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Posted on: May 2, 2022

[ARCHIVED] 2023 Memorial Day Parade

2023 Memorial Day Parade

The City of Newburgh and Special Events Coordinator, Regina Angelo with the Newburgh Memorial Day Parade Committee have announced the Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 29.

Line-up for the parade will be at 9:15 a.m. and step-off will be at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The parade will turn onto Third Street followed by West Street and then head down Broadway to Liberty Street and end at Washington’s Headquarters. All participants are asked to line up as directed by the Division Marshall and to remember that this solemn parade to honor those who gave their lives for our country, and to proceed with dignity and respect. 

There will be services held at Washington's Headquarters immediately after the parade (approximately 11:15 a.m.) All are invited to attend to honor our deceased veterans.

The City of Newburgh’s Memorial Day observances include a flag distribution at the Newburgh Activity Center, 401 Washington Street on May 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to decorate the graves of deceased veterans. 

Visits to local cemeteries to pay honor to veterans resting there will be led by an honor guard departing at 8:30 a.m. The motorcade will depart from the former American Legion Hall, 62 Grand Street, at 8:30 a.m. and visit all area cemeteries to place wreaths and flags.

Memorial Day observances in the City of Newburgh will conclude with the reading of the names of all deceased veterans since World War I at the Orange County Veterans Memorial, near the intersection of Leroy Place and Liberty Street, at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 29, 2023. All are welcome to attend, any changes due to the current construction on Marine Drive will be announced.

For more information call Mary Keller at 845-565-2138, Brian Denniston at 845-561-1131 or Ann Kuzmik at 845-837-9815.

Download the Memorial Day Application (PDF)

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