Memorial Day

10 a.m. Monday, May 31

Downtown Powell & Greater Powell Veterans Memorial

The Memorial Day Parade will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 31 in downtown Powell. A special ceremony will be held immediately following the parade at the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial, 47 Hall Street. The parade route will be lined with safe distancing markers and guests will be expected to wear a mask. The parade and ceremony will be streamed live to the city’s Facebook page. Advanced registration for the parade and ceremony is encouraged here.

The Olentangy Rotary Club will continue to host the annual Field of Flags display in Village Green Park throughout Memorial Day weekend – May 27-31. Nearly 100 flags will be placed in Village Green Park near the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial to honor our fallen heroes.

New this year, the city is offering a free online Memorial Day activity pack. The experience pack feature fun activities for the entire family to commemorate and honor Memorial Day. Download here.

Parade Route Map

 

 


About the Greater Powell Veterans Memorial

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The Greater Powell Veterans Memorial Foundation was formed after a local soldier was killed in action in Iraq and members of the Powell community wanted a way to remember him and all veterans as well as express gratitude for their sacrifice.

The Memorial, located in Village Green Park, was built to honor all veterans past, present and future and is a place of reflection and remembrance. Ceremonies are held three times during each year at the Memorial. Bricks that are purchased for loved ones are dedicated on Memorial Day in May and Veterans Day in November.

Purchase a brick here

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