News release from the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum:
Annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue and Ceremony at Memorial Hall on Monday, May 30th
(May 20, 2016) – The public is invited to support the Allen County Council of Veterans during the annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue and the Ceremony at Veteran’s Plaza of the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Monday, May 30.
The parade, which begins at the corner of Parnell Avenue and State Boulevard, will start at approximately 11:00 a.m. and end at the Memorial Coliseum. After the parade, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony just outside of the Coliseum’s Memorial Hall at the Veteran’s Plaza.
Additionally, the Allen County Council of Veterans will hold their annual watchfire event from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 27 until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the Veterans Memorial Shrine, located at 2122 O’Day Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818.
About the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the tri-state area’s leading sports, entertainment and tradeshow facility, hosting over 1,000,000 visitors annually. Serving northeast Indiana, northwest Ohio and southern Michigan, the 80-acre Memorial Coliseum and Expo Center complex is host to the Fort Wayne Komets (ECHL), the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (NBADL) and the Fort Wayne Derby Girls (WFTDA). The facility also hosts national concerts, family shows, business and consumer events, the area’s largest tradeshows and private gatherings. For more information, visit www.memorialcoliseum.com.