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2024 Memorial Day parade and ceremony

Posted on May 20, 2024

2024 Memorial Day Parade map

The Memorial Day Parade is back in Somerville!  Salute a veteran, starting at 8:15 am, on Monday, May 27, as the parade makes its way from the corner of Culver Street and East High Street to the Fire Museum on N. Doughty Avenue, and down West Main Street to S. Bridge Street. At this point, families participating in the Family Fun Ride may join the parade as it continues down S. Bridge Street to the Somerville New Cemetery.

“In January I made a promise, and now we are returning the Somerville Memorial Day Parade to the streets of our Borough,” said Mayor Brian Gallagher. “We will proudly display true honor to those who have sacrificed for our country. Grab your flags, join friends and neighbors, and let’s all remember what Memorial Day is all about!”

Parade route

The parade will start at 8:15 am sharp so the Tour of Somerville can start on time.

  • Start at Culver Street and East High Street (World War I monument)
  • Travel westbound from High Street to N. Doughty Avenue
  • Make a brief stop at the Fire Museum
  • Stop at West Main Street to place a wreath at the memorial
  • Travel eastbound down W. Main Street to S. Bridge Street
  • Families participating in the Family Fun Ride are welcome to join the parade (back)
  • S. Bridge Street to the Somerville New Cemetery (192 S. Bridge St)


Please join us for a ceremony, at 10 am, at the Somerville New Cemetery (Veterans Circle).


Thank you to all the veterans, local community groups and Somerville residents who are participating in this year’s parade!

Grand Marshals

Community Groups and Representatives


The 2024 Memorial Day Parade was organized by the Veterans Affairs and Senior Citizens Committee. If you have any questions, please contact Borough Administrator Kevin Sluka at

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