Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies

Fairfield’s annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies sponsored by the Fairfield Memorial Day Committee will be held on Monday, May 29, beginning at 10 a.m., rain or shine. The theme is Commemorating the First Gulf War.

Schedule of Activities: Ceremonies Program

Speaker: Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Armas

Order of Formation: Parade Orders

Parade Route: The line of march will run East from South Pine Creek Road along the Post Road to the Library, then South along Old Post Road to Flint’s Corner, and then East along Old Post Road passing the Town Green and continuing beyond South Benson Road.

Road Closures: No traffic will be permitted along the parade route beginning at 9:30 a.m. No through traffic will be permitted on South Pine Creek Road after 9 a.m. Expect delays and plan an alternate route if not attending the parade.

Parking: No parking will be permitted along the parade route. Please take notice of temporary “No Parking” signs along the route (South Pine Creek Road to Bungalow Ave. East side of Reef Road from Oldfield Road to Crescent Road. South Pine Creek Road from St. Anthony’s Church to Post Road).

Chairs and Blankets: Parade goers are permitted to begin laying chairs/blankets along the parade route beginning Sunday morning.

Inclement Weather:  There is no Rain Date. The Parade is rain or shine.

Cancellation Process: The Parade Committee reserves the right to cancel the parade by 6:15 a.m. on the date of the parade. Notice of cancellation will be made to radio station WICC (600) and TV Channels 8 (WTNH) and Cable 12.

Sponsoring Organization: Fairfield Memorial Day Committee

Visit the Town Events Calendar for a list of other Memorial Day related activities including the Memorial Sea Ceremony and St. Paul’s Pancake Breakfast.

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