This year Memorial day will be celebrated on Monday, May 27, 2019.
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.
Memorial Day is also the unofficial beginning of summer in New Jersey with the Jersey Shore beach communities coming alive with activities.
Many of these activities include music festivals, ethnic festivals, fireworks, auto racing events and special events geared to the kick off of summer.
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.
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
The annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, sponsored by the American Legion and the Borough of Oakland, will be beginning at 1:00 PM at Grove Street and Ramapo Valley Road. The parade will close with a ceremony in Veterans Park. Complimentary food and refreshments will be served at the American Legion Post at 65 Oak Street immediately following the parade.
Monday, May 27, 2019; @11AM
Glen Ridge, NJ
Parade starts at the intersection of Sherman Ave. and Baldwin St. and marches toward Ridgewood Avenue School. Service to follow after parade.
Monday, May 27, 2019: @9:45 AM
The parade begins near the post office on Washington Street and continues to Grand Avenue and Main Street and ends at Union Cemetery on Mountain Avenue.
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 1:30 pm
The parade commences at the corner of Lafayette Avenue and Rea Avenue at 1:30 pm. The parade proceeds on Lafayette Avenue to Vreeland Avenue, where it turns right and continues to Parmelee Avenue, where it turns left. The parade continues on Parmelee Avenue, passing Hawthorne High School, to the corner of Diamond Bridge Avenue, where it turns left. The parade continues on Diamond Bridge Avenue to the corner of Lafayette Avenue, where it turns left, and proceeds to the viewing stand at Borough Hall, 445 Lafayette Avenue.
Monday, May 27, 2019; 10:30 AM
Starts at corner of Sheridan Ave. and Ardmore Ave. followed by a brief ceremony at War Memorial on East Franklin Turnpike.
Monday, May 27, 2019; @10am
This year's Memorial Day services will start at 9:30am, Monday, May 28, 2018 with a ceremonial service at the Oval to commemorate those who have died defending the United States.
At 10am, after the ceremony, the parade will start on S. Livingston Avenue and will end at Congressional Way. In the event of inclement weather the Ceremonial Service will be held at the LHS Auditorium.
Monday, May 27, 2019; 10 AM
A collection of community groups march from Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church on Island Rd. to Veterans Memorial Park on the corner of Franklin Tpke. and East Ramapo Ave., in time for a Memorial Day Ceremony.
Monday, May 27, 2019: 10:00 AM
The parade starts at 10:00am on Monday on Springfield Avenue from Central Avenue to Academy Street.
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 10:00 AM
Starts at the Park Oval, Franklin Avenue and Chesnut Street, followed by march down Chestnut Street to Passaic Avenue, Centre Street and Franklin Avenue past viewing stand at Walker Middle School.
Monday, May 27, 2019: @ Noon
Starts at North Beverwyck Rd. and Katherine Dr. and ends at reviewing stand on North Beverwyck Rd. at Volunteers Park.
Roselle Park Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 10am
The parade begins at the Sherman Elementary School and will step off at 10:00 a.m. from the school on East Grant Avenue, marching toward Chestnut Street.
Monday, May 27, 2019; 10AM
The parade will begin at 25 Deforest Ave. and proceed to the Village Green.
Monday, May 27, 2019; @10 AM
Parade begins at the VFW hall. marchers will go down Stuyvesant Ave past Pearl Harbor Square & Connecticut Farms School to the Veterans Honor Roll & Memorial Park. For the best viewing stop by the Pearl Harbor Square near our Reviewing Stand!
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 11:30 a.m
Begins on Wyckoff Avenue at Cornerstone Christian Church. As the participants march out of the Cornerstone Church parking lot, they turn left onto Wyckoff Avenue, continue down Wyckoff Avenue before turning right on Main Street, then turn right on Franklin Avenue. The parade ends behind Town Hall at the Ambulance Corps building.