The city is seeking veterans, civic groups, fraternal organizations, service clubs and marching bands to participate in the annual Memorial Day parade, which steps off at 10:30 a.m. May 27.There is no rain date.
Participants must register and list required special accommodations.
Transportation is provided for veterans who are unable to walk the 1.5-mile parade course, which follows Campbell Avenue from Captain Thomas Boulevard to Center Street. To make arrangements, call the mayor’s office at 203-937-3510.
The parade grand marshal is West Haven Vietnam Veterans member William Benson, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Download a participation form at https://ct-westhaven.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/1730/Memorial-Day-Parade-Reservation-Form-2019-PDF.
Forms are also available in the mayor’s office at City Hall, 355 Main St., where they are due April 8. Forms can also be emailed to parade organizer Kristen Teshoney at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (203) 937-3705.