Memorial Day 2022: Where are the parades and ceremonies happening in N.J.?

Here’s a sample of some of the Memorial Day commemorations taking place throughout the Garden State. (Email your Memorial Day event information to [email protected])

Blairstown Memorial Day service and parade

Honor guard enters at the Memorial Day service at the Cedar Ridge Cemetery during last year’s 76th Blairstown Memorial day parade hosted by American Legion Post 258 in Blairstown.1Ed Murray | NJ Advance Media for

Atlantic County


Memorial Day Parade, march from North Mount Airy/Zion Road to Ocean Heights Avenue, ending at Veterans Memorial Park, Ocean Heights Avenue and Swift Drive, 9 a.m. May 30, Veterans Park. [email protected], 609-926-4088.


Memorial Day Service, 10 a.m. May 28, Folsom Borough Hall, 1700 12th St. [email protected], 609-561-3178.


Memorial Day Tribute, 9 a.m. May 30, Lindenwold Park, 1000 United States Ave., 856-783-2121.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Dawes Avenue and Shore Road to Somers Point City Hall, 1 W. New Jersey Ave., for ceremony at Patriots Park at Bethel Road and First Street, 10 a.m. May 30., 609-927-9088.

Bergen County


Memorial Day Service, observance in coordination with American Legion Post 126, 11 a.m. May 30, Memorial Park, Gorge and Palisade avenues., 201-945-3456.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Closter Borough Hall, 295 Closter Dock Road, through center of town to Memorial Park on Harrington Avenue for services, concluding with food and refreshments at Closter Elks Lodge, 148 Railroad Ave. 10 a.m. May 30., [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade and Services, prayer services 7:45 a.m. at Woodside Cemetery, Prospect and McKinley avenues, and 8 a.m. at Old North Reformed Church, 120 Washington Ave., followed by march from Pershing Street and Virginia Avenue down Madison Avenue to Prospect and New Milford avenues toward Virginia Avenue, concluding at Memorial Park, Pershing Street, for a ceremony, May 30., 201-384-1453.


Memorial Day Parade and Service, march from American Legion Post 116 to Memorial Park, Route 5 and River Road, for solemn memorial service, 10:45 a.m. May 30., 201-943-1700.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace, north on Center Avenue, west on Main Street and South on Anderson Avenue, back to center for ceremony and refreshments, 10 a.m. May 30., 201-592-4699.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Veterans Monument on Midland Avenue to Garfield VFW Post 2867, 340 Outwater Lane, 11 a.m. May 30. 973-772-4696.


Memorial Day Observance, ceremony at Veterans Memorial followed by light refreshments at VFW, 11 a.m. May 30, VFW Post 4591, 513 Springfield Ave. 201-288-0195.


Memorial Day Parade, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Haworth Volunteer Fire Department, 71 Hardenburgh Ave. 201-384-4785.


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march from Sheridan and Ardmore avenues to War Memorial on East Franklin Turnpike for service hosted by the VFW, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Washington Elm VFW Post 192, 620 Cliff St. 201-652-4400.


Memorial Day Observance, 8:30 a.m. Ambulance Corps ceremony at 72 Kimmig Ave., 9:15 a.m. fire department ceremony at 99 Kennedy Drive, 10:15 a.m. VFW ceremony at 163 Union Ave., 11 a.m. American Legion ceremony at 41 Union St., and 11:45 a.m. police department ceremony at 1 Memorial Drive, followed by “Walkway for Peace” ceremony, May 30., 973-365-4005.

The Califon Memorial Day parade

This is a scene from the 2019 Califon Memorial Day parade. (Rich Maxwell | for NJ Advance Media)


Memorial Day Parade, ceremony at Lyndhurst Town Hall Park, Delafield and Court avenues, followed by march north on Delafield Avenue, making right turns on Second Avenue, Ridge Road and Valley Brook Avenue to return to park, 10:15 a.m. May 30., 201-804-2457.


Memorial Day Parade and Youth Sports Parade, 10 a.m. May 30, Mahwah Township Municipal Building, 475 Corporate Drive., 201-529-5757.


Memorial Day Observance, Maywood Volunteer Fire Department service 9 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Fetzer Park on Locust Drive and 11 a.m. laying of the wreaths and presentation of commemorative banners at Memorial Park, concluding with reception and reception at noon at Memorial School on Grant Avenue, May 30., 201-845-2900.


Memorial Day Observance, flag raising 9 a.m. Monday, May 30, at Veterans Monument on Dairy Street followed by 10 a.m. parade from municipal building on Vreeland Avenue to Franklin Avenue to Veterans Plaza, Wortendyke, for a service, concluding with refreshments at Fire Station Social Hall, 45 Witte Drive, May 28., 201-445-5720.


Memorial Day Observance, service at borough hall, 125 Moonachie Road, 10:30 a.m. May 28., 201-641-1813.


Memorial Day Parade, march on Ridge Road from Canterbury Avenue south to Borough Hall, 214 Ridge Road, for ceremony with mayor’s annual Memorial Day address, 2 p.m. May 30., (201) 991-6060.


Memorial Day Parade, march starting on Summit Street to Blanche Avenue then north on Tappen Road to Broadway, 11 a.m. May 30, Norwood Borough Hall, 455 Broadway., 201-767-7200.


