Memorial Day is coming up quickly and if you’re not quite sure what you want to do yet, you should take a look at some of our suggestions below. We have a few good ideas for you, such as attending the 2017 Memorial Day Parade in Saint Albans VT.
2017 Memorial Day Parade and Service in Saint Albans VT
The annual Memorial Day Parade in Saint Albans will once again be held by the American Legion Green Mountain Post no. 1. The parade is set to begin at 10:45 a.m. and a ceremony will be held in Taylor Park at 11 a.m. Following the service, the Legion will also be hosting a chicken BBQ with all the fixings at the American Legion Green Mountain Post No. 1 hall in Saint Albans.
Swanton Community memorial Day Parade
The 2017 Swanton Community Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, may 29 this year at 2:30 p.m. until completed, which will be about one hour later. Line-up for the parade will start at 2:00 p.m. at Raleigh Field on Jewett St. From there, the parade will go down Grand Ave and will pause at Memorial Park to place a wreath and play Taps. The parade will then go down to Village Green and lay another wreath at the Lady Liberty statue, and then play both Taps and the National Anthem. There will then be a speaker. A BBQ will be hosted afterward by the Swanton Fire Dept.
2017 Memorial Day Events in Saint Albans VT
Memorial Day Weekend Train Ride in Saint Albans
Green Mountain Railroad holds a number of interesting events throughout the year and you can be sure that they’re not skipping Memorial Day. The Memorial Day Weekend Train Ride will go from Burlington to Middlebury and has a three-hour stop in historic Middleburg to shop and get lunch. All active service members and veterans can ride the train for free with ID.