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.

If you know of any event that isn’t listed please leave a comment below and I’ll get it added.  Thanks!

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Memorial Day Events in Columbiana County

Columbiana – Memorial Day Parade
When: TBA
Route: Parade begins at 10am at Columbiana Square, travels East on East Park Ave and ends at the Columbiana Cemetery. Immediately following the parade, American Legion Post #290 will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in the center of the Cemetery.

East Palestine - Memorial Day Parade
When: TBA

SalemCeremony & Parade
When: TBA
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 Village
When: TBA
Route: Parade participants to assemble at 8am in Huntington Park. March to Lakeside Cemetery (8:45am), then to Cahoon Park (9am). Ceremonies at Cahoon Park at 9:45am.

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

Berea Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 10:30am-12:30pm

BrecksvilleBrecksville Memorial Day Parade
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.

Cleveland11th Annual Firefighters Memorial Day Ride
The first 1,000 registrations received before May 3 will receive a free t-shirt and commemorative coin. All registrations are $25. Pre-sale registrations only. No registrations will be sold the day of the ride.
When: Sunday, May 31, 2015; 8am
Route: Ride route is from Erieside Dr. & Alfred Lerner Way to Carlton Harley-Davidson in Mantua.

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
When: TBA
Details: Parade begins at Corrigan Craciun Funeral Home at West 208 Street and Lorain Road and continues to the Fairview Park Cemetery, where the ceremony will take place followed by a cookout.

Garfield HeightsParade & Ceremony
When: TBA
Route: Parade starts at Maple Leaf Drive and Turney Road to the Garfield Heights Veterans Memorial where services will follow.

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.

Olmsted FallsParade & Ceremony
When: TBA
Route: Parade starts at Falls-Lenox Schools and travels to the Village Green for services.

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.

Shaker HeightsMemorial Day Parade
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).
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; Memorial Day Ceremony: 9am, Memorial Day Parade: 9am-11am
Route: The parade which follows along Van Aken Boulevard (in the westbound lane), finishing at Thornton Park.

SolonParade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9:30am
Opening ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park then the parade will begin at 10am and march to and from Roselawn Cemetery.

South EuclidParade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Parade starts at Regina Hall at Notre Dame College and travels to the War Memorial at the corner of South Green and Anderson Roads. A ceremony will follow.

StrongsvilleMemorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Monday. May 26, 2014; 11am
The annual Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by VFW Post 3345, starts at 11 a.m. at Sts. Joseph and John School and heads south on Pearl Road to Zverina Lane. It ends at the Freedom Trail gazebo, where a ceremony follows. City offices and the Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center are closed on Memorial Day.

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 TownshipParade & Ceremony
Sunday, May 25, 2014; 9am
Parade starts at New Hope Christian Fellowship Church (the former Auburn School) on Washington and marches to the Maple Shade Cemetery where a ceremony will be held.

Middlefield VillageParade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; noon
Parade will leave the Middlefield Fire Station and concludes at the Middlefield Cemetery.


 

Memorial Day Events in Lake County

Avon LakeMemorial Day Parade
Monday May 26, 2014; 10am

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).

WickliffeParade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Parade begins at Worden Road and Euclid Avenue and ends at Wickliffe City Hall. A ceremony will be held at the memorial on the front lawn of City Hall.

Willoughby - Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 25, 2015; 9:30am – 11am
Route: The parade will kick off at 9:30am starting in downtown Willoughby and travelling to Park Ave. and then to Willoughby Cemetery. Ceremonies held immediately following, rain or shine.


 

Memorial Day Events in Lorain County

AmherstParade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Parade starts from the corner of Washington and Cleveland Street and marches to Amherst Steel High School.

Brighton TownshipParade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Parade will begin at the Brighton Center and will march from the center to the Congregational Church to the township cemetery.

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

LorainParade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 11am
Parade starts from 17th Street and Broadway to the corner of 4th Washington Avenue (Veterans Park).

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
Monday May 26, 2014; 10am
The Memorial Day Program begins at 10:00 at the Visintainer School grounds and is immediately followed by a parade to Westview Cemetery.

