Schedule of Events for Memorial Day
Monday May 27, 2019
See map below followed by 2018 event archive
PLEASE NOTE: SOME DATABASES NAME ALL LOCAL ADDRESSES AS BEING IN LITTLE NECK. CHURCH STREET IS ALSO KNOWN AS 44TH AVENUE ON SOME DATABASES
Honorees and attendant volunteers arrive at Father Smith Hall, 245-02 Alameda Avenue, Douglaston, NY. Father Smith Hall is located behind Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston, NY.
Interfaith Service at Zion Episcopal Church, 243-10 Northern Boulevard Douglaston, NY 11363. Easy drop off and temporary parking on the Church Street side of Zion Church, one block north of Northern Boulevard
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Monument Park in Divine Wisdom Schoolyard at Alameda Avenue and Northern Boulevard, opposite 247th Street
Veterans' Continental-style Breakfast to be held at Father Smith Hall.
Line up begins and we transport Parade Marshals and select others to their place of assembly
Elected Officials line up and press availability at Assembly Area E
in front of Starbucks on Northern Boulevard opposite Buttonwood Road in Great Neck
Parade steps off from Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard -- Division 1 leading.
Division 1 includes the Grand Marshal, Honorary Grand Marshals, Division Marshals,
Veterans organizations, and Elected Officials. Maximum parade distance: 1.5 Miles.
Presentation of colors and honors at the Reviewing Stage along parade route.
Division 1 enters the Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard
(Alameda Avenue and Northern Boulevard, opposite 247th Street).
Honorees may remain, or be shuttled to the hospitality area at the Reviewing Stand.
Photo opportunities and press will be present.
2:31 p.m. - 3:59 p.m.
Complimentary food and beverages will be served in the refreshment area of
Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy schoolyard. We reserve the right to limit individual
servings to assure that all marchers can be served.
Closing Ceremony, presentation of Parade awards
Closing Ceremony ends. Parade breakdown continues to completion.
INTERACTIVE PARADE MAP
The map shows assembly areas and notable parade locations.
Hold down the CTRL key and scroll down/up to zoom in or out.
Left click and hold to drag the map
The icon in the upper left hand corner opens a menu of locations.