avenue from 6th Street to Harbor Drive and into Waterfront Stadium.

Holland | 9:30 a.m.
Parade begins at 8th Street and Central Avenue, then east on 8th Street to Lincoln Avenue, south on Lincoln to 16th Street, then east on 16th Street to Pilgrim Cemetery.

Hudsonville | 10 a.m.
Memorial Day service at Veterans Park.

Jamestown | 10 a.m.
Procession starts at Jamestown Baptist and heads south on 24th Avenue until Riley Street, then west on Riley to Riley Street Middle School. Community event follows at Jamestown Reformed Church, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jenison | 9 a.m.
Parade travels along Baldwin Street from 20th Avenue to Cottonwood Drive

Spring Lake | 10:30 a.m.
Procession starts at Buchanan and Exchange Streets, heading onto Lake Avenue, east to River Street and north to Fruitport Road, ending at Spring Lake Township Cemetery for memorial tribute.

Zeeland | 9 a.m.
Parade starts on Maine Avenue at Centennial Street. Procession heads west to State Street, south to Central Avenue, and east on Central Avenue to Maple Street. Ceremony follows at Lincoln Street Cemetery.

MUSKEGON COUNTY

Muskegon | 9 a.m.
Parade starts at the Social Security Building (340 Morris Ave.), then to Terrace St., then west on Clay Ave. to Hackley Park. Memorial Day salute follows at Frauenthal Theater.

Muskegon Lakeside | 10:30 a.m.
Procession starts at Lakeside Vets Club at Lakeshore and Bourdon then runs from McCracken Street to Sisson Street to Lakeside Cemetery for memorial service at noon. Celebration follows at Lakeside Vets Club.

White Lake Area | 10:30 a.m.
Parades in Whitehall and Montague conclude with a combined service at Covell Park in Whitehall at 11 a.m.

 

 

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