Memorial Day weekend parades and events

Memorial Day weekend parades and events



 

SATURDAY

NORTH HAVEN

There will be a service on the Town Green beginning at 9 a.m., followed by a parade at 10:30. The parade kicks off at North Haven High School and makes its way to Church Street. In the event of rain, the parade will be rescheduled to June 2. 

SUNDAY

CHESHIRE

 The annual parade will be on Sunday beginning at 1:30 p.m., starting at Highland School and ending at Cheshire High School with a ceremony. In the event of rain, the parade will be postponed until June 3.

MONDAY

PLAINVILLE

The local VFW will conduct wreath laying ceremonies prior to Monday’s parade, beginning at  Saint Joseph’s Cemetery at 6:30 a.m., followed by West Cemetery and the Old Plainville Burying Grounds. The parade starts at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Broad Street and Whiting Street and will end at around 10:30 at the intersection of Whiting and Maple Street, where there is a memorial. 

MIDDLEFIELD

The local VFW and American Legion will lead an observance on the Town Green, hosted by the Middlefield Volunteer Fire Company, beginning a 8 a.m. There will then be wreath laying ceremonies at the Town Green veterans memorial, Federated Church cemetery, and Old North Burying Ground. 

WALLINGFORD

The event begins with a ceremony at Dutton Park at 9 a.m., and the parade will step off at 9:50 a.m. The parade, which will follow a revised route this year, will then proceed to Town Hall on North Main Street, where it is scheduled to arrive around 10:30 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, an indoor service will be held in the Sheehan High School auditorium at 10 a.m.

DURHAM

The parade starts at 9:15 a.m. at the corner of Haddam Quarter Road and Main Street, and then proceeds south on Main Street to the Town Green, with a ceremony immediately following at the Town Green. Parade participants should assemble at the corner between 8:15-8:30 a.m. Event is rain or shine. 

MERIDEN

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, with the route starting on Curtis Street. The parade will proceed to the Meriden Green, with a ceremony immediately following. Groups are invited to participate. 

SOUTHINGTON

The town’s parade will be on Monday beginning 10:30 a.m., with the route going from Derynoski school to the American Legion building at 64 Main St., where a ceremony will be held. Memorial services are held at the town's cemeteries throughout the morning.


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