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2016 Memorial Day Events in New Jersey

MemorialDayGraphicMemorial Day is May 30 this year. There are many events throughout the state to commemorate the holiday. If you know of other events, post them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

ATLANTIC COUNTY

Absecon
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Veteran’s Park
Website: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/calendar/absecon-s-annual-memorial-day-parade/event_43cb8a92-10a4-11e6-851a-3cd92bf14f20.html

Atlantic City
Event: Memorial Day Observance
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: Noon
Location: All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Ave.

Egg Harbor City
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Starts at 500 block, Philadelphia Avenue
Website: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/calendar/memorial-day-parade/event_f1f0f404-1f72-11e6-b68c-6b178fc77e77.html

Longport
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Parade will commence Atlantic Avenue (34th and 35th)
http://www.longportnj.gov/

Margate
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: City Hall
Website: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/calendar/margate-memorial-day-parade/event_8dbcee40-1971-11e6-87a0-101f742cecff.html

Somers Point
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location:
Shore Road (Dawes Avenue School to Patriots Park)
Website: http://somerspointba.org/event/memorial-day-parade/

BERGEN COUNTY

Cliffside Park
Event: Memorial Day Celebration
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Memorial Park (Across from the municipal building)
Website: http://www.cliffsideparknj.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Cliffside-Park-Memorial-Day-Celebration-2016-Flyer

Englewood
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Palisade Avenue
Website: http://cityofenglewood.org/content/1441/2225.aspx?DateDisplay=5%2f30%2f2016&CalendarID=2209

Hasbrouck Heights
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Starts at Williams along Terrace to Veterans Park
Website: http://www.hasbrouck-heights.nj.us/

Ho-Ho-Kus
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Starts at Sheridan Avenue and Ardmore Avenue
Website: http://www.ho-ho-kusboro.com/index.asp?SEC=18FF60CC-A28D-4647-9B72-1D0DDE5097C1&DE=2C0C3172-01B2-4818-B84D-D94139D030B3&Type=B_PR

Mahwah
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Island Road (Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church to Veterans Memorial Park)
Website: http://www.mahwahtwp.org/Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=64&TPID=6967

Old Tappan
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Old Tappan High School ending at Oakes Park
Website: http://oldtappan.net/

Oradell
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Corner of Prospect Avenue and Park Avenue
Website: http://www.oradell.org/

Rutherford
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Sunset Memorial Park on Jackson Avenue
Website: http://www.rutherford-nj.com/calendars/

Wood Cliff Lake
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Website: www.wclnj.com

Wood-Ridge
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Corner of Hackensack Street and Highland Avenue
Website: http://wood-ridgenj.org/

Wyckoff
Event:
Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Wyckoff Avenue (Cornerstone Christian Church to Town Hall)
Website: http://wyckoff-nj.com/

CAPE MAY COUNTY

Cape May
Event: Memorial Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Convention Hall (714 Beach Avenue)
Website: http://discovercapemaynj.com/events/memorial-day-ceremony

North Wildwood
Event: Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: North Wildwood Veterans Monument (Spruce and New York avenues)
Website: http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm?Mode=Results&coe_id=1563&KEYWORD=&ANYALL=PHRASE&MonthYearCat=5_2016

Wildwood
Event: Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Wildwood American Legion Post #184 (4200 Atlantic Avenue)
Website: http://www.wildwoodsnj.com/calendar.cfm?Mode=Results&coe_id=1070&KEYWORD=&ANYALL=PHRASE&MonthYearCat=5_2016

Sea Isle City
Event: Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Veterans Park (JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue)
Website: http://www.visitsicnj.com/events/memorial-day-ceremony

Seaville
Event: Memorial Day Service
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Sergeant William R. Godfrey Memorial Park
Website: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/calendar/memorial-day-service-at-osprey-point/event_ac880e6a-1852-11e6-b21f-370f7fb4f9f3.html

Stone Harbor
Event: Memorial Day Service for Fallen Heroes and Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Firehouse and 96th Street
Website: http://stoneharbornj.org/

ESSEX COUNTY

Bloomfield
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Broad Street to The Town Green (Ceremonies in front of the Civic Center)
Website: http://www.bloomfieldtwpnj.com/parks-recreation/summer-fun

