2016 Manchester Township Memorial Day Parade Details Announced
Manchester Township is proud to announce its annual Memorial Day Parade has been scheduled for Monday, May 30th at the Grand Army Memorial in Pine Lake Park.
Marchers will begin their journey to the Memorial, located at Wellington Avenue and Oakdale Street, at 10 a.m. from the intersection of Commonwealth Boulevard and Southampton Boulevard. Once the parade reaches the Memorial, guest speakers will offer remarks commemorating the day. Parade participants will gather at 9:15 a.m. at Commonwealth Boulevard and Southampton Boulevard. Street parking for the free event is available on roads near the Memorial except for Oakdale.roups are invited to march in the parade. The Township also welcomes all to place wreaths or flowers at the Memorial. Any group that would like to place a wreath at the Memorial should call the Department of Public Works at 732-657-8121, ext. 3310 to register.
Manchester is continuing the tradition by inviting children to adorn their bicycles with patriotic decorations and take part in the parade. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated bicycles. All children who participate are required to wear a proper bicycle helmet.
We hope to see many of Manchester’s residents at this community event honoring those who proudly served our country.