Memorial Day parade schedule in Oceana County.

May 21, 2019

Memorial Day parade schedule in Oceana County.

The following are parade schedules and other activities planned in Oceana County for Memorial Day, May 27.

New Era: 9 a.m. parade downtown, followed by the New Era Community Potluck Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Avenue, formerly Morat’s Bakery. There is outdoor space to enjoy the weather if it’s nice. The picnic, which will be held rain or shine, will offer hot dogs, chips, refreshments and table service provided through the New Era Chamber of Commerce. Bring a dish to pass. Live music will be provided by Second Chance.

– Hart: 11 a.m. parade downtown and continues to Hart Cemetery. The Rich Tompkins Memorial Day Races precede the parade from 8-11 a.m. Visit for more information about the racing events.

Shelby: 10 a.m. parade downtown, begins at Thomas Read Elementary School; goes west to N. Michigan Avenue; south to 3rd Street; and east to Memorial Park. Military services follow at Mt. Hope and Benona cemeteries.

– Rothbury: 9 a.m. service at cemetery across from the Rothbury Community Church, followed by a service at Oak Grove Cemetery on Webster Road.

– Walkerville: 9 a.m., parade starts in the Walkerville Public School parking lot and ends at the cemetery where a service takes place.

– Pentwater: 10 a.m. Parade line-up on First Street with services at the municipal marina, village green and Pentwater Cemetery.

– Hesperia: 10 a.m. parade downtown followed by services at the Vida Weaver Park and then the West Cemetery.

Ferry: Services begin at the North Cemetery at 9 a.m.; proceed to the South Cemetery at 9:30 a.m.; then the Otto Township Cemetery at 10 a.m.; and wrap up with a parade in town at 10:30 a.m.

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