Special Events

The Parks and Recreation Department hosts a wide variety of special events each year. Check below to see some of our current offerings!

Memorial Day Ceremony2022-5-28 Memorial Day Ceremony Opens in new window

Join us two days before Memorial Day for our Memorial Day Ceremony 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Veterans Park Memorial Plaza (northeast corner of Five Mile/Farmington Roads) as we honor our veterans who are no longer with us. This free event is open to the public and no registration is required.

Master of CeremoniesPastor Kellie Whitlock of Rosedale Gardens Presbyterian Church 

Music by338th Army Band Brass Quintet and Livonia Civic Chorus under the direction of Jeff Swan with accompanist Kimberly Swan

Memorial Day address to be given by: Ret. LCDR Patti Mitrowski, U.S. Coast Guard

100 DAYS TO HEALTHKick Off Event Flyer 2022 Opens in new window

Healthy Livonia’s 100 Days to Health returned with a 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, kickoff to help make sure everyone stays on track with any New Years resolutions. Registration is ongoing for this annual favorite that provides hundreds of fun classes, educational seminars and events Feb. 27-June 5, as well as the optional weight loss challenge for your chance to win a variety of prizes.

For those who aren’t members of the Kirksey Recreation Center yet, it’s also a great way to get your foot in the door and get a feel for dozens of our group fitness classes.

Click here to register, or learn more with the full info packet. Just looking for a piece of it? Here's the kickoff flyer, tips, weight-loss challenge dates and prizes, 100 Days calendar and class descriptions.

2022-6-5 Flea Market Flyer Opens in new windowSummer Flea Market

The Summer Flea Market is coming to Greenmead Historical Park 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5

Bring your wagon or cart to shop from 170 vendors offering a wide variety of items for sale. No dogs permitted at the event. $3 adult admission paid at the gate; free for ages 11 and younger.

Interested in being a vendor?
Vendor registration began March 29 and is SOLD OUT with a waiting list (please ignore spambots that comment otherwise from their personal accounts on Facebook).

View the Flea Market Guidelines.

View directions on how to sign up online with CivicRec.

Free Music Nights in Livonia

Join us for another fun summer of free music on the east lawn of the Kirksey Recreation Center with 16 free concerts. Make sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the shows.

We'll be hosting children's concerts 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 5-Aug. 16. This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

And the more adult-focused shows (still family friendly) will take place with Music From the Heart 7 p.m. Thursdays, July 7-Sept. 1. Funded by the Livonia Arts Commission.

Events are subject to change and are weather dependent. Weather hotline: (734) 466-2299.

6:30 p.m. Tue.Children's Concerts
7 p.m. Thu.Music From the Heart
July 5Randy Kaplan
July 7Rod Stewart Tribute
July 12Zippity 2 Dads
July 14Leave Those Kids Alone
July 19Guy Louis
July 21Toppermost
July 25Funny Dumplings
July 28Dueling Pianos
Aug. 2Miss Paula and the Candy Bandits
Aug. 4Steve King and the Dittilies
Aug. 9Gemini
Aug. 11Devin Scillian and Arizona Son
Aug. 16Beverly the Music Lady
Aug. 18Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations

Aug. 25Packin Heat Band

Sept. 1The Luddites

2022-7-5_Summer Concerts

Shakespeare in the Park's 'ROMEO AND JULIET'2022-2-27 Romeo Juliet Auditions 3

Ever wanted to act on stage? Are you a fan of William Shakespeare? Livonia Parks and Recreation is working with Livonia Community Theatre to present a Shakespeare in the Park production of "Romeo and Juliet." Performances will run Friday-Sunday, July 29-31, at Stymelski Veterans Park.

This production is for aspiring actors and actresses ages 14-99. Auditions took place Feb. 18-20 and Feb. 27.

We are also seeking production assistance. If you want to work on an aspect of the production off stage or have questions, email Ted at edavis@livonia.gov.