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Memorial Day in Delta County

Monday May 30th 2022

Delta County , MI

Cost:  Free Admission


Volunteers Needed to put up the Avenue of Flags in the Hermansville Cemetery on Thursday May 26th at 5:00 PM.

Floriano-Stecker-Kelly Post 340 American Legion will have ceremonies at the following:

5:00 AM Flag Raising Half Mast at Riverside & Meyer Twp Cemetery

8:00 AM Legion Auxiliary, VVA, Amvets Members meet at Post Club Rooms

9:00 AM Riverside, Faithhorn, MI.

9:30 AM Menominee River, Faithorn, MI.

10:30 AM Hermansville Lake

10:45 AM Veteran's Memorial Marker

11:15 AM Meyer Twp Cemetary

Lunch will be served at the Legion Club rooms by the Ladies Auxiliary, Post 340 following service at Meyer Twp Cemetery. 

Coffee/Brunch will be served at the Faithhorn Town Hall after the Menominee River Service. 

Officer of the Day: Grace Bond Murray

Rapid River:

Walter W. Cole Post 301 Rapid River will be presenting Memorial Day Ceremonies at the following cemeteries:

8:00 AM Ogontz Cemetery

8:40 AM Isabelle/Moss Lake Cemetery

9:10 AM Nahma/ Vet Memorial Cemetery

10:10 AM Stonington Lakewood Cemetery

11:15 Rapid River Cemetery

Bark River:

American Legion Post 438 will conduct ceremonies at the following:

9:00 AM Perronville Cemetery

9:30 AM Schaffer Cemetery

10:00 AM West Ford River Cemetery

10:40 AM South Ford River Cemetery

11:30 AM Bark River Cemetery


Escanaba River Post 115 of the American Legion will hold services at the Watson Cemetery at 9:00 AM.


Escanaba River Post 115 of the American Legion will hold services at the Northland Cemetery at 9:30 AM.


Escanaba River Post 115 of the American Legion will hold services at the Fernwood Cemetery at 11:00 AM.


The Delta County Veteran Council along with Amvets Post 123, Escanaba will hold memorial day services at the following:

9:00 AM Holy Cross Cemetary

9:20 AM Lakeview Cemetery

9:40 AM Veteran Memorial in Ludington Park

10:00 AM Aronson Island Bridge in Ludington Park

11:00 AM the Gardens of Rest Cemetery (will provide seating for all that attend) The National Anthem, Introduction of Veterans Organizations, Honored Guest Speech, Rining of the Bell, Rifle Salute, Playing of TAPS, and Bagpipes Player. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony for all in attendace.


Post 540 will be conducting a service at the following:

10:00 AM St. Nicholas Cemetery 

11:00 AM Perkins Cemetery


American Legion Post 71 of Gladstone will be presenting Memorial Day Ceremonies at Fernwood Cemetery. 

Flag Cerermony at 10:00 AM. Memorial Day Ceremony at 11:00 AM

On Friday May 27th at 9:00 AM everyone is welcome to put flags up for the veterans at the Fernwood Cemetery.


American Legion Post 545 will conduct ceremonies as follows:

9:00 AM Sac Bay Cemetery

9:30 AM Hinks Cemetery

10:00 AM Old Garden Cemetery

10:30 AM Kates Bay Cemetery

11:00 AM New Garden Cemetery

Contact infro ~ Lonnie McPhee (906)644-2044


American Legion Post 559 and Auxiliary Unit 559 will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at the Rock Cemetery at 10:00 AM.

Annual events in Escanaba

Are you uncertain when to plan your trip to the Bays de Noc? Check out some of our popular annual events and come during your favorite! 

Rapid River Relic Ride

Each year, this vintage snowmobile ride, show and swap happens in the last weekend of January. Do you have an older sled yourself? Come join the fun! The group also makes announcements on their Facebook page

The Big Freeze Ice Fishing Derby

In February, this ice fishing derby invites anglers to the Walleye capital of the world. The bigger your catch, the better the prize! Find updated information as the event nears on our Big Freeze Ice Fishing Derby page

Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day Celebrations

Spend your long weekend in the Bays de Noc and celebrate our country with us! Plan for parades, picnics, live music, fireworks, food and more. Search the event calendar for these specific weekends to find each municipality’s plans. 

Kruisin' Klassics

As June approaches, the classic cars cruise into the Bays for the Kruisin’ Klassics Car Show and Swap Meet at the U.P. State Fair Grounds. Peruse the vehicles on display, see who wins best in show awards, test your own speed in a fun run and stick around for the grand finale — a parade!

Fayette Heritage Days

This August event at Fayette Historic State Park and Townsite celebrates the “hey-day” of Fayette as a bustling iron smelting town. Activities include period displays, food, music and a historic baseball game —1860’s style. And you will be invited to play! 

U.P. State Fair 

Since 1928, the Upper Peninsula State Fair has delighted folks from all over as they experience and celebrate the unique culture of Michigan’s U.P. It’s seven days of thrilling rides, enthralling grandstand shows and lots of blue ribbon fun. 

Yooper Fest

Celebrating Yoopers! Each September, join others on Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba as they visit vendors, play games, eat delicious food and enjoy live music and more. 

Holiday Events

Plan your winter trip around these annual holiday events

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