Below, please find the information for the 2019 Memorial Day parades and Services in the Harrisburg & West Shore area.
"We don't know them all, but we owe them all" anonymous
I hope you are able to attend one of the Memorial Day services happening in the Harrisburg & West Shore area this weekend. Some events include parades and special activities after the parade so be sure to check each listing. In the event of inclement weather, please check with each host or venue to see if the event will be canceled or moved. Please CLICK HERE for additional information on these events.
Saturday, May 25
Hampden Township: Memorial Day service
This year the 75th anniversary of WWII will be remembered at the annual Memorial Day Service. Veterans are invited to wear their uniforms or service ribbons. Cumberland Valley High School Brass Ensemble will provide music. Taps will be sounded by Staff Sargeant John Powlison of the U.S. Army Band, 'Pershing's Own.' Inclement Weather: Service will be held in the community room at the Good Hope Fire Station
Sunday, May 26
Enola: Memorial Day service
The public is invited to the annual Memorial Day service at the American Legion Post 751 in Enola. CPL Destinie Morrow will be the guest speaker and there will be a special presentation by American Legion Riders.
Monday, May 27
Camp Hill: Memorial Day parade, ceremony & activities
The annual Camp Hill Memorial Day parade will begin at 9:30am and will wind through Camp Hill, ending at the Camp Hill cemetery.
The ceremony will take place at the Camp Hill cemetery at 11am - if it rains, the ceremony will be at Prosser Hall. Camp Hill residents are encouraged to decorate your homes with flags, especially along the parade route.
After the ceremony & parade there will be activities including a climbing wall, activities for kids, food vendors & more in Willow Park. In the event of rain, the activities will be in Camp Hill Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. The Camp Hill Jazz Band will perform at 1pm.
Linglestown: Memorial Day parade
The Linglestown American Legion Post 272 presents the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, at 1 pm in Linglestown. Please click here to see the map for detour details.
Mechanicsburg: Memorial Day parade & ceremony
Mechanicsburg Area Veterans Council invites the public to the annual Memorial Day parade, starting at 10am. Following the parade there will be a ceremony at the Mechanicsburg Cemetery CAR Monument on Marble St at 11am. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be canceled and the ceremony will be held at 11am inside the VFW Post 6704 in Mechanicsburg.
Mechanicsburg: Memorial Day ceremony
The Vietnam Veterans of Mechanicsburg will hold the annual Memorial Service at 2pm at the Lincoln Colored Cemetery off Winding Hill Road in Mechanicsburg.
Silver Spring Township: Memorial Day ceremony
The Veterans Advisory Committee Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 11am at the Veterans' Memorial in Willow Mill Park. The event will honor all veterans who gave their life for their country. This year's special program honors Korean War veterans.
CLICK HERE to find more information on these events, as well as festivals, storytimes, special events at museums, and much more!