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Memorial Day Parades

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day, which was a day to remember those killed in war by placing flags and flowers on their grades. In 1971 it became an official federal holiday.

Communities have scheduled a variety of events to remember those killed in war and honor veterans throughout the week but most parades are held on Monday.

  • Agawam: 10:00 (Main Street, Town Hall to Veteran Greens Memorial Park)
  • Amherst: 9:30 (Amherst Town Common to War Memorial Pool)
  • Belchertown: 10:00 (Town Hall to Town Common)
  • Chicopee: 9:00 (Exchange Street to Front Street)
  • Easthampton: 10:30
  • East Longmeadow: 10:50
  • Greenfield: 10:00
  • Hampden: 10:00
  • Holyoke: 9:30 (Appleton, High, Lyman and Maple Streets ending in Veterans Park)
  • Ludlow: 9:00 (Corner of Winsor Street and Worcester Street)
  • Monson: 10:00
  • Montague: 10:00
  • Northampton/Florence: 9:30 (Locust Street to Spring Street)
  • Orange: 11:00
  • Palmer: 10:45 a.m (Lawrence Street, end on Converse Street)
  • South Hadley: 11:00 (South Hadley High School)
  • Southhampton: 9:00 (Norris School, and continue down College Highway to East Street)
  • Southwick: 10:00 (College Highway)
  • Ware: 1:00 (Maple Street to Veteran’s Park on Main Street
  • Westfield: 9:00 (Great River Bridge and down to E. Broad Street)
  • West Springfield: 9:00 (Pine Street to Town Common)
  • Wilbraham: 10:30

Details

Date:
May 27
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm