Memorial Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Memorial Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Below is a list of Memorial Day Events taking place across Northeast Ohio. Whether it be a parade, observance, ceremony or wreath laying there are many ways to show your support to those that have served or are currently serving our country.

As usual, if you have details on any of these events or know of any others that should be added, please submit the details or email me and I’ll add it to the list.

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Memorial Day Events in Ashtabula County


ConneautMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:45am
Route: Parade starts on Broad Street and ends at Liberty Street Cemetery.

Memorial Day Events in Columbiana County


ColumbianaAmerican Legion Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Parade marches from Main Street to West Park Ave. to Firestone Cemetery.

East PalestineEast Palestine Street Fair
Four big days of rides, games, food and entertainment!
When: Thursday, May 21-Sunday, May 24, 2015

East PalestineMemorial Day Parade
The Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the George F. McBane Post 31 of the American Legion.
When: Monday May 25, 2015; 11am

SalemCeremony & Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Memorial service on the Village Green, at Lincoln and State streets. The parade will begin at 10am. on South Broadway Avenue, traveling to State Street, Lincoln Avenue, and ending at Hope Cemetery. There will be a ceremony at the cemetery 11am.

Memorial Day Events in Cuyahoga County


Bay VillageAmerican Legion Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies
Enjoy the parade, which steps off at 8:45am from Huntinton Park, followed by ceremonies in Cahoon Park beginning at 9:45am. The Bay Village Foundation Memorial Program (10:45am) will commemorate past and present Bay individuals and groups.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015
Route: Parade participants to assemble at 8am in Huntington Park. March to Lakeside Cemetery (8:45am), then to Cahoon Park (9am). Ceremonies will be held at Cahoon Park at 9:45am.

BedfordAnnual Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:15 am
Route: The parade travels from the City Hall to Broadway Avenue to Bedford Cemetery.

Berea Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
American Legion Post 91 services at Adams Street Cemetery (8am) and services at Woodvale Cemetery (9am) will be followed by a Memorial Day Parade at 10:30am.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:30am-12:30pm

BrecksvilleBrecksville Memorial Day Parade
The Memorial Day observance will begin at 10:30 am on Monday, May 25 with the traditional parade that steps off at City Hall and ends at Highland Drive Cemetery. The parade will include the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Marching Band and the carrying of the City’s 20′ x 38′ American flag. Refreshments will be served at the fire station after the cemetery program by the Brecksville Women’s Club.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:30am
Route: Parade starts at City Hall and travels to Highland Cemetery for the ceremony.

Broadview HeightsMemorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Parade observers are invited to follow the parade back to the Broadview Center for the ceremony and complimentary refreshments.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am-10:30am
Route: The parade steps off at Broadview from The Crossings Shopping Center (Broadview Rd. and Royalton Rd.). It proceeds south to the Broadview Center.

ClevelandPolice Memorial Parade & Memorial Service
Line Lakeside Avenue (Police Memorial Way) to support and honor law enforcement. See units of Pipes and Drums, marching bands, color guards, police cars, special response vehicles and more.
When: Friday, May 15, 2015; Parade: 10:30am, Memorial Service: 11:30am
Route: The parade begins at 10:30am and travels from Lakeside Ave. westbound from East 12th St. to West 3rd St.

ClevelandLake View Cemetery Memorial Day Observance
This annual Memorial Day Observance in front of the James A. Garfield Memorial will include a marching band, the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, and the James A. Garfield Camp #142 Sons of the Union Veterans in period grab. Bring a blanket and picnic; refreshments will be available for sale. At 1:30 p.m. Join in a special ceremony in the Community Mausoleum to honor family members interred at LVC this past year.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:30am
Where: Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

Cleveland11th Annual Firefighters Memorial Day Ride
The ceremony will take place at the Veteran’s Flagpole on the grounds of Riverside Cemetery. This ceremony is in conjunction with Walter Martens & Sons Funeral Home.
When: Sunday, May 31, 2015; 8am
Where: Ride route is from Erieside Dr. & Alfred Lerner Way to Carlton Harley-Davidson in Mantua.

ClevelandMemorial Day Service
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:30am-10:30am
Route: Riverside Cemetery, 3607 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, OH 44109

EuclidMemorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Services will be held at the Veterans Memorial next to City Hall after the parade.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Begins at Lakeshore Blvd. and travels south down East 222nd.

