For many people, this holiday weekend means extra time spent with family. But what do you do with this time? Go to a parade? Enjoy a barbecue? Visit the Boardwalk? Several Jersey Shore Memorial Day events 2017 are scheduled between now and Monday. You don’t have to worry about having nothing to do over the next three days.
Jersey Shore Memorial Day Events 2017
Resorts Casino Hotel (AC Boardwalk) – How will you be kicking off the Memorial Day weekend? How about with a Beach Ball Drop at AC’s Resorts Casino Hotel? The party starts at 10am today and continues throughout the entire weekend. WMGM and WAYV broadcast their radio show from the resort all day long. Try your luck with boardwalk games and contests. Several giveaways are planned throughout the holiday weekend. DJs play at Bar One. An actual beach ball drop takes place at 5pm tonight. Don’t miss the BMX sweepstakes on Sunday or the Cash Dash on Monday. Free self-parking for the entire weekend.
Eggs Harbor Township
Eggs Harbor Township Memorial Day Parade – EHT’s parade begins at 9am on Monday at Diamond Drive. The parade heads west on Zion to Ocean Heights. It eventually ends at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Don’t miss the color guard and marching units that are part of the parade.
Linwood Memorial Day Parade – This parade begins at 10am on Monday. The parade path runs from Shore Rd and Poplar Ave to All Wars Memorial Park.
Margate Memorial Day Parade – The parade begins at 10am on Monday at City Hall and continues on to the All Wars Memorial located at Ventnor and Mansfield. After the parade concludes, a short memorial ceremony and laying of the wreath takes place at the memorial. The public is invited to the Log Cabin for refreshments and entertainment afterwards. For fun, there will be a decorated strollers and bike contest at the Log Cabin as well. If the weather decides not to cooperate, the memorial ceremony will take place at the Margate Municipal Building’s gym.
Ocean City Boy Scout Troop 32 Clothing Drive (Island Auto Repair, 713 Haven Ave) – When spring cleaning your Jersey Shore home, did you find that you just had too much stuff? Bring any new or gently used clothing item, accessories, shoes, hats or even stuffed animals to Island Auto Repair tomorrow.
Ocean City Lodge 171 Pancake Breakfast (940 Wesley Ave) – From 8am to 11am on Saturday, the Masons host their annual Memorial Day Weekend Pancake Breakfast. Tickets cost just $8 per adult and $6 for kids ages 12 and under. Proceeds from the breakfast benefit the lodge’s Building Renovation Fund.
Historic Smithville Car Cruise (615 E Moss Mill Rd) – From 5pm to 8pm tonight, catch a blast from the past with some classic cars. If you’ve got one to show off, bring it along. Listen to classic oldies while learning about these gorgeous vehicles from the owners themselves. While you’re here, pick up a bite to eat and stop by any of the 60 boutiques and shops located in Historic Smithville.
Somers Point Memorial Day Parade – The parade begins at 11am. Participants begin their march at Dawes Ave School. After turning onto Shore Rd, the parade ends at Patriot Park. After the parade is over, a short ceremony will be held to honor the veterans of all wars at the park.
Memorial Day Parade and Candlelight Vigil (Wildwood Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall) – Beginning at 7:30pm on Monday, come watch the parade as it makes its way from Oak and Atlantic to the veterans memorial. A special candlelight vigil will be held at the conclusion of the parade in a fitting tribute to our fallen heroes.
Two Mile Landing Marina (1 Fish Dock Rd) – Do you love history? Learn all about Christopher Columbus’ adventures on board actual replicas of the Nina and the Pinta. They’re already docked. They’ll be here through Monday evening. But they set sail early Tuesday morning. So don’t miss your chance to see these amazing vessels in person. Tickets cost just $8 per adult, $7 for seniors, $6 for kids ages 5 to 16 and FREE for anyone under 5 years old.
Whichever one of these Jersey Shore Memorial Day Events 2017 you choose to attend, don’t forget the reason for the holiday. Take a moment of silence to remember those brave men and women who fought for our country’s freedom. And remember to thank any military man or women you see. They deserve our respect.
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