Grosse Pointe Shores Celebrates 100 Years

A plethora of events are scheduled throughout the weekend to honor and celebrate the city's 100 years of existence. Here is a schedule of the events.

The Grosse Pointe Shores Centennial celebrations begin tonight with a private reception at the where the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will play during a fireworks display. 

A cocktail reception begins at 6:30 p.m. The event is sold out. 

Below is a list of events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday: 

3 to 5 p.m. Saturday

  • Schroeder Field House dedication
  • History display about the Shores
  • Decorating of bikes, buggies and wagons for Sunday's parade
  • Free ice cream sundaes 
  • Live entertainment

12 to 1 p.m. Sunday

  • Parade from Edsel and Eleanor Ford House to

1 to 4 p.m. Sunday--Centennial Celebration Birthday Party 

  • singing of the National Anthem and Happy Birthday
  • a presentation to Shores veterans
  • a community photo
  • birthday cake 
  • Golden Daylily giveaway
  • On Display: Vintage Cars, 2011 Time Capsule, New Boat Exhibition, Shores History

2 to 4 p.m. Sunday--Centennial Splash Party

  • Pool games
  • Free pizza and refreshments


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