Granger Township – Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 26, 2014; 9am
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
Monday May 26, 2014; 9am
he Memorial Day parade begins at 9 am at Our Lady of Grace Church and ends at the township Hall.

Lodi  – Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
American Legion Post 523 will host a parade lining up at 8:30am and beginning at 9am from the American Legion Hall through the center of town to Woodlawn Cemetery.

MedinaMemorial Day Ceremony and Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
The city’s Memorial Day festivities begin at the Medina County Courthouse on Public Square. There will be a brief ceremony at 10 am and a parade to Spring Grove Cemetery and guest speaker.

Medina - Memorial Day Service
Monday, May 26, 2014; 1:15pm
Vietnam Veterans Memorial; Medina 1:15 PM sponsored by the Medina County VVA Chapter #385.

SevilleMemorial Day Parade
Monday May 26, 2014; 1pm
The parade begins at 1:00 in front of The First Baptist Church in Seville.

SpenserParade and Ceremony
Monday May 26, 2014; 9am
The parade begins at 9:00 at the Old School and travels to the Cemetery for a brief ceremony.

Valley City - Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony of Remembrance
Monday, May 26, 2014;  11am

Wadsworth - Pancake Breakfast and Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10:15am
The parade begins at 10:30 in front of the American Legion and VFW hall.  The Wadsworth American Legion will also be serving a Memorial Day breakfast.

Westfield Center - Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 11am
The parade starts at the park on North Leroy Road.  Veteran Larry Hendershot will be parade marshal leading the parade to Westfield Village Cemetery.  A program will follow honoring our veterans and soldiers with TAPS, speaker Randall Zinn and ending with a tribute in song by township resident Valeria Long.


 

Memorial Day Events in Mahoning County

AustintownMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10:30
Begins at Marc’s parking lot, at Mahoning Avenue and Idaho Road and travels to the Fitch High School veterans memorial.

Berlin CenterMemorial Day Program and Parade
Sunday, May 25, 2014; 2pm
The program starts at 2pm at the Berlin Fire Department .  Following the ceremony, participants will parade to the West Cemetery.

Boardman – Memorial Day Parade & Service
Monday May 26, 2014; 10am
The Memorial Day Parade begins at Center Middle School and travels down 224 and ends at Boardman Park.  Immediately following the Parade, join us at the Maag Theatre for a program honoring our Veterans.

CanfieldCeremony & Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Service on the Canfield Village Green at 10 a.m. The ceremony on the green will be followed by a march down East Main Street to a second ceremony at Canfield East Cemetery, and returning to the War Veterans Museum for a third ceremony at the Wall of Honor.


 

Memorial Day Events in Portage County

AuroraMemorial Day Parade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9:30
American Legion Ceremony begins at 9:30am at Veterans Memorial Park.  The parade begins at 10am and travels from Veterans Memorial Park (formerly Breezy Point Park) to the Aurora Cemetery.

KentMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Assembles on East Main Street at the intersection between DePeyster and Willow streets at 9 a.m. Check-ins will take place at Main Street Auto Center, 201 E. Main St.

Ravenna – Parade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
The parade starts on East Main and heads west to the Portage County Courthouse, where there will be a short service at the Veterans Memorial. The parade will then continue on to Maple Grove Cemetery on North Chestnut Street. There will be a memorial service at the cemetery also.

RootstownMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Sponsored by Rootstown Lions.  Parade travels from Marks Ave. eastbound on Tallmadge Rd. to Homeland Cemetery.

StreetsboroMemorial Day Parade
Sunday, May 25, 2014; 1pm

Suffield  - Ceremony & Parade
The parade starts at Catherine Street and proceeds west on Waterloo Road to the Suffield Elementary School. Young people are encouraged to decorate and ride their bikes in the parade.


 

Memorial Day Events in Summit County

Bath Township – Memorial Day Observance
Monday May 26, 2014; noon
Memorial Day Observance starts at noon at the Bath Veterans Memorial Park.

