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89th Annual Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade
May 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
March with our Club in the nation’s largest hometown MEMORIAL DAY PARADE!
Date: Monday, May 30, 2016
Time: Assemble 1:00 pm. Parade starts at 2:00 p.m.
Place: Assemble at Starbucks, 55 Northern Blvd.
Queens Village Republican Club will proudly march behind our Club banner in the 89th annual Little Neck Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, America’s largest Memorial Day Parade. Join us and march to remember our fallen heroes who paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
We will assemble at Starbucks, at 55 Northern Blvd. and Great Neck Rd, just over the Queens-Nassau border. The parade proceeds west along Northern Blvd. to St. Anastasia’s schoolyard at 245th Street. Special Memorial Day closing ceremonies and free food and refreshments for all participants at the end of the parade. Wear your QVGOP Red Shirts!
“Since 1927, rain or shine, in war or in peace, our parade has commemorated those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. We march to remember the fallen, honor those who now actively serve, and those who have already served.”
Learn more: www.lndmemorialday.org
Phil Orenstein: firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to march.
Complete Schedule of Events for Memorial Day – May 30, 2016
Arrive at Father Smith Hall, 245th Street and Alameda Avenue. Cross street is Northern
Boulevard, Douglaston, NY. Father Smith Hall is located in the parking lot of Divine
Wisdom Catholic Academy, 45-11 245th Street, Douglaston, NY.
Interfaith Service, Zion Episcopal Church, 243-01 Northern Blvd, Douglaston, NY 11362
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Monument in Divine Wisdom Schoolyard
Veteran’s Breakfast to be held at Father Smith Hall.
Line up begins and we transport the Grand Marshals to their place of assembly at Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard.
Line up for Mayor and Elected Officials is at Buttonwood Road and Northern Boulevard. Photo opportunities will exist. Press and photographers present.
Parade steps off at Jayson Avenue and Northern Boulevard. Distance: 1.5 Miles. Division 1 will lead. Marching Units in this Division include: Active military Grand Marshals, Veterans. Presentation of colors and honors at the Review Stage along parade route.
Division 1 will reach the end of the parade, which is at Divine Wisdom Catholic Academy parking lot (Alameda Avenue and Northern Boulevard).
2:31 PM – 3:59 PM
There will be a hospitality staging area to watch remaining parade, photo opportunities
and press will be present. Complimentary food and beverages will be served in Divine
Wisdom Catholic Academy parking lot.
Closing Ceremony begins.
Closing Ceremony ends.