Memorial Day Parades and Activities in Akron, Ohio 2017

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Check out these Memorial Day Parades and Activities in Akron, Ohio area for 2017. Remember the brave fallen men and women who gave it all for their country.

Copley Memorial Day Parade

The Copley Memorial Day parade is on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10am. The parade starts at Copley-Fairlawn Middle School (1531 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd), north to the circle, west on Coley Rd to Copley Veterans Cemetery (3788 Copley Rd). There will be a memorial service at the cemetery.

Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, and Car Show in Green

The Memorial Day Parade in Green, Ohio starts at 10  a.m.  on  Monday, May 29,  2017  at the Green  High  School  parking  lot, located at 1474 Boettler Road Uniontown, OH. The Green Memorial Day Parade starts at  Boettler Road to Massillon Road; Massillon Road to Steese Road; and the final leg is Steese Road back to the high school parking lot.

The Memorial Day Ceremony will take  place  at  12:00  p.m. at  the  Veterans  Memorial  Park (1900 Steese Road). They honor fallen soldiers as well as veterans during the ceremony.

There is a FREE community picnic following at 12:30 and a car  show from 12:30 – 3pm at the Senior Center located at the Veterans Memorial Park.

There is also a FREE pancake breakfast from 7-9am at Fire Station #1 at 4200 Massillon Road.

The Patriot Playground is a great playground for kids to play on afterwards at the park.

Hudson Memorial Day Parade

Make plans to attend the Hudson Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day, May 29, 2017 at 10 am -1:30 pm. Parade starts on Milford Road (behind ACME Plaza) and proceeds down Rt. 303 to Rt. 91 to Markillie Cemetery. Please note that even though there is construction on North Main Street, the parade route remains the same.  Please sit on the east side of North Main Street in this area.

There is a short ceremony at the cemetery. Sponsored & organized by the American Legion Family.

Bandstand Concert – Hudson Jazz Bands I & II concert is from 7-9pm on the Gazebo Green. For more information call the Bandstand Committee (330) 958-5800.

Kenmore Community Days Parade

The Kenmore Community Days Memorial Day Parade is on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 11am starting at Kenmore Blvd from 22nd Street – SW to Wilbeth Rd – 24th Street SW and Carey Ave. The Family Fest runs from 10am – 8pm at Shadyside Park. Festival continues Sunday, May 28th from 12pm – 8pm and Monday, May 29th from 12pm – 6pm. There will be no amusement park rides this year.

Kenmore Fireworks Spectacular

Enjoy the Kenmore Fireworks Spectacular on Saturday, May 28, 2017 at 9:45pm at Prentiss Park in Kenmore.

1999 East Ave
Akron, OH 44314

New Franklin Memorial Day Parade

Honor and remember our Veterans at the New Franklin Memorial Day Parade on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017 at 10 am. Parade steps off at 10 A.M. at the Grace Bible Church, 5781 Manchester Road, Akron, Ohio 44319.  Parade line up starts at 9am. There will be a memorial service at Manchester Cemetery after the parade.

5611 Manchester Road
Akron, Ohio 44319

Day Out with Thomas

Although not related to Memorial Day, Day Out with Thomas with the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is May 26, 27, and 28 2017. Plan to spend at least 3 hours for this fun and activity filled outing.

You can buy tickets now by calling toll-free 866.468.7630 or ordering online. For more information and directions contact Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad at (800) 468-4070 or visit

Cedar Point Free for Military and Discounts for Family

Military members receive free admission to Cedar Point on May 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2017. All active, retired, and honorably-discharged members with valid ID, including active duty ID, retired personnel ID, VA ID or a copy of DD-214 discharge papers and a photo ID.

Family members of military personnel will also receive a special discount on park admission. They will be able to buy  up to 6 regular tickets at $43 each.

Cedar Point
1 Cedar Point Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870

Free Ferry to Put-in-Bay

Active US Military and American Veterans ride FREE aboard the Miller Ferry on May 27, 28, and 29, 2017. Military identification  required.

Enjoy discounts at Put-in-Bay all weekend long.

Put-in-Bay Salute the Troops

Pay your respects to the fallen and veterans of the War of 1812 and other time periods at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. Musket & Carronade Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 5pm at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial.

Three will be a Salute the Troops Ceremony on Monday, May 29, 2017.

93 Delaware Avenue



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