Fuerst Field of Honor – Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Fuerst Park
*Veterans and a guests are invited to attend a special dinner. 
Please call Novi Parks at 248.347.0400 to pre-register.

*Community members are invited to attend the concert and ceremony, no pre-registration required.
Light refreshments will be provided

Schedule of Events

Concert
5:30-7pm 

Dinner
5:30pm. Veterans and a guest are invited to have dinner under the big tent. Veterans are encouraged to pre-register by calling 248-347-0400 if planning on attending. Free light refreshments will be available to the general public. 

Memorial Ceremony
Following the concert, veterans both living and deceased will be honored with a fitting tribute with VFW Post #1519 Parading the Colors, laying a wreath, playing the taps and the 21-gun salute.

Field of Honor Trail
Commemorative flags and medallions will line the pathways of Fuerst Park. Following the ceremony, the community is encouraged to join the trail of honor walk. The trail is open for the community to walk both during the event and throughout Memorial Day weekend. 

Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2024

Memorial Day Run

7:30-9:30am
The day’s festivities will include a 5K starting at 7:30am and a mile fun run starting at 8:30am. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Novi Parks Foundation and Jessica’s Splashpad. Participants receive a shirt for registering. Early packet pick-up will be on Friday, May 24 from 4-7pm at Township Hall in Fuerst Park. Following the run, head on over to the Novi Civic Center area for the Memorial Day Parade. In 2023, more than 380 runners participated; register 
early!

Click here for registration and more information

Memorial Day Parade

10am
The Memorial Day Parade is a long-standing Novi community tradition, honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Novi civic organizations, businesses, bands, scout troops and families are encouraged to march and showcase pride and spirit. To be part of this great community event that also honors veterans and those currently serving please register.

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Call Novi Parks at 248.347.0414  or email noviparks@cityofnovi.org for more information. 

Parade Route

2024 Memorial Day Parade Route