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Fall River Memorial Day Parade and Festival

May 28 @ 1:30 pm

The Fall River Memorial Parade will be held on Sunday, May 28. The kickoff is at 1:30 p.m. from Kennedy Park at the corner of Bradford Avenue and South Main Street, traveling north on South Main Street to Government Center’s Official Reviewing Stand. Participants and parade attendees will gather at Battleship Cove and Heritage Park for the Family Memorial Festival.

There will be live music by the band Double Shot at the festival, free burgers, and hot dogs for the children donated by Rolling Thunder and cooked by the Veterans’ Kitchen of Fall River. Free popcorn, candy, water, etc. will be provided for children, face painting, arts and crafts, and other fun activities. Battleship Cove will have its grand opening of its new Helicopter Exhibit with Vietnam War Re-enactments, and the Fall River Carousel will be open with their Lincoln Park ponies.


May 28
1:30 pm
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Kennedy Park
300 Bradford Ave
Fall River, MA 02721 United States
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