If you’re looking for the best Memorial Day events at the Jersey Shore, you’ve come to the right place. But first, as part of honoring the veteran men and women who have served our nation across all branches of the armed forces, we urge readers to participate in a “National Moment of Remembrance” at 3:00 pm this Memorial Day. This gesture was created by the No Greater Love Organization in 1997 and formally established by the United States Congress in the 2000.
New Jersey is full of Memorial Day events and activities going on statewide. Since Memorial Day is observed on a Monday, many events instead take place over Memorial Day weekend (i.e. the weekend prior to Memorial Day). However, there are also a number of parades, street fairs, observational ceremonies and other community-driven events that take place on the day of. Here is Best of NJ‘s list of Memorial Day events at the Jersey Shore:
Memorial Day Events in Jersey Shore
NJ Memorial Day Regions
Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Warren
Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Union
Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, Monmouth
Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem