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5/26/2023 - Details of the Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony and Picnic

memorial day parade

Southbury's annual Memorial Day Parade starts at 11:00 am on Monday, May 29!

The parade begins at Pomperaug Office Park and continues down Main Street South to the Veterans Memorial Green. (Between the Town Hall and the Parks and Rec/Senior Center Building.)

Main Street South between Depot Hill Rd and the Senior Center will be closed to traffic during the parade.


memorial day ceremony

After the parade, the Ceremony honoring those who served our country will take place at the Veterans Memorial Green.


memorial day picnic

The annual Family Day Picnic at Ballantine Park starts at 12 noon and will run until 3:00 p.m. We will have a variety of activities going on throughout the day. There will be inflatables, face painting, a stilt walker, music, food and more. There is no charge for the Family Day Picnic.

Boy Scout Troop 1607 will be selling hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks throughout the day for all to enjoy. You can buy food from them or bring your own. Veterans will receive a free meal compliments of the Troop.

Ballantine Park is located at 611 Old Field Road.


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350 Years of Southbury - Celebrating History (1673-2023)

Governor Ned Lamont and State Treasurer Erick Russell are scheduled to march this Monday in the Southbury Memorial Day Parade, to mark the Town’s 350th Anniversary!

In addition to the Governor, members of the 350th Anniversary Steering Committee and members of the community will march behind a special commemorative 350th banner. The Mattatuck Fife and Drum Band will also march and perform. Town Historian, John Dwyer, will provide some historical context during the annual Ceremony, held in Veteran’s Memorial Green. At the annual Family Day Picnic, a 350th Anniversary booth with offer information and commemorative merchandise.

The Town of Southbury is holding a year-long series of events and activities to celebrate 350 years of community, culture and history. These events celebrate the past and the progress of the one and only Southbury. Learn about all the 350th Anniversary events planned for 2023 at