List: Memorial Day parades in West Michigan

Photo courtesy Simon Fowler

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Gather the family and pack up some lawn chairs to honor those who served our country this coming Memorial Day. There are several parades throughout West Michigan. See which one is near you!


St. Joseph: Noon – Starts at the intersection of Lake Boulevard and Park Street, down Lake Boulevard to the John E. N. Howard Bandshell.



Jenison: 9 a.m. – Starts at Baldwin St. from 20th Ave. to Cottonwood Dr.

Saugatuck/Douglas: 9 a.m. – Starts at Butler Street in downtown Saugatuck. 10 a.m. at Center Street in downtown Douglas.

Zeeland: 9 a.m. – Parade route starts on Main Avenue at Centennial Street, heading west to State Street, south to Central Avenue and east on Central Avenue to Maple Street. The parade is followed by a ceremony at the Lincoln Street Cemetery.

Holland: 9:30 a.m. – Parade travels from Eighth Street and River Avenue to College Avenue, then south to 16th Street and east to the Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Lowell: 10 a.m. – Main Street to Washington Street, ending at Oakwood Cemetery.

Rockford: 10 a.m. – Ash St. to Walnut St. to Main St. to Bridge St. to Mechanic St. to Cedar St. to Maple St. to Elmwood Cemetery.

Spring Lake: 10:30 a.m. – The corner of Buchanan and Exchange Streets, east, then south on Lake Avenue. East onto River Street, north onto Fruitport Road, ending at Spring Lake Township Cemetery.

Caledonia: Noon – Parade begins at the corner of Kinsey and Main streets, concluding with ceremonies at Caledonia Lakeside Cemetery.

Walker: Noon – Lake Michigan Drive between Lincoln Lawns and St. Clair.

Fruitport: 2 p.m. – Parade starts at Fruitport Middle School, east on Pontaluna to Third, to Park Street, to 8th Avenue.



Grand Rapids: 7:30 – 9 p.m. – Parade heads down Division to Fulton, ending at Veterans Memorial Park.

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