Memorial Day is about honoring our fallen soldiers who have fought hard for America and its citizens. Communities throughout Hunterdon County will have music, floats, and waving flags honoring America’s soldiers this Memorial Day Weekend.
Southern Hunterdon & Nearby
Lambertville Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 28th, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Corner of North Union and Cherry Streets
What: The parade will continue to follow the same route with a short service at City Hall, 18 York Street and ending at Mary Sheridan Park.
Memorial Day Weekend at the Winery
When: Saturday, May 26th to Monday, May 28th
Where: Old York Cellars, 80 Old York Rd. Ringoes, NJ
What: To help set the summer vibes we they will have live music on Saturday, Chris Roselle and Sunday, John Rodden. Pack a picnic or grab something from the local restaurants in Flemington or Lambertville and relax at the vineyard. Active military and veterans receive a free wine tasting and 10 percent off wine purchases with military ID.
Hopewell Memorial Day Parade
When: Sunday, May 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Hopewell Parade Route Hopewell, NJ
What: Enjoy an old-fashioned parade with veterans marching, bands playing, flags waving & fire trucks shining. Line up is organized at Taylor Terrace and the marching begins at 1pm, moving east on Broad Street. Sponsored by the Hopewell Borough Fire Dept.
Central Hunterdon & Nearby
The Spirit of Princeton Memorial Day Parade
When: Saturday, May 26, 2016 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Princeton Parade Route Princeton, NJ
What: Please join us for a short ceremony at Princeton Monument Hall at 11 a.m.
Flemington Car Show
When: Saturday, May 26th, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Flemington Main Street, Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822.
What: The Flemington Car Shows run every-other Saturday all Summer long offering the community a source of fun free family entertainment. Each show, hundreds of some of the best classic cars on the East Coast come out to Flemington. The shows are free to the public, and car owners. Live Performances are given by local talented musicians each show at two areas on Main Street, complimented by a DJ spinning classic tunes. Several kids activities like face painting, bounce house, games, and balloon sculptures.
Flemington Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 28th, 10 a.m.
Where: Starts at Church and Main streets.
Join the parade with singing by Hunterdon Harmonizers at war memorial by Flemington Presbyterian Church and war memorial.
Northern Hunterdon & Nearby
Hillsborough’s Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony
When: Saturday, May 26 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Hillsborough Township Police Department Hillsborough, NJ
What: Local veterans, fire companies, police, Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, youth sports teams, and a variety of other youth and community organizations will be marching. The parade will step off from the corner of New Amwell and Auten Road at 10:30am.
Califon Memorial Day Parade
When: Monday, May 28th, 11 a.m.
Where: The parade will start on School Street, proceeding down Main Street and continuing to Califon Island Park.
What: The parade will start at 11:00 AM on School Street and will feature bagpipers, the 17th New Jersey Volunteers Infantry Company A, antique cars, scout troops, area fire and rescue squads and more. The parade will proceed down Main Street and will continue on to Califon Island Park where the Voorhees High School Jazz band will perform. In honor of those being remembered, bagpipes will play from the center of the Califon Bridge. A memorial service will be held next to the Califon Veterans Memorial. The National Anthem will be played while local scouts raise the American flag. The 17th, NJ will close the memorial service by performing a 21 gun salute as everyone pauses for a moment of silence. Afterwards, Califon Fire Company will have food and drinks for purchase. Also joining the festivities are the Kona Ice Truck, Fun Fitness on Wheels by Kidz on the Go and more! Community groups and organizations, antique cars and tractors, floats, animals musical ensembles, etc. Are all welcomed and encouraged to participate in this annual event.