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Hopkinton Memorial Day Cermonies
Parade and Memorial Day Events in Hopkinton
Honor Veterans with Ceremonies, Parade and Taps
On Monday, May 28, 2012, Hopkinton will hold its annual Memorial Day commemorative events. Events will include prayers, readings, playing of “Taps”, gun salutes, a parade and will culminate with the raising of the flag and the singing of the National Anthem at the Town Common.
Events will begin at the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville at 9:45 a.m. At 10:30 several veteran memorial locations on Mayhew Street will each be honored. The parade to the Town Common Gazebo will start at 11:15 and end at noon with the traditional raising of the flag and the singing of the National Anthem.
The parade route is from Mayhew Street to Main Street to the Town Common with veterans, vintage military vehicles, fire trucks, the High School Band, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and others marching. Best viewing is between Colella’s and the Common.
Please join us to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the United States Armed Services.
In case of rain, all services will be held at the Saint John’s Parish Center, on Church St. at 11:00 a.m.
More About Hopkinton Town Common
Hopkinton Town Common hosts a variety of community events throughout the year including summer concerts, art festivals, holiday celebrations and is also next to the starting line for the Boston Marathon. It features a water fountain, benches, brick walkways, planters and old fashioned street lights.
Other events here
- Memorial Day Events and Parade Mon, May 27, 9:45 am