Bucks County Memorial Day Guide 2018

Memorial Day 2018 is coming fast, Monday, May 28. Events are happening all through the weekend leading up to the big day. You don’t need to go to the shore to have an awesome Memorial Day Weekend!  Check out our 2018 Bucks Happening Memorial Day Guide:

Lower Bucks

Langhorne
Langhorne’s Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 9 a.m. on May 28 outside the American Legion Jesse W. Soby Post No. 148 at 115 W. Richardson Ave.  After a service there, the parade will run through the streets of Langhorne and part of Langhorne Manor. Legion auxiliary members will collect items for troops serving overseas and in military hospitals during the parade. They ask for nonperishable personal care items such as razors, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, etc.

Join Sesame Place in celebration of Memorial Day with their annual BBQ on May 27th from either 5 to 6 p.m. or 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.! The event includes a buffet and character appearances in Big Bird’s Riverside Pavilion. After a fun-filled dinner, enjoy our Memorial Day fireworks display!

New Hope/Lambertville
Washington Crossing Historic Park on River Road will hold a Memorial Day observance May 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. The observance will include a colonial color guard, The Old Barracks Fife and Drum Corps., Revolutionary War reenactors, The Guardians of the National Cemetery Firing Party, Daughters of the American Revolution, and other guests.

Newtown
The Newtown Memorial Day parade kicks off on May 28th at 10 a.m. The parade is organized by American Legion Post 440. It starts at the Lower Spring Street train station and continues to Memory Park, where a short service will be held.

Penndel/Hulmeville
The Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade takes place May 26th beginning at 9 a.m. in Lincoln and Retz avenues (Hulmeville) and concluding at the Penndel Memorial Ball Field. The Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade was founded with the intent to honor those who work to defend our beautiful country.

Richboro
Northampton holds a Memorial Day Observances at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 28th with a flag raising ceremony in front of the Veterans Memorial at the administration building, 55 Township Road, Richboro. A ceremony will be held beginning at 9 a.m. at the Robert H. Dembowski, Jr. Veterans Memorial Park at the corner of routes 232 and 332.

Warminster
The Warminster Township Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade is on May 28 with the ceremony starting at 10 a.m. The parade begins at 11 a.m., weather permitting. This event begins at the Warminster Township Building on Gibson Avenue and ends at the VFW Post on Louis Drive.

Yardley
Starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, May 28, a rifle and Taps salute will be issued at Slate Hill, Saint Andrews and Saint Ignatius cemeteries, LMT’s Veterans Square and Borough Hall. Observers can follow the Rifle Squad from American Legion Post 317 to each stop.

A ceremony will be held at Veterans Monument on East Afton Ave at Delaware Avenue. The speaker will be USAF retired SMSgt. And Yardley Borough planning commission chairman Peter Guidotti.
The Memorial Day parade begins at 11 a.m. beginning at Maplevale Avenue and ending at American Legion Post 317 on South Main Street.

Bristol
The Robert W. Bracken American Legion Post 382 in Bristol Borough will hold Memorial Day services on Monday, May 28th at the Harriman Monument on the corner of Farragut Avenue and Monroe Street at 9 a.m., continuing at St. Mark’s Church on Radcliffe Street at 9:30 a.m., followed by St. James Church located at Walnut and Cedar streets at 10:00 am. and concluding at the Bristol Cemetery on Route 13 at 11:00am.

Central Bucks

Doylestown

After a flag raising at War Memorial Field on May 28, the Doylestown Memorial Day Parade will kick off at 10:00 a.m. This parade is touted as the longest continuously running parade in America. This will be a banner year for Doylestown, commemorating its 150th year. The parade begins at Central Bucks West High School and concludes with a service at Doylestown Cemetary.

Fuel up for the parade festivities with the Memorial Day Sausage and Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon on May 28th at the Doylestown Masonic Lodge’s Annual Event. Cost is adults $7, children 10 and under $3, children 6 and under free.

Perkasie
On Monday, May 28th, the annual Perkasie Memorial Day Parade will kick off at 9:00 a.m. The parade begins in Perkasie and will end in Menlo Park.

Upper Bucks

Hilltown
A Memorial Day Service will be held at Hilltown Civic Park on Rt. 152 near the village of Hilltown at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 28th to honor our servicemen and women. All are welcome to attend.

Quakertown
The Quakertown Fire Department will hold its 61st annual Memorial Day observance at Franklin Township School Monday, May 28 at 9:15 a.m. The ceremony will include a flag ceremony, flower planting, and the presentation of two patriotic essay awards.

 

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