by Jennifer W

 

 

The following are Memorial Day Parades that are happening in our communities around Kalamazoo. To our veterans and service personnel, thank you for all that you have done for our country and continue to do.

Please note that these parades are coordinates by individuals, local VFW’s and community organizations. Weather and/or other extenuating circumstances may result in changes to details such as routes or participants.

Here is a listing of parades scheduled for our area:

Memorial Day Parades

Allegan
5/26/14, 10 am

This parade starts at the Griswold Memorial Auditorium and finishes up at the Oakwood Cemetery.

For more information contact:

Allegan County Tourist Council
888-425-5342

Bangor
5/26/14, 9 am
This parade travels through downtown.

For more information contact:

Bangor City Hall
269-427-5831

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Bloomingdale
5/26, 11 am
This parade starts at the high school and ends at the village park for a ceremony.

For more information contact:

Bloomingdale Township
269-521-3800

Gobles
5/26, 9 am
This parade starts on N. State St. And ends at the Gobles downtown park where a ceremony will be held.

For more information contact:

Bloomingdale Township
269-521-3800

Hickory Corners
5/26/14, 10 am
This parade starts at Cadwallader Park and finishes up at the Hickory Corners Cemetery for a benediction.  A chicken bbq follows at the American Legion.

For more information contact:

Hickory Corners- Barry County Tourism Council
269-945-3839

Kalamazoo
5/26/14, 10 am
This parade starts on Michigan Avenue and finishes up at Riverside Cemetery on Gull Road.

For more information contact:

Kalamazoo County Convention and Visitors Bureau
269-488-9000

Mattawan
5/26/14, 11 am
This parade starts at the Mattawan Early Elementary School, travels up Scott Street, to Front Avenue and concludes at the village park for a ceremony.

Otsego
5/26/14, 9 am
This parade starts at the cemetery just North of Otsego and then travels South towards Dix Street where a memorial will be held at Dix Street and Farmer.

For more information contact:

City of Otsego
269-692-3391

Plainwell
5/26/14, 11 am
This parade starts at the corner of Anderson and East Bridge and concludes at the Hillside Cemetery for a ceremony.

For more information contact:

City of Plainwell
268-685-6821

Portage
5/26/14, 10 am
This parade starts on South Westnedge at Southland Mall and concludes at the Portage Central Cemetery for a ceremony.

For more information contact:

City of Portage
269-329-4400

Saugatuck/Douglas
5/26/14, 9 am Saugatuck and 10 am Douglas
The Saugatuck parade travels from Culver to Butler and the Douglas parade travels right through downtown.

For more information contact:

Saugatuck/Douglas Visitors Bureau
269-857-1701

Schoolcraft
5/26/14, 11 am
This parade starts at Cass and Cedar Streets and concludes at the Schoolcraft Cemetery for a ceremony.

For more information contact:

Village of Schoolcraft
269-679-4304

South Haven
5/26/14, 9 am
This parade starts downtown and travels to the Lake View Cemetery with a special ceremony hosted by them American Legion.

For more information contact:

South Haven/VanBuren Convention and Visitors Bureau
269-637-5252

Vicksburg
5/26/14, 10:40 am
There is a service at the Highway Street Cemetery prior to the parade.  This parade starts at the old elementary school, North on Kalamazoo and ends at the cemetery.

For more information contact:

Village of Vicksburg
269-649-1919

Memorial Day Events

Fort Custer National Cemetery | 269-731-4164

May 25, 2014 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Fort Custer National Cemetery will be hosting it’s annual Memorial Day service, honoring those who have laid down their lives for our freedoms.

 

By | 2014-05-24T06:51:37+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Guides, Newly Published, Seasonal|2 Comments

About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.

2 Comments

  1. Autumn May 23, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    The Memorial Day parade in Otsego is actually on/around DIX st, not Dick st…..

    • Autumn (again) May 24, 2014 at 9:30 pm

      🙂

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