Memorial Day, which is May 26th 2014, is a special opportunity to honor our veterans and to remember those in our Armed Forces who died in service. Although Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start of summer in Ocean County, we should all pay tribute to our veterans on this holiday. At the Jersey Shore, check out these local Memorial Day parades, ceremonies and other events. Here is your guide to Memorial Day 2014 in Ocean County:
Northeast Ocean County
The Point Pleasant Beach Memorial Day Weekend Bike Parade travels down Arnold Avenue on May 24th at 10am.
Come to the 13th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Point Pleasant Borough’s Community Park at 1pm on May 25th.
Enjoy a Memorial Day feast with the Mantoloking Yacht Club’s Memorial Day Cookout. It is at 6pm on May 25th.
Lakewood hosts their Memorial Day Parade on Clifton Avenue at 10am on May 26th.
On May 26th at 10am, the Brick Memorial Day Parade marches on Chambersbridge Road.
Northwest Ocean County
It’s the 55th Annual Jackson Memorial Day Parade on Don Connor Blvd. The parade begins at 10am on May 26th. After the parade, the Jackson VFW Post hosts a picnic with a BBQ and refreshments.
See the May 26th Memorial Day Parade on Main Street in New Egypt at 1pm.
Lakehurst hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor our Veterans at Lake Horicon. It occurs on May 26th at 1pm.
Toms River Area
The Memorial Day Parade in Downtown Toms River commences on May 26th at 9am.
Lavallette hosts a May 26th Memorial Day Service for Veterans at 10am in Memorial Park.
Beachwood hosts Riverfest in Mayo Park on May 26th from 11:30am-3pm. There will be crafters, vendors, antique cars and Veterans at this family-friendly Memorial Day event.
The Pine Beach Firehouse hosts a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 26th at 1pm.
Southern Ocean County
Barnegat Light will hold a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony in front of the Old Borough Hall. Catch it on May 25th at 6:30pm.
It is the 36th Annual Little Egg Harbor Memorial Day Parade on Radio Road. Pay Tribute to our Veterans at 10am on May 26th.
Head to Lacey for their Memorial Day parade by Town Hall at 10am on May 26th.
Beach Haven will host a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Be a part of it on Taylor Avenue at 10am on May 26th.
See the Memorial Day Parade on May 26th at 1pm at Ship Bottom Borough Hall.