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Events and celebrations that are respectful, free and open to the public.

All are welcome to join us for our special community events, plus holiday and veteran memorial ceremonies.

In addition to chapel services throughout the year, the staff at White Chapel takes great pleasure in presenting a series of engaging annual events designed to showcase and preserve some of our best-loved holiday traditions. You’re invited to come join us in our celebration.

Tulip Festival and Photo Contest:

 Niki Beebani Girl

Every year, White Chapel celebrates its Annual Tulip Festival by planting over 50,000 tulips, including new and unique blooms rarely found anywhere else in the world. These rare bulbs have been imported directly from Holland in the Netherlands. Everyone is welcome to visit the park and enjoy this year's spectacular display.

Special Annual Holiday and Veteran Memorial Ceremonies and Events

Mother's Day:

Mother's Day carnations

White Chapel honors Mother's Day by offering carnations to all our visitors.

Memorial Day/Weekend:

Memorial Day flag display

Friday – Monday – Memorial Day Weekend American Flag Display – White Chapel Park grounds

Memorial Day Concert

Our Memorial Day Concert is the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend at 3 p.m. in front of the Temple of Memories.

Michigan's own Polar Bears - WW1

Please join us as White Chapel Hosts the only Memorial Day ceremony of its kind honoring 'Michigan's Own Polar Bears' - veterans of the little-known WWI expedition to Northern Russia. Memorial Day at 11:00 in front of the Polar Bear Monument. Click here to learn more about the WWI Polar Bear memorial.

Honoring Michigan Polar Bears - WW1

VJ Day: Date Change

Gold Star Mothers VJ Day

Our Victory Day in Japan Service is every second Sunday of August, when White Chapel hosts the Gold Star Mothers V-J Day Ceremony to commemorate and honor our WWII veterans.

The Gold Star Mothers and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) participate in a parade towards the Four Freedom Memorial and lay wreaths at the foot of the memorial. Click here to learn more about the WWII Four Freedoms memorial.

Patriot Day (9/11):

Patriot Day flag display

On Patriot Day, White Chapel displays over 400 American Flags in recognition of those who died on 9/11 and for those fighting in the War on Terror. Click here to learn more about the War on Terror memorial.

White Chapel hosts the Patriot Race

White Chapel hosts the Patriots Race, bringing communities together to raise money and awareness for Michigan veterans and their families. Click here to learn about this year's race!

Veterans Day:

Veteran's Day flag display

On Veterans Day (Nov. 11), White Chapel displays over 400 American Flags in recognition of our veterans of all U.S. wars who have served their country (weather permitting).

Educational Seminars:

Feel free to contact us to learn about our seminars and seminar schedule.

Our caring experts will be glad to answer any questions you may have about these events. Click here to contact us.