Annual Parnell Avenue Memorial Day Parade – 5/31/2021

Parnell Avenue Memorial Day Parade

The annual Parnell Avenue Memorial Day Parade will be held on Memorial Day, May 31, 2021.

Memorial Coliseum & Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations to Host Memorial Day Activities

Fort Wayne, Indiana (May 26, 2021) – The annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations, will be held Monday, May 31 at 11:00 a.m., with a ceremony immediately following the parade.

This year’s parade theme is “Honoring our Fallen Vietnam Veterans.”

The parade line up will start at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Bob Arnold Drive and Parnell Avenue. The parade opening ceremony will begin at 11:00 a.m. The parade will travel north on Parnell Avenue to the Memorial Coliseum for placement of wreaths, playing of taps, and remembering fallen brothers and sisters-in-arms.

Guests attending the Memorial Day ceremony will be directed to enter the Parnell Avenue employee parking lot entrance (#4) at the west side of the complex. The ceremony will be held immediately following the parade at Veterans Plaza, just outside Memorial Hall.

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