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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Press Release: Memorial Day in Annapolis: Parade on Monday, May 29; City Offices Closed

Press Release

Mayor Gavin Buckley

Public Information Office

160 Duke of Gloucester Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21401


Media contact: Mitchelle Stephenson, 410-972-7724 or 

 Memorial Day in the City of Annapolis: Parade on Monday, May 29; City Offices and Rec Center Closed

Annapolis, MD (May 19, 2023) The City of Annapolis will host a Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 29. Parade steps off at Amos Garrett and West Street will be at 10 a.m. with the parade making its way around Church Circle, down Main Street and concluding at City Dock. There is no entry fee to participate in the parade, but all parade entrants must submit an application by Tuesday, May 23. If you are interested in participating, send an email to:

“Memorial Day is a day for us to reflect on the cost of freedom,” said Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley. “It is our responsibility to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.”

Along the parade route on Monday, there will be rolling road closures. Stay alert to Annapolis Police direction. 

City of Annapolis refuse collection that would normally occur on Monday will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday collection will occur on Wednesday. 

Annapolis Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule with the Purple Route in operation from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.  ADA Paratransit services will also be available within this time period.  

City offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023, along with the closure of the Stanton Center and the Pip Moyer Recreation Center. 

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