Memorial Day Parade Directions
Elmira, Elmira Heights
NOTE: We have three parades on Memorial Day.
First Parade: Elmira Memorial Day Parade, Starts at 9:30 