Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day 2020 Flyer

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, there will be no in person Memorial Day Parade.

However, there will be a digital parade to be posted on the Summit Department of Community Programs Facebook Page on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Participate by submitting a picture, video, homemade poster or flyer of yourself or family thanking those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the USA.

On Monday, May 25, 2020 you may view a pre-recorded Summit Memorial Day Ceremony.

To participate, submit your picture or video to no later than Thursday, May 21, 2020.

For more information, contact the Summit Department of Community Programs at 908-277-2932.

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, Summit’s Memorial Day Parade has been canceled for 2020. Please check back in early 2021 for next years details. 

Sponsored by the Summit Fourth of July and Celebration Committee, the parade will be led by members of the Summit American Legion Post and will start at 10:00AM and begin at 25 DeForest Ave. to the Village Green.

Summit civic and school groups are encouraged to participate and march along with veterans. The Summit High School marching band, Summit Police Department, Summit Fire Department, First Aid Squad, and scout troops will march in the parade.

Spectators are encouraged to gather on DeForest Avenue, Beechwood Road, Springfield Avenue and along Maple Street to the Village Green. Flags will be distributed to the crowd by marchers on the route.

This parade will be followed by a ceremony at the Village Green at 356 Broad Street. 

Free hot dogs provided by the Summit Elks Club.

​If your organization is interested in marching, please contact Andy Smith at to register your organization.

Event Date

Monday, May 25, 2020
-Meet for line up at 25 DeForest Ave at 9:00 AM
-Parade to Summit's Village Green departs at 10:00 AM
-Ceremony to follow

Village Green

Physical Location
356 Board Street
Summit, NJ


Contact David Guida Phone: 908-277-2932