Memorial Day Events in the Hudson Valley



We've compiled a list of local Memorial Day parades and ceremonies

memorial day events

Memorial Day is the day that America celebrates in honor of our soldiers who have given the ultimate sacrifice, our troops who have lost their family and friends and our freedoms that have come of those sacrifices; our capacity to help others in need; and our thankfulness for the people who fight for us. Happy Memorial Day weekend. Salute!

Orange County

Memorial Day Remembrance and Parade
Sunday, May 22 @ 11am. The Town of New Windsor will hold a ceremony at the Veterans Monument on the corner of Route 94 and 9w at 11am. The parade will kick off at 2pm from the New Windsor Post Office plaza, marching down Route 94 (Blooming Grove Turnpike) and ending at New Windsor School.

City of Newburgh Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 30 @ 9:15 am. Line-up for the parade will be at 9:15 a.m. and step-off will be at 10:00 a.m. sharp. To avoid confusion, please line up where you are directed and adhere to the Division's Marshall's Instructions. There will be services held at Washington's Headquarters immediately after the parade (approximately 11:30 a.m.) Feel free to attend. All Veterans will be honored.

Village of Maybrook Memorial Day Parade and Service
Monday, May 30 @ 9am. Parade starts at 9am and followed by a service in the Frederick Myers Veterans Memorial Park. All residents are welcome to attend.

Town of Wawayanda Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
Monday, May 30 @ 10am. Please join us for our Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 AM in Shannen Park.

Tuxedo Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 30 @ 11:30am. The parade will step off at 11:30 AM at the George Grant High School, stopping at the Tuxedo War Memorial, located just outside the Tuxedo Park Gatehouse to lay wreaths, and then continue to the grounds of St. Mary’s Church for the closing ceremonies. Following the parade and ceremonies there will be a picnic at the Tuxedo Park Library with music, refreshments, raffles and children’s activities, including Jester Jim, games, crafts and balloon creations.

Washingtonville Memorial Day Parade & BBQ 2022
Monday, May 30 @ 10am. The line up for the parade will begin promptly at 9am for floats and 9:30am for groups at WV High School parking lot. We will march down Main St, make a left by the new Chase Bank, up to Ahern and make a right ending at Memorial Park. The parade will end with a free community barbecue. 

Dutchess County

Hyde Park Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 30 @ 10am. Starts at Roosevelt Theater and ends at Town Hall. Ceremony immediately following the parade, participants and spectators are encouraged and welcome to attend Memorial Services by the American Legion located at Town Hall. 845-229-8086.

Memorial Day Picnic
Monday, May 30 @ 12pm. Join the Reach Out Church for a Memorial Day Picnic! Play some lawn games, grab some food and enjoy the day. Burgers and hot dogs will be provided. You are invited to bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Sullivan County


Town of Liberty Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 30 @ 10:30am. Parade begins on Main Street and ends at Liberty Veterans Cemetery.

Putnam County


Memorial Day in the Village
Monday, May 30 @ 10am, Brewster. Parade kicks off at Brewster Fire Dept. at 10:45am and ends at Electrazone Field. VFW Post 672 hosts Memorial Day Ceremony at Electrazone Field at 11am.  BBQ and Community Fair at Markel Park, 12pm-4pm.

**We will continue to add them here as we are finding them. Please e-mail lcortes@excitingread.com to add a Memorial Day event to this list.


LAST UPDATED 5/11/2022



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