Memorial Day Observance, hosted by American Legion Oakland Memorial Post 369 with brief ceremonies at Pond’s Church Cemetery in Oakland and Mary Rest Cemetery in Mahwah, followed by 1 p.m. parade to Veterans Park for concluding ceremony, May 29., 201-337-9845.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Northern Valley Old Tappan High School to Oakes Park on Central Avenue for a ceremony with parading of the colors, national anthem, invocation, wreath laying, rifle salute, Taps and address by the mayor, 10 a.m. May 30, Oakes Park, Central Avenue and Haring Drive., 201-768-1941.


Memorial Day Observance, wreath laying ceremonies at WWI Memorial near the post office, Hoffman/Rossi near Waite Place and the Fire Department and WWII memorial at Prospect and Park avenues, followed by ceremony at Memorial Park, 8:30 a.m. May 30., 201-261-8200.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. May 30, Veterans Memorial Park, 246 Continental Ave., 201-599-6303.


Memorial Day Parade, march starting at monument at Skillman Terrace and Fairlawn Parkway, 1:30 p.m. May 29, Saddle Brook Town Hall, 93 Market St., 201-587-2905.


Memorial Day Parade, march from George Street to Huyler Park, County Road, for ceremony and refreshments and hotdogs courtesy of Tenafly Elks Lodge 2271, 10 a.m. May 30., 201-568-5567.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Ripplewood Drive to Borough Hall, 376 W. Saddle River Road, for ceremony, followed by special dedication of stone from Grist Mill Lane placed in memory of town historian William Yeoman and hotdogs and cold drinks at the firehouse, 11 a.m. May 30, Borough Hall., 201-934-3963.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Washington and Clinton avenues down Pascack Road to Memorial Monument in front of town hall for service, 10 a.m. May 30, Washington Township Municipal Building, 350 Hudson Ave., 201-664-4404.


Memorial Day Children’s Bike and Wagon Brigade, march for children accompanied by adults starting at Roosevelt and Harrington and marching down Westwood Avenue, 9 a.m. May 30, Westwood Borough Hall, 101 Washington Ave., 201-664-7100.


Memorial Day Service, ceremony at Walk of Freedom, 5:30 p.m. May 26, Veterans Memorial Park, Valley Boulevard and Highland Avenue., 201-939-0202.


Memorial Day Observance, 8:30 a.m. firefighters memorial service at Firehouse No. 1 behind town hall followed by 10 a.m. veterans memorial service at war memorial on lawn of Wyckoff Reformed Church on Wyckoff Avenue, capped off with 11:30 a.m. parade along Wyckoff Avenue, right on Main Street and right on Franklin Avenue back to town hall, May 30, Memorial Town Hall, 340 Franklin Ave., 201-891-7000, ext. 1180, [email protected].

Vineland's Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, May 31, 2021

Vineland Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Landis Avenue, Monday, May 31, 2021. Joe Warner | For NJ Advance Media

Burlington County


Memorial Day Parade, march from city hall to Lambert-Sculley-Bozarth VFW, 9 a.m. May 30, Burlington City, High and Union streets., 609-386-0200.


Burlington County Memorial Day Ceremony, service at Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to Burlington Township Municipal Building, 851 Old York Road, with keynote address by Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander Maj. Gen. Mark D. Camerer, wreath presentations and remarks from Commissioner Director Dan O’Connell, 11 a.m. May 30., 609-265-5000.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30, Evesham Township Library, 984 Tuckerton Road in Marlton., 856-983-2900.


Memorial Day Parade and Service, march 1 p.m., May 30, on Main Street from Bella Road to Village Green Park for service and wreath laying. 609-267-3217,


Memorial Day Ceremony, at the War Memorial, 11 a.m. May 30, Maple Shade Municipal Building, 200 Stiles Ave., 856-779-9610.


Memorial Day Observance, 11 a.m. parade from Milton H. Allen Elementary School down South Main Street with stop at war memorial at Medford Memorial Community Center for flag raising, wreath laying and 21-salute, the marching north on Union Street to Freedom Park, May 30. [email protected], 609-654-2608, ext. 324.


Memorial Day Ceremony, at the War Memorial, 10 a.m. May 30, Memorial Fields, 254 S. Church St., 856-914-3093.


Memorial Day Tribute, wreath laying at Veterans Memorial, 6 p.m. May 26, Laurel Acres Park, 1045 S. Church St., 856-727-0595.


Memorial Day Parade, 9 a.m. May 30, Riverside Municipal Building, 237 S. Pavillion Ave., 856-461-1460.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Seneca to Jr. Mechanics Cemetery for a VFW ceremony, then proceeding to town hall for ceremony with speeches, folding of the American flag, wreath laying, volley and Taps, 10 a.m. May 28, Tabernacle Town Hall, 163 Carranza Road., [email protected].


Memorial Day Observance, program followed by refreshments, 1 p.m. May 30, Millcreek Park, Beverly Rancocas Road and Pageant Lane., 609-877-2200, ext. 1022.

Camden County


Memorial Day Service, 9 a.m. May 30, Barrington Fire Department, Second and Haines avenues.856-547-0706.


Memorial Day Service, conducted by Brooklawn Memorial American Legion Post 72, 10 a.m. May 30, Brooklawn Memorial Park, South Hannevig and Maude avenues.856-456-0750.


