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:
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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
Memorial Day Live with City of Centerville
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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.