THIS WEEKEND: Wilmington Veterans Department Announces Details Of 2023 Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies

Below is an announcement from the Wilmington Department of Veterans’ Services:

WILMINGTON, MA — Residents are invited to participate in Memorial Day observances commencing on Saturday, May 27, 2023 beginning at 8am with the decoration of veterans’ graves at Wildwood Cemetery followed by the decoration of all squares and memorials.

On Sunday, May 28, 2023, rededication ceremonies will take place at the Police Memorial at the Police Station (1pm); St. Thomas’s Memorial Shrine (1:15pm); and the Veterans’ Monument on the Town Common (1:30pm).

The Veterans’ Services Department is pleased to announce that Wilmington’s Memorial Day Parade will be on Monday, May 29, 2023 at 10am. At 11am, a ceremony will be held at the Wildwood Cemetery to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Residents are encouraged to participate in Memorial Day events and remember all those who have served, and those who have given their life, to defend our freedom.

An overview of the weekend’s activities can be found below:

Memorial Day Activities

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