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Many popular summer activities in the City of Saginaw will get under way during Memorial Day weekend. Activities will be as varied as enjoying fresh fruit from our Farmers' Market, soaking up the sun at the Splash Park, or appreciating our veterans during the annual Memorial Day Parade. Whatever you enjoy, the City of Saginaw has something for you.

Downtown Saginaw Farmers' Market

Then Downtown Saginaw Farmers' Market opens on Friday, May 25 from 10 am – 3 pm. The NEW location is 203 S. Washington Avenue in the outdoor pavilion at the SVRC Marketplace. Shop for fresh produce, plants, flowers, bread and sweets and support the local economy. Come and hear live music while having lunch from one of the different food vendors that will be on site. Visit for information on market hours, vendor listings, recipes, and more!

Saginaw's Splash Park Opening

Saginaw's Splash Park, located in the Frank N. Andersen Celebration Park, 1830 Fordney Street, is ready to kick off the 2018 Summer Season. The Splash Park will open on Saturday, May 26, 2018. Splash Park will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. throughout the summer season. There are bathrooms and changing areas on site for guests. The Splash Park also has a pool wheelchair available for use to offer greater accessibility for children with disabilities. As always, admission is free.

Residents who visit Celebration Park can enjoy a fun recreational experience in a safe and accessible environment for people of all ages and abilities. The 2018 summer season will feature favorite amenities such as exciting boulder climbing structures of various sizes within the existing playscape area. The park also includes sidewalks and paths for those who love to walk, with many added benches in scenic locations along the way. A pavilion area is available for picnics or those special summer celebrations.

FREE Admission at the Children's Zoo for Military Families

The Saginaw Children's Zoo is celebrating the many brave members of our armed forces. To show their support and appreciation, the Zoo is offering free admission to all military families on Monday, May 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free with proper ID for active duty, veterans, DOD civilians, reserve/guard members and eligible family members.

The Children's Zoo at Celebration Square is located at 1730 S. Washington Avenue in Saginaw. Visit for more details.

Memorial Day Parade presented by Positive Results Downtown Saginaw

It wouldn't be Memorial Day without the annual parade in downtown Saginaw. The 2018 Memorial Day parade hosted by Positive Results Downtown Saginaw will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 28. This year the parade will start at the corner of East Genesee and South Washington and proceed along South Washington to the Saginaw County Veterans Memorial Plaza at Hoyt Park. Sergeant Frank Ornelas will serve as the 2018 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal. There will also be a ceremony after the parade to honor those men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in our armed forces.

These are just a few of the many exciting events taking place throughout the city this weekend. For more information on upcoming events and activities taking place in Saginaw, visit the City of Saginaw website at or follow us on Facebook at City of Saginaw Government or on Twitter at @CityOfSaginawMi.

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