5 Things About Memorial Day Weekend in Northville
Info about what will be closed, the parade, road closures and more.
1. The Memorial Day Parade
Northville's parade on Monday will be hosted by The VFW Post 4012. The Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m. and starts on Griswold at Northville Downs. It will proceed west on Main Street to Hutton, to Dunlap, to south on Center to Cady, west on Cady, stopping at Oakwood Cemetery, then proceeding to First, Fairbrook and ending at noon at the Veterans' Memorial at Rural Hill Cemetery.
2. Road closures
There are two events this weekend that will lead to road closures - the parade and the Northville Flower Sale.
During the parade on Monday, roads will be closed downtown. Here's more from an alert from the city of Northville Police Department: "The Memorial Day Parade will cause road closures in the downtown and surrounding area starting at approximately 9:30 AM. Your best north/south driving option through the City to bypass the downtown area is to use S. Main from 7 Mile Rd. to Griswold Ave and Griswold Ave. between Main St. and 8 Mile Rd. The parade route will reopen after the parade and pedestrian traffic clear out."
Main Street is currently and will remain closed between Wing and Hutton streets, according to a city police alert. Center Street is open to traffic. Main Street will open back up to traffic on Saturday after the sale at about 6 p.m.
3. Who will be closed Monday?
For the Memorial Day holiday, the city of Northville and Northville Township offices will be closed. The U.S. Post Office will also be closed on Monday.
The Northville District Library will be closed on Sunday and Memorial Day.
4. Fun facts about Memorial Day travel
The top five driving destinations in Michigan to travel to for Memorial Day this year are Frankenmuth, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Traverse City, according to TripTik. Check out the rest of our fun facts in our previous story.
5. Memorial Day Weather
Here's the forecast, according to the National Weather Service: On Monday, there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. with mostly sunny skies and a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. In the evening, showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly after 8 p.m.