Weekend Program

ANNUAL GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND FESTIVITES 

FRIDAY APRIL 8, 2022
 Little Caesar’s Arena – Greek Night Detroit Pistons vs. Milwaukee Bucks Basketball Game 

SATURDAY APRIL 9, 2022
Exodos Rooftop 10:00 p.m. Fundraiser for WSU, MSU, and UM HSA’s 
Admission $20 
Proceeds from admission fee will be divided and donated to 3 HSA’s 

SUNDAY APRIL 10, 2022 
20th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade 

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral - 707 East Lafayette Street, Detroit, MI 48226 
10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy 
12:00 p.m. Doxology with †His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America 

Grab some lunch before the parade at any of your favorite Greektown restaurants! 

1:30 p.m. Dignitary Reception 
Atheneum Suite Hotel and Conference Center - 1000 Brush Street, Detroit, MI 48226 

2:00 p.m. Parade Vehicles and Floats Lineup near Campus Martius Park

2:40 p.m. Parade Staging and Lineup Parade spectators: 

Get a great spot along the parade route on Monroe Street, between Brush and St. Antoine Streets. 

Parade participants: Please be lined up (near Campus Martius Park) no later than 2:45 

3:00 p.m. 20th Annual Detroit Greek Independence Day Parade Kicks Off 

We are honored and filled with pride to welcome †His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, the General Consulate of Chicago, Emmanuel Koubarakis, and our Grand Marshall, Dimitris S. Papageorgiou to lead our annual tradition this year, celebrating Greece and Greek-American culture in Metro Detroit, Michigan and beyond. 

Danielle Caralis will sing the National Anthems of Greece, the United States, and Canada. 

4:00 p.m. Post-Parade Dance Groups 
Stick around for some after-performance fun with our dance groups. 

Please remember to patronize our patrons and sponsors. We are so grateful and thankful for their continued support through the years that is vital in making this important and historical parade event happen. 

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