Illinois’s Memorial Day Parades & Events

Illinois Parades
Memorial Day Service
Starting Point
Veterans Memoral Circle
Maple and Grand Blvd.
Brookfield, IL

Time: 11:00
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Event

Phone: 708-485-9670

Contact Name: Dave Kivi Commander
Position/Title:  Brookfield V.F.W. Post 2868
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Des Plaines Parade and Service
Starting Point
Wolf and Howard
Maine West High School Parking lot
Des Plaines, IL

Time: 10:15 am
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Ending Point
Lee and Howard
Lake Park Memorial Pavilion
Des Plaines,   IL

Time: 11:00 am
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If you'd like to be in parade contact us. Following the parade there will be a Memorial Day service at the Memorial that will last approximately 1 hour.

Phone: 847-452-6991
Fax: none

Contact Name: Steven Schaefer
Position/Title:  Coordinator and VFW 2992 Commander
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Village of Itasca,Illinois Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Bryn Mawr and Catalpa Streets

Itasca, IL

Time: 10:00 A.M.
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Ending Point
Grove Street an

Itasca,   IL

Time: 11:00 A.M.
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Phone: (630)773-0835
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Contact Name: Itasca Village Hall
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Lake Zurich, IL. Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
American Legion Hall
51 Lions Drive
Lake Zurich, IL. , IL

Time: 10:00
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Ending Point
Veterans Memori
200 Mohawk Trail
Lake Zurich,   IL

Time: 11:30 AM
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The VFW will have a program honoring POW/MIA's as part of the ceremony. The Monument is dedicated to all who have served any time, any place. Every one welcome. Parade goes down Main St. to the monume

Phone: 847-438-1920
Fax: 847-438-4627

Contact Name: Richard Johnson
Position/Title:  Parade coordinator
Chicagos Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony
Starting Point
Dearborn and Washington Streets
South down State Street from Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

Time: 11:00 am
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Ending Point
Van Buren Stree
Chicago,   IL

Time: 4:00 PM
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http://www.cityofchicago.org/specialevents
The Wreath Laying Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Eternal Flame in Chicago

Phone: 312-744-3370

Contact Name: Veronica Resa
Position/Title:  Media Relations Specialist
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Farmington Memorial Celebration
Starting Point
Reed Park
Fulton and Cone Streets
Farmington, IL

Time: 10:00 AM
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Event

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Phone: 309 245-4140

Contact Name: Robert Krey
Position/Title:  Commander Post 140 American Legion
Opening of Havana Vietnam Veterans Tribute
Starting Point
114 S. Plum
Havana, IL

Time: 10:00
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Event

http://Havanavietnamtribute.com
see website 62644.com Page 4 of May edition

Phone: 309-543-1133

Contact Name: Linda Armstrong
Position/Title:  Information gathering Chair
avenue of flags oakhill cemetary in Lewistown Illinois
Starting Point
north m,aion st
lewistown, IL

Time: sun up
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Ending Point
oak hill cemeta
lwewistown,   IL

Time: sunset1-309-547-2736
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flags of deceased veterans are flown in respect for their service

Phone: 1-309-547-2736

Contact Name: american legion and vfw post
Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Memorial Park
Downtown Wheaton
Wheaton, IL

Time: 10:00am
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Ending Point
Wheaton Cemetar
Wheaton,   IL

Time: 11:00am
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Phone: 630-674-8997

Contact Name: Jeff Spiewak
Position/Title:  Commander American Legion Post 76
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Chicago Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony & Parade
Starting Point
State Street starting at Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL

Time: 12 Noon
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Ending Point
Van Buren Stree
Chicago,   IL

Time: 4:00 PM
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http://www.cityofchicago.org/specialevents
The Wreath Laying Ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. at the Eternal Flame in Chicago. This year's theme is the 20th Anniversary of Chicago's Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Parade.

Phone: 312-744-3370

Contact Name: Veronica Resa
Annual Memorial Day parade
Starting Point
Algonquin Village cemetery
Algonquin, IL

Time: 10:00 AM
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Ending Point
Riverfront Park
Algonquin,   IL

Time: 11:45 AM
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Legion members from Post 670 and 1231, scouts,Miss Algonquin, Miss Lake in the Hills, Jacobs High School band.

Phone: 815-943-7826

Contact Name: John Prindes
Position/Title:  Algonquin American Legion Post 670 commander
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Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Bond County Courthouse
Greenville, IL

Time: 09:00
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Ending Point
Veterans Cemeta
Greenville,   IL

Time: 10:30
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Several Veterans organizations will participate in a flag changing ceremony at the courthouse at 09:00. From there the parade will start and go to the Veterans Cemetary, where there will be a speaker

Phone: 618-664-2663

Contact Name: Robert C. Baker
Position/Title:  Lincoln Land Leathernecks, Marine Corps League
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Itasca Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Franzan School Going Down Walnut Street
Itasca, IL

Time: 10:00 AM
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Ending Point
Usher Park on W
Itasca,   IL

Time: 11:30 AM
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Contact Name: Itasca Village Hall
Position/Title:  North DuPage Post 5167
Mound City National Cemetery Memorial Day Program
Starting Point
Mound City National Cemetrey
Jct of Hiway 51 and 37
Mound City, IL

Time: 10:00
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Event

Annual Memorial Day Program sponsored by The Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission. Begins with a solomn march into the cemetery by various military org and reenactors. Roll Call .