Memorial Day Service, ceremony at War Memorial cohosted by American Legion Post 372 and Jewish War Veterans Post 126, honoring 75th anniversary of the US Air Force with US Army Reserve Lt. Col. Daniel S. Bash as keynote speaker, 11:30 a.m. May 30, Carman Tilelli Community Center, 820 Mercer St., 856-488-7868.


Memorial Day Ceremony, ceremony at Union Cemetery followed by procession to Veterans Monument on Broadway at Monmouth Street for placing of wreaths, reading of the memorial list, rifle salute, Taps and raising of the flag, 9 a.m. May 30, Gloucester City Municipal Building, 313 Monmouth St., 856-456-0205.


Memorial Day Observance, briefs visits to Blackwood VFW 7927, Gloucester Township School, the Church Street monument, Glendora VFW Post 8714, 9th Avenue monument in Glendora, American Legion Post 281, Gloucester Township Community Park and the Erial Cemetery, concluding with 11 a.m. service at Lt. Colonel Sam Siler Veterans Park, 1261 Chews Landing Road in Clementon, 8 a.m. May 30., 856-435-5734.

HADDON HEIGHTSMemorial Day Observance, wreath laying and dedication ceremonies at Sons of Italy, 6 W. Atlantic Ave., followed by parade down Station Road to Cannons War Memorial, 625 Station Ave. 10 a.m. May 30. 856-547-7164,


Memorial Day Tribute, 9 a.m. May 30, Lindenwold Park, 1000 United States Ave., 856-783-2121.


Memorial Day Service, ceremony with presentation of the Colors by VFW Post 3324 and invocation by Trinity Lutheran Church pastor Andy Englehart, followed by parade and wreath laying at the memorial on the greens with ringing of bells as names of local deceased veterans are called, noon May 29, Harry Williams Senior Center, Elm Avenue., [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, march from Sterling High School, 501 S. Warwick Road, to Raws-Tait VFW on Kennedy Boulevard for a service, 10 a.m. May 30., 856-784-8792.


Kirkwood Memorial Day Parade, march from old Carriage House Restaurant, 1219 Kirkwood-Gibbsboro Road, right on Walnut Avenue, left on Second Avenue, right on Chestnut Avenue, then right on Burnt Mill Road, ending at Kirwood Fire Station Veterans Memorial with wreath laying ans ervice, 11 a.m. May 30, Voorhees Township Fire Department, 2002 S. Burnt Mill Road., 856-429-7174.


Memorial Day Service, ceremony at the War Memorial, 10 a.m. May 30, Winslow Municipal Building, 125 S. Route 73 in Braddock., 609-567-0700.

West Orange Memorial Day

West Orange will remember its fallen heroes with a Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m. in front of the township municipal building, 66 Main St.Courtesy of Downtown West Orange Alliance

Cape May County


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march from 32nd Street and Dune Drive to Veterans Plaza, 21 Street and Dune Drive, in coordination with American Legion Post 331, 9 a.m. May 30., 609-967-3066.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. remembrance in conjunction with the American Legion Post 193 and VFW Post 386 followed by U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May detachments’ rifle salute and lau
nching of flower boat from Gurney Street Beach, May 27, Soldiers and Sailors Park, Gurney Street and Columbia Avenue., 609-884-9525.


Memorial Day Ceremonies, 9:30 a.m. service at Hereford Inlet Lighthouse and 10 a.m. observance at Veterans Monument at Spruce and New York avenues hosted by VFW Post 5941, May 30, City of North Wildwood, 19th Avenue., 609-729-5832.


Memorial Day Ceremony, service on front lawn, 11 a.m. May 30, American Legion Post 184, 4200 Atlantic Ave., 609-729-5832.

Essex County


West Essex Memorial Day Parade, march along Bloomfield Avenue concluding with ceremony at Crane Park, 9:30 a.m. May 30., 973-226-3621.


Memorial Day Commemoration, 9 a.m. ceremony at East Orange City Hall, 44 City Hall Plaza, nfollowed by 11 a.m. parade beginning at Central and North Arlington avenues, May 30., 973-266-5100.


Memorial Day Commemoration, 8:30 a.m. May 30, Borough Hall, 255 Roseland Ave., 973-226-3400.


Memorial Day Parade, march beginning at Sherman Avenue and Baldwin Street and proceeding to memorial in front of Ridgewood Avenue School, 235 Ridgewood Ave., for memorial ceremony, 11 a.m. May 30., 973-748-8400.


Memorial Day Observance, remembrance ceremony at Memorial Park Oval, Robert Harp Drive, followed by parade on South Livingston Avenue, 9:30 a.m. May 30., 973-992-5000, [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, march stepping off at Parker Avenue between Prospect and Maplewood avenues, down Baker Street to Valley Street, ending with a ceremony atMaplewood Town Hall, 574 Valley St., 9 a.m. May 30., [email protected],973-762-8120.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Millburn High School, 462 Millburn Ave., to Taylor Park presented by American Legion Post 140, 11 a.m. May 30., [email protected].


101st Annual Memorial Day Parade, march from Chestnut Street to Passaic Avenue, Centre Street and Franklin Avenue, 11 a.m. May 30, Nutley Park Oval, Franklin Avenue and Chesnut Street., 973-284-4966.


Memorial Day Observance, ceremony at the duck pond, 9:30 a.m. May 30, Meadowland Park, North Ridgewood Road and Mead Street., 973-378-7754.


