Memorial Day Parade - East Haddam

  • Town Office Building
    P.O. Box 385
    1 Plains Road
    Moodus, CT 06469
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  • Memorial Day Parade

    Date: May 27, 2019
    Time: 8:30 AM

    Location:  Steps off from the Municipal Office Complex



    The Memorial Day Parade will step off at 10 a.m. from the Municipal Office Complex, 1 Plains Road, Moodus on Monday, May 27.  All community groups are encouraged to join the parade.  If you have any questions, please call the Selectmen’s Office at 860-873-5021 (During evening/weekend hours please leave a message - we will call you back).  If you aren’t a marcher, please join us on the sidelines.  It is a great community event!.

    8:30am - Ceremony at Swing Bridge
    8:45am - Ceremony at former Town Office Building - Vietnam Memorial and POW/MIA
    9:00am - Parade formation at the Municipal Office Complex

                       foot marchers-front of building
                      floats and vehicles-rear of building
    10:00am - Parade steps off
    11:15am - Approximate time for Memorial Day program at the American Legion Post 156, 33 Neptune Avenue

    Weather Alert:  The extended weather forecast shows mostly sunny, with a 10% chance for a shower or thunderstorm with temperatures in the mid to upper 70’s.  It looks as if we will have a nice day but should we encounter inclement weather the memorial ceremony will be held at the American Legion Hall at 10:30am.  Please check the Town website for any parade cancellation information.

    Additional Parking Option:  This year due to the change in parade route, parking will not be allowed along East Haddam Moodus Road and Leesville Road.  Arrangements have been made with the Iglesia Ni Cristo Church (Johnsonville) to use their field on Johnsonville Road for parking.  Please follow the signs designating the additional parking area.

    Shuttle Bus:  The Senior Center bus will be running a shuttle loop from the American Legion Field and Johnsonville parking area then back to the Municipal Office Complex parking lot for anyone needing a ride back to their car at the conclusion of the parade and ceremony.  The shuttle bus stop is noted on the American Legion map below. 

    Please Note:  With the warm and sunny weather forecast we would like to remind all participants and spectators to bring plenty of drinking water and sun screen.

    2019 Alternate Parade Route
    2019 Parade Itinerary
    Municipal Office Complex Assembly Map
    American Legion Field Map