Cedar Grove
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: Noon
Location: Cedar Grove High School to Community Park (Rugby Road, Bowden Road, Pompton Avenue)
Website: http://www.cedargrovenj.org/site/index.php/calendar/19-general/6340-memorial-day-parade

East Orange
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Central Avenue and South Arlington Avenue
Website: eastorange-nj.gov

Livingston
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: South Livingston Avenue to Congressional Way
Website: livingstontownship.org

Maplewood
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: West Parker Avenue to Town Hall
Website: maplewoodonline.com

Nutley
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Chestnut Street to John H. Walker Middle School
Website: nutleynj.org

Verona
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Everett Field to Verona Civic Center
Website: veronanj.org

West Caldwell
Event: Parade and Bike Decorating Contest
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Penn Federal Bank parking lot
Website: westcaldwell.com

GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Glassboro
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Downtown Glassboro (Starting at Lehigh and University)
Website: http://glassboroonline.com/public/decorate-and-ride-your-bike-in-the-glassboro-memorial-day-parade-monday-may-30-10-a-m/

HUDSON COUNTY

Bayonne
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Downtown Bayonne (Fifth Street and Broadway)
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/local-events-calendar-nj-northern-new-jersey-hudson-county/2016-05-30

Guttenberg
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: 68th and Madison
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/events/guttenberg-memorial-day-parade-3

Jersey City
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Polish War Veteran’s Center (Jersey Avenue and Exchange Place)
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/local-events-calendar-nj-northern-new-jersey-hudson-county/2016-05-30

Event: Lafayette Amvets Memorial Day
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Lafayette Area (Pacific Avenue)
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/local-events-calendar-nj-northern-new-jersey-hudson-county/2016-05-30

Weehawken
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Highpoint and Gregory Avenues
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/local-events-calendar-nj-northern-new-jersey-hudson-county/2016-05-30

West New York
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: 67th Street amd Bergenline Avenue
Website: http://www.myhudsoncounty.com/local-events-calendar-nj-northern-new-jersey-hudson-county/2016-05-30

HUNTERDON COUNTY

Lambertville
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: North Union and Cherry Street to City Hall
Website: lambertvillenj.org

Reading Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Main Street to the Municipal Building
Website: readingtontwp.org

MERCER COUNTY

Hamilton Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Mercerville Firehouse to Nottingham Firehouse
Website: hamiltonnj.com

Hopewell
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Sunday, May 29
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Broad Street
Website: hopewellboro-nj.us

Lawrence Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Date: Saturday, May 28
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Lawrence Veterans Park
Website: alpost414nj.org

Pennington
Event: Memorial Day Parade, Kids Bike Brigade and Concert
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: The Pennington School
Website: penningtonboro.org

Princeton
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Princeton Avenue and Nassau Street to Princeton Borough Hall
Website: http://www.visitprinceton.org/activities/events/american/

West Windsor Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: West Windsor High School South
Website: westwindsornj.org/notices/memorial-day-parade-ceremony

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Edison
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Sunday, May 29
Time: Noon
Location: Stelton Section beginning at the main library
Website: edisonnj.org

Highland Park and New Brunswick
Event: Joint Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Monument Square
Website: thecityofnewbrunswick.org

Metuchen
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: http://metuchenchamberexchange.com/signature-event-descriptions/memorial-day-parade/memorial-day-parade-ceremony/

Perth Amboy
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Edgar Middle School Gymnasium
Website: ci.perthamboy.nj.us

Old Bridge
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Raritan Bay Area YMCA
Website: oldbridge.com

Sayreville
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Washington Road and Main Street
Website: sayreville.com

MONMOUTH COUNTY

Colts Neck
Event: Bike Decorating Contest and Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m. bike contest, 10:30 a.m. parade
Location: Heyers Mill Road (Town Hall to Memorial Cemetery)
Website: cnrecparks.com

Fair Haven
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Website: fairhavennj.org

Freehold
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Brinkerhoff Avenue
Website: freeholdmemorialdayparade.com

Highlands
Event: Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: Saturday, May 28
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Veteran’s Park
Website: bayshorenj.biz