Fairview ParkParade & Ceremony
On Memorial Day, May 25, We Do Care will hold its annual observance in the rotunda at City Hall at 8am. Following the ceremony, the parade will step off at approximately 9am. The parade, led by the American Legion Post 738 Color Guard, will guide all to the Fairview Park Cemetery where the Legion will honor all veterans. An open house at the American Legion Hall on Lorain Road follows the ceremony. All are welcome to enjoy an old-fashioned cookout.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 8am
Route: The annual parade will step off from Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home at West 208 Street and Lorain Road.

IndependenceMemorial Day Service & Parade
Assemble on the Square beginning at 9am with coffee and donuts provided before the service. Service begins at 9:30am, hosted by the V.F.W. Post 3483 and the Ladies Auxiliary Post 3483. After the parade, join friends and neighbors at Drug Mart for a hot dog cookout with chips and Pepsi, and enjoy the sounds of the Independence High School Marching Band. All proceeds will benefit the Marching Band.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am

Mayfield Village 26th Annual Memorial Day CelebrationParade & Ceremony
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 1pm
Where: Presented by Mayfield Village and Disabled American Veterans, this event takes place at Whitehaven Memorial Park (615 Som Center Rd., Mayfield, OH 44143). Music, speeches, color guard and all service flags will be honored. Refreshments will be available after the ceremony.

Parma HeightsParade & Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015
Route: Service on the front lawn of Parma South Presbyterian Church. The parade will follow and end at the Parma Heights Cemetery.

Richmond HeightsVeteran’s Memorial
There will be a special presentation and dedication during morning service to honor our veterans.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 10am-11:35am
Where: Richmond Heights Christian Assembly, 25595 Chardon Rd., Richmond Heights, OH 44143

Shaker HeightsMemorial Day Parade & Pancake Breakfast
Be part of Shaker’s Memorial Day festivities. The Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at City Hall at 9am. Watch the parade along Van Aken Boulevard, then stay for a swim (ID required and regular admission fees apply). Don’t forget the Pancake Breakfast at Thornton Park from 8:30-11:30 am. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, coffee, orange juice, and milk. Cost: $7/adults; $5/children 5-12; $3/children 4 & under (Proceeds benefit the Lynn Ruffner Recreation for Youth Scholarship Fund.)
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; Memorial Day Ceremony: 9am, Memorial Day Parade: 9am-11am, Pancake Breakfast: 8:30am-11:30am
Route: The parade which follows along Van Aken Boulevard (in the westbound lane), finishing at Thornton Park.

SolonMemorial Day Observance
Coffee and donuts will be served starting at 9:30am at Fire Station Number 2 in front of Veterans Memorial Park. The ceremony will start promptly at 10am. This will include the march to and from Roselawn Cemetery with services taking place at the cemetery.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:30am
Route: Opening ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park then the parade will begin at 10am and march to and from Roselawn Cemetery.

StrongsvilleMemorial Day Parade and Ceremony
The annual Memorial Day parade will end at the Freedom Trail gazebo with a short ceremony, including remarks by Mayor Tom Perciak.
When: Monday, May 26, 2015; 11am-12:30pm
Route: The annual Memorial Day parade, sponsored by VFW Post 3345, steps off at 11 a.m. from St. Joseph Church, heads south on Pearl to Zverina Drive, and ends at the Freedom Trail gazebo.

University Heights Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 11am
Route: Annual University Heights Memorial Day Parade starts at 11am and proceeds from Silsby Road (at Farland Road) to South Belvoir Boulevard to John Carroll University. There will be a special tribute at 12pm in honor of our military on the steps of the Johnson Natatorium. Post-parade festivities will also include a children’s bounce house, balloon twisting clown, magicians, pony rides, and food for purchase.

WestlakeMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015
Route: Westlake’s annual Memorial Day parade kicks off at Westlake Christian Church (25800 Hilliard Blvd.) and proceeds east to Clague Park, where a dedication ceremony will take place.

 

Memorial Day Events in Geauga County


Auburn TownshipMemorial Day Parade & Service
The annual Memorial Day parade commences from New Hope Church. Participants march down Auburn Road to Maple Shade Cemetery where Auburn Veterans are honored. Everyone will then proceed down to Shadyside Cemetery (11725 Washington Street) and Trustee Patrick J. Cavanagh will introduce our guest speaker and we have the Raising of the Flag ceremony. Guests are invited to join the Auburn Trustees across the street at the Auburn Museum after the ceremony for the refreshments.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 9am
Route: Parade starts at New Hope Christian Fellowship Church (the former Auburn School) on Washington and marches to the Maple Shade Cemetery (corner of Auburn Road and Washington Street) where a ceremony will be held.