Cuyahoga Falls – Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Beginning at the corner of Portage Trail and Lillis Drive, and continuing east down Portage Trail to Fourth Street, turns left onto Fourth Street to Oakwood Drive, turns left onto Oakwood Drive and concludes at Oakwood Cemetary. The Memorial Day Ceremony begins at 11:00am at the veterans section of Oakwood Cemetary.

Cuyahoga FallsMemorial Day Observance
Sunday – Monday
Weather permitting, more than 480 full-size flags will be flown over Northlawn Memorial Gardens, 4724 State Road, in memory of veterans buried there. More than 2,500 small flags will be placed on graves. A service will be held 1 pm. Monday. Hot dogs and refreshments available.

Green - City of Green Memorial Day Events
Monday May 26, 2014; 7am – noon
Green Fire will hold a pancake breakfast beginning at 7am at Fire Station #1 (the corner of Massillon and Steese Roads); donations only to benefit a worthwhile charity.
The parade will start and end at the Green High School parking lot.  All spectators are asked to sit along the west side of Massillon Road only, as the parade will travel along the south bound lanes.
The Memorial Ceremony will be held at 11:30am. at the Veterans Memorial Park on Steese Road.

HudsonMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
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.

Kenmore - Memorial Day Parade
Saturday, May 24, 2014; 11am
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.

Kenmore - Memorial Day Fireworks
Sunday, May 25, 2014; 9:45pm
Prentiss Park

LakemoreParade
Monday May 26, 2014; 1pm
Parade starts at Tri-County Plaza travels to Memorial Triangle.

New Franklin - Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Service
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
The parade begins at 10:00 and travels from Grace Bible Church (5781 Manchester Rd, Akron Ohio 44319) to the Manchester Cemetery.  A Remembrance Service at the cemetery will immediately follow the parade.  Trophies will be awarded for the “Best Decorated” bicycles, floats and vehicles.  (No cost to participate)

StowMemorial Day Program
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10:15am
Program at Stow Cemetery, 3162 Kent Road. Acker-Moore Memorial Post of American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will be assisted by City Officials. Stow Mayor Sara Drew will give the Proclamation and Stow City Council President, Matt Riehl will be the Master of Ceremonies.

TallmadgeMemorial Day Parade and Service
Monday May 26, 2014; 10am
The parade starts at 10am at Our Lady of Victory Church and travels onto North Avenue turning south to the Tallmadge Circle, then left onto the circle to Southwest Avenue to the NEW entrance of Tallmadge Cemetery.  The ceremony will be held immediately after the parade.  There will be welcoming remarks, a prayer, a speech, the placing of the wreath for our fallen Veterans, and the playing of Taps.

TallmadgeMemorial Day Pancake Breakfast
Monday, May 26, 2014; 8am – noon
All the pancakes you can eat. $6.00 per person, $4.00 for children(three & under – free). Pay at the door.

TwinsburgParade & Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10:30am
Parade begins at Twinsburg High School and ends at Twinsburg Square where services will follow.


 

Memorial Day Events in Stark County

Beach City – Memorial Day Parade & Service
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Begins at community park and travels to Southlawn Cemetery.  Memorial service to follow

Canal Fulton - Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Monday, May 26, 2014; 1pm
Parade, forms at noon at Lindsey Concrete and steps off at 1 p.m. going north on Canal Street, going up Market Street and ending at City Hall. A short ceremony, including the VFW 9795 Rifle Squadron and the Northwest High School Band.

CantonMemorial Day Parade and Veteran Observance at the McKinley Monument
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10am
Starts near Timken Senior High School, 521 Tuscarawas St. W, traveling west on Tuscarawas to Elgin Avenue and then north to the McKinley Monument. A program will begin at the monument after the parade.

East CantonMemorial Day Parade
Monday May 26, 2014; 10am
The parade begins at 10am at the corner of Browning and Noble Streets then travels West on Center St., South on St. Rt. 44, West on Nassau, South on Cedar, West onto Liberty, North onto Plum and then continues East on Noble.  Everyone is invited to the Foltz Community Center immediately following the parade for a program to recognize The East Canton “Citizen of the Year” presented by the East Canton Rotary.

