Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 2024 at 9:30am
Massillon Museum
121 Lincoln Way East

Massillon’s Memorial Day Parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at the corner of Eighth Street NE and Lincoln Way East. It will turn left on Erie Street and left on Tremont to conclude at Veterans Memorial Park. The annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at Duncan Plaza and Veterans Memorial Park.
The parade honors those who have given their lives to protect their fellow Americans as well as all deceased veterans. It will include color guards; veterans groups; dignitaries; special cars and vehicles festooned with red, white, and blue; police and fire vehicles; and the Massillon Tiger Swing Band. 
Flags will be distributed for spectators to wave along the parade route. Political signs, handouts, and thrown candy will not be allowed.
Massillon’s Memorial Service will begin after the parade at approximately 10:30 a.m. This year’s speaker is Col. Howard K. Marotto II. An ensemble from the Tiger Swing Band will perform.
Veterans escorted by color guard members will place wreaths at monuments throughout Veterans Memorial Park to honor various branches of service.

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