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139th Annual Memorial Day Parade

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If you are looking for a parade in recognition of Memorial Day, there is the 139th Annual Memorial Day Parade taking place in honor of Memorial Day in downtown Portsmouth, VA!

Monday, May 29, 2023: Portsmouth Annual Memorial Day Parade

  • Start Time: 10am
  • Location: Downtown Portsmouth, VA. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and travels on High Street from Peninsula Avenue (at I.C. Norcom High School) to Crawford Street.
  • Description: A Portsmouth tradition since 1884, the Memorial Day Parade is one of the oldest parades in the country commemorating the holiday. The annual event salutes the service and sacrifice of the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces. Enjoy floats, marching bands and lots of excitement.

Looking for additional Memorial Day Events in Hampton Roads? Make sure to visit the Daily Calendar for events scheduled throughout the long weekend.