Holiday Guidelines 2021: City closings, Thanksgiving Parade Info, & Safe Traveling


  • Get vaccinations and boosters now, and schedule rapid tests just prior to celebrations
  • Simple guidelines can help reduce the risk of spread

The City of Detroit remains well into a high rate of transmission for COVID-19, with cases and percent positivity continuing to rise at an alarming rate over the 14 days. The Detroit Health Department is issuing the following guidelines to help Detroiters in planning holiday gatherings that keep everyone safe from COVID-19


For more  info on safe holiday traveling: GUIDELINES FOR PLANNING SAFE HOLIDAYS


City of Detroit Announces Street Closures, Bus Reroutes and Parking for America's Thanksgiving Parade, Turkey Trot and Lions Game Nov. 25

Individuals attending the America’s Thanksgiving Parade, Turkey Trot, and the Detroit Lions game on Thursday, Nov. 25 should make note of street closures, bus reroutes, and suggested parking, as tens of thousands flock to downtown Detroit.

The City of Detroit also issued a reminder to parade watchers that the building of scaffolds and any device without a City permit is prohibited during Thanksgiving events in downtown Detroit on private or public property.  Violators will receive tickets, and the scaffolds will be removed.

For more information on street closures, and holiday events: Street Closures, Bus Reroutes and Parking for America's Thanksgiving Holiday