Fairfield Memorial Day Parade & Ceremonies

Celebrate Memorial Day by attending Fairfield's Annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies.

Date: Monday May 27, 2019

Time: 10:00am

Theme: Honoring our Military Reserves & National Guard

Keynote Speaker:  Fairfield Resident, Lt. Col. Thomas Armas

Invocation: Pastor Gaylord Lemke, Black Rock Church

Benediction: Fr. Thomas Simisky, SJ, President Fairfield Prep

Schedule of ActivitiesClick here 

Order of Formation:  Click here 

Parade Route:  The line of march will run East from South Pine Creek Road along the Post Road to the Library, then South along Old Post Road to Flint’s Corner, and then East along Old Post Road passing the Town Green and continuing beyond South Benson Road.

Road Closures: No traffic will be permitted along the parade route beginning at 9:30 AM. No through traffic will be permitted on South Pine Creek Road after 9:00 AM. Expect delays and plan an alternate route if not attending the parade.

Parking: No parking will be permitted along the parade route. Please take notice of temporary "No Parking" signs along the route (South Pine Creek Road to Bungalow Ave. East side of Reef Road from Oldfield Road to Crescent Road. South Pine Creek Road from St. Anthony’s Church to Post Road).

Chairs and Blankets: Parade goers are permitted to begin laying chairs/blankets along the parade route beginning Sunday morning.

Inclement WeatherThe Emergency Management Team will review weather conditions through the Memorial Day Weekend and if warranted, based on unsafe conditions, will make a decision by 6:00 am Monday morning to cancel the parade. Notification will be made on the Town website, Facebook pages, WICC (600), Channel 8 and Channel 12. In the event the parade is canceled, ceremonies will be held at 10 AM at American Legion Post 74, 196 Reef Road..

Contact Name, Number and E-mail: Betsy Browne 203.414.0246 betsybrowne@hotmail.com

Please visit the Town Events Calendar for a list of other Memorial Day related activities including the Four Chaplains Ceremony and Memorial Sea Ceremony.