Between the barbecues and parties over the weekend, it can be easy to lose sight of the reason for Memorial Day: Honoring the brave men and women who have fallen defending the United States and the freedoms its citizens enjoy.
Observe the holiday by joining Hamptons and North Fork villages for Memorial Day parades and services.
MONTAUK MEMORIAL WEEKEND PARADE
Sunday, May 24, noon
Begins at Second House Road and ends at the Green in the center of town.
MONTAUK MEMORIAL DAY FLAG CEREMONY
Monday, May 25, 8 a.m.
SAG HARBOR MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Monday, May 25, 9 a.m.
Sag Harbor Village.
SOUTHOLD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Monday, May 25, 10 a.m.
Starts at Boisseau Avenue, ends at Tuckers Lane. Route 25, Southold.
SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & SERVICE
Monday, May 25, 10:45 a.m.
Starts at Presbyterian Church, goes to Veteran’s Hall, Pond Lane.