Theme for annual Fort Wayne Memorial Day Parade announced

Local News

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum announced that the annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations, will be held May 31 with a ceremony immediately following the parade.

This year’s parade theme: “Honoring our Fallen Vietnam Veterans.”

The parade line up will start at 9:30 a.m. at the corner of Bob Arnold Drive and Parnell Avenue. The parade opening ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. The coliseum said the parade will travel north on Parnell Avenue to the Memorial Coliseum for placement of wreaths, playing of taps and remembering fallen brothers and sisters-in-arms.

Guests attending the Memorial Day ceremony will be directed to enter the Parnell Avenue employee parking lot entrance at the west side of the complex, the coliseum said. The ceremony will be held immediately following the parade just outside of the Coliseum Memorial Hall at the Veteran’s Plaza.

For more information about the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, visit the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations website or visit the Facebook page.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss