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Memorial Day Destinations near Maple Shade, NJ

You probably weren’t able to do anything for Memorial Day back in 2020, but 2021 promises a lot more freedom to remember the reason for the holiday than last year. Aside from marathoning war movies, what is there to do near Maple Shade, New Jersey this year? This blog post is here to give you a few ideas so you can go enjoy some local events instead of staying cooped up inside this Memorial Day.

Glassboro Memorial Day Parade

1 South Main Street Glassboro, NJ, 08028

Bringing the whole community together, the Glassboro Memorial Day Parade starts at University Boulevard and ends at Glassboro Fire Department. Concluding the parade will be a ceremony at Town Square Veteran’s Memorial Plaza. It starts at 10am and ends at noon, so it might be the first thing you end up for the holiday.

Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution
101 S 3rd St, Philadephia, PA

It might be a bit of a drive to Philadephia, but if you find yourself heading north at all during Memorial Day weekend, you can visit the Museum of the American Revolution and learn more about the events that helped create this nation.

Live Music Events

Live music will be performed all around New Jersey during the week of Memorial Day and the holiday itself. There’s too many to list all in one blog post, but here are a few we found.

  • Peter Cincotti at Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, PA, May 23rd
  • Matt Noffsinger at Sharrott Winery in Hammonton, NJ, May 31st
  • Children’s Bell Choir at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Haddonfield, NJ, May 31st

Memorial Day Service

American Legion Post 372,
1532 Martin Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ

For a traditional Memorial Day service, consider coming to the service at the local American Legion. Part of the service also takes place at Locustwood Cemetery.