Parks & Recreation

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Melvindale Veterans Memorial Pool

3155 Oakwood, Melvindale, MI 48122

Melvindale Days Festival

This festive family fun event has been an annual tradition in our city for over 25 years. A wide variety of canrival rides, live entertainment, tasty food along with the Little Miss Melvindale Pageant makes our festival an event that has something for everyone.At the close of every weekend, we conclude with an awesome fireworks display! Come join us!

Melvindale Municipal Police and Fire

Parks & Recreation Department
Located inside the John K. Kessey Fieldhouse 
4300 S. Dearborn
Melvindale, Michigan 48122

P: 313.908-4130

For Park Rentals, contact our DPW at: 313.429.1064

Office Closed on weekends – feel free to contact us at our email:  [email protected]

Trunk or Treat / Harvestfest

Each October the Parks & Recreation Commission hosts our Annual “Trunk or Treat”.  Hayrides, costumes, candy and more with plenty of family fun are offered at this event! Date and Location are posted as the event approaches – you don’t want to miss it! This event traditionally draws over 2,000 people and lines form fast! Hope to see you!

Tree Lighting Ceremony / Winterfest

Join us each December (date to be announced) as we light up the Christmas Tree at City Hall, hosted by our Parks & Recreation Commission. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Mayor join in and sing Christmas Carols while the mayor presents SANTA the key to the city! Afterwards, everyone heads over to the Fire Station to enjoy Hot Cocoa and Donuts while the kids get to enjoy a visit with SANTA! Make plans to attend this event, you don’t want to miss it!