Celebrate Meridian Event Activities Schedule:Celebrate Meridian “Bring Back the Mile” by Playmakers Fundraising event for Meridian Cares on Friday, June 29th 7:00 pm – Central Park Drive. Participants check-in at the Central Park Pavilion. Sign up on the Playmakers Website.
Farmers’ Market 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Business Booth Expo 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children’s Activity Area 11:00 am – 10:00 pm - ($5 Wristbands for Unlimited Play)
Community Mural for the new Meridian Dog Park (2019)
Grow Up Great Mobile Learning Adventure with PNC Bank
Arts & Crafts with Macaroni Kids
Breast feeding/Diaper Changing area – Diaper Bank of Lansing
Pet Adoptions with Soldan's Pet Supplies and New Hope Pet Rescue 11 am - 8 pm or until all pets are adopted.
Community Art Mural 11:00 am until completed - This year's art mural theme will be "dogs" and will be hung up at the new dog park when the park is complete.
Meridian Heritage Festival in the Meridian Historical Village 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
All roads lead to Meridian Township for our annual Independence Day Celebration!
Kick start the weekend with the Celebrate Meridian Bring Back the Mile event Friday, June 29th 7:00 pm sponsored by Playmakers. Proceeds will benefit the Meridian Cares Program, helping families in need in Meridian Township.
Then Saturday, June 30th the fun begins with the Meridian Township Farmers' Market in the Meridian Mall parking lot from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Local vendors will be selling fresh produce, homemade goods and more.
Enjoy live music starting at 12:00 pm.
Get ready for the Food Truck Rally, bringing over 40 food trucks from all over the state and Indiana. See list of participating trucks in the FAQs below!
Join the Friends of Historic Meridian for the annual Heritage Festival, highlighting historical 19th century activities. Visitors can enjoy early American demonstrations like rug hooking and weaving, kids activities, games and exhibits including cross stitching, quilting demos, lace making and more. Visit with docents as you tour the historic buildings and watch performances by the Grace Wood Singers and DJ Clarinet in the the Chapel. Live reenactments with the Civil War 7th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, Co. B and 102nd Regiment U.S. Colored Troops will take place throughout the village.
Local businesses have an opportunity to showcase their wares at the Celebrate Meridian Business Expo. Stop by the booths in the Meridian Municipal Complex and learn more about local vendors, their products and more.
Celebrate Meridian Album
Updated on 04/24/2018 4:48 PM
Images from the Celebrate Meridian and Food Truck Rally Event in 2018
The Celebrate Meridian Festival and Food Truck Rally will bring thousands of residents and visitors to the area for Meridian Township’s annual Celebrate Meridian Festival. Meridian Township wants residents and visitors to be aware of accessibility and street closures.
The Meridian Township Municipal Main Lot will be closed on Friday, June 29 to set up for the Celebrate Meridian event on Saturday, June 30. Central Park Drive will be closed to through traffic between Marsh Road and Okemos Road from 6:00 pm Friday, June 29 until conclusion of the Celebrate Meridian event on June 30.
The Meridian Farmers’ Market will be located at the Meridian Mall from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 30 near Studio C.
Friday, June 29:
Accessible Parking is available at the Municipal Complex at the side lot to the south of the Municipal Building, the small lot near the Historical Village and the Nokomis Learning Center lot.
General Parking is available during normal business hours from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the small lot near the Historical Village and the grassy area to the east of the Nokomis Learning Center.
Saturday, June 30:
Accessible Parking is available at the small lot near the Historical Village and the grassy area to the east of the Nokomis Learning Center. These lots can be accessed from the Marsh Road Entrance of the Municipal Complex only.
Historical Village Docents’ designated parking, with parking passes, will be at the Nokomis Learning Center.
The Farmers’ Market, Okemos Post Office, Studio C and Meridian Mall can be accessed off Marsh Road from the Okemos entrance. These locations are also accessible from Grand River Ave. and mall entrance points along Marsh Road.
General Parking for the Celebrate Meridian event is available at the Meridian Mall Parking Lot.
Which food trucks are coming?
The following food trucks have stated they will be at the 2018 Meridian Township Food Truck Rally. More to be added!!! Check back each week.
Babaturk Food Truck
Charlie's Smokin Bar-B-Q
Comfort Cafe Food Truck
Cowboy's Cuisine Panini Grill
D & D's Gluten-Free
Eaton Good LLC
Fire and Rice - Lansing Michigan
Fortune Cooking Food Truck
Fresh 2U Foods
From Scratch Food Truck
Gigi's Cupcakes Scarlett-Koumbari Doce LLC DBA
Got Smoke BBQ
Heaven on a Roll
Holy Smokes BBQ
Howdie Doodles Ice Cream
Ice Box Brand Ice Cream Bars
JB's Hut LLC
Kona Ice Holt
Lazy Man BBQ
Los Jalapeños Taqueria Midland
Moochies Dream Cream
Nosh Pit Detroit
Pierogi Love Indy llc
Pig Out on the Fly
Pork Fat Slim's BBQ
Rise and Grind Mobile Coffee
Shove It Pizza Truck
Silver Star Cafe' LLC
Singh Cruisin Cuisine
Specialty Popped Kettle Corn
Superior Kettle Corn
The Grub Hubb
The Smoke N' Pig BBQ
T & T Concessions
Traveling Tacos & More
Ya Eat Yet
Is there an admission fee?
No. Admission is free. Price for food is per food truck and posted on menus on the outside of each truck.