Memorial Day weekend is upon us. Northeast Ohio offers plenty to do over Memorial Day weekend including fun activities for everyone and of course opportunities to pay our respects to those who have fought for our freedom.
Click the links to go to the event pages and learn more about the Northeast Ohio Memorial Day Weekend events below.
Memorial Day Activities | Stark County Ohio
Hartville Ohio– 76th annual Memorial Day Flea Market
When?? Thursday, May 21, 2015 – Monday, May 25, 2015 from 9-5 but closed on Sunday
What?? More than 1,000 outdoor vendors during the holiday weekend
Jackson Township – Field of Heroes
When?? May 22-25, 2015
Where?? Jackson Township Safety Center
What?? Spectacular display of red, white and blue with close to 1000 American flags flying row upon row to honor the heroes in our lives. Entertainment, and more.
Massillon – Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade
When?? May 25th
Where?? Veterans Memorial Park/Parade Route
What?? Massillon’s Memorial Day celebration begins with a service at Veterans Memorial Park at 8:45am. The parade steps off at 9:30 from the corner of Lincoln Way and First Street Southeast and continues to Massillon Cemetery, where a ceremony includes an address by Judge Eddie Elum, music by the Tiger Swing Band and the laying of wreaths surrounding the Civil War memorial.
Perry Township – Operation: Flags of Freedom
When?? May 22-25
Where?? Perry High School, 3737 13th St., Massillon, OH 44646
What? Hundreds of American flags will once again line the Perry High School front lawn to mark the third annual Operation: Flags of Freedom weekend. This special community event honors those who have served and those who are currently serving our country and includes a veterans breakfast, a community picnic, a free screening of the award-winning documentary Collecting Sgt. Dan, children’s activities, a mobile military history museum, and much more. All are invited to come view the flags and participate in the festivities. See Event Schedule.
All profits from Operation: Flags of Freedom will be used for scholarships, honoring all of the fallen heroes named on base of the memorial, and upkeep of the memorial at Perry High School.
North Canton – Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
When?? May 25, 9-11a
Where?? Square of City
What?? Parade will marshal near Memorial Stadium on 7th St NE starting at 8 am. The parade starts at 9:00 am. and route will be 7th Street NE to N. Main Street, south on Main Street and ending at the Memorial in Bitzer Park in the Square of City where there will be a ceremony of remembrance.
City of Green – Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, & Pancake Breakfast
When?? May 25, 10a-12p
Where?? Green High School Parking lot
What?? The annual Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony, & Pancake Breakfast will take place on Monday, May 25, 2015. Parade kick-off is at 10:00 a.m. from the Green High School parking lot. Get Schedule Here.
Bolivar – Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
When?? May 25th starts at 9 am
Where?? Parade route goes down Park Ave or Route 212 heading towards Fort Laurens.
What?? Parade and Ceremony following at Fort Laurens