Happy Memorial Day, Lakesiders! Today we remember the U.S. military men and women who lost their lives while serving our country, and honor those retired and in active duty.


This year, Lakeside Chautauqua will host the peninsula’s Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 25.

The parade will begin at Central Avenue and Fifth Street, travel north on Central Avenue, west on Second Street and proceed to Pavilion Circle, located in Central Park, where the Memorial Day Ceremony will take place. The rain location for the ceremony is Orchestra Hall.

There is no charge for admission to enter Lakeside Chautauqua or for parking for the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony. Guests may enter the gates from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.