Wednesday, May 26, 2010

51. Memorial Day Parades

Who doesn't love a parade?  Here are a list of your local parades!

Sunday May 30, 2010

Parma: A parade, military displays, a free hot-dog buffet and a speech by retired Lt. Gen. Robert W. Wagner will highlight events starting at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Gardens on the western side of Cuyahoga Community College West, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road.

Monday May 31, 2010

Bay Village:   Parade at 8:45 a.m. from Huntington Beach parking lot to Lakefront Cemetery for service. The parade then proceeds to Cahoon Park Gazebo for services and speakers.

Bedford:  Parade at 10 a.m. from Bedford City Hall to Bedford Commons for ceremonies. At the conclusion of the ceremony, the parade reassembles and proceeds south on Broadway to the cemetery.

Berea: A parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. behind City Hall, 11 Berea Commons, off S. Rocky River Drive, south of Bridge Street.

Brecksville:  Parade at 9 a.m. from City Hall to Highland Drive Cemetery for ceremonies.

Broadview Heights:  Parade at 11 a.m. from the Crossing Shopping Center to the Broadview Center for a ceremony.

Brooklyn:  Parade at 9:30 a.m. starting at Brooklyn Middle School on Biddulph Road and ends at City Hall's Memorial area, followed by a picnic.

Brook Park:  Parade steps off at 10 a.m. from the Brookgate Shopping Center to Kennedy Park Memorial. There will be a memorial ceremony immediately following the parade.

Brunswick:  Parade begins at Visintainer School and ends at Westview Cemetery 10:30am

Chagrin Falls: A 10 a.m. parade will begin and end downtown at Main and Franklin streets. The grand marshals will be the 135th Military Police Company of the Ohio Army National Guard, which has served twice in Iraq.

Cleveland:  10:30 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery -- parade by the James A. Garfield Monument with a traditional veterans program on the lawn in the from of the monument, includes placing of wreathes by various veteran groups and a Memorial Day band concert by the Cleveland Letter Carrier’s Band.

East Cleveland: A festival with vendors will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Euclid Avenue. A parade will begin at 11 a.m. at the East Cleveland Adult Training Center, 13231 Euclid Ave.

Euclid: Services will be held at 7:45 a.m. at Euclid Cemetery, East 204th St. and Euclid Avenue, and 8:15 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, 1231 Chardon Road. A parade will begin at 10 a.m. at East 228th Street and Lake Shore Boulevard.

Fairview Park:  The parade will step off at 9 a.m. from Corrigan DiCicco Funeral Home at West 208 and Lorain, led by the American Legion Post 738

Garfield Heights: A program will begin at 7:20 a.m. at the flagpole of St. Monica Catholic Church, 13263 Rockside Road. A parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Maple Leaf Drive and Turney Road.

Hinckley Township:  9am, Parade begins at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church on Ridge Rd, on to Memorial Park and ends at the Fire Station with refreshments. 

Lakewood/Rocky River: A parade at 9:30 a.m. starts from Rocky River High School, continuing west on Detroit Road to Lakewood Park Cemetery.

Lodi:   9am: Parade begins and ends at Lodi American Legion, (120 Bank St) and ends at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Medina:  10am: Parade begins at the Old courthouse, continues around Medina Square and ends at Spring Grove Cemetery.

Maple Heights: A parade will step off at 10:15 a.m. from Stafford Park on Mayville Avenue.

North Olmsted:  Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall to North Olmsted Park Veterans Memorial.

Olmsted Falls:  Parade at 9:30 a.m. from Falls Lenox Primary school to the Village Green for services.

Shaker Heights: A 9 a.m. ceremony will be held outside City Hall, 3400 Lee Road, followed by a parade.
Solon:  Service and parade begin at 10 a.m. from the Solon City Hall to Roselawn Cemetery and back.

South Euclid:  Parade at 9 a.m. from Regina High School to Veterans memorial at Green and Anderson roads. Ceremony to follow.

Strongsville: A parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 12700 Pearl Road. A ceremony will be held about noon at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3345, 17900 Strongsville Blvd. A free, light lunch will follow.

Twinsburg: A parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at Twinsburg High School, 10084 Ravenna Road.

University Heights: A 5-mile run/2-mile fun run starts at 8:45 a.m., followed by the city's 44th annual parade at 11 a.m. The parade will be on Silsby Road, near Farland Road, and ends at John Carroll University. Following the parade will be a family fun day at John Carroll.

Willoughby: A parade will start at 9:30 a.m. at Erie and Third streets downtown.

**If I missed your area please add it below in the comments! Thanks!


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