Chicago Memorial Day Parade Overview:
The annual Chicago Memorial Day Parade honors veterans, active duty military personnel, and those who have given their lives in service of their country. It draws about 10,000 spectators and is considered one of the largest parades of its kind in the country.
Chicago Memorial Day Parade Date and Time:
Saturday, May 28, 2011. Wreath Laying Ceremony starts at 11 a.m. and the parade is at noon.
Chicago Memorial Day Parade Location:
The Wreath Laying will be at the Daley Plaza's Eternal Flame, Dearborn and Washington Streets. The parade starts at Lake Street and State Street and will proceed south on State Street ending at State and Van Buren Streets.
More Memorial Day Events in Chicago:
In addition to the city's annual Memorial Day parade, the weekend has many fun-filled events, including free admission to the National Vietnam Veterans Museum.