Whether you’re into baseball, electronic music or just some laid back family fun, there’s a ton of awesome stuff going on around Metro Detroit to help you celebrate your long weekend! Check out AMP Radio’s Memorial Day Weekend Cheat Sheet for some ideas!
X-Men: Days of Future Past – Friday, May 16
Description (via IMDB): “The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.” Starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence.
Blended – Friday, May 16
Description (via IMDB): “After a bad blind date, a man and woman find themselves stuck together at a resort for families, where their attraction grows as their respective kids benefit from the burgeoning relationship.” Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Wendi McLendon-Covery and Kevin Nealon.
Movement Electronic Music Festival – Saturday, May 24 – Monday, May 26 @ Hart Plaza
Description: “Movement Electronic Music Festival is an annual three-day event held during Memorial Day weekend celebrating Detroit’s electronic music legacy. The festival takes place inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s iconic riverfront park – and will feature five technologically-rich outdoor stages with more than 100 artists.”
More info, including ticket prices and details on the lineup, can be found HERE.
Defending the Caveman @ City Theatre – Thursday, May 15 – Sunday, May 25
Description: “With hilarious insight on contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zones, Defending the Caveman will once again mine the common themes in relationships that go straight to the funny bone while warming the heart during its returned engagement at the City Theatre.”
More details and ticket info can be found at OlympiaEntertainment.com.
Danity Kane: No Filter Tour – Saturday, May 24 @ Saint Andrews Hall – Doors @ 7pm
More info can be found HERE.
Soul Skate Detroit – Thursday, May 22 – Sunday, May 25 @ Various Locations
Description: “For the uninitiated, Soul Skate is exactly what it sounds like… soul on wheels. A weekend full of real Detroit activities with some of the deepest soul, funk, disco and house music around.”
For specific times and locations, check out the Soul Skate official Facebook page.
Detroit Tigers Fireworks – Friday, May 23 @ Comerica Park
Description: Join Slacker and the AMP Radio Takeover Team at the Detroit Tigers game on Friday night to check out their awesome fireworks display after they play the Texas Rangers.
Purchase tickets and learn more details HERE.
Walled Lake Memorial Run & Fun – Sunday, May 25 @ The Lakefront
Description: “Come over to Walled Lake and run or walk in our 5K Run or 1 Mile Family Fun Walk on Sunday, May 25th, 2014 and support your local VFW. The starting place will be at The Lakefront located at 335 East Walled Lake Drive Walled Lake, MI 48390.”
For specific times and other details, go to WalledLakeRun.com.
Novi Memorial Day Run – Monday, May 26 @ Fuerst Park
Description: Head down to Novi on Monday to participate in their annual Memorial Day Run! It’s a special event for children, adults and veterans, with all proceeds going to local charities, the Novi Park Foundation youth program and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.
Memorial Day Parades – Monday, May 26 – Various Locations Around Metro Detroit
Description: Celebrate Memorial Day with the family by attending one of several parades going on around Metro Detroit on Monday:
Ferndale – 95th Memorial Day Observance Parade @ 10am – Livernois, just north of W. Nine Mile
Grosse Pointe – Memorial Day Service @ 10am – 32 Lakeshore Drive just east of Fisher Road
Holly – Holly Memorial Day Parade @ 10am – Downtown Holly
Northville – City of Northville Memorial Day Parade @ 10am – Griswold Near Northville Downs
Novi – Annual Memorial Day Parade @ 10am – Ten Mile beginning at Karim Boulevard
Sterling Heights – Sterling Heights Memorial Day Parade @ 10am – Dodge Park Road
Waterford – Waterford Memorial Day Parade @ 10am – Dixie Highway and Sashabaw Road
Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers – Friday, May 23 @ 7:08pm – HOME
Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers – Saturday, May 24 @ 4:08pm – HOME
Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers – Sunday, May 25 @ 1:08pm – HOME
Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics – Monday, May 26 @ 4:05pm – AWAY
Happy Memorial Day!