Holmdel
Event: Memorial Day Ceremony
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Town Hall (4 Crawfords Road)
Website: http://www.holmdeltownship-nj.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=539

Leonardo
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: facebook.com/events/

Monmouth Park
Event: Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival
Date: Saturday, May 28 to Monday, May 30
Location: Monmouth Park Racetrack (175 Oceanport Ave.)
Website: http://www.visitnj.org/nj-events/jersey-shore-food-truck-festival

MORRIS COUNTY

Dover
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Blackwell Street (Rutan Drive to Hurd Park)
Website: http://www.dover.nj.us/

Hanover
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Whippany Road to Legion Place
Website: mclslatterydet.org

Long Valley
Event: Wine and BBQ Experience
Date: Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29
Time: Noon to 5 p.m.
Location: Schooley’s Mountain Park (91 East Springtown Road)
Website: http://www.newjerseywines.com/event/wine-and-bbq-experience/2016-05-29/

Morris Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Morris Township Municipal Building to Morristown Green
Website: morristwp.com

Oakland
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Sunday, May 29
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Dogwood Drive and Ramapo Valley Road ending at Veterans’ Park
Website: americanlegionpost369.org

OCEAN COUNTY

Manchester Township
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m. (parade participants will meet at 9:15 a.m.)
Location: Grand Army Memorial, Pine Lake Park
Website: http://www.manchestertwp.com/memorial-day-2016/

Surf City
Event: “Vintage At the Shore”
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: All day
Location: M.T. Burton Gallery (1819 North Long Beach Boulevard)
Website: http://www.nj.com/events/?city=Surf%20City&category=54,73,81,85,95,96,80,76,70,79,94&date=2016-05-30

Beachwood
Event: Discovery Nature Walk
Date: Sunday, May 29
Time: 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Jakes Branch Country Park (1100 Double Trouble Road)
Website: http://ocean.happeningmag.com/event/discovery-nature-walk?instance_id=2013859

PASSAIC COUNTY

Hawthorne
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: Noon
Location: Rea and Lafayette Avenues ending at Legion Place
Website: http://www.reillyraiders.org/DETAILPOPUPS/Hawthorne.htm

Bloomingdale and Butler
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Main Street (Sloane Park to Butler Park)
Website: http://www.butlerborough.com/

Wayne
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Wednesday, May 25 (Rain date May 26)
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Preakness Healthcare Center (305 Oldham Road)
Website: http://www.passaiccountynj.org/civicalerts.aspx?AID=560

Woodland Park
Event: Memorial Day Parade and Street Fair
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: McBride Ave (Lackawanna Avenue to Memorial Drive)
Website: http://www.jcpromotions.info/calendar/event/woodland-park-new-jersey-107

SOMERSET COUNTY

Far Hills-Bedminster
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Lamington Road (Old Bedminster School to the Far Hills Municipal Building)
Website: http://www.fhbfd.org/events.htm

Hillsborough
Event: Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Date: Saturday, May 28
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: New Amwell and Auten Road to Municipal Building
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1734749073407666/

UNION COUNTY

Cranford
Event:
Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 9 a.m.
Location:
Community Center to Memorial Park
Website: cranford.com

Mountainside
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location:
Constitution Plaza to Memorial Park
Website: mountainside-nj.com

New Providence
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Springfield Avenue (Central to Academy Street)
Website: http://www.newprov.org/event/memorial-day-parade/

Rahway
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Sunday, May 29
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: City Hall Plaza to Pierpont and Elm Streets
Website: cityofrahway.org

Roselle
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: East Second and Harrison Streets to Roselle Public Library
Website: boroughofroselle.com

Scotch Plains-Fanwood
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10:45 a.m.
Location: Scotch Plains Municipal Building to Martine Avenue in Fanwood
Website: fanwoodnj.org

Summit
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Beechwood Road to Village Green
Website: cityofsummit.org

Union
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Website: uniontownship.com

WARREN COUNTY

Hackettstown
Event: Memorial Day Parade
Date: Monday, May 30
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Grand Avenue and Main Street (Washington Street to Union Cemetery)
Website: http://hktwn.com/upcoming-events/calendar/