ENJOY KENNETT SQUARE’S LARGEST PARADE OF THE YEAR
On behalf of the Kennett Square American Legion Post #491, Historic Kennett Square, the parade committee, our local veterans and our community, we would like to thank you for your part in making this year’s parade another success. It was quoted in the Daily Local news: “A huge thank you to our veterans, sponsors, participants, spectators and volunteers for your effort and contributions in making this a hometown favorite patriotic parade,” said Bill Taylor, chairman and organizer for the parade. “The parade is an educational experience for children to learn tradition and patriotism.”
We hope that you had a great time with lasting memories while participating in our parade. We must continue to remember and honor our veterans past and present.
Please mark your calendars for Monday, May 25, 2020 as we look forward to you and/or your group returning. Remember, we are always looking for additional entries.
Bill Taylor, Chairman & Organizer
Kennett Square Memorial Day Parade Committee
Kennett Square’s traditional Memorial Day Parade honoring local veterans will kick off on Monday, May 25th, at 10 a.m. with over 1,000 participants the parade will last for at least an hour and a half. Included in the parade are:
· Antique Military Vehicles & Convertibles
· Bag Pipers
· Fife & Drums
· Civil War & Revolutionary War Re-enactors
· Ferko Mummers String Band
· Color Guard Groups
· Local High School Bands
· Little League Teams
· …and more!
The parade ends at the Union Hill Cemetery with a Veterans Memorial Day Service featuring:
· Kennett & Unionville High School Bands opening with the National Anthem
· Guest Speaker
· 21 Gun Salute from Kennett American Legion Post 491
· Kennett Bucktails Civil War Reenactors
Following the Memorial Day Service the Kennett Square American Legion Hall will be having a Buffet Lunch for all Veterans that have participated in the parade.
Interested in being a part of the Parade?
Contact Bill Taylor: 610-960-8471 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Memorial Day Parade Route
Start: Kennett High School to East South Street
South Union Street to East Cypress Street
South Broad Street to West State Street
West State Street to North Union Street
End: Union Hill Cemetery on the left.