Memorial Day Parades & Events in the New York Metropolitan Area

When:
May 28, 2016 – May 30, 2016 all-day America/New York Timezone
2016-05-28T00:00:00-04:00
2016-05-31T00:00:00-04:00

Memorial Day Parades & Events in the New York Metropolitan Area

…’and just beyond

Saturday, May 28, 2016Memorial Day Iwo Jima

  • Victorian Gardens will open its gates Memorial Day Weekend of 2016!
    Located within Central Park’s Wollman Rink
    Visit their site to learn about ticket prices and more…

    • May 28: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
    • May 29: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
    • May 30: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
    • May 31: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Military Day at Battery Park
    Time: 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Battery Park | Manhattan, New York
    Event will include military band performances, boot camp-style exercise session (6:30 a.m.), military static displays, demonstrations, and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Joint Aviation Event
    Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Location: Eisenhower Park | East Meadow, New York
    Event will include military band performances, military static displays of aviation and personnel equipment, demonstrations and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration
    Time: 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    USS Sullivans Pier | Staten Island, New York
    U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a search and rescue demonstration in the water off USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island for visitors and ships to see.Event is free and open to the public.
  • Navy Band Concert
    Time: 5 p.m.
    Military Island, Pedestrian Plaza between 42nd and 43rd streets (Times Square) | Manhattan, New York
    Navy Band Northeast will perform on Military Island in Times Square. Event is free and open to the public.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

  • Memorial Day Family Picnic / Museum of the City of New York
    Sunday, May 29 from 12:00 – 3:00 pmJoin them for a Memorial Day picnic in celebration of citizens who have protected the United States. Bring a photograph, memento, or even a memory of a soldier who is dear to you. Share their stories on our pop-up memory mural, create an American flag, and enjoy read-aloud stories commemorating our heroes. Registration suggested.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    No tours will will be available on Pier 88S today; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Pier 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Greenpoint Veterans Memorial Parade
    Location: 519 Leonard St. | Brooklyn, New York
    Time: 9 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#1771. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
    Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Liberty State Park | Jersey City, New Jersey
    Event will include military band performances, military static displays, demonstrations, and more. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Veterans Appreciation Day & Memorial Tribute
    Time: 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Rye Playland | Rye, New York
    Event will include a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day, U.S. Marine Corps static displays, and more.Event is free and open to the public.
  • Fleet Week New York Community Music Festival
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Flagship Brewery, 40 Minthorne St. | Staten Island, New York
    The Flagship Brewery and community members will host a music festival in honor of Fleet Week New York. Military and local bands scheduled to perform. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
    Grand Ave. & 72nd St. (Queens) | Maspeth, New York
    Time: 1 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Saddle Brook Memorial Day Parade
    Fairlawn Parkway | Saddle Brook, New Jersey
    Time: 1:30 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by the Township of Saddle Brook. Event is free and open to the public.
  • College Point Memorial Day Parade
    College Point Blvd. & Neil Park | College Point, New York
    Time: 2 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by the Citizens of College Point. Event is free and open to the public.

Monday, May 30, 2016

  • NY Philharmonic Memorial Day Concert
    Monday, May 30, 2016
    8:00 – 9:00 pm, Cathedral, Pulpit Green
    At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    Ticket distribution starts at 6:00 pm;
    Performance begins at 8:00 pm
    The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
    1047 Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street
  • Greenwood Cemetary Annual Memorial Day Concert
    Monday, May 30, 2:30 pm5:00 pm

    Bring a blanket and enjoy this free early summer performance – a NYC favorite! The concert features the ISO Symphonic Band, founded in 1995 to sponsor talented students throughout New York City and led by the band’s inimitable founder and conductor Brian P. Worsdale. Each year we feature the works of Green-Wood’s permanent residents Fred Ebb, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Leonard Bernstein, and many others. Enjoy the beautiful landscape with your fellow New Yorkers, as well local vendors selling food and drink throughout the day.

  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Last day for ship tours; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held on Piers 88S and 92S in Manhattan; the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Brooklyn; and USS The Sullivans Pier in Staten Island. Events are free and open to the public.
  • General Public Ship Tours
    Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Last day for ship tours; Lines may be capped at 3 p.m.
    Ship tours will be held at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N, in Manhattan. Events are free and open to the public.
  • Bayville Memorial Day Parade
    Bayville Ave. | Bayville, New York
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#1285. This year the event will inclide 70th Anniversary of the American Legion Post and the renaming of the main street in Bayville in memory of Lance Corporal John Schaefer. Event is free and open to the public.
  • New Rochelle Memorial Day Ceremony
    Glen Island Park | New Rochelle, New York
    Time: 8 a.m.
    Event will include a ceremony, BBQ, military static displays, and free concert hosted by American Legion Post #170. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Crestwood Memorial Day Parade
    St. Eleanore’s Lane & Bronanen Place | Yonkers, New York
    Time: 9:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in annual parade which starts at Schultze Park. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Day Observance
    Location: Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Riverside Dr. & 89th Street | Manhattan, New York
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony will take place at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in Manhattan. This year’s event will commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the death of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Pelham Memorial Day Parade
    Pelham Manor | Town of Pelham, New York
    Time: 10 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Bogota Memorial Day Parade
    375 Larch Ave. | Bogota, New Jersey
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post#117. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Glendale/Ridgewood Memorial Day Parade
    Myrtle Avenue & 70th Street | Glendale, New York
    Time: 11 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Rochelle Park Memorial Day Parade
    365 W. Passaic St. | Rochelle Park, New Jersey
    Time: 11:30 a.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Staten Island Memorial Day Parade
    Forest Ave. | Staten Island, New York
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Annual New York Mets/USO Military Appreciation Day
    Citi Field | Flushing, New York
    Time: 1:10 p.m.
    New York Mets and the USO of New York will host the annual Military Appreciation Day. Mets will take on the Chicago White Sox. Events will include: first pitch, military enlistment, national anthem, flyover, U.S. Navy Parachute Team “The Leap Frogs” demonstration, and more.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demonstration
    Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
    Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86N | Manhattan, New York
    U.S. Coast Guard will conduct a search and rescue demonstration in the water off Pier 86N in Manhattan for visitors and ships to see.Event is free and open to the public.
  • City Island Memorial Day Parade
    City Island | Bronx, New York
    Time: 2:30 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade hosted by American Legion Post# 156. Event is free and open to the public.
  • Mamaroneck Memorial Day Parade
    189 Prospect Ave. | Mamaroneck, New York
    Time: 3 p.m.
    Service members will participate in the annual parade. Event is free and open to the public.