Memorial Weekend Events in Novi, Michigan

Are you wondering where you and your family can see a Memorial Day Parade?

Do you have questions for your law enforcement?

Memorial weekend is right around the corner and Novi, Michigan has a number of events to enjoy for the entire family. Whether you are looking give back by participating in a 5 or 10K run or you would like information on the Novi Memorial Day Parade, this article has the information you are looking for.

Coffee with a Cop

Friday, May 23, 2014
Panera Bread
9:00 am -11:00 am

Would you like to sit down with a police officer from your own neighborhood? Would you like to ask questions and get to know the men and women protecting your streets?

On Friday, May 23, you can do just that with the Michigan State Police and the Novi Police Department. Head over to the Panera Bread on 25875 Novi Road, just south of Grand River Avenue in Novi, Michigan between the hours of 9:00 am - 11:00 am for coffee and conversation. No special agenda is planned as this is simply a time to ask questions and to become better acquainted.

For any questions, please contact Lt. Mike Shaw at 248-584-5788.

Novi Memorial Day Run

Monday, May 26, 2014
The fun begins at 6:45 am

If you are looking for a great 5k, 10K or 1 mile fun run, this event has it all. The proceeds for this event will go to the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and to the Novi Parks Foundation.

Would you like to save money on your registration? To save $5.00 on the registration fee, bring a canned food item or be a returning runner from the previous year. Veterans will also receive the $5.00 discount.

Schedule of Events

6:45 am – Late Signup & Pickup at Fuerst Park

7:45 am – New Balance Elite Mile

8:00 am – 10K Run

8:15 am – 5K Run/Walk

9:00 am – 1 Mile Family Run/Walk


  • Fun Run: $15
  • 5K: $29
  • 10k: $29

Last year, this event had over 750 participants. This year, all participants will receive a free shirt for registering. For more information and to register, please go to Novi Memorial Day Run.

Tribute Ceremonies Presented by the VFW and American Legion

Monday, May 26, 2014
8:45 am

At 8:45 am on Monday, May 26th, the VFA and American Legion will be presenting tribute ceremonies at Oakland Hills Memorial Gardens at Novi and Twelve Mile Roads in honor of our fallen.

Novi Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 26, 2014
10:00 am

The Novi Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10:00 am on Monday, May 26th. It will start at Karim Boulevard, just west of Haggerty Road, and travel west along Ten Mile Road to the Novi Civic Center. You see floats, bands, military vehicles and more. This event is free to the community.

If you are a Veteran and would like to participate in the parade, you may pick up a registration form at the Novi Civic Center, Meadowbrook Activity Center, and the Novi Public Library, or you may register online at

For additional information, please contact Sandy Fisher at the City of Novi Older Adult Social Services Coordinator at 248-347-0414


Novi, Michigan has an exciting Memorial Day weekend planned from the opportunity to meet the city’s officers to a benefit run and parade. All of us at the Jamey Kramer Group would like to thank the Veterans who have served our country. We would also like to extend our warmest wishes to you and your family for very relaxing Memorial Day weekend.