Berkley Days Update - New Rules for 5/12

SUNDAY, MAY 12 UPDATE:
In collaboration with the Berkley Days event organizers and to add clarity to today’s event details, please note the updated rules for the Sunday, May 12 event:

  • Participants age 5-20 must purchase a wristband in addition to the $3 entry fee
  • All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 or older
  • ID will be required at the entrance gate
  • Event will close at 4 PM instead of 6 PM

Any additional information will be posted on the official City of Berkley Facebook page and website (www.berkleymich.org).

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New rules are in place for the Berkley Days event tomorrow, May 12, 2024, after fights among participants caused the event to close early on Saturday evening. All safety measures put in place were executed quickly and successfully.

The event will go on with changes tomorrow:

  • All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 or older
  • All participants must purchase a wristband
  • Event will close at 4 PM instead of 6 PM 

No decision will be made about next year’s event at this time.

“On behalf of Berkley Public Safety and our greater community, we send our sincere thanks and appreciation to our mutual aid partners who came out to support us in keeping everyone safe tonight,” said Berkley’s Director of Public Safety, Matthew Koehn, “Our focus now is closing out this year’s event safely and strongly for Berkley’s families.”

Any additional information will be posted on the official City of Berkley Facebook page and website (www.berkleymich.org). 

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