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Memorial Day Weekend Events

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Celebrate  •  Remember  •  Honor

 

Greenwich Memorial Day Parade

Friday, May 27 | 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

The Greewich Annual Memorial Day Parade is sponsored by the Greenwich VFW and Greenwich American Legion. The parade will begin at Bridge St., continue to Main St. to Abeel Ave. and ending at the VFW Post 7291 building.

2022 Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade

Saturday, May 28 | 9 a.m.

The 2022 Ballston Spa Memorial Day Parade kicks-off Saturday, May 28 at 9 a.m. on Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa. There will be a Naval ceremony at the bridge (JJ’s Snack Bar). The parade will proceed through town to Veterans Park (Library).

Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery’s Memorial Day Ceremony

Saturday, May 28 | 11 a.m.

The Department of Veterans Affairs GBHS Saratoga National Cemetery will host a Memorial Day Ceremony, accompanied by remarks, musical interludes, keynote speaker, the firing of a military rifle volley, a cannon salute and the playing of Taps. The event is open to the public and takes place 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28 at Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Road, town of Saratoga. 

Memorial Day Weekend Duathlon & 5K

Sunday, May 29 | 8 a.m. 

On Sunday, May 29 the Saratoga Lions Club will sponsor their 16th Memorial Duathlon and 5K. The race will begin at 8 a.m. at the Saratoga Casino Hotel. This community event brings families, friends and businesses together for a challenging and fun athletic event while acknowledging our fallen troops and veteran population.

Proceeds will benefit Saratoga Lions Clubs’ efforts to help those with visual and hearing impairments, funding diabetes research, and supporting youth and community initiatives. To register, visit www.thememorialduathlon5k.com. 

Saratoga National Historical Park Memoriam 

Monday, May 30 | 1 p.m.

Memorial Day is a time for Americans to mourn all military personnel who lost their lives while serving in the United States armed forces. Saratoga National Historical Park honors those Americans of the Northern Army who perished fighting for the very existence of our nation in the 1777 Battles of Saratoga. Park Ranger and Military Historian, Eric Schnitzer, will reveal some newly-discovered stories of those boys and men who fell here - and were buried here - hundreds of years ago. This free, hour-long illustrated program will take place at the Saratoga National Historical Park Visitor Center on Monday, May 30 at 1 p.m.

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