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Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor those heroes who have lost their lives in active duty.

The holiday also brings a crop of parades and events. Read on for information on some parades around metro Detroit and throughout Michigan in 2021. Have a Memorial Day event to add? Email anne.erickson@bbgi.com.

St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade

Details: Sunday, May 30 at 1 p.m. The parade kicks off at Jefferson and 9 Mile and ends at 11 Mile.

Wayne, Westland Memorial Day Parade

Details: Sunday, May 30 at 1 p.m. The parade begins at John Glenn High School and ends at William P. Faust Library. A ceremony will take place after the parade at the Veteran’s Memorial Garden.

Sunday Clarkston Event

Details: The Memorial Day parade is canceled for 2021, but the Clarkston American Legion Post 63 will host a breakfast at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 30, at the post at 8047 Ortonville Road Clarkston. They ‘ll then put flags at the Lakeview Cemetery, 6150 White Lake Road.

The City of Niles Memorial Day Parade

Details: Monday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The parade begins at the corner of State and West Main Street and ends at the Silverbrook Cemetery.

Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade

Details: Monday, May 31 at 9 a.m. The parade starts at Main and Lincoln and heads onto Third Street. A ceremony will take place after the parade at City Hall.

South Haven Parade

Details: Monday, May 31, at 9 a.m. The parade starts at the corner of Kalamazoo and Eagle Street by Black River Books and ends at the cemetery with a brief ceremony.

Brighton Memorial Day Parade

Details: Monday, May 31 at 10 a.m. The parades will make its way through downtown on Main Street.

Three Rivers Parade

Details: Monday, May 31 at 10 a.m. The parade will be followed by a special service at the cemetery.

Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings. Email Anne at erickson@WRIF.com, follow her on Instagram at @EricksonAnne and tweet at her @AnneErickson!