Merrimack Valley Memorial Day Guide

May 17, 2024

Memorial Day is a day to remember those who died serving in the U.S. military. Take a moment to honor their sacrifice and reflect on the freedoms we enjoy because of their service. Many Merrimack Valley towns have ceremonies honoring our military persons who have died. If you know of any other Memorial Day ceremonies, please email me at


Andover Veterans Services and the Patriotic Holiday Committee will host Andover's Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27. The parade will begin at 10:00 PM at the intersection of Elm Street and Florence Street and can be observed from portions of Elm Street, Main Street, Punchard Ave., and Bartlet Street.

Observances will take place on the morning of May 27 at the following times and locations:

West Parish Cemetery - 7:00 AM

St. Augustine Cemetery - 7:30 AM

Spring Grove Cemetery - 8:00 AM

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Methuen Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 27, 2024


May 27, 2024


10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Methuen, MA01844

Contact:Veterans Office, 978-983-8585


Remember how much fun it was to sit on the curb and watch the parade go by? I do! Bring your family to our town's Memorial Day Parade on May 27th to see classic cars, bands, tractors, our American Legion family and more. 

May be an image of text that says 'Town of Middleton MEMORIAL DAY May 27th, 2024 Parade and Ceremony Parade steps off at 9:00 am from Howe-Manning Elementary School, 26 Central St. Parade will proceed to Memorial Stones on Flint Library Lawn for a short ceremony, then continue down Maple St. to Oakdale Cemetery Guest Speaker: Ron Draper, US Army Hosted by Augustus P. Gardner American Legion Post 227, Middleton Patriotic Observances Committee and the Town of Middleton Questions: Contact Vso Kevin Welch at 978-880-0361'


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Memorial Day is fast approaching. All are invited to Memorial Day events.

Thursday 23 May - 6:00 p.m. Harmony Cemetery. Place flags on Veteran graves.

Saturday 25 May - 8:00 a.m. American Legion Poppy Drive. Look for us around town. 

Monday 27 May - Assemble at 7:45 a.m. @  Harmony Cemetery. Salute the dead ceremonies. 

Stop 1 Harmony Cemetery 

Stop 2  Union Cemetery. 

Stop 3 South Byfield Cemetery. 

Stop 4, VFW Park 

(we carpool to sites)

Monday, 27 May - 9:30 a.m. assemble at GMHS parking lot for the Memorial Day March. 

Step off at 10:00 a.m. 

Stop 1 Public Safety Bldg

Stop 2 Civil War Memorial

Stop 3 Harry Murch Park

In the event of inclement weather the 10:00 a.m. event will he held in the GTFD truck bays.