Tuesday, November 28, 2023

City of Newburgh Announces Memorial Day Weekend Observances

The City of Newburgh will host its annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 29, 2023.

The official announcement was made this by Special Events Coordinator Regina Angelo and the Memorial Day Parade Committee.

Line-up for the parade will be at 9:15 a.m. and step-off will be at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The parade will turn onto Third Street followed by West Street and then head down Broadway to Liberty Street and end at Washington’s Headquarters. There will be services held at Washington’s Headquarters immediately after the parade, which is anticipated to be at approximately 11:15am. All are invited to attend to honor our deceased veterans.

The City of Newburgh’s Memorial Day weekend observances include a flag distribution at the Newburgh Activity Center, 401 Washington Street on May 27, 2023, from 10:00am to 2:00pm to decorate the graves of deceased veterans. 

Visits to local cemeteries to pay honor to veterans resting there will be led by an honor guard departing at 8:30am. The motorcade will depart from the former American Legion Hall, 62 Grand Street, at 8:30am and visit all area cemeteries to place wreaths and flags.

Memorial Day observances in the City of Newburgh will conclude with the reading of the names of all deceased veterans since World War I at the Orange County Veterans Memorial, near the intersection of Leroy Place and Liberty Street, at 3:00pm on Monday, May 29, 2023. The public is welcome to attend. Any changes due to the current construction on Marine Drive will be announced.

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