South Jersey Memorial Day Celebrations
The best 2016 Events, Parades, and Festivals
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.
It is a time for parades, flags, and wreath-laying ceremonies paying tribute the who died serving our country.
This year Memorial day will be celebrated on Monday, May 30, 2016
Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.
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2016 South Jersey Memorial Day Weekend Events
St. Anthony's Greek Festival
May 26 - 29, 2016;
430 West Wheat Road
This family event features homemade authentic Greek foods, Greek music and dancing, Greek artifacts and groceries, Rides for the Kids, raffles, church tours and plenty of love and smiles for the residents of Vineland and the visitors from all around the Delaware Valley.
Tropicana's Multimedia Light and Sound Show
Beginning Friday, May 27 and continuing from June through August, September 3 and 10, 2016.
Shows occur nightly on the Boardwalk @ 8:30pm, 9pm, 9:30pm, 10pm, 10:30pm and 11pm, with Fireworks @ 10pm every Saturday night
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ
This is a destination event that is not to be missed, and best viewed multiple times and from multiple vantage points. Beginning in 2016, Tropicana has partnered with the world famous Moment Factory who has created world class events for Walt Disney, Madonna and Microsoft and others. This awesome display of sound, lighting, visuals and fireworks will debut Memorial Day Weekend.
This recurring daily event is an inspirational themed Multimedia Light and Sound Show choreographed to music. The daily show can be seen as far away as Arkansas Ave. and the City of Ventnor.
May 28, 2016; 9 am until 10pm
Frederic A. Priff Elementary School
139 Wells Mill Rd
This family event features free children’s rides, live bands, crafters, and fireworks at dusk
May Fair 2016
Saturday, May 28, 2016: 10 am to 5 pm
678 Haddon Avenue
This popular family event expects to draw over 50,000 people and features Five stages of live music including blues, rock, folk and more. Activities for Children include a "KidZone" featuring pony rides, carnival games, rides and children-friendly crafters. The Collingswood Farmers Market will be offering "Jersey Fresh" produce and florals sold in a delightful open air atmosphere.
Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 27 - 30, 2016
On the Beach at Rio Grande Ave and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center
Free to spectators!
The largest kite festival in North America. Highlights include the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly on the beach, the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships, kite exhibits and workshops and the World Indoor Kite Competition where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind.
27th Annual Cape May Music Festival
Sunday, May 29 through Thursday, June 16, 2016
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St
Cape May, NJ
Enjoy world-class orchestral and chamber music, a world traditions series and Bach's Lunches.
Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday, May 29, 2016 @ 7:30pm
Crest Pier Recreation Center
5800 Ocean Ave
Wildwood Crest, NJ
This popular family live event features the popular rock and roll, party and dance music. An annual event to help kick off a new summer season in the Crest with theÂ Fabulous Greaseband, featuring the best rock, dance and party music from the 1950s through today.Â FREE all-ages show, bring a blanket or a chair.
Memorial Day: Wine & Live Music
May 30, 2016; 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
370 South Egg Harbor Rd
Come celebrate Memorial Day with live music by Brian & Mindy and wine tasting; then purchase a bottle to savor during the performance. Live music will be on their patio and lawn overlooking the vineyard. A nice selection of gourmet cheese platters is available for purchase in the Tasting Room. You are welcome to bring appetizers or a picnic lunch. Seating is limited; you are encouraged to bring a blanket and/or chairs for use on the lawn. Admission is free and wine tasting is $8.00 per person. The tasting includes 6 samples of Sharrott wines and a souvenir glass.
2016 South Jersey Memorial Day Parades
Parade takes place on Monday, May 30th @ 9:00 AM in front of CityHall. (Rain or Shine)
Takes place on Sunday, May 29th @ 10:45 am - 1:00 pm at Deptford Twp Veterans Memoial Park, College blvd, Oak Valley, N.J Parade and Memorial Day Ceremony at the 11 acre park behind Oak Valley Elementary school. Twp hot air balloon will be giving tethered rides to those who want to see the event from above.BBQ to follow ceremony for twp residents only.
Celebrate Memorial day with firetrucks, and high school marching bands! Complete with a 21-gun salute and flag-raising. Parade begins 11 am, on Monday, May 30th at Memorial Middle school on Mill Street and ends at Main Street.
The annual parade will take place Monday, May 30th, at 12 noon. The parade begins on 96th Street. Ceremony immediately follows outside Women's Civic Club at 96th & the beach Open House, 1:00 PM at the American Legion, 117th Street and Second Avenue. Firefighters ceremony at the firehouse precedes the parade at 11:00 a.m.
Starting Monday, May 30th @ 11am at Dawes ave and ending at 12 noon at Bethel Road
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