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Memorial Day Parade

The annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 30, 2016, with step-off at 12:00 p.m. This year's theme is "In Memory of Many...In Honor of All".


The parade route will begin at Benton and River, head east on Benton, north on Broadway, west on Downer Place and ending at River Street. The Memorial Day Reviewing Stand will be in front of the David L. Pierce Art and History Center at 20 East Downer Place for best viewing.


Lots C, I and L are closed. Lots B, D, G, Q and R may be accessed until 11:30 a.m. on Memorial Day. Those five lots will re-open again at approximately 1:30 p.m. Please reference our map for a visual representation.

More Information

If you would like information on attending the parade, please contact the City's Special Event's Division at (630) 256-3370 or email