 

Memorial Day Events in Lake County


Avon LakeMemorial Day Ceremony and Parade
Ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park following the parade at 10:45am.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Parade begins at Avon Lake High School.

MentorMemorial Day Walking Parade & Ceremony
Join the City of Mentor to pay tribute to those who have served our country. Parade units gather in the Heinen’s parking lot at 9am. Step-off for the solemn processional begins at 9:30am and follows Mentor Avenue to Hopkins Road to Mentor Cemetery.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Where: The solemn walking parade follows Mentor Avenue to Hopkins Road to Mentor Cemetery.

Mentor on the LakeAnnual Memorial Day Parade
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 1pm

Painesville - Memorial Day Parade and Concert
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am-1pm
Route: The parade begins at 10am at Riverside Cemetery (385 Riverside Dr., Painesville, OH 44077) travels north down Riverside Dr. to Madison Ave, then West on Madison Ave. to Evergreen Cemetery (501 E. Main Street, Painesville, OH 44077). There will be a short service at the cemetery immediately following the parade. The concert begins at 11:30am at Veteran’s Park (1 Liberty Street, Painesville, OH 44077).

PerryMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 11am
Route: The parade will form at 11am on Harper Street, proceed down Main Street and conclude at the Perry Historical Museum.

WickliffeMemorial Day Parade
Hosted by the American Legion with a memorial service on the front lawn of City Hall.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Parade steps off at Euclid Avenue at Worden Road and continues west to Bishop Road, ending at Wickliffe City Hall.

WilloughbyMemorial Day Parade
Take time to honor and remember those who gave their lives for our freedom. Parade will start in Downtown Willoughby travel to the Willoughby Cemetery. Ceremonies held immediatley following. Ceremonies will be held rain or shine.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:30am-11am
Route: Parade will start in Downtown Willoughby travel to Park Ave. to the Willoughby Cemetery.

 

Memorial Day Events in Lorain County


ElyriaMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015
Route: Parade begins in town square in downtown Elyria. The route will follow Harrison St.

LorainParade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Parade line-up will form at 17th and Broadway and disband at W. Erie Ave. and Washington Ave. with a reviewing stand in front of City Hall

City of North Ridgeville Memorial Day ParadeMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:45am
Route: The parade steps off at 9:45am from Marc’s parking lot to the Middle School. A Memorial Day Ceremony at the Ranger Stadium will immediately follow the parade.

 

Memorial Day Events in Medina County


BrunswickMemorial Day Program and Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: The Memorial Day Program begins at 10am at the Visintainer School grounds (1459 Pearl Rd., Brunswick, OH) and is immediately followed by a parade to Westview Cemetery.

Granger Township – Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: Granger’s Memorial Day activities will begin at 9am with a parade from Highland Middle School to Granger Fairview Cemetery.

Hinckley Township - Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: The Memorial Day parade begins at 9am at Our Lady of Grace Church and ends at the township Hall.

Lodi – Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: AAmerican Legion Post 523 will host a parade. Line up begins at 8:30am and the parade steps off at 9am from the American Legion Hall, marchinging through the center of town to Woodlawn Cemetery.

MedinaMemorial Day Ceremony and Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: The city’s Memorial Day festivities begin at the Medina County Courthouse on Public Square. There will be a brief ceremony at 10am and a parade to Spring Grove Cemetery and guest speaker.

MedinaVietnam Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Day Service is sponsored by the Medina County VVA Chapter #385.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 1:15pm

MedinaCandlelight Vigil and Medals Ceremony
This candlelight vigil honors and supports our military and their families.
When: Friday, May 15, 2015; 7:30pm
Where: Medina’s Historic Square, Downtown Medina, OH

SevilleMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday May 25, 2015; 1pm
Route: The parade begins at 1pm in front of First Baptist Church.

SpenserParade and Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: The Memorial Day parade lines up at 8am at the Old School and steps off at 9am, proceeding to the Cemetery for a ceremony.

Valley CityMemorial Day Parade
Grab the kids. Its time for a parade. This annual VFW sponsored event gives the township a chance to remember our war dead, and to see local groups march in the parade.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 11am
Route: The parade lines up at 10:30am at the Township Community Center and steps off at 11am.

