Guide: 2023 Memorial Day Parades on Long Island

Some Memorial Day parades and events are planned across Long Island. Here is a list of some parades and events in a neighborhood near you.

News 12 Staff

May 26, 2023, 8:40 AM

Updated 331 days ago

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Some Memorial Day parades and events are planned across Long Island. Here is a list of some parades and events in a neighborhood near you.
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Saturday, May 27

Island Park Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Village Parking Field on Nassau Lane next to Village Hall
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Sunday, May 28

Memorial Day Weekend Airshow Cruises
Time: 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Location/Route: 211 Woodcleft Ave. Freeport
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Hempstead Memorial Day Parade
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location/Route: Greenwich Street to Greenfield Cemetery
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Riverhead Street Painting Festival
Time: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location/Route: 133 East Main St., Riverhead
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Monday, May 29

Bay Shore-Brightwaters Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9 a.m.
Location/Route: Memorial Park, Lanier Lane and Main Street
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Elwood/Commack Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Begins at Commack Home Depot, Larkfield Road and Jericho Tpke.
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Farmingdale Memorial Day Parade
Time: 1 p.m.
Location/Route: Village Green on Main Street, Farmingdale
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Freeport Memorial Day Parade
Time: Lineup at 9:15 a.m./Step off at 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Parade will start on Brookside Avenue in front of Freeport High School to Merrick Road; West on Merrick Road to the Freeport Memorial Library, where a Memorial Day Observance will be held.
Garden City Park Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9:15  a.m.
Location/Route: Starts at Garden City Park School, ends at  Garden City Park Fire Department Headquarters
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Glen Cove Memorial Day Parade
Time: 12 p.m.
Location: Beginning at the corner of Dosoris Lane and Forest Avenue
Great Neck Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Middle Neck Road and Hill Park Avenue
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Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
Time: 2 p.m.
Location/Route: From Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard in Great Neck
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Long Beach Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Ohio Avenue and West Beech Street; The parade will proceed to Park Avenue via New York Avenue and march to City Hall.
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Malverne Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Kicks off from Church Street. Ceremony immediately following at the Gazebo at Reese Memorial Park.
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Massapequa Park Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Starts at Broadway/Commonwealth Avenue; heads down Front Street
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Mastic Fire Department Memorial Day Service
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Corner of Montauk Highway/Herkimer Street. ​
Memorial Day Parade & Open House at Raynham Hall Museum
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location/Route: Raynham Hall Museum, Oyster Bay
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Merrick's Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Time: 8:45 a.m. (lineup); 9:30 a.m. (parade); 10:45 a.m. (ceremony)
Location/Route: Broadcast Plaza, Merrick; Ceremony at Merrick’s Veteran Memorial Park
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Mineola Fire Department Memorial Day Parade
Time: 11 a.m.
Location/Route: Starts at the corner of Union Street and Westbury Avenue
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Northport Memorial Day Parade and Services
Location: Village Park
Time: 10 a.m.
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Patchogue Memorial Day Parade
Time: TBD
Location: Main Street beginning at the intersection of Rt 112 and continuing to the Four Corners where it will head south on S. Ocean Ave to the American Legion Post.
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Plainview-Old Bethpage Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9 a.m.
Location/Route: Old Country Road to Town Park
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Sayville Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Parade starts Handsome Ave and Main Street ends at a Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony at Sparrow Park at the corner of South Main and Main Street
St. James Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Steps off at Woodlawn and Lake Avenues, proceed north on Lake Avenue to Saint James Elementary School for a ceremony, sponsored by VFW Post 395
Smithtown Memorial Day Parade - Knights of Columbus
Time: Noon
Location: Parade begins at Main Street and Singer Lane, continuing west on Main Street to the Town Hall, ceremony follows
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Southold Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Steps off from Steamboat at the corner of 1st and Main streets and ends at 3rd and Front streets.
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West Islip Memorial Day Parade
Time: 10 a.m.
Location/Route: Higbie Lane
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Williston Park Memorial Day Parade
Time: 9:30 a.m.
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