Celebrate Memorial Day on the South Shore

As we approach Memorial Day, communities across the South Shore of Massachusetts are gearing up for a series of events to honor the brave men and women who have served our country. From parades to ceremonies, there are plenty of opportunities to pay tribute and enjoy time with family and friends. Here's a guide to the Memorial Day events happening in Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, and Hull.

Hingham Memorial Day Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday, May 27, 2024, at 11:00 AM
Location: Hingham Town Hall
Details: The Town of Hingham Department of Veterans’ Services and the Hingham Veterans’ Council invite you to their annual Memorial Day observance. The ceremony, led by Town Moderator Michael Puzo, will include the Hingham High School Band, Chorale Singers, and an Honor/Color Guard at the Veterans Monument. The event will feature a keynote speech from a Hanscom Air Force Base officer, a reading of the names of local veterans who have passed away over the last year, and a traditional rifle volley with TAPS. After the ceremony, veterans and their families can enjoy a buffet-style luncheon at the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Hall, with ice cream for all students and participants provided by the Beal Family of Hingham​ (Hingham Anchor)​.

Cohasset Memorial Day Parade

Date & Time: Monday, May 27, 2024, from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Starting at Cohasset Town Hall
Details: Cohasset’s Memorial Day Parade is a cherished annual event. The parade begins at Cohasset Town Hall and winds through the town, featuring local veterans, military units, school bands, and community organizations. It’s a day filled with patriotic pride and community spirit, perfect for families and residents to come together and honor those who have served​ (AmericanTowns)​.

Scituate Memorial Day Parade and Lawson Tower Bell Concerts

Date & Time: Monday, May 27, 2024
Location: Various locations in Scituate
Details: Scituate’s Memorial Day events kick off with a parade that leads to a wreath-laying ceremony at the harbor. In addition to the parade, there will be morning and afternoon bell concerts at Lawson Tower, offering a unique and historic way to commemorate the day. These concerts are a highlight, providing a beautiful musical backdrop to the day's remembrance activities​ (Scituate Chamber)​.

Hull Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday, May 27, 2024, starting at 9:00 AM
Location: Starting at Hull Town Hall
Details: Hull’s Memorial Day festivities include a parade starting at Hull Town Hall, followed by a ceremony to honor fallen veterans. The event is a staple in the community, drawing residents together to remember and pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Join in for a morning of reflection and community unity​ (Town of Hull)​.

Memorial Day is a time to honor our nation's heroes and spend quality time with loved ones. Whether you choose to attend a parade, a solemn ceremony, or a community concert, the events in Hingham, Cohasset, Scituate, and Hull offer meaningful ways to commemorate the day. Make sure to mark your calendars and participate in these heartfelt tributes to our veterans.

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