Rockville Hometown Holidays

Rockville Hometown Holidays

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade

Monday, May 28, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Rockville Town Center 

9 a.m. - Rockville Concert Band and Chorus
The City of Rockville-supported, all-volunteer band, directed by John Saint Amour, and the Rockville Community Chorus will perform a musical tribute to America.

9:30 a.m. - Memorial Day Ceremony
The ceremony will take place in Rockville Town Square in the plaza and includes music by the Rockville Concert Band and the Rockville Chorus, a traditional wreath-laying led by American Legion Post 86, a 21-gun salute and presentation of colors by American Legion Post 86 Color Guard and Rockville City Police Department Honor Guard. This year's Grand Marshal is Col. David M. Rhodes, United States Air Force (Retired).

10:30 a.m. - 74th Annual Memorial Day Parade
The parade will top off a weekend-long celebration with more than 60 parade units including marching bands, drill and majorette units, floats and more! More than 20,000 spectators are expected to attend this year's parade. The Master of Ceremonies is Melissa Mollet, transit and traffic reporter, NBC4 Washington.  View the parade route.