Saugus Memorial Day Events

Memorial Day is a big celebration in Saugus, MA. Come thank our veterans.

The Saugus Veterans Council Memorial Day Parade will start on Jackson Street at 9:00 am to Cliftondale Square along Lincoln Avenue to Central Street then onto Winter Street to the Veterans’ lot at Riverside Cemetery for graveside services including an invocation and a '21 Gun Salute'. The parade will re-form and march to Saugus Town Hall for the memorial ceremony with Grand Marshall, Norm Hansen and Keynote Speaker, LCDR Stephen Harris.

  • All veterans are welcome to participate and join in the parade.
  • Saugus Residents are urged to cheer the marchers along the parade route.
  • The services will include the singing of the national anthem, Keynote speaker - Lt. Commander Steve Harris, and the flagging of the graves.
  • Following the services, those who marched in the parade will proceed to the Marine Cpl. Scott J. Procopio American Legion Post 210 on 44 Taylor Street, Saugus, for a collation.

In addition to the parade there are other events scheduled throughout the day including:

  • Reenactors of WWI, Vietnam and Korea
  • Field equipment displays
  • A 5k/10k Gold Star Run for Honor
  • “Women’s Memorial Tree”  Dedication at Veteran’s Park celebrating women veterans
When: 
Saturday May 25, 2013 9AM