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138th Annual Memorial Day Parade
May 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, 2022 marks the return of the in-person Portsmouth 138th Annual Memorial Day Parade. The Portsmouth Memorial Day Parade, a tradition since 1884, takes place at 10 a.m., Monday, May 30. This year’s grand marshal is Captain Dianna Wolfson, Commander, Norfolk Naval Shipyard. The annual event salutes the service and sacrifices of the men and women in the US Armed Forces. Spectators will enjoy floats, various marching bands, drill teams, and more. The parade travels from Peninsula Avenue, at I.C. Norcom High School, and continues on High Street to Crawford Street. For more information, contact the city of Portsmouth Parks and Recreation Department at 757-393-8481.