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Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony



Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Rocky River High School, Detroit & Wagar

The Joint Veterans Council of Lakewood and Rocky River will hold a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 28 in Rocky River.  The Parade will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. at Rocky River High School (20951 Detroit Ave) and continue west on Detroit Road to Lakewood Park Cemetery (22025 Detroit Rd, Rocky River). 

After the parade, a Memorial Day ceremony will take place at Lakewood Park Cemetery to honor our fallen heroes.  Our guest Speaker will be Michael R. Stith, West Point Graduate, State Adjutant, Disabled American Veterans. The FOP Lodge #25 Honor Guard, Rocky River High School Marching Band, several local scout troops and community representatives will also participate in the morning's tribute. 

We look forward to this year's Memorial Day event and program and encourage all residents to take time to be a part of this important remembrance of our fallen men and women who have defended our freedoms.

Road Closure/ Parking Information – Memorial Day Parade

As a reminder to the motoring public, on Monday, May 28, 2018, the Memorial Day Parade steps off from the Wagar Road parking lot of Rocky River High School at 10:00 a.m. and proceeds west on Detroit Road to Lakewood Park Cemetery.  The parade will necessitate temporary road closures along the route.  Please plan your travel accordingly.

If you plan to attend the parade and ceremony, parking is available at Rocky River Presbyterian Church, which is across the street from Lakewood Park Cemetery.  Access to the church parking lot should be made prior to 9:45 a.m.

Earlier Event: May 27
Summer Concerts 2018
Later Event: May 29
City Council Legislative Meeting