Jackson TownshipField of Honor / Field of Heroes
May 23-26, 2014
The corner of Fulton and Wales, at the Jackson Township Safety Center, will become a spectacular display of red, white and blue with as many as 1,000 American flags flying row upon row to honor the heroes in our lives. View our Pictures of last years Field of Honor Event

HartvilleMemorial Day Service & Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Meet at the Hartville Locker (119 Sunnyside St. NW) to begin procession to the park. The public is welcome to join the procession along with local boy scouts, drummers, and veterans.  Ceremony to be held at Memorial Park behind Hartville Elementary school will include speakers, singing, wreath placement, and snack afterwards.

HartvilleMemorial Day weekend at Hartville MarketPlace and Flea Market
Thursday, May 22, 2014 – Monday, May 26, 2014
More then 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! The HMP building will open at 6 am Monday, May 26th for early bird breakfast – Indoor Shops and Outdoor Vendors open at 8 am…a whole hour early. Normal hours for all other days. Closed on Sunday.

MagnoliaMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 10:40am
Parade forms at 10:40 a.m. at Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home, 266 N. Main St. Memorial service at 11 a.m. at Magnolia Cemetery, off Harrison Avenue.

Massillon - Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Service
Monday. May 26, 2014; 9:30am
Parade starts at First Street SE near Veterans Memorial Park. Parade route goes north to Lincoln Way, west to Erie Street, south to Massillon Cemetery. Parade will pause at the fire station for a salute to the firemen at the Firemen’s Memorial. The parade continues south to the Oberlin viaduct for a salute to Navy veterans. After, services and placing of wreaths will be done at the Massillon Cemetery.

NavarreMemorial Day Parade
Monday. May 26, 2014; 1pm
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
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Parade starts at Seventh Street near Dogwood Park, continuing west to Main Street, south on Main Street to Maple Street, ending at Bitzer Park. A short ceremony will follow at the park

Paris TownshipMemorial Day Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 1:30pm

UniontownMemorial Day Service
Monday, May 26, 2014; 1:30pm
All Veterans Memorial at Uniontown Community Park. This year’s ceremony honors the 5 founders of the park.

WaynesburgMemorial Day Parade
Monday. May 26, 2014; 8:45am
Parade, forms at 8:45 a.m. at the American Legion Hall at 166 E. Lisbon St. Memorial service, 9:55 a.m., Sandy Valley Cemetery.


 

Memorial Day Events in Trumbull County

GiradMemorial Day Services
Sunday, May 25, 2014; 10:15am
Services start at 10:15 at the War Memorial in front of the Girard Multi-Generational Center (443 Trumbull Avenue. Girard, OH 44420).

WarrenW.D Packard Band Outdoor Memorial Day Concert
Sunday May 25, 2014; 3pm
Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Avenue N.W.  Free and open to the public, courtesy of the W.D. Packard Trust.


 

Memorial Day Events in Tuscarawas County

Bolivar – Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 26, 2014; 9am


 

Memorial Day Events in Wayne County

DaltonMemorial Day Service
Monday. May 26, 2014; 11:15am
Memorial Day service, 11:15 a.m., West Lebanon United Methodist Church, 6082 S. W. Lebanon Road. Speaker: Capt. Eric Craft of the U.S. Air Force Reserves, veteran of the war in Afghanistan. The service also includes the Waynesdale High School Band and the Apple Creek VFW Honor Guard.

DoylestownMemorial Day Service and Parade
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
Gather at the Doughboy statue at 9 am. After a brief ceremony, the parade travels to local memorials and cemeteries to honor our countries soldiers.

OrrvilleMemorial Day Parade & Service
Monday, May 26, 2014; 9am
The Memorial Day parade sets off at 9 am from E. Church St, traveling on W. Market St. to Crown Hill Rd, then to Crown Hill Cemetery for a ceremony.

WoosterMemorial Day Parade & Service
Monday May 26, 2014; 9am
The parade route will begin at the main gate of the Wayne County Fairgrounds and head to the square. It will continue south on Market St. to Madison Ave. The parade will conclude at Wooster Cemetery.


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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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