WadsworthPancake Breakfast and Memorial Day Parade
The Wadsworth A merican Legion will be serving a Memorial Day breakfast.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:30am
Route: The city’s Memorial Day parade will form at 10:15 a.m. in front of the American Legion and VFW hall, and step off at 10:30am.

Westfield CenterMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 11am
Route: Parade starts at the Ball Fields.

 

Memorial Day Events in Mahoning County


AustintownMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015
Route: Begins at Marc’s parking lot, at Mahoning Avenue and Idaho Road and travels to the Fitch High School veterans memorial.

Boardman – 111th Memorial Day Parade and Service
Immediately following the Parade, join us at the Maag Theatre for a program honoring our Veterans.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Groups participating in the parade will assemble at the Boardman Center Middle School at 9:30am. The parade will begin at 10am sharp and travels down 224 to end at Boardman Park.

 

Memorial Day Events in Portage County


AuroraMemorial Day Parade & Ceremony
American Legion Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. The parade follows at 10 a.m.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:30am
Route: Parade steps off at Veterans Memorial Park and heads East on State Route 82. It then turns South on State Route 306, Northwest on State Route 43, and finally left into the Aurora Memorial Cemetery.

Richfield VillageMemorial Day Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; First Ceremony 8am at Fairview Cemetery, Second Ceremony and Somber Walk to the West Richfield Cemetery begins at 9:30am.
Details: Honor the men and women of our armed services as we remember all
Veterans and their sacrifices at two remembrance ceremonies on Memorial Day. The first ceremony is at 8am at Fairview Cemetery on Brecksville Road, with donuts and coffee to follow at Richfield AmVets Post 176 on Wheatley Road. The second ceremony will begin with a somber walk to the West Richfield
Cemetery, where the ceremony will take place. Please meet at 9:30am at the Richfield Historical Society (Old Town Hall) on Broadview Road (across from the Richfield Post Office) to take part in the walk. Local organizations will also be participating.

RootstownRootstown Memorial Day Parade and Flag Raising
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Sponsored by Rootstown Lions. Lineup begins at 8:30am. Parade begins at the NEOMED South entrance from State Route 44.

StreetsboroMemorial Day Parade
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 1pm
Route: The parade will start at Campus Elementary and march to the old SR 303 Plaza (Post Office plaza).

SuffieldMemorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 2pm
Route: The parade starts at Catherine Street and proceeds west on Waterloo Road to the Suffield Elementary School.

 

Memorial Day Events in Summit County


Bath Township – Memorial Day Observance
When: Monday, Monday, May 25, 2015; 12pm
Where: Memorial Day Observance starts at noon at the Bath Veterans Memorial Park.

GreenCity of Green Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, & Pancake Breakfast
Memorial Day Events: 7am Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station #1 (sponsored by Green Fire Local 2964)sponsored by Green Fire Local 2964. Parade steps off at 10am followed by a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Green Veterans Memorial Park at noon. A community picnic will immediately follow the Memorial Ceremony. A picnic lunch will be provided by the City of Green and Charlie Brown Catering.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am-12pm
Route: The parade kick-offs at 10am from the Green High School parking lot. Spectators may sit along Massillon Road to sit on the west side only of the road. The parade will travel along the south bound lanes only.

HudsonMemorial Day Parade
The Annual Memorial Day Parade is sponsored and organized by the American Legion.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am-11am
Route: The parade starts at Milford Road and State Route 303 (West Streetsboro) and proceeds north on State Route 91 to Markillie Cemetery. The event is sponsored and organized by the American Legion.

KenmoreKenmore Community Days Parade
When: Saturday, May 23, 2015; 11am
Route: The parade begins at Kenmore High School at 16th St. and Battles Ave., proceeds east to 13th St, right on 13th St. to Kenmore Blvd., right on Kenmore Blvd. to 22nd St., right on 22nd St. to Battles Ave., right on Battles Ave. and ends at festival grounds at Prentiss Park.

