Weekend Picks: Local Memorial Day Parade Round Up

memorial day paradeHappy Memorial Day Weekend!
This edition of our Weekend Picks will share the Scoop on the area’s Memorial Day Parades – a great spring tradition. Grab a lawn chair and take the family to your local parade, wave flags, celebrate our awesome communities and pay gratitude to the men & women who have served! (PSST: Share your parade photos with us on Twitter @PrincetonScoop & we’ll RT them!)

This weekend also marks the unofficial kick-off of summer – grilling, beach trips, and sunshine. Enjoy it, friends.

– Team Scoop

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Local Parade Round Up
SATURDAY

Princeton – The Spirit of Princeton’s annual parade begins at Nassau and Princeton Avenue at 10am, and proceeds towards Monument Hall for a dedication ceremony. 10am.

Also in Princeton – George Washington Returns! Visit Battlefield Park for an afternoon of military reenactments of the Battle of Princeton – a turning point in the American Revolutionary War. Brought to you by the Princeton Battlefield Society, the day includes drums, pipes, musket fire, pistol duels, camps and campfires, and a marching drill that kids can participate in! Camp sets up at 11am, and packs up at 5pm.

Lawrence Township – Beginning at Lawrence High School, down Princeton Pike and ending at Lawrence Veterans Memorial Park. 10am.

SUNDAY
Hopewell – The oldest Memorial Day parade in the state! Starting at Taylor Terrace and heading down Broad Street to Hopewell Elementary. 1pm.

MONDAY
Pennington – From South Main Street to West Delaware to Green Street. 11am.

West Windsor – Begins at West Windsor-Plainsboro HS South, ending at the West Windsor Municipal Complex corner of Clarksville Road and North Post Road. 11am.

Hamilton – Begins on Nottingham Way at Shady Lane, proceeds to the Nottingham Firehouse. 10:30am