This year Memorial day will be celebrated on Monday, May 31 2021.
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.
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Lawrence Township Memorial Day Parade
May 29, 2021: at 10AM
Parade route will begin at the Lawrence Township High School Parking Lot to Princeton Pike to Darrah Lane to Birchwood Knoll to Berwyn Place.
Allentown Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 31, 2021; Rain or shine at 10:30 a.m.
Main Street and High Street will be closed. A Memorial Service will follow the parade on the Allentown Grammar school grounds. In addition, prior to the start of the parade there will be a bicycle decorating contest at 16 Allen Drive. All participants are welcomed to ride their bicycles in the parade.
Colts Neck Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Monday, May 31, 2021; 10:30am
Colts Neck, NJ
The parade and ceremony combines as one of the highlights of the year, when the Colts Neck Community gathers to pay tribute to those military personals who died while on active duty. The parade begins at 10:30 am at Township Hall, 124 Cedar Drive and concludes at Memorial Park, 242 Heyers Mill Roa
Dunellen Memorial Day Parade
May 31, 2021; at 10:00 a.m.
The parade begins starts at New Market Road and will end at Washington Memorial Park.
Freehold Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 31, 2021
The parade kicks off at Brinckerhoff and Main Streets at 10 am. The Freehold Memorial Day Parade is the oldest and largest such parade in Western Monmouth County, with an average of more than 70 units participating each year. The parade features many military units, veterans groups, bands, fire departments, EMS squads, youth groups, custom designed floats and civilian units.