KenmoreMemorial Day Weekend Fireworks Spectacular
Come and enjoy the only Memorial Day Fireworks display in the Akron Area!
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 9:45pm
Where: Prentiss Park, Akron, OH 44314

LakemoreMemorial Day Parade
The parade is one of celebration until reaching Lake Road. During this part of the parade, the parade celebrates those who have served our country. Once the unit turns onto Lake Road, the parade will go into “cadence only” mode. It is during this part of the parade that we remember those who have fallen and approach the Memorial Triangle in a solemn manner. Keeping with tradition, there will be a memorial and re-dedication service shortly following the parade at the Memorial Triangle.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 1pm
Route: The parade will head north on Canton Road, west on Springfield Lake Drive, following the curve to Main Street, left onto Park Drive, and ending at the Memorial Triangle. The parade will then disburse at the Edwin Shaw complex at Sanitarium Road.

New FranklinNew Franklin Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Service
Trophies will be given out for Best Decorated Float, Best Decorated Car and Best Decorated Bicycle. A Remembrance Service will follow the parade at the Gazebo at Manchester Cemetery.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: Parade lines up at 9am and steps off at 10am from the Grace Bible Church parking lot at 5781 Manchester Road.

StowMemorial Day Program
The City of Stow and the Acker-Moore Memorial Post of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will observe the upcoming Memorial Day Holiday by holding a Memorial Day Program at Stow Cemetery. A march to the Veterans monument at the cemetery will begin the ceremony, where the VFW color guard will post the colors. The Stow Munroe Falls High School Symphonic Band will perform. A proclamation will be presented by Mayor Sara Drew proclaiming Monday as Memorial Day in Stow and its observance as the occasion for commemorating lives lost in all military conflicts. Remarks will be made by George Fisher, Commander of the American Legion Post 175 and the V.F.W. Post No. 4738. Immediately after the service at Stow Cemetery, a wreath will be dedicated at the doughboy, in front of Stow City Hall, followed by a reception at the Acker-Moore Memorial Post, 3733 Fishcreek Road.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:15am (Program should last about 1 hour.)
Route: The program will take place at Stow Cemetery, 3162 Kent Rd., Stow, OH 44224.

TallmadgeMemorial Day Parade and Service
Services following the parade will include welcoming remarks, a prayer, a speech, the placing of the wreath for our fallen Veterans, and the playing of Taps.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10am
Route: The parade forms at Our Lady of Victory Church parking lot (73 North Avenue) at 9:30am, moving out onto North Avenue at 10am SHARP and turning south to the Tallmadge Circle. The route turns left onto the circle to Southwest Avenue to the NEW entrance of Tallmadge Cemetery, where services will be held at the speakers stage.

TallmadgeMemorial Day Pancake Breakfast
Pancakes will be served from 8am to Noon.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 8am-12pm
Where: Tallmadge Community Center, 80 Community Road, Tallmadge, OH 44278

 

Memorial Day Events in Stark County


Canal FultonMemorial dedication ceremony
Veterans Memorial Monument and POW/MIA Chair of Honor dedication.
When: Saturday, May 23, 2015; 1pm
Where: Muhlhauser Park, 853 S. Locust St., Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Jackson Township4th Annual Field of Honor/Field of Heroes
On Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, the corner of Fulton and Wales, at the Jackson Township Safety Center, will become a spectacular display of red, white and blue with close to 1000 American flags flying row upon row to honor the heroes in our lives.
When: May 22-25, 2015
Details: The Rotary Club of Jackson Township is sponsoring the event in collaboration with the Jackson-Belden Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Township Board of Trustees, Fire Department, Police Department, Parks Department, Jackson Local Schools and numerous volunteers.
The Field of Heroes is an opportunity for community members to pay tribute to their personal heroes (living or deceased) by contributing a $35 flag to fly in the Memorial Day display.

We visited the display a couple of years ago. See our pictures of the Field of Hereos Display

Hartville76th Annual Memorial Day Flea Market at Hartville MarketPlace and Flea Market
When: May 21-25, 2015; All day
Details: 76th annual Memorial Day Flea Market will be huge! Hartville MarketPlace and Flea Market typically has more than 1,000 outdoor vendors and around 30,000 customers. Mark your calenders so you won’t miss out on all of the bargains and fun. Wear good walking shoes! Closed on Sunday.

HartvilleMemorial Day Procession and Service
This year’s service will honor the Village’s WWII veterans marking the 70th anniversary of the Nazi surrender to the Allies that ended the war.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: Meet at Village Hall with procession to Memorial Park for service.

