Memorial Day parades and events

Dates and times for 2022 Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in New Hampshire.

We are thankful for all of the brave men and women who have served and died for their country as well as the families who support them.

Below, you will find dates and times for some of the 2022 Memorial Day parades and ceremonies in NH, organized in alpha order by town name. While we do our very best to ensure that the information below is correct, you should always double check with your local town/city hall or police department to verify dates and times.

Please note that this list is a work in progress as not all information for this year is available (yet). The list below was updated on Thursday, May 19, 2022. If you have any updates to include for this year, then we welcome you to e-mail Morgen at mconnor@mcleancommunications.com.

Bedford, NH
Memorial Day Hometown Parade

When: Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Parade route: Parade starts at Bedford High School’s driveway, goes down to County Road and up to Liberty Hill Road, and ends at McKelvie Intermediate School.
More information: bedfordreconline.com


New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH
Memorial Day Ceremony

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11 a.m.
FYI: Please plan to arrive by 10:30 a.m. Seating is limited and attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. The ceremony normally runs for one hour.
More information: nhsvc.com


Bow, NH
Memorial Day Ceremony and Community Picnic

When: Monday, May 30, 2022
A Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the gazebo from 11–11:45 a.m., followed by a community picnic lunch from 12-1:30 p.m.
More information: bownh.gov


Charleston, NH
Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 8 a.m.
Parade route: The parade will start at 8 a.m. from the North Charlestown Community School and advance to Ox Brook Bridge where a brief ceremony will be held to honor our Naval dead. From there, the parade will then proceed to Hope Hill Cemetery where ceremonies will honor all those who died in Military service to our country. The Downtown parade starts at 10 a.m. from Olcott Lane, beside the middle school. The parade will advance north to Sullivan St and then reverse direction and return to the Town Monuments where ceremonies will be held.
More information: charlestown-nh.gov


Concord, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 9 a.m.
Parade route: Parade starts along Main Street and Pleasant Street to Main Street and Franklin Street and Franklin Street and North State Street to North State Street and Capitol Street. The parade then marches south on North State Street to the Statehouse plaza for a closing ceremony.
More information: concordnh.gov


Epping, NH
Memorial Day Parade and Cookout

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.
All are invited to a cookout after the parade at the American Legion.
More information: speakupepping.com


Exeter, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
Parade route: Parade begins at Swasey Parkway in Exeter, NH
More information: exeternh.gov


Greenville, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 2 p.m.
Parade route: The parade travels along Main Street to the War Memorial at the corner of Main and River Streets.
More information: greenvillenh.org


Hampton, NH
Memorial Day special fireworks display

When: Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 9:30 p.m.
Head to Hampton Beach for a special Memorial Day fireworks display. Fireworks are best seen between B and C streets and happen every Wednesday throughout the summer.
More information: hamptonbeach.org


Hooksett, NH
Memorial Day Parade
When: Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 11:15 a.m.
Parade route: The parade begins at noon in Lambert’s Park and will conclude at the Merrill-Follansbee Post on Riverside Street. A wreath-laying ceremony will take place after the parade.
More information: facebook.com


Hopkinton, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Parade route: The parade starts at Cedar Street and then takes a left on Main Street, then across bridge and stops at the Civil War stone on the north side of Pine Street and then up Main Street to Contoocook Village Cemetery.
More information: facebook.com



Jaffrey, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10:45 a.m.
More information: townofjaffrey.com


Kingston, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Parade route: Begins at Town Hall with parade vehicles lined up on Main Street in front of the town hall, and marchers forming in the Town Hall Parking lot. At the command of the Grand Marshall, the parade will begin and proceed up Church Street, left on North Road to the entrance of Greenwood Cemetery where the formal Memorial Day observance will commence. The Kingston Veteran’s Memorial watches over the Greenwood Cemetery and is located just behind the Kingston Veteran’s Club.
More information: kingstonnh.org/


Litchfield, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.
Parade route: The parade begins at the Litchfield Middle School and ends at the Historical Society building.
More information: litchfieldnh.gov


Lebanon, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Parade route: The parade will start on Eldridge Street, head down Hanover Street (Wreath Ceremony at the bridge), around Colburn Park, down Church Street, through School Street Cemetery (Wreath Ceremony in the cemetery), down School Street, and finally ending at Colburn Park.
More information: lebanonnh.gov



Nashua, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
Parade route: Parade starts from Holman Stadium on Amherst Street and continues to City Hall on Main Street and ends at Elm Street Middle School in Nashua.
More information: nashuanh.gov


Newfields, NH
Memorial Day Celebration
When: Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 11 a.m.
Parade route: This year’s Grand Marshal is Corporal Patrick Hogan of the United States Marine Corps, who received the Purple Heart Medal for his service in the Vietnam War. The parade will stop at the Town Hall for the raising of the flag and Pledge of Allegiance, and then continue to Badger Park to place flowers on the memorials. The speaking program and Veteran’s picnic and activities will be at Hilton Field.
More information: newfieldsnh.gov


New Ipswich, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Sunday, May 22, 2022
There are two parades held on this day: one at 10 a.m. and another at 1 p.m.
More information: townofnewipswich.org


Pelham, NH
Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

When: Monday, May 30, 2022
Ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park and parade begins at 10:30 a.m. and marches to Gibson Cemetery.
More information: pelhamweb.com


Plymouth, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.
Parade route: Parade starts at the National Guard Armory on Armory Road in Plymouth.
More information: plymouth-nh.org


Portsmouth, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 20, 2022 at 1 p.m.
Parade route: The Central Veterans Council Memorial Day parade and cemetery service begins at the corner of Parrott and Junkins avenues, continues to Pleasant Street, through Market Square to Congress Street, onto Middle Street to Richards Avenue, and finally to South Cemetery.
More information: legionnh.org


Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge, NH
Memorial Day Service

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10 a.m.
More information: cathedralofthepines.org/events


Windham, NH
Memorial Day Parade

When: Monday, May 30, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.
Parade route: Parade begins at Windham Center School and ends at the Veterans’ Section of the Cemetery on the Plain in Windham.
More information: windhamnewhampshire.com

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