South Jersey Memorial Day Events

A Holiday Guide to the best 2019 Ceremonies, Events, Parades, and Festivals

South Jersey Memorial Day Events

This year Memorial day will be celebrated on Monday, May 27, 2019

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.

2019 South Jersey Memorial Day Weekend Events

Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival
May 24, 25, 26, 27, 2019
Wildwoods Beach
Rio Grande to Burke Aves.
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Free to spectators.
This annual event is one of the largest kite festival in North America. It features kite makers from around the world flying their most incredible colorful creations.
Event begins on Friday at noon with the 'Unlocking of the Ocean' media event on the beach behind the center. Festivities continue with the opening of the Festival Field Tent and the 9 pm illuminated kite fly at Rio Grande Ave. and the beach.
Saturday & Sunday include the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach starting at 9 am daily, as well as kite exhibits and workshops. A Kite Festival Auction will be held in the center at 7 pm on Saturday night and is open to the public - many unique kites and collectibles will be auctioned off.
Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition from 11 am - 12:30 pm inside the center where kite fliers will showcase their impressive ability to fly a kite without wind.

Brigantine Art Walk
Saturday, May 25th, 2019; Rain or Shine - from 10am to 5pm
City Ball field on Brigantine Ave between 24th and 26th streets
Brigantine, NJ
Cost: Free
The Brigantine Art Walk invites Artists to exhibit, sell and promote their work during this event. The juried Art Walk events celebrate fine art and fine craft artists.

Founders Day
Saturday, May 25, 2019; 9 am until 10pm
Frederic A. Priff Elementary School
139 Wells Mill Rd
Waretown., NJ
This family event features free children’s rides, live bands, crafters, and fireworks at dusk

May Fair 2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019: 10 am to 5 pm
678 Haddon Avenue
Borough Hall
Collingswood, NJ
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.

Memorial Day Weekend at the Beach Club
Saturday, May 25th through Monday, May 27th, 2019; 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sahara Sam's Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park
535 N. Route 73
West Berlin, NJ
Admission: $34,99
The unofficial start of summer is finally here! And, the Outdoor Beach Club is re-opening for the season!   This Memorial Day weekend They are throwing a summer kick-off party all weekend long! Enjoy 3 days of beachy fun at our Beach Club plus a DJ, giveaway and games for the family!   All the fun in the sun without the traffic!

Annual Cape May Music Festival
Sunday, May 26, 2019; @7pm
Rotary Bandstand
Lafayette & Decatur Sts
Cape May, NJ
Fraa admission
Enjoy world-class orchestral and chamber music, a world traditions series and Bach's Lunches.
This year the Atlantic Brass Band, under the baton of Salvatore Scarpa, presents a program of rousing American music, the perfect finish to the Memorial Day Weekend. The performance will be moved inside to Cape May Convention Hall if the weather is uncooperative. ​

Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert
Sunday, May 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue
Wildwood Crest, NJ
Free admission
Live music for the entire family at the entertainment pavilion with Kevin Miller's Smashed, performing rock hits from the '80s and '90s, along with some of today's hits. Miller is the former lead drummer for '90s national rock act Fuel. Bring a blanket or a chair.

Cherry Hill Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2019;10:00 AM
Cherry Hill Municipal Complex
820 Mercer Street
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Contact: 856-488-7868
Free event
Help ,honor our hometown heros with a musical tribute to our Armed Forces by the Cherry Hill Pine Barons Chorus. This year's keynote speaker will be Louis Cavaliere, U.S.Navy, Captain Ret.. Everyone is invited to stay for lunch after the Ceremony, provided by Wegmans.

2019 South Jersey Memorial Day Parades

Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

Avalon Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 9:00am
The parade steps off at 9:00am at 32nd Street and Dune Drive and proceeds northbound to Veterans Plaza at 21st Street and Dune Drive where the ceremony will be held following the parade.

Monday, May 27th, 2019; @ 9:00 AM
Parade takes place in front of CityHall. (Rain or Shine)

May 27, 2019; @10 am
The parade route begins at Boulevard & Lehigh Road and onto Whitney Avenue, then onto High St, ending at the Glassboro Fire Dept.

May 27, 2018; 10:30 AM
Parade route will be thru down-town Hammonton along Bellevue Ave. The ceremony will be held at the Veterans Park across from 7-11 on Bellevue Ave.

Monday, May 27, 2019; @11 am
Celebrate Memorial day with firetrucks, and high school marching bands! Complete with a 21-gun salute and flag-raising. Parade begins at Memorial Middle school on Mill Street and ends at Main Street.

Middle Township Memorial Day Parade
May 27, 2019: @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Memorial Field
Middle Township, NJ
Parade Route: Memorial Field on Pacific Ave to Boyd St. North on Boyd St. turning left onto Mechanic St. Then turning Left onto Dias Creek. Ending at American Legion Hall

Stone Harbor - 7 Mile Island American Legion Parade and Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2019; @ 12 noon.
Contact: 609-368-6101
The parade begins on 96th Street tothe Women's Civic Club of Stone Harbor . 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.

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