Massillon - Massillon Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies
The ceremonies for Memorial Day will begin at 8:45am at Veterans Memorial Park.The combined color guards of V.F.W. Post 3124 and American Legion Post 221, along with the chaplain for the memorial services,The Reverend Larry Lalama from Central Presbyterian Church, will hold a service for Massillon’s deceased policemen at Duncan Plaza outside the police station near the Policemen’s Memorial. Following this, there will be a prayer and a rifle salute to all deceased veterans at the monuments in Veterans Memorial Park.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; Service at 8:45am, parade at 9:30am
Route: The parade will form on First Street S.E. in the vicinity of Veterans Memorial Park. The parade will step off at 9:30am and march north to Lincoln Way, west to Erie
Street, then south toward the Massillon Cemetery. It will halt at the fire station for a salute to firefighters at the Firemen’s Memorial. It will then proceed south to the Oberlin Road viaduct for a salute to the Navy veterans. The parade will resume south on Erie Street to the Massillon Cemetery. After the parade, a service and the placing of the wreaths for deceased veterans of all wars will be held near the Civil War monument at the Massillon Cemetery.

MassillonOperation: Flags of Freedom
Saturday, May 23 – The Marlboro Volunteers Mobile Military History Museum will be on site from 8am-4pm. The event also features a children’s education tent and large raffle baskets. To honor a personal or military hero, participants can purchase flags, which will fly at the Memorial until Monday. At 7pm, watch a showing of Matt Patron’s award-winning film Collecting Sgt. Dan in the Mattachione Theater at the high school. The film honors his brother, Marine Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, who died while serving in Afghanistan.
Sunday, May 24 – A community picnic is set for 11am-2pm on the school’s front lawn. For a donation, visitors will receive a hot dog, chips and a drink.
All profits from Operation: Flags of Freedom will be used for scholarships, honoring all of the fallen heroes named on base of the memorial, and upkeep of the memorial at Perry High School.
When: Saturday, May 23, 2015 & Sunday, May 25, 2015
Where: Perry High School, 3737 13th St., Massillon, OH 44646

NavarreMemorial Day Parade
When: TBA
Route: Parade Starts at the corner of Ohio Street and state Route 21, continues north on Route 21, goes east on Wooster Street and finishes at East Union Lawn Cemetery.

North CantonMemorial Day Parade & Ceremony
Following the parade, there will be a ceremony of remembrance at the Memorial in Bitzer Park.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am-11am
Route: PParade will marshal near Memorial Stadium on 7th St NE starting at 8 am. The parade will march along 7th Street NE to N. Main Street, turn south on Main Street, and end at the Memorial in Bitzer Park in the Square of City.

Paris TownshipMemorial Day Observance
Memorial Day Observance will be held at Hawley Cemetery on Sunday, May 24. The program will start at 1 pm and normally lasts between 35-45 minutes.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 1pm

UniontownVeteran’s Memorial Day Service
This year’s service honors 4 Vietnam veterans.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 1:30pm
Where: All Veterans Memorial at Uniontown Community Park, 3696 Apollo St. NW
Uniontown, OH 44685

 

Memorial Day Events in Trumbull County


GiradMemorial Day Services
Services will be held at the monument in front of the Girard Multi-Generational Center, 443 Trumbull Ave., Girard, OH 44420.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 10am

WarrenW.D Packard Band Outdoor Memorial Day Concert
Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren, OH 44483. Free and open to the public, courtesy of the W.D. Packard Trust. Doors open 60 minutes prior to the start of the show.
When: Sunday, May 24, 2015; 3pm

 

Memorial Day Events in Tuscarawas County


Bolivar – Village of Bolivar Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am

 

Memorial Day Events in Wayne County


DoylestownMemorial Day Parade
The American Legion will serve free hot dogs at 49 Black Drive after the parade.
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: Parade begins at the Doughboy statue. After a brief ceremony, the parade travels to local cemeteries with the conclusion back at the square.

OrrvilleMemorial Day Parade & Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9am
Route: The Memorial Day parade steps off at 9am from E. Church St. and traveling to Crown Hill Cemetery for a ceremony.


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Comments

  1. jess says

    mentor on the lake has a parade sunday at 1, euclid has a service and parade monday at 11(?) down 222nd, perry, oh has one monday at 11am

  2. Jamie says

    Cuyahoga county city of South Euclid

    Annual Memorial Day parade. Starts at 0900 in front of Notre Dame College ends at the war memorial at Green and Anderson. Ceremony to follow at War Memorial.

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