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 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 in South Jersey:

Memorial Day Events in South Jersey

Central Jersey Memorial Day

Glassboro Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 27, 2019: The parade includes veteran and military groups, bands, antique vehicles, youth sports organizations, fire trucks and more.  Info


NJ Memorial Day

Cherry Hill Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 2019: Help honor the hometown heroes with a musical tribute to the Armed Forces by the Cherry Hill Pine Barons Chorus. This year's keynote speaker will be Louis Cavaliere, U.S.Navy, Captain …


Wine, Oldies, and Cars

Memorial Day with Wine, Oldies, and Cars

Monday, May 27, 2019: Join in for the unofficial start of summer of summer with Oldies Music provided by DJ Lou Costello from 1 -4:30 outside and 5-7 pm inside in the Peach Room …


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NJ Memorial Day Regions

North Jersey Memorial Day

Bergen, Hudson, Essex, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Warren

Central Jersey Memorial Day

Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Union

Jersey Shore Memorial Day

Atlantic, Cape May, Ocean, Monmouth

South Jersey Memorial Day

Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Salem

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