A picture of an American Flag and a female runner in a black sillouette.

Memorial Day Weekend

As we kick off the summer season, let's take this opportunity to pay our respects to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and freedom.

A picture of an American Flag and a female runner in a black sillouette.

This is an excellent opportunity to pay our respects to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and freedom.

National Memorial Day Concert
National Memorial Day Concert 2023
PBS Facebook

May 28, 2023 @ 8:00 PM

On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded lineup will grace the stage for one of PBS’ highest-rated programs. This multi-award-winning television event honors the military service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, their families and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. See this year's talent line-up. The concert will remain for two weeks following the live broadcast.


Chesapeake Beach stars and Stripes Festival
Chesapeake Beach with Rainbow over Water
Chesapeake Beach

May 27, 2023
Veteran's Memorial Park

Chesapeake Beach Stars and Stripes Festival incorporates a traditional Memorial Day ceremony, family entertainment, music, and picnics. The Festival starts on Saturday morning at the Veterans’ Memorial Park. There is an essay and poetry contest as well as a house and business decorating contest. Local churches and museum exhibits war memorabilia, military equipment, and there is also movie screening at North Beach. The U.S. Naval Academy Brass Quintet and the U.S. Navy Band Country Current play live music during the festival.


Bowie Memorial Day Parade
Bowie Memorial Day Parade
City of Bowie

May 27, 2023 @ 11 a.m.
Bowie Memorial Day Parade takes place on Saturday of Memorial Day weekend to honor members of the Armed Forces who gave lives in service to their country. The parade features marching bands, performing groups, patriotic music, floats, and local organizations. The procession departs from the Belair Annex on Belair Drive at 11 am and goes down Belair Drive, turns right on Sussex Lane, and onto Stonybrook Drive in front of Acorn Hill Park. It finishes on Sage Lane. Acorn Hill Park has lots of stalls with food and merchandise as well as plenty of entertainment after the parade.

USNA Commissioning Week, Annapolis
See the Blue Angels fly during Fleet Week in Maryland

May 19 - 26, 2023
Honoring midshipmen for completion of four years at the Naval Academy, Commissioning Week offers great entertainment including Blue Angels, Color Parade, special awards ceremonies, and musical performances.

Annapolis Memorial Day Parade
Annapolis Memorial Day Parade

May 29, 2023
Annapolis holds one of the largest Memorial Day Parades in Maryland. It starts at Amos Garrett Boulevard and West St., then goes down West Street to Church Circle and down Main Street to City Dock. After the parade, there is the Memorial Day Ceremony at Susan Campbell Park.

Berlin Memorial Day Parade on Flower Street
Flower Street, Berlin Maryland

May 29, 2023 @ 11:00 AM
Join us as we Honor our veterans with a parade, food, music, games, yard sale tables and vendors at Dr. William Henry Park located on Flower Street

Rockville Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade
Memorial Day Parade in Rockville Dancers

May 29, 2023 @ 9 a.m.
The Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade is a long-standing tradition in the City of Rockville. The day starts off with a ceremony remembering those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms and concludes with the annual parade. The parade was founded in 1944 by William (Bill) Wood. Today the parade features more than 50 units including military and community groups, marching units, dance troupes and more. 

Elkton's Memorial Day Parade
Elkton's Memorial Day Parade image

May 29, 2023
Join us as we pay tribute and honor to the men and women who gave their all so that we might live free.

Memorial Day Weekend Yacht Party
Memorial day Yacht Party Baltimore

May 27, 2023
Cruise the Patapsco River aboard the Spirit of Baltimore this midnight memorial day weekend. Delicious late-night buffet with freshly prepared appetizers and small bites. Amazing views of the city skyline and local landmarks. Bring out your special person or come alone. Enjoy Dancing with a Live DJ & Guest Host. Alcoholic Drinks are available for purchase.