ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — The Veterans Memorial Committee of Arlington Heights is hosting its annual Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony on Monday, May 30.
The parade will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by a ceremony at 11 a.m. at Memorial Park.
“Memorial Day is dedicated to honoring and remembering our Nation’s Fallen Heroes,” the Veterans Memorial Committee of Arlington Heights said in a statement. “In Arlington Heights, we especially honor and remember Arlington’s Fallen Heroes – the 58 individuals from our town who died in the service of our Nation.”
Organizers expect the parade will include approximately 3,000 marchers, with 5,000-8,000 viewers. The Memorial Day Ceremony at Memorial Park has been attended by approximately 1,500 people.
The parade route begins on Sigwalt Street, in front of Village Hall and will travel west across Arlington Heights Road, before turning right/north on Dunton Avenue. The route travels north to Euclid and turns left/west, before traveling left/south on Chestnut. The parade ends at Memorial Park on Chestnut and Fremont Streets.
The ceremony will be held at the conclusion of the parade at 11 a.m. If you are interested in participating in the parade or if you have questions, please contact Greg Padovani, Chair of the Veterans Memorial Committee of Arlington Heights at 847-392-9113 or email@example.com.
The Village said that while emergency services are available 24/7, Village Hall will be closed on Memorial Day “in honor and remembrance of the brave men & women of our armed forces who served and sacrificed for our freedom.”
To learn more about Memorial Day in Arlington Heights and to view a map of the parade route, visit here.
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