Memorial Day Parade in Chelsea, Michigan

Take time to honor our Soldiers on Memorial Day

For those of us who are lucky enough to be enjoying the long weekend with friends and family, please take a moment to pause and reflect on the importance of Memorial Day. Attending Chelsea, Michigan’s Memorial Day parade and ceremony is a meaningful way to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

On behalf of, a heartfelt thank you to all the men and women who are currently serving and who have served in the United States military.

Chelsea’s Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Chelsea’s Annual Memorial Day parade takes place on Memorial Day, beginning at 10am. Parade participants will gather no later than 9:45am in parking lot #5 (behind the Purple Rose Theatre and Cleary’s Pub). Parade attendees line the streets all along the parade route, and then follow the parade to the cemetery.

The parade route heads south on Main St., east on Park St., north on East St. and east on Middle St., ending at Oak Grove Cemetery for a traditional ceremony honoring our veterans. The Memorial Day parade is hosted by the Herbert J. McKune American Legion Post 31.

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Photo: Chelsea’s Memorial Day Parade, led by local veterans, heads toward Oak Grove Cemetery. Photo by Leslie Surel.

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