Memorial Day 2018 is Monday, May 28, and in honor of our nation's fallen heroes there are a few parades and ceremonies scheduled for our area. Here are the Memorial Day events scheduled for this weekend.

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National Moment of Remembrance 

Americans are encouraged to take one minute moment of silence at 3 p.m. local time to remember those who have died serving the country.

State Veterans Cemetery - Little Falls Memorial Day Program

The event kicks off at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 27 with an instrumental prelude by Richfield Symphonic Band. The formal program starts at 2 p.m. with the placing of memorial wreaths in the Fallen Soldier ceremony by the Grey Eagle Community Choir, followed by a rifle salute by the Memorial Rifle Squad.  The featured guest speaker is CSM Joseph Hjelmstad, Command Sergeant Major of 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division . The Military Museum at Camp Ripley will also be open to the public.

St. Cloud VA Memorial Day Parade/Ceremony

On Monday, May 28 the St. Cloud VA will be celebrating Memorial Day with a parade that starts at 10:30 a.m. The parade runs from Building 111 to Building 92. There's a ceremony after the parade which includes a guest speaker.


If you know of an event not included on this list, please comment below and we'll add it to the lineup.

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