Memorial Day Festival Parade and Events in Town of Shenandoah

28may8:00 am9:00 pmMemorial Day Festival Parade and Events in Town of Shenandoah

Event Details

Come celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in the Town of Shenandoah with celebration events all day. We invite you to come and honor Veterans – those who truly “gave all” and experience our festival in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and the Blue Ridge Mountains (located 20 minutes from Harrisonburg, Massanutten Resort, and Skyline Drive).

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Yard and Bake Sale at Shenandoah Pentecostal Holiness Church, 300 Shenandoah Avenue.

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Memorial Service at Shenandoah VFW Post 8613 Avis O. Comer, 1103 Varina Avenue.  Every year Mayor Clinton Lucas, Jr. honors Virginia soldiers who passed away while on active duty at a ceremony as part of the Town’s Annual Memorial Festival.

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Book Sale at Shenandoah Community Library, 418 S. Third Street.

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Tractor Show at Carnival Grounds between Second and Third Street.

1:00 p.m. Children’s Parade at Shenandoah Landing & River Park, 315 Morrison Road.  Children will take to the walking track decked out in their m ost patriotic finery.  They may also decorate their bikes, wagons, or strollers.  Light refreshments provided.  Sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revoluation Shenandoah River Chapter.

Steamed Shrimp Fundraiser at the Shenandoah Fire Company 70. Pre-order by commenting on their Facebook post. Pick up at 201 Pennsylvania Avenue. Time ready and price TBA.

2:00 p.m.  Memorial Walk at Big Gem Park, 736 Fourth Street.  Come and take a solemn hike on the Clinton Lucas Trail and remember the 24 soldiers who have been honored at the Town’s past Memorial Festivals.

4:00 p.m.  Memorial Parade – Come join us for an old fashioned parade. Portions of Route 340, Maryland Avenue, First Street, and Virginia Avenue will be blocked off for this event.  To register your float or group in the parade, please call Brenda Haggett at (540) 74204081 or email

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Car Show. Check out the classic cars on First Street.  Food will be available. There are no registration fees.

For more information on the Memorial Festival, contact Town Clerk Lora Jenkins at (540) 652-8164 or Or contact Nancy Karnes (540) 742-1142.



May 28, 2022 8:00 am - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00)

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