Memorial Day Parades, Activities, and More In Westchester

School House Tours, Colonial Games and Ice Cream Truck Visit with the Bedford Historical Society

Memorial Day Parades, Activities, and More In Westchester

This Memorial Day you and your kids can honor fallen heroes at one of the many Memorial Day parades in Westchester. We are also sharing some local events happening around the county, including hikes, community running events, Pinkster, and more. Check out our complete list below:

Friday, May 26th from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Memorial Day: Story Craft

Join the Yonkers Public Library for a special Memorial Day story time and a craft! 16 Thompson St. Yonkers, NY 10707.

Friday, May 26th from 6:00pm-8:00am
Sleep with the Wolves

Have a very special Memorial Day weekend where you and your kids sleep with the wolves at the  Wolf Conservation Center. During the weekend, guests will enjoy a pizza party with Ambassador wolves Alawa and Nikai and hold endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves. There is also a movie under the stars,  fireside snacks and light breakfast, and tents for all participants. 7 Buck Run St, South Salem, NY 10590.

Saturday, May 27th from 10:00am-5:00pm
2023 Pinkster Festival

Held on May 27th from 10:00am-5:00pm, “The Pinkster Festival: Remembrance and Renewal” event features music, dance, drumming, and crafts and food inspired by Black culture. Held at Philipsburg Manor, the Pinkster Festival will honor and celebrate African American history and culture and look forward into a vibrant future with live performances, drumming, spoken word, dancers, singing, storytelling, food, and hands-on art activities. Philipsburg Manor, 381 North Broadway (Route 9), Sleepy Hollow, NY

Saturday, May 27th, all day
Take & Make Craft Kits for Kids: Memorial Day Craft

Kids ages three and up can pick up an arts and crafts kit. Dobbs Ferry Public Library, 55 Main St, Dobbs Ferry, NY.

Sunday, May 28th from 10:00am-12:00pm
Memorial Day Hike

Join Elissa Schilmeister, Environmental Educator, for a nature hike at Teatown. Members are $3 per person and the $8 per non-members.  Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562.

Monday, May 29th at 8:00am
Freedom is NOT Free Memorial Day 5K Run

Participate in a community 5K in support of veterans. Hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 672, the 5K kicks off at Marvel Park and includes prizes for runners as well as entertainment and food. Markel Park, Brewster, NY US 10509

Monday, May 29th at 9:30am
Vahalla Memorial Day Parade

American Legion Post 1038, 27 Legion Dr, Valhalla, NY

Monday, May 29th at 10:00am
White Plains Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Cheer on various organizations at the parade from Church Street to the Rural Cemetery on North Broadway.  A Memorial Day Ceremony will follow the parade. Parade starts at Church Street, Downtown White Plains to Rural Cemetery.

Monday, May 29th at 10:30am
Memorial Day Ceremonies

Join the Ceremony at Memorial Plaza, followed by waterfront ceremony at Hudson Park honoring those Lost at Sea. Memorial Plaza and Hudson Park, New Rochelle, NY 10801.

Monday, May 29th at 11:00am-2:00pm
Memorial Day Parade — Pelham Civic Association

The Manor Club, 1023 Esplanade, Pelham, NY, 10803

Monday, May 29th at 11:00am
Memorial Day Commemoration

This annual Memorial Day Commemoration begins with a brief ceremony, followed by a guided tour of the historic cemetery. There will be a special salute to Ralph Panno, who served in the Navy during World War II and a presentation at 2:00pm with Ranger Michael Callahan, chronicling the history of repatriation and memorializing of American service members who died in the line of duty.  St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 S Columbus Ave, Mt Vernon, NY

Monday, May 29th from 11:00am-1:00pm
School House Tours, Colonial Games and Ice Cream Truck Visit

Join the Bedford Historical Society at their annual Memorial Day parade. After the Ceremony on the Green, families are invited to come to the 1829 School House for games, lessons with the School Marm and free ice cream! Bedford Historical Society, Village GreenBedford, NY, 10506