Phone: 618-748-9428
Fax: 618-734-3231

Contact Name: Mr. Clayton Bierbaum
Position/Title:  President of Mound City National Cem.Preservation Commission
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Memorial Day Service
Starting Point
O'Fallon IllinoisCity Cemetary
O'Fallon, IL

Time: 0900
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Event

Phone: 618-624-2651

Contact Name: Chip Shaffer
Position/Title:  VFW 805 Post Commander
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WAUKEGAN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Starting Point
INTERSECTION OF GRAND & GENESEE
WAUKEGAN, IL

Time: 10:00 A.M.
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Ending Point
IN FRONT OF CIT
WAUKEGAN,   IL

Time: 11:00 A.M.
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Parade sponsored by American Legion Post 2

Phone: (847)360-8768

Contact Name: Lloyd Cunningham
Position/Title:  Senior Vice Commander, Post 281
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Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Memorial Park
Wheaton, IL

Time: 10:00am
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Ending Point
Wheaton Cemetar
Wheaton,   IL

Time: Apprx. Noon
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There is a ceremony at Wheaton cemetary to Honor Nick Larson, the first soldier from Wheaton to lose his life in Iraq.

Phone: 630-674-8997

Contact Name: Jeff Spiewak
Position/Title:  Sr. Vice Commander, American Legion Wheaton Post 76
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American Legion Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
Memorial Park
Wheaton, IL

Time: 10:00am
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Ending Point
Wheaton Cemeter
Wheaton,   IL

Time: Apprx. 11:30am
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There will be a ceremony at the cemetery to Honor Nick Lasron,the first Wheaton resident to lose his life in Iraq.

Phone: 630-674-8997

Contact Name: Jeff Spiewak
Position/Title:  Sr.Vice Commander, American Legion Wheaton Post 76
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Chicago's Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
State and Randolph Streets
Chicago, IL

Time: 12 p.m.
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Ending Point
Van Buren Stree
Chicago,   IL

Time: 2:30 p.m.
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http://cityofchicago.org/specialevents
Chicagos Memorial Day Parade, heralded as the largest in the country, will march down State Street at noon on Saturday, May 29th. The parade will step off on State Street at Randolph to Van Buren.

Phone: 312-744-3370
Fax: 312-744-8523

Contact Name: City of Chicago
Position/Title:  Public Relations
Plano American Legion Post 395
Starting Point
Rt 34 & Center St
Plano , IL

Time: 10:40 AM
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Ending Point
Little Rock cem
Plano,   IL

Time: 2:00 PM
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http://planolegion.org
Military Honor's are given at Veterans Memorial then a March/ Parade to Little Rock Cemetery for another memorial service, Plano High School and Middle School Bands are playing and marching.

Phone: 630-552-8313

Contact Name: Art McGava
Position/Title:  Commander Post 395
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Plano American Legion Leon Burson Post 295 Memorial Day Service/Parade
Starting Point
Rt.34 and Center St, Veterans Memorial Park
Plano, IL

Time: 1040 AM
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Ending Point
Little Rock Cem
Plano,   IL

Time: 1:30 PM
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http://planolegion.org
Phone: 630-552-8313

Contact Name: Art McGava,
Position/Title:  Post 395 Commander
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Memorial Day Observance
Starting Point
737 East Wesley Drive
O'Fallon, IL

Time: 11:30 AM
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Event

The public is encouraged to join us as we honor our all our all departed Veterans along with honoring all active duty military serving the United States of America.

Phone: 6185675315

Contact Name: Chip Shaffer
Position/Title:  VFW Post 805 Commander
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Arlington Heights Memorial Day Parade
Starting Point
33 S. Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL

Time: 9:30
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Ending Point
Memorial Park
Chestnut St
Arlington Heights,   IL

Time: 10:30
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http://www.ahparkfoundation.org/MemorialParkFund/index.htm
9:30-10:30: Memorial Day Parade starting at the Village Hall and ending at Memorial Park on Chestnut St.

Phone: 847-253-5960.

Contact Name: Wally
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Chicago--General John Logan Memorial Day Tribute
Starting Point
900 S Michigan Ave
Logan Statue in Grant Park
Chicago, IL

Time: 1100
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Event


Major General Logan, a Civil War General, creator of Decoration/Memorial Day and his staue is the site of an annual commemoration sponsored by Lawrence Pucci and the Wedgewood Society

Phone: 312 203 1487
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Contact Name: John Borling
Position/Title:  Organizer
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American Legion Post 76
Starting Point
Memorial Park Downtown Wheaton
Wheaton, IL

Time: 10:00 AM
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Ending Point
Wheaton Cemetar
Wheaton,   IL

Time: Aprx. 11:30 AM
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Phone: 630-674-8997

Contact Name: Sandy lykins
Position/Title:  Honor Guard Commander
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