Manhasset Memorial Day Parade 2024

The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire/Water District Commissioners, Officers of the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department and Manhasset Post 304 of the American Legion are sponsoring the Manhasset Memorial Day Parade and Service on Monday, May 27, 2024. This is a community-led event, a testament to our shared values and commitment to honoring our American heroes. The Parade begins at 10:00 AM on Plandome Road, with excellent public viewing along the route. It starts at Plandome Court and concludes at Memorial Place. The Memorial Service will begin immediately following the conclusion of the Parade at the Mary Jane Davies Green Park on Plandome Rd. and Manhasset Av. Twenty-five community organizations and six bands, including our very own Manhasset-Lakeville and Plandome Fire Departments, are scheduled to march. We invite you to be a part of this meaningful event as we remember and honor our heroes. God bless America!

Memorial Day Parade and Service

All Manhasset residents, their families, and friends are invited to attend the events on Monday, May 27, to join in this remembrance of the great sacrifices of our American heroes.

Flag Planting

Post 304 and Boy Scout Troop 97 will place American flags on the graves of veterans in local cemeteries and, with other American Legion posts, decorate the graves at the Long Island National Cemetery in Pinelawn. Post 304 has also donated American flags to be placed on the street light poles along Plandome Road.

The Parade

The Memorial Day Parade begins promptly at 10:00 A.M.  Its route will be along Plandome Road from Plandome Court to Memorial Place, with excellent public viewing along the entire length. Twenty-five organizations and six bands are scheduled to march. The parade will include fire trucks from the Manhasset-Lakeville and Plandome Fire Departments.

Parade Line-up

Those planning to march in the parade must be present and ready to march in their designated assembly areas by 9:30 A.M.


  1. First Division:

Assembly – Plandome Court South facing west (starting at the junction with Plandome Road)

  1. American Legion Commander
  2. First Division Commander
  3. American Legion Colors
  4. American Legion Post 304 Banner
  5. American Legion Members
  6.  Marine Corps League
  7. Inisfada Gaelic Pipe Band
  8. American Legion Vehicles
  9. Poppy Queen Vehicle
  10. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 304
  11. American Legion Auxiliary Vehicle
  1. Second Division:

Assembly – Plandome Court

  1. Second Division Commander
  2. NYPD Pipe Band
  3. Boy Scouts of America: Troop 97, Troop 71, Cub Scout Pack 3, Cub Scout Pack 101
  4. Girl Scouts of America: Junior Troops, Brownie Troops, Daisy Troops

C: Third Division

Assembly – Bourndale Road North, facing west (starting at the junction with Plandome Road)

  1. Third Division Commander
  2. Manhasset High School Band
  3. Manhasset PAL Baseball & Softball League
  4. Manhasset PAL Lacrosse
  5. Manhasset Soccer Club
  6. Council of Greater Manhasset Civic Associations
  7. Coalition for a Safer Manhasset
  8. Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer

 D: Fourth Division

Assembly – Bourndale Road North, facing west (starting at the junction with Chester Drive)

  1. Fourth Division Commander
  2. North Shore Nursery School
  3. Kiwanis Club
  4. Knights of Columbus
  5. North Shore Right to Life Committee
  6. St. Mary’s Rosary Society
  7. St. Mary’s High School
  8. St. Mary’s Elementary School
  9. Manhasset Association of Chinese Americans

E: Fifth Division

Assembly – Heights Road, facing west (starting at the junction with Plandome Court)

  1. Pipe & Drum Band
  2. Plandome Fire Department

F: Sixth Division

Assembly – Summit Drive, facing east (start at junction with Plandome Road)

  1. NCPD Pipe & Drum
  2. Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department

Memorial Service 

The parade will end at Mary Jane Davies Green, where the Memorial Service will be held immediately following its conclusion. The program will begin with our National Anthem.

The Chaplain of Manhasset Post 304 will read the Roll Call of Deceased Veterans of the past year. Two members of the Manhasset High School Band will render taps as the American Flag is brought to full mast. A bagpiper will play Amazing Grace as a wreath is placed before the Gold Star Monument.

Awards will be presented to young men and women from Manhasset High School and St. Mary’s High School.

American Legion Post 304 Commander John Iacono will deliver remarks on the true meaning of Memorial Day. The service will conclude with a performance by the Manhasset High School Band, followed by God Bless America. Bearers of floral tributes will then proceed to the monument at Memorial Field.

-Submitted by the Manhasset Memorial Day Parade 2024

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