Memorial Day Parade


Posted on May 22nd, by ladiesintheloop in Culture, FREE, Music/ Dance, Seasonal FUN. No Comments

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day Parade

Sat., May 25th Noon

Lake Street to Van Buren Street

 

Approximately 10,000 people attend every year. The Chicago parade is one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the nation. Since 1870, Memorial Day parades have graced the streets of Chicago.

This year’s parade features Leon Panetta, former Secretary of Defense and Director of the Central Intelligence Agency as Grand Marshal. The parade will step off at noon on Saturday, May 25 and proceed south on State Street from Lake Street to Van Buren Street.

From USAToday website: http://traveltips.usatoday.com/memorial-day-weekend-activities-chicago-25065.html






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