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.

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Annapolis Memorial Day Parade
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.

See the Blue Angels fly during Fleet Week in Maryland

1 USNA Commissioning Week, Annapolis

May 17-24, 2019
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.
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reenactors on ship Image Credit: Chestertown Tea Party Festival

2 Tea Party Festival, Chestertown

May 24-26, 2019
Tea Toss Reenactment to commemorate Chestertown's protest of British rule, plus colonial parade, raft race, street performances, crafts and more. See website for full scheduleov events throughout Chestertown.
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Downtown Chestertown
Chestertown, MD 21620
443-480-8576


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A picture of an American Flag and a female runner in a black sillouette. Image Credit: Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism

3 Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K at Winter Place Park, Salisbury

May 25, 2019
Honor our nation’s fallen heroes this Memorial Day weekend by participating in the Run To Remember Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk at Winter Place Park. The popular event benefits the Wicomico War Veterans' Memorial.  $25 in advance, $30 on race day.
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Location:
6737 Blue Ribbon Road
Salisbury, MD 21804
410-548-4900


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Bowie Memorial Day Parade Image Credit: City of Bowie

4 Bowie Memorial Day Parade

May 25, 2019
11am-2pm
Bowie salutes all service men and women and the veterans who have served in the past. 
at Acorn Hill Park.
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Stars and Stripes Concert at Chesapeake Beach Image Credit: City of Chesapeake Beach

5 Stars and Stripes Festival, Chesapeake Beach

May 25-27, 2019
weekend events include a family day picnic, local entertainment, moonlight cruise, Vietnam Memorial dedication and more. See website for full schedule.
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Hometown Holidays Memorial Day Concert Image Credit: Town of Rockville

6 Hometown Holidays, Rockville

May 25-27, 2019
The Hometown Holidays music festival features live performances, armed forces tribute and activities. The Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade tops off the weekend-long celebration with more than 60 parade units including floats, marching bands, drill and majorette units. More than 20,000 spectators are expected to attend this year's parade - the 75th annual!
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Rockville Town Square
Rockville, MD 20850
240-314-8658


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Annapolis Memorial Day Parade

7 Annapolis Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 2019
The parade will follow the traditional route down West Street to Church Circle and down Main Street to City Dock. There will be a Memorial Day Ceremony at Susan Campbell Park after the parade.
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Spectators waiting for the parade to start. Image Credit: Main Street Berlin

8 Memorial Day at Henry Park, Berlin

May 27, 2019
11am-5pm
The parade, which begins at 11 am at Stephen Decatur Middle School and heads to Dr. William Henry Park, features bands, car clubs, dance teams and music. The day continues at Henry Park with music, food, games and vendors. 
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Elkton Memorial Day Parade Flyer Image Credit: Town of Elkton

9 Elkton Memorial Day Parade

May 27, 2019
10am
Join Elkton in observance of Memorial Day with a tribute to our Veterans, active military and those we have lost. Parade participation is open to all, see the website for details.
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Location:
101 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
410-398-5076


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Featured Places
Re-enactment: Redcoats firing at Revolutionaries
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Location:
Downtown Chestertown
Chestertown, MD 21620
Run to Remember Memorial Day 5K logo
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Location:
6737 Blue Ribbon Road
Salisbury, MD 21804
Hometown Holidays Musicfest
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Location:
Rockville Town Square
Rockville, MD 20850
Memorial Day Parade 2019
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Location:
101 East Main Street
Elkton, MD 21921
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