Celebrate Memorial Day at These Festive Hudson Valley Parades

Honor the nation's heroes this Memorial Day weekend at commemorative celebrations and marches in the region.

Before you fire up the grill and celebrate the arrival weather 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 rundown of the community parades and events happening across the Valley.

Albany County

When: Monday, May 29, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Begins at the corner of Central Avenue and Ontario Street and finishes at Academy Park

When: Thursday, May 25, 6 p.m.
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park

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Columbia County

When: Monday, May 29, 11 a.m.
Where: Begins at Ancram’s town hall

When: Monday, May 29, 10 a.m.
Where: Beings at Holly Hills Estate and travels toward Main Street

Dutchess County

When: Monday, May 29, 1 p.m.
Where: Heads down Main Street, ending with a ceremony at Veterans Memorial on the corner of Broad and Main Streets

Hyde Park
When: Monday, May 27-29, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: The lawn at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

When: Monday, May 29, 2 p.m.
Where: Wreath-laying ceremony at Brexel-Schlathaus Park

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Greene County

When: Monday, May 29, 12:30 p.m.
Where: Starts from Apple Blossom Lane toward Mansion Street

Orange County

Sunday, May 28, 1:30 p.m.
Where: Beings at Smith’s Clove Park

When: Monday, May 29, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Begins at the corner of Clinton Street and Wallkill Avenue

When: Monday, May 29, 1 p.m.
Where: Kicks off at the intersection of Gardnertown Road and Union Avenue

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

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Putnam County

When: Monday, May 29, 10 a.m.
Where: Begins at Brewster Fire Department on North Main Street, with a ceremony at Electrozone Memorial Field to follow

Rensselaer County

North Greenbush
When: Monday, May 29, 1 p.m.
Where: Kicks off from Town Hall and goes down Main Avenue to Route 150 to Marion Avenue to Brookside Avenue, then back to Main Avenue and Town Hall

When: Sunday, May 28, 1 p.m.
Where: Parade to begin at the corner of Washington and Forbes Avenues

Sand Lake
When: Monday, May 29, 2 p.m.
Where: Starts from Averill Avenue in Westfall Village

Valley Falls
When: Saturday, May 27, 10 a.m.
Where: Traditional flag lowering and wreath laying at Valley Falls Free Library

Rockland County

When: Monday, May 29, 11 a.m.
Where: Lines up at the corner of Lafayette and Orange Avenue, then moves to Soldiers Monument for the ceremony

Stony Point
When: Monday, May 29, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Commences at TenEyck Street, then travels towards 9W, Smith Street, Hudson Avenue, and East Main Street, concluding with a ceremony at Town Hall

Ulster County

Monday, May 29, 12 p.m.
Where: Starts at Kingston Town Hall, heads down Main Street

For Westchester County Memorial Day events, click over to our sister site here.

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