Memorial Day 2022 Lineup: Parades, Ceremonies, Road Race, Beaches, Pool

Events over the Memorial Day weekend:

Saturday, May 28

Saturday, May 28 at 10:30am. Cos Cob VFW 10112 wreath ceremony. Strickland Road war memorial, across from the Greenwich Historical Society.

Saturday, May 28. Official opening of Greenwich Point and Byram Beach. (The pool area in Byram Park will open on Friday May 27, 2022. Ferries start to run on June 11)

Sunday, May 29

Sunday, May 29. 2:00pm. Byram Veterans Association annual parade and ceremony. (Starts at the Vets clubhouse) the Byram Veterans will hold their parade starting at Byram Veterans Club promptly at 2:00pm. All veterans,civic organizations, schools and groups are invited to march.

Sunday, May 29 at 5:00pm. Glenville Memorial Day parade. 9th District Veterans Association and Glenville Volunteer Fire Company. Parade route starts at Glenville Street by Walker Court and proceeds to the Glenville Fire House. After the parade, there will be a brief ceremony and wreath laying at the Veterans Monument adjacent to the Fire House.

Monday, May 30

Monday, May 30. Jim Fixx memorial Day Run: 5K Race 8:5am, Kids half mile race 9:15am. Register Check in – Greenwich Senior Center – Race Day Check in starts at 7:00am. The 5K Race starts by Elm Street on Greenwich Avenue. Revised 5K Course runs through streets in Central Greenwich, including Bruce Park and finishes on the track by Havemeyer Field behind Greenwich Town Hall. The Kid’s Run starts on track following the 5K Race.

Old Greenwich Memorial Day Parade. File Photo

Monday, May 30 at 10:00am. Old Greenwich Memorial Day parade, Give yourself time to park if you’re driving. There is a ceremony after the parade in Binney Park.

Memorial Day service in the memorial grove at Byram’s Eugene Morlot Park.

Monday, May 30 at 10:00am. Eugene Morlot Park, veterans memorial grove, service honors 13 alumni from Byram School who lost their lives in service to our country. The memorial grove at Eugene Morlot Park is accessed by Sue Merz Way, near the Hamill ice rink.

Monday, May 30. 8:00am to 9:00am: American Legion Post 29 dockside memorial service at Indian Harbor Yacht Club (Steamboat Road) American Legion Post 29 Commander Peter LeBeau will make opening remarks and First Selectman Fred Camillo will welcome attendees. The keynote speaker will be author and former New York state Lt Governor Betsy McCaughey. The program will also include a posting of the colors by the Greenwich Police Department’s Honor Guard, an invocation by Ukranian minister Ihor Midzak, a rifle salute by the Byram Vets Honor Guard, the national anthem, pledge of allegiance, wreath laying in Greenwich Harbor and the playing of taps. 

Monday, May 30. 1:00pm. Chickahominy Reunion Association ceremony, at the veterans memorial at Hamilton Avenue School.