The City of Dearborn is proud to present a vibrant calendar of special events, including Michigan’s oldest and largest Memorial Day parade and the annual Dearborn Homecoming festival!

  • Memorial Day Parade

    Memorial Day Parade

  • Homecoming Festival

    Homecoming Festival

  • Haunted Trail at Halloweenfest

    Haunted Trail at Halloweenfest

  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Featured Events

Memorial Day Parade
Dearborn’s parade is the oldest continuous Memorial Day Parade in Michigan and one of the largest in the country! Organized by the City of Dearborn with support from the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council, this long and respected tradition of honoring veterans and those who lost their lives while serving their country.

Dearborn Homecoming
Spectacular fireworks and exciting live entertainment are the hallmarks of Dearborn’s Homecoming festival! Held the first weekend in August, this annual community fair also boasts carnival rides, contests, children’s games, high school reunions, and a wide variety of delicious food and drinks.

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Haunted Trail at Halloweenfest
Watch Ford Field transform into a spooky delight ahead of Halloween. Children of elementary school age and their parents are invited to walk our trails of friendly frights as well as enjoy candy, food trucks, and other fun festivities.

Dearborn’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Celebrate the holiday season with the city’s annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center. Featuring live music, sing-alongs, visits with Santa and his reindeer, and yummy winter treats, this event serves as a festive family-friendly kickoff to the winter holidays.

For more events, browse the City’s online event calendar and follow the City of Dearborn on social media to find other community activities that interest you!