Looking for ways to honor and celebrate Memorial Day around Mercer County? We have you covered with 5 great events to honor this great holiday. From parades to concerts and even a Veteran’s Memorial Ceremony here are 5 events around Mercer County to honor Memorial Day.

(Events are sometimes canceled or postponed, especially due to weather. Before going to attend please double-check the event websites to ensure times and all information is up to date and accurate.)

  • Princeton’s Annual Memorial Day Parade
    Saturday, May 27th at 10:00 AM
    The parade starts at the corner of Princeton Avenue and Nassau Street and goes to Princeton Monument Hall. For more information about the parade, click here.

  • Hamilton Memorial Day Ceremony
    Sunday May 28th, at 11:00 AM
    Greenwood Cemetry (Field of Honor – Veteran Section)
    1800 Hamilton Ave, Hamilton
    Join the Mercer County Veteran Services for their Memorial Day Ceremony at Greenwood Cemetery to honor our Veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice. For more information, click here.
  • Pennington Memorial Day Concert
    Sunday  May 28th, at 6:00 PM
    Howe Commons (65 S Main St)
    Bring a blanket and lawn chair in addition to food and drinks.
    The concert is a fundraiser for the Hopewell Valley Mobile Food Pantry. Please see their website for a list of items that you can bring to donate by clicking here.
  • Groveville-Yardville Memorial Day Parade
    Monday, May 29th at 8:30 AM
    South Broad Street Hamilton Township
    Join the oldest Memorial Day Parade in NJ as it celebrates its 151st annual parade. The parade begins at 8:30 AM on Sunnybrae Blvd and South Broad Street with the ringing of the church bells and ends with a Memorial Service Honoring the Fallen immediately following the end of the parade.
    For more information and to see the full parade route, click here.
  • West Windsor’s Annual Memorial Day Parade
    Monday, May 29th at 11:00 AM
    Starting at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South
    At the conclusion of the parade, there will be a Memorial Day ceremony in front of the Municipal Complex. For more information, click here.

All event information is up to date as of May 15th, 2023. Please refer to event websites to ensure all event times are occurring as scheduled before attending.