Memorial Day is more than just the unofficial start to summer, and bringing kids to a parade or memorial service is a good way to demonstrate to kids how they can show respect for those who have died during military service.
We’ve rounded up the memorial parades and services occurring in Westchester this year. Looking for other ways to spend the long weekend? Consult our Event Calendar and sign up for our newsletters.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Memorial Day Parade - Mamaroneck/Larchmont
This evening parade begins by the Larchmont train station and marches onto Palmer Avenue, traveling down Larchmont Avenue and proceeding to Cherry Avenue. Village and town officials will depart the parade in front of the Larchmont Village Hall staircase.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Memorial Day Dog Parade & Show - Bronxville
This annual dog parade is part of a longer celebration put on by the Bronxville School PTA.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Memorial Day Parade and Antique Car Show – Bronxville
This parade steps off at 9 at Leonard Morange Square. It concludes at the Bronxville School on Pondfield Road.
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – Valhalla
The parade steps off at behind Valhalla Methodist Church and travels down Columbus to Cedar and Cleveland. It then heads to the Gazebo area for the memorial ceremony.
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – Mount Vernon
This parade assembles at East Prospect Avenue between Park Avenue and North Third Avenue. It concludes at Hartley Park.
Memorial Day Parade and Hudson Park Event - New Rochelle
A ceremony will be held at Memorial Plaza, with a water service held at Glen Island at noon. This will be followed by a FREE Veterans Appreciation BBQ and concert.
Memorial Day Parade – Pleasantville
This parade begins at Bedford Road School, heads down Academy Street, and travels down to Memorial Plaza.
Memorial Day Parade – White Plains
The parade steps off on Church Street, between Main Street and Hamilton Avenue, and travels to the Rural Cemetery on North Broadway.
Memorial Day Parade – Elmsford
The parade starts at Legend Park on East Main Street and goes down to the Village Hall on South Stone Ave. The memorial service will be held next to the Village Hall, and refreshments will be served at the conclusion. Rain or shine.
Memorial Day Parade – Chappaqua
This parade will begin with memorial ceremonies at the Victory Corners Monument on the corner of King and Bedford Road.
Memorial Day Races and Fair – Lewisboro/South Salem
This Memorial Day celebration begins with a fun race and includes games, live music and more.
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies – Yorktown Heights
Yorktown’s events begin with services at Town Hall, followed by a parade and ceremony.
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