Sterling Heights' 39th Annual Memorial Day activities begin promptly at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 28 in the City Center Courtyard between City Hall (40555 Utica Road) and the Police Department as hundreds gather for a solemn tribute to all veterans who died in the line of duty. This year's theme is "Celebrating 50 Years Honoring Those Who Serve - Past, Present and Future." The ceremony will feature remarks from the 2018 Grand Marshal Joseph V. Romano, Macomb County Commissioner and former Sterling Heights Mayor Pro Tem, Mayor Michael C. Taylor, and Chairperson of the Arts Commission Jeanne Schabath.
At 10 a.m. the parade kicks off from the City Center parking lot onto Utica Road and veers south on Dodge Park Road to Heritage Junior High.
For more information on the Memorial Day Parade or Ceremony, please contact the Sterling Heights Community Relations Department at (586) 446-2470.
Applications for the parade were due by April 27 to:
Sterling Heights Art Commission
c/o Community Relations
40555 Utica Road P.O. Box 8009
Sterling Heights, MI 48311-8009