Monroe Memorial Day Parade traffic advisory, line of march

MONROE, CT — Police remind drivers that roads surrounding the Memorial Day Parade route will be closed at 12:30 p.m. this Sunday.

No traffic will be allowed in either direction on Monroe Turnpike between the Town Green and the Monroe Turnpike/Elm Street intersection. All side streets and shopping plazas will also be blocked, preventing vehicles from entering onto the parade route.

“Please plan your activities in advance to avoid getting stuck on the day of the parade,” Lt. Kevin McKellick said.

The M&T Bank Mile Down the Pike road race will be begin at 12:30, followed by the parade at 1 p.m. The procession will start at the intersection with Elm Street and move up Route 111 to the Town Green, where a Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony will be held.

“Please join us at this community event to pay tribute to those who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of our nation,” Monroe police said in a news release.

The Line of March

Police Escort

Monroe Police Department Honor Guard Contingency

192nd Engineer Battalion – Stratford, Connecticut

National Guard

  1. VFW Post 10106
  2. WWII Veterans
  3. American Legion Auxiliary
  4. American Legion Post 176
  5. Poppy Princess – Aria Kinzing
  6. 2nd Armored Reenactment Group:  WWII Jeep
  7. Military Vehicles (USA Landscape & Lawn Care)
  8. Pony Parts Plus
  9. Elected Officials/State Delegation Connecticut 2024
  10. All Girl Scouts Service Unit (all combined)
  11. BSA Troop 26
  12. BSA Scouts 63
  13. BSA Boy Scouts 162
  14. BSA Boy Scouts 203
  15. BSA Boy Scouts 262
  16. Monroe Lions Cheerleading
  17. Fawn Hollow Elementary School
  18. Stepney Elementary School
  19. Monroe Elementary School
  20. Musial Family Clowns
  21. Monroe Dance Academy
  22. Monroe LaCrosse
  23. Jockey Hollow Band/Jockey Hollow Middle School
  24. Masuk High School Girls’ Softball
  25. Harmony Grange #19
  26. Monroe Congregational Church
  27. Knights of Columbus Council 5987
  28. St. Jude Church
  29. Democratic Town Committee
  30. Masons Washington Lodge
  31. Save Our Stepney Task Force
  32. Masuk High School Band and Color Guard
  33. Monroe Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  34. Republican Town Committee
  35. Monroe Volunteer Emergency Medical Services
  36. Monroe Volunteer Fire Department
  37. Stepney Volunteer Fire Department
  38. Stevenson Volunteer Fire Department

For information on the parade, call Vida Stone at 203-520-7223. “We can always make room for you,” she said.

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