Memorial Day Parade, march followed by ceremony at town hall, 10 a.m. May 30, Verona Civic Center Square, 600 Bloomfield Ave. [email protected], 973-857-4767.


Memorial Day Ceremony, observance in front of the township municipal building, 66 Main St., 10 a.m., May 30, co-hosted by VFW Post 376 with WOHS Air Force Junior ROTC Squadron, township historian Joseph Fagan and vocalist Lynette Sheard. Special honoree will be the late Gordon Hansen, a West Orange High School graduate who posthumously was awarded the Purple Heart for his participation in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. His war-time trumpet will be used by Rob Adams for the playing of Taps.

Gloucester County


Memorial Day Parade, march from Delsea Drive and Clayton Avenue to Cedar Green Cemetery on Academy Street with stops for wreath laying at Borough Hall and Haupt Field monuments, 10 a.m. May 30, Clayton Elks Lodge No. 2132, Broad and Walnut streets. 856-863-1733, 856-881-1888.


Memorial Day Parade and Barbecue, march with bike-decorating contest starting from Princeton Boulevard to University Boulevard and College Boulevard to Veterans Park at Oak Valley School, concluding with memorial service followed by free barbecue, 10:30 a.m. May 29, Oak Valley Fire Company, 595 Princeton Ave. [email protected], 609-634-3694.

Jericho Memorial Day Observance, 11 a.m.-noon May 30, Odd Fellows Cemetery, Church


Memorial Day Parade and Flyover, with F16 jet fly-over by the New Jersey Air National Guard 177th Fighter Wing in Atlantic City. Proc
ession from Lehigh and University Boulevard to Whitney Avenue and High street, ending at Glassboro Fire Department, with solemn ceremony at Veterans Memorial Plaza, 10 a.m. May 30, Glassboro Town Square, North Main Street and Rowan Boulevard., 856-881-9230, ext. 88322.


Memorial Day Service, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Mantua Township Municipal Building, 401 Main St., 856-468-1500.


Memorial Day Observance, observance at Memorial Point on Delaware Street with special dedication of World War II plaque from Paulsboro VFW, 1 p.m. May 30, Paulsboro Borough Hall, 1211 Delaware St., 856-423-1500.


Memorial Day Ceremony, flag services at Woolwich Fire Company, 1517 Kings Highway, and war memorial in front of borough hall with guest speakers, community choir, Boy Scout Troop 13, sponsored by the Greater Swedesboro Business Association, 10:30 a.m. May 30., 856-467-0756 or 856-498-9435.


Memorial Day Parade, march down Mantua Avenue, stopping at Wenonah Cemetery for ceremony led by American Legion Post 192, 8:45 a.m. May 30., 856-468-5228.


Memorial Day Service, at Veterans Plaza, 8:30 a.m. May 30, West Deptford Municipal Building, Grove and Crown Point Roads., 856-845-4004.

Cranford Memorial Day Parade 2022

Marine Corp veteran Braulio Lirenzo has been chosen to be this year’s Cranford Memorial Day Parade Grand marshal.Courtesy of Cranford VFW Post 335

Hudson County


Memorial Day Parade and Barbecue, 10 a.m. May 30, Bayonne Elks Lodge 434, 364 Broadway. 201-858-9555.


Memorial Day Observance, wreath laying ceremony, 6:30 p.m. May 26, East Newark Municipal Building, 34 Sherman Ave., 973-481-2902.


Memorial Day Observance, 11 a.m. May 30, Monument Park, 70th St and Blvd East.

Hunterdon County


Memorial Day Parade, march with the 15th New Jersey Volunteers Infantry Company A, antique cars, scout troops, area fire and rescue squads others, starting 11 a.m. on School Street, proceeding down Main Street to Califon Island Park on Bank Street, north of Mill Street, for noon memorial service at the veterans memorial, music, antique cards, food and drink, 11 a.m. May 30., 908-832-7850, ext. 204.


Rolling Thunder 2022 Memorial Day Ride, with food, speakers, vendors, music and tribute, noon May 29, Hunterdon County 4-H and Agricutural Fair Grounds, 1207 Route 179. $10., 484-880-2012.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Hunterdon Urgent Care down Church Street, right on Main Street to Civil War statue, 9 a.m. May 30., 908-782-8840.


Memorial Day Observance, ceremony followed by light refreshments, 10 a.m. May 30, Spruce Run Memorial VFW Hall, 179 Main St., 908-537-4525.


Memorial Day Observance, parade concluding with flag ceremony and classic car show, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Readington Municipal Building, 509 Route 523 in Whitehouse Station., 908-534-9752.

Mercer County


Memorial Day Parade, march from Nottingham Way at Weston Avenue east, turning left on Coleman Road and ending at fire company parking lot, 10 a.m. May 30, Nottingham Fire House, Nottingham Way., [email protected].

Groveville-Yardville Memorial Day Parade, march turning left on South Broad Street, then left on Route 524/Yardville-Allentown Road to Route 156, then left on South Broad and right on Main Street to Church Street, 8:30 a.m. May 30. 609-326-3989, [email protected].


Highstown East Windsor Memorial Day Parade, details to be posted, 9 a.m. May 30.,


Memorial Day Parade, march from Taylor Terrace east on Broad Street to Hopewell Elementary School for closing ceremony, 12:30 p.m. May 29., [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, march from Lawrence High School, 2525 Princeton Pike, along Princeton Pike to Darrah Lane, Birchwood Know and American Legion Post 414 on Berwyn Place, concluding with services at Veterans Park, 10 a.m. May 28., 609-844-7067, [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, 11 a.m. march through town followed by 1 p.m. concert at Howe Commons, May 30., 609-737-0276.


