How to Commemorate Memorial Day this Weekend
By Ohio.org Staff

How to Commemorate Memorial Day this Weekend

Check out these unique ways to honor Memorial Day and the long weekend!

Memorial Day flags in Dublin

Memorial Day means parades, barbecues and a long weekend. This year, Ohioans are getting creative in their remembrances, from virtual ceremonies to drive-thru parades and fairs. Check out how these five Ohio cities are commemorating Memorial Day this year:

Credit: Field of Heroes, Facebook

Field of Heroes “Drive-Through” in Westerville

Westerville’s Field of Heroes will be hosting a drive-thru event this year. You can learn more about the event on their Facebook page and website. They’re also offering free virtual dedications starting Friday, May 22nd.

Memorial Day Drive-Thru Parade in Broadview Heights

Instead of a traditional parade, Broadview Heights will have a drive-thru parade! Also known as a “reverse” parade, it’ll start at 10AM on May 25th. Spectators will drive the parade route, with displays along the side of road. Learn more about how to participate here.

Fair Food Drive-Thru at Stark County Fairgrounds

Stark County Fairgrounds is partnering with Marty and Lynn’s Concession’s this weekend for a fair food drive-thru. Starting May 22-25 from 11AM – 6PM, you can grab some of your fave fair foods.

Memorial Day Live with City of Centerville

On May 25th at 9AM, Centerville will live-stream a Memorial Day ceremony. You can watch on their Facebook page.


Credit: Visit Dublin Ohio, Facebook

Grounds of Remembrance in Dublin

The city of Dublin will honor Memorial Day with Wesley G. Davids Dublin Post 800 of the American Legion. On May 25th, they’ll host a virtual ceremony which you watch on their website and social media channels.

If you’re looking for more Memorial Day experiences, check out Medina’s virtual parade which you can watch on Medina TV ad the Armstrong Cable network. Other events to watch are Madeira’s Virtual Memorial Day March and Aurora’s parade.

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