If you’re looking for the best South Jersey Memorial Day events, 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 the holiday 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 the day of. In fact, there is no shortage of things to do during this important holiday. In any case, here is Best of NJ‘s list of Memorial Day events in South Jersey:
Memorial Day Events in South Jersey
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