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One of the highlights of this holiday weekend is the 145th Consecutive Memorial Day Parade, which takes place at 2 p.m. Monday in the heart of Downtown.
According to the Parade's official website, The Memorial Day Parade, which honors all veterans from all wars, is dedicated to Purple Heart recipients. This year in particular, the parade will also recognize all of the women veterans from each war, those who have previously served in the United States Armed Forces and those who currently serve. The lineup features 100 units including color guards, bands, marching units, vehicles and numerous VIP dignitaries.