Celebrate Memorial Day at These 30 Local Parades

This long weekend, honor our nation's heroes at these community parades across the Valley.


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Before you fire up the grill this Memorial Day, head to your local parade and swing those American flags up high in honor of our nation’s heroes. Don’t have plans just yet? Here’s a list of 30 community parades and events across the Valley.

 

Albany County

Albany
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Begins from Central Avenue between Partridge Street and the NYS Education Department building

Bethlehem
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Starts from the Elsmere Fire House

Berne
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Begins at the intersection of Rte. 443 and Rte. 156

Voorheesville
When: Saturday, May 27; 10 am
Where: Starts at the corner of Rte. 85A and Circle Drive

 

Dutchess County

Beacon
When: Monday, May 29; 9:30 am
Where: Begins at the intersection of South Avenue and Main Street

Fishkill
When: Monday, May 29; 1 pm
Where: Kicks off from Church Street; Ends at Broad and Main streets

Hyde Park
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Begins at the Roosevelt Theater; Ends at Town Hall

Red Hook
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Begins at Red Hook High School and ends at Memorial Square Park

Rhinebeck
When: Monday, May 29; 10:30 am
Where: Parade begins at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds

 

Greene County

Coxsackie
When: Monday, May 29; 1 pm
Where: Starts from Appleblossom Lane

Hudson
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Begins from Millford Drive, off SR 303

 

Orange County

Middletown
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Starts at Thrall Park and continues up Wickham Avenue

Montgomery
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Begins from Wallkill Avenue by Grange Hall

Newburgh
When: Saturday, May 27; 10 am
Where: Parade to end inside Washington’s Headquarters with ceremony after


Check out the awesome footage below of the 1967 Newburgh Memorial Day Parade!


Warwick
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Kicks off from Village Hall; Ends at the Memorial Park Monument

 

Putnam County

Brewster
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Begins from the fire house on North Main Street

Mahopac
When: Monday, May 29; 10:30 am
Where: Starts from Clark Place and Route 6N, ending at the monument on East Lake Boulevard

 

Rensselaer County

Castleton-on-Hudson
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Beginning from Boltwood Ave.

North Greenbush
When: Monday, May 29; 1:30 pm
Where: Kicks off from Town Hall

Rensselaer
When: Sunday, May 28; 1 pm
Where: Parade to begin at the Doane Stuart School between Washington and Forbes avenues

Sand Lake
When: Monday, May 29; 10 am
Where: Starts from Averill Avenue in Westfall Village

Valley Falls
When: Friday, May 26; 6:45 pm
Where: Memorial service preceding the parade will take place at the Valley Falls Free Library

 

Rockland County

Nyack
When: Monday, May 29; 12 pm
Where: Begins at Memorial Park

Pearl River
When: Monday, May 29; 10:15 am
Where: Parade to begin at First Niagra Bank on North Middletown Road

Suffern
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Kicks off from Parking Lot A (by the train station) and continues down Lafayette Avenue, and ending at the Soldiers Monument. 

Tappan
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Starts from Western Highway and ends at Tappan Reformed Church Green

 

Ulster County

Kingston
When: Monday, May 29; 1 pm
Where: Begins from Andrew Street; Ends at Dietz Stadium

New Paltz
When: Tuesday, May 30; 6 pm
Where: Begins at the intersection of Main and North Manheim streets, proceeding down Main Street

Plattekill
When: Saturday, May 27; 1 pm
Where: Starts at Town Hall; Ends at the Veteran’s Memorial at Thomas Felten Memorial Park

Woodstock
When: Monday, May 29; 11 am
Where: Parade assembles at the Woodstock Playhouse parking lot, proceeding up Mill Hill Road


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