Memorial Day events, parades and ceremonies in the Milwaukee area
Posted: May 26, 2019 3:56 PM CST
MILWAUKEE,WI (CBS 58) -- Monday, May 27 is Memorial Day. Here is a partial list of events, ceremonies and Memorial Day parades in the Milwaukee area.
- Milwaukee VA Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at Wood National Cemetery, 5000 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee. There will be music from the Milwaukee American Legion Band begins at 9:10 AM. The ceremony begins at 9:25 AM. Spearker include Governor Tony Evers, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Brian Dennis of the Fisher House Wisconsin.
- Pinelawn Memorial Park, 10700 West Capitol Drive, Wauwatosa, will hold its annual Memorial Day Program at 9:45 AM.
- Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and Auxiliary will hold an Outdoor Mass, 10 AM at Milwaukee’s Historic Calvary Cemetery, 5503 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee.
- The annual Kids on Bikes Parade rolls off from the Elm Grove Village Park at 9:45 AM followed by 72nd Annual Elm Grove Memorial Day Parade at 10:30 AM.
- The 2019 New Berlin Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at 11 AM at the Highland Memorial Park Cemetery, 14875 W. Greenfield Avenue, New Berlin.
- The Vietnam Moving Wall Closing Ceremony with Brigadier General Ernest Latynski, US Army Reserve will begin at 11 AM, Kunkel Park 5151 W Layton Ave, Greenfield. Tours of the Wall will be closed at 4 PM.
- Waukesha Parade, 9 a.m. Monday
- 154th Milwaukee Memorial Day Parade, 2 p.m. The parade starts at 4th and Wisconsin and ends at the War Memorial Center in Veterans Park
- West Allis Memorial Day Parade and Service. Parade at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m. at Veterans' Memorial Park