Celebrate Memorial Day on May 27th! Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971 and is observed every year on the last Monday of May. The holiday honors the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Towns and cities across Connecticut will be holding parades and other celebrations in order to commemorate the day. Check out our list below of Memorial Day celebrations in our area:
- Brookfield Memorial Day Parade-Sunday, May 26th @ 2 pm
- Woodbury Memorial Day Parade-Sunday, May 26th @ 2 pm
- Bethany Memorial Day Parade-Monday, May 27th @ 9 am
- Danbury Memorial Day Parade-Monday, May 27th @ 9:30 am
- Hartford Memorial Day Ceremony-Monday,May 27th @ 12:00 pm
- Kent Memorial Day Parade-Monday, May 27th @ 9:30 am
- New Haven Wreath Laying Ceremony and Memorial Day Concert-Monday, May 27th @ 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, and 5:00 pm (concert)
- Ridgefield Memorial Day Parade-Monday, May 27th @ 11:30 am
- Southbury Memorial Day Parade and Picnic-Monday, May 27th @ 11 am
- Torrington Memorial Day Parade-Monday May 27th @ 9:30 am
For more information on Memorial Day celebrations in CT, visit here.
Age Well CT wants to thank all of our active military members and veterans for their service and their bravery in fighting to protect the freedoms of our country.