Day of Remembrance, Princeton Battlefield Society ceremony with 2nd PA Regiment and historical interpreters in a brief memorial service and the singing of “Amazing Grace,” yellow ribbon pinning on a wreath, 1 p.m. May 28, Princeton Battlefield State Park, Mercer Road., 609-232-8540.

Memorial Day Parade, march from Princeton Avenue and Nassau Street to monument hall for short ceremony, 10 a.m. May 28, Princeton Municipal Building, 1 Monument Drive., 609-497-2974.


Memorial Day Commemoration, 4:45 p.m. May 26, Robbinsville Town Center gazebo, Lake Drive., 609-918-0002.


Memorial Day Flag Observance, flag ceremony to honor veterans interred at the site, sponsored by the 6th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops re-enactors and the Kiwanis Club of Trenton, 10 a.m. May 28, Locust Hill African Cemetery and Museum, 73 Hart Ave., 609-208-9991.


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South down Clarksville Road to the West Windsor Municipal Building, 271 Clarksville Road, for ceremony conducted in coordination with American Legion Post 76, 11 a.m. May 30., 609-799-2400.

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation Memorial Day

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation in Holmdel will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony 11 a.m. Monday, May 30.Courtesy of the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation/Michael McMahon

Middlesex County


Memorial Day Parade, march from South Main Street and Cranbury Station Road along Main Street to Plainsboro Road, Maplewood Avenue, Park Place East and then south on Main Street to Cranbury Fire House and Memorial Park, hosted by Cranbury Lions Club, 1 p.m. May 30., 609-395-0900.


Memorial Day Parade, march from library to Madison Avenue and left on Jackson Avenue and Second Street to Washington Avenue, ending at Washington Memorial Park with ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30. [email protected], 732-968-3033, ext 8.


Memorial Day Observance, ceremony with flag raising, wreath laying, mini patriotic concet, 1 p.m. May 29, Veterans Park, East Brunswick Municipal Complex, 1 Jean Walling Civic Center., 732-390-6850.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Plainfield Avenue and Division Street to post home, noon May 28, American Legion Father & Son Post 435, 43 Oakland Ave., 732-287-0900.


Highland Park/New Brunswick Memorial Day Parade, march up Raritan Avenue to Doughboy Monument in Highland Park, 10:30 a.m. May 30, A.C. Redshaw Elementary School, 216 Livingston Ave., 732-390-6797.


139th Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. May 30, Veterans’ Memorial Park, Triangle Point of East Railroad Avenue, Lincoln Avenue and Stockton Street., 732-521-2222, [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, march to plaza followed by ceremony at Memorial Park, 10 a.m. May 30, American Legion Post 65, Lake Avenue and Holly Street off Route 27. 732-225-2054.


Memorial Day Parade, march to American Legion Post 306, 10 a.m. May 30, Victor Crowell Park, off Route 28., 732-356-7400, ext. 258, or [email protected].


Highland Park/New Brunswick Memorial Day Parade, march up Raritan Avenue to Doughboy Monument in Highland Park, 10:30 a.m. May 30, A.C. Redshaw Elementary School, 216 Livingston Ave., 732-572-3400.


Memorial Day Commemoration, 11 a.m. May 30, Veterans Park, Roosevelt Avenue., 732-247-0922, ext. 475.


Memorial Day Parade, 9 a.m. May 30, Memorial Elementary School, 11 Ely Ave. in Laurence Harbor. [email protected], 732-721-5600, ext. 4010.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. May 30, Veterans War Memorial, Sadowski Parkway., 732-826-0290.


Memorial Day Parade, march route along Jackson Street to Ferry Street and Main Street to the War Memorial building, 1 p.m. May 30., 732-257-1999.


Memorial Day Commemoration, ceremony with Sen. Joseph F. Vitale, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez and speaker Craig J. Coughlin, followed by light refreshments, 10 a.m. May 27, Woodbridge Community Center, 600 Main St., 732-596-4103.

Monmouth County


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, Allentown Lions Club march from North Main Street and Allen Drive concluding with a memorial service at Newell Elementary School, 10 a.m. May 30. [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march from town hall, 124 Cedar Drive, to firehouse, with decorated bike contest, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, 50 Conover Road., 732-946-3652.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Academy Street and Southard to Boud Avenue, then back on Main Street, making lefts on Grant Street and Smith Road and returning to starting point, noon May 30., 732-938-4077.

Memorial Day Ceremony, Veterans of Foreign Wars flag raising and service, 11:30 a.m. May 30, Lutz Park, Main Street.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Brinkerhoff Avenue through the center of town, left on Broadway, then Murray Street to Schanck Street and right on Monument Street, ending at Monmouth County Courthouse, 10 a.m. May 30., 732-462-4580.


Memorial Day Ceremony, observance at Memorial Circle 9/11 memorial, 10 a.m. May 30, James J. Cullen Center, Hazlet Recreation, 1776 Union Ave., 732-739-0653.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. May 30, New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation, 1 Memorial Lane., 732-335-0033.


Memorial Day Ceremony, Veterans of Foreign Wars flag raising and service, 10 a.m. May 30, Soldier Memorial Park, Lakewood-Farmingdale Road., 732-938-4500.


Memorial Day Observance, parade on Main Street, ending a Memorial Park with a service, 11 a.m. May 30. 732-290-1125.


Memorial Day Parade, march and bike parade from Bayshore Middle School on Leonardville Road down Appleton Avenue to Center Avenue, then Brevent Avenue, turning right on Highland Avenue, left on Leonard Avenue and right to Viola Avenue, concluding at American Legion Post 338, 860 Route 36 in Leonardo, 10 a.m. May 30. 732-291-5891.


Memorial Day Parade, march starting from Millstone Park at 4 Red Valley Road and ending at the Veterans Memorial, 9:15 a.m. May 30. [email protected], 732-850-1332.


Atlantic Wind Ensemble, free Memorial Day weekend concert of patriotic music, 7:30 p.m. May 28, Great Auditorium, 54 Pilgrim Pathway., 732-775-0035.


Memorial Day Parade, march concluding with ceremony at Oceanport Municipal Building, 910 Oceanport Way, 9 a.m. May 30. [email protected], 732-850-1332.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Sea Girt Elementary School, 451 Bell Place, to the Plaza, followed by festivities at Baltimore Park, 8:45 a.m. May 30., 732-449-9433, ext. 130.


Memorial Day Service, at Sycamore Park, 11 a.m. May 30, Tinton Falls Municipal Building, 556 Tinton Ave., 732-542-3400.


Memorial Day Parade, 1 p.m. May 28, Union Beach Municipal Building, 650 Poole Ave., 732-264-2277.


Decoration Day Celebration, noon-3 p.m. May 30, Historic Walnford, Crosswicks Creek Greenway, 62 Walnford Road., 609-259-6275.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 a.m. May 28, Wall Municipal Complex, 2700 Allaire Road., 732-449-8444.

Morris County


Bloomingdale/Butler Memorial Day Parade, march from Sloan Park in Bloomingdale to Butler Park in Butler, 9 a.m. May 30, Sloan Park, Main Street (Hamburg Turnpike). 973-492-3212.


Memorial Day Commemoration, procession, speeches and patriotic music by West Morris Community Band with vocalist Mary Bolio, with rifle salute, playing of Taps and wreath laying, 11 a.m. May 30, Maysey Memorial, Main Street in front of firehouse., [email protected].


Denville/Rockaway Memorial Day Commemoration, ceremonies 9 a.m. at Denville American Legion Post 390, 9 Legion Place, and 9:30 a.m. at Main Street Firehouse, followed by wreath laying by Denville Rotary at town hall’s obelisk and Denville Cemetery at 10:15 a.m., concluding with 11 a.m. parade in Rockaway Borough, May 30., 973-625-8300.


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march along Blackwell Street to park for memorial service, 10 a.m. May 30, Hurd Park, West Blackwell Street., 973-366-2200.


Memorial Day Ceremony, wreath laying in Town Square Park, 10 a.m. May 30, East Hanover Municipal Building, 411 Ridgedale Ave., 973-428-3000.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Harding Middle School east on Lee’s Hill Road to Village Road, then to Memorial Park for ceremony, 9:30 a.m. May 30, Harding Memorial Park, Village and Millbrook roads., [email protected].


Memorial Day Service, on the green, 10 a.m. May 30, Kinnelon Municipal Building, 130 Kinnelon Road., 973-838-5403.


Memorial Day Service, commemoration at the tank monument with Gold Star family members and guest speakers, with online viewing option, 11 a.m. May 30, VFW Post 5481, 132 Changebridge Road., 973-334-9066.


Memorial Day Observance, ceremony in garden followed by parade, 9 a.m. May 28, Robert’s Garden, Glenbrook Road and Mountain Way. 973-538-3455.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Mount Arlington Municipal Building, 419 Howard Blvd., south on Howard Boulevard to town center, right on Mountainview Avenue and ending at Memorial Park, 10:30 a.m. May 28. [email protected], 908-398-6832, ext. 200.


Memorial Day Ceremony, with Reflection Sanctum dedication, sermon by the Rev. Karen Gazzillo, keynote speech by retired U.S. Army Nurses Corps Col. Jeanne Murphy, wreath laying, Taps, 10:30 a.m. May 30, All Veterans Memorial, Turkey Brook Park, 30 Flanders Road in Budd Lake., 973-479-4959.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Katherine Drive down North Beverwyck Road to Volunteers Park, Crestview Drive, noon May 30. [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, march from Meeker Street and Hillside Avenue in Succasunna to Main Street past library and right on Eyland Avenue, across Route 10 to Veterans Memorial on Horseshoe Lake Island, followed by ceremony presented by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2833, 10 a.m. May 30, Horseshoe Lake Park, 72 Eyland Ave. in Succasunna.


Memorial Day Ceremony, with retired U.S. Army veteran Brian Bergen as keynote speaker, noon May 28, Rock Spring Park, East Springtown and Schooley’s Mountain roads in Long Valley., 908-876-5941.

Patriotic Chairs

For this year’s Memorial Day weekend, Girl Scout Troop 60171 has encouraged local businesses and resident to paint chairs and place them through Manville.Courtesy of Girl Scout Troop 60171

Ocean County


Memorial Day Parade, 6 p.m. May 29, Barnegat Light Town Hall, 10 E. Seventh St., 609-494-9196.


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, solemn procession from Taylor Avenue to Veterans Bicentennial Park, Engleside and Beach avenues, for a service, 10 a.m. May 30. 732-506-9090.


Memorial Day Parade, with bicycle decorating contest at firehouse, 10:30 a.m. May 30, Borough of Beachwood, 1600 Pinewald Road., 732-286-6000.


Memorial Day Weekend Festival, vendors, crafts, music, food, parade, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. May 28-29, Boardwalk, LaReine and Ocean avenues., 732-776-2999.


Memorial Day Parade, march on Chambers Bridge Road to the municipal building for a ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30, Brick Civic Plaza, Chambers Bridge Road and Sprucewood Drive. 732-899-0368.


Memorial Day Parade, Lacey Township Veterans Commission march from United Methodist Church west on Lacey Road to Lacey Township Municipal Building, 818 W. Lacey Road, to be followed by service at the Veterans Memorial Monument in Bicentennial Park, 10 a.m. May 30., 609-276-1775.


Memorial Day Parade, flag raising at Town Square followed by march down Clifton Avenue to the All Wars Memorial at Lake Carasaljo on North Lake Drive for ceremony, 10:30 a.m. May 30. 732-364-2500.


Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m. May 30, Lavallette Memorial Park, Bay Boulevard and Brooklyn Avenue., [email protected].


Memorial Day Ceremony, wreath and flower laying at World War II Memorial Park in Whiting, 10 a.m. May 30, Manchester Town Hall, 1 Colonial Drive., 732-657-8121, ext. 5102.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11:30 a.m. May 30, Point Pleasant Community Park, Beaver Dam and Bridge Avenue., 732-892-3434.

Passaic County


Bloomingdale/Butler Memorial Day Parade, march from Sloan Park i
n Bloomingdale to Butler Park in Butler, 9 a.m. May 30, Sloan Park, Main Street (Hamburg Turnpike). 973-492-3212.


Memorial Day Parade and Services, 8:15 a.m. service at Fire Station 5, 51 Brighton Road, followed by 9 a.m. march from Clifton Avenue extension and Allwood Road to Chelsea Park for 9:30 a.m. service, along with 9:30 a.m. service at Albion VFW Post 7165 on Valley Road. Other observances will include a citywide service 11 a.m. at Main Memorial Park, a Military Order of Purple Heart service noon at Clifton Main Library and a 2 p.m. ceremony at Athenia Veterans Post Memorial on Huron Avenue, May 30., 973-470-5800.


Memorial Day Observance, service followed by parade, noon May 30, Hawthorne Municipal Building, 445 Lafayette St., 973-427-5555.


Memorial Day Parade, march co-hosted by American Legion Post 108 followed by memorial service, 10 a.m. May 28, followed by 11:30 a.m. memorial service at Wilmore Road Park, Wilmore Road and First Avenue., [email protected].


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. May 28, American Legion Hall, 512 High Mountain Road., 973-427-7793.


Memorial Day Parade, hosted by American Legion and VFW of Wanaque Borough with ceremony at Midvale Cemetery at Conklintown Road and Ringwood Avenue followed by parade beginning at Arrow Metal parking lot between Third and Fourth avenues, 9 a.m. May 30, Borough Hall, 579 Ringwood Ave., 201-248-7991, 973-650-0838.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Ramapo Shopping Plaza, 777 Hamburg Turnpike, along Valley Road to municipal building, 475 Valley Road. 9:30 a.m. May 30., 973-694-1800.


Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, Firemen’s memorial ceremony at McBride Avenue and Memorial Drive, followed by KIA memorial ceremony and parade starting from McBride and Glover avenues, concluding with annual street fair, 9:30 a.m. May 30., 973-345-8100, ext. 211.

Somerset County


Bedminster-Far Hills Memorial Day Service and Parade, hosted by Far Hills-Bedminster Fire Department with service followed by march down Route 202 from Bedminster Old School at Elm Street, concluding with service in front of Far Hills Borough Hall on Peapack Road and festivities at J. Malcolm Belcher fairgrounds, 10 a.m. May 30., 908-234-0611.

Seventh Annual Field of Honor, memorial flag tribute on display, through July 9, Jacobus Vanderveer House, River Road Park, 955 Route 202/206 South. $40-$60 per flag sponsorship/purchase., 908-396-6053.


Memorial Day Parade, march concluding with ceremony at the green in the center of Basking Ridge, hosted by Basking Ridge Fire Company No. 2, 9:30 a.m. May 30, Bernards Township Municipal Building, 1 Collyer Lane in Basking Ridge., 908-766-2510.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Church Street and Morristown Road down Route 202 to borough hall for veterans flag ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30, Bernardsville Borough Hall, 166 Mine Brook Road., 908-766-3000.


Memorial Day Parade, 9:30 a.m. May 30, Bound Brook Memorial Library, 402 E. High St., 908-458-8400.


Memorial Day Parade, march from New Brunswick Road to the municipal building for ceremony, noon May 30, Municipal Building, 475 DeMott Lane in Somerset., 732-873-1991, option 4.


Memorial Day Observance, 10:30 a.m. march starting at town hall, followed by 11:30 a.m. ceremony and 11:45 a.m. music festival at North School field with food trucks and children’s activities, May 30, Hillsborough Municipal Building, 379 South Branch Road., [email protected].


Memorial Day Observance, Girl Scout Troop 60171 “Patriotic Chairs” campaign has encouraged local residents and businesses to paint wooden chairs red, white and blue and display them throughout the town Saturday through Monday, May 28-30.


Memorial Day Ceremony, Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee observance at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial in Montgomery Park
off Harlingen Road, with lowering of the flags by Montgomery Township Boy and Girl Scouts, spiritual message provided by the Rev. Christopher Heitkamp, reflections by Montgomery Mayor Devra Keenan and the playing of Taps, 10 a.m. May 30., 908-359-8211.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30, Veterans Memorial Park, corner of Willow and Myrtle avenues. 908-769-2900.


Memorial Day Observance, 10 a.m. May 30, Panicaro Park, Crescent Avenue and Washington Street., 609-924-7445.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. May 30, New Cemetery of Somerville, 192 S. Bridge St., 908-725-1871.


Memorial Day Parade and Service, march down Mountain Boulevard from Mount Bethel Road to Warren Township Municipal Building, 46 Mountain Blvd., for a service at the war memorial in the center courtyard, 11:30 a.m. May 30., 908-753-8000.


Memorial Day Ceremony, 9:30 a.m. May 30, Veterans Memorial, Watchung Circle, 10 Mountain Ave. 908-756-0080.

Sussex County


Memorial Day Parade, march from public works department parking lot to municipal building, 10 a.m. May 28, Hopatcong Borough Municipal Building, 111 River Styx Road., 973-770-1200.


Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m. May 30, Montague Municipal Building, 277 Clove Road., 973-293-7300.


Memorial Day Parade, march from Lower Spring Street concluding at Memory Park with remembrance ceremony for fallen Sussex County service members, 10 a.m. May 30., 973-300-0433.

Union County


Memorial Day Parade, march from Westfield Avenue at Nassau Street to Arthur L. Johnson Regional High School, 365 Westfield Ave., for ceremony, 9 a.m. May 30. [email protected], 732-428-8400.


Memorial Day Parade, march to Memorial Park for traditional ceremony, 9 a.m. May 30; in event of rain, ceremony only will be held at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Ave., 908-709-7283.


Fanwood-Scotch Plains Memorial Day Observance, 9 a.m. wreath laying at Fanwood Memorial Library, 5 Forest Road, 10 a.m. wreath laying at Park Avenue and Front Street gazebo in Scotch Plains and 10:45 a.m. parade starting at gazebo and proceeding along Park Avenue to Martine Avenue into Fanwood, concluding at La Grande Park in Fanwood, 9 a.m. May 30. or, 908-939-8448, [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m. May 30, Downtown New Providence, Springfield Avenue and South Street., 908-665-1400.


Memorial Day Observance, parade along East Grant Avenue corridor to Chestnut Street, then right into Chestnut Street to Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library for an outdoor service followed by a summer kickoff picnic at the Casano Community Center, 10 a.m. May 30. [email protected], 908-245-0666.


“Support the Troops” Concert, free performance by the Cameos with comedian Mike Marino as emcee, 6:30 p.m. May 27; rain date May 29, Alan Augustine Village Green, Park Avenue. 908-939-8448.

Memorial Day Observance, ceremony at the gazebo followed by parade along Park Avenue and down Martine Avenue into Fanwood, ending at LaGrande Park, 10 a.m. May 30, Veterans Monument, Park Avenue and Front Street. 908-939-8448.


Memorial Day Parade, march sponsored by Summit Fourth of July Celebration Committee and led by Summit American Legion Post 322 members from 25 Deforest Ave. to village green for ceremony and free hotdogs and cold drinks, 10 a.m. May 30, Summit Village Green, Broad Street between Maple and Summit avenues. Registration required., [email protected].


Pre-Memorial Day Encampment, Revolutionary War Encampment in Friberger Park featuring American and British Crown Forces, 1-4 p.m. May 29., 908-688-2800.

Memorial Day Parade, march from VFW on High Street past viewing stand at Pearl Harbor Circle concluding with Revolutionary War reenactment and memorial program at Honor Roll Park, 10 a.m. May 30. or 908-687-2775.


Memorial Day Parade, march followed by picnic with live bands, free food, beer and wine, bounces houses, slides, 9:30 a.m. May 30, American Legion Inc. Martin Wallberg Post 3, 1003 North Ave. West. 908-232-9689.

Warren County


Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by American Legion Post 131, stepping off 9 a.m. May 30, from post home to Belvidere Cemetery on Oxford Street for speeches and an ecumenical prayer and flag ceremony. Veterans unable to march will be able to ride to cemetery and throughout parade on either a wagon or other vehicle provided. 908-475-5133, [email protected].


Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by Givens-Belet Post 258 American Legion with services at Cedar Ridge Cemetery followed by parade to Footbridge Park for awards and refreshments, noon May 29, Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Route 94. 908-362-6695.


154th Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, march from Grand Avenue and Main Street to Union Cemetery for a ceremony, 10 a.m. May 30, Union Cemetery, Mountain Avenue. 908-852-3800.


Memorial Day Parade, march hosted by Bernardine May American Legion Post 457 starting 9 a.m. May 30 from Abbott Street down Main Street to Shappell park for a ceremony, then along South Main Street to the Free Bridge where Mayor Todd Tersigni will join Easton Mayor Sal Panto will drop a wreath in the Delaware River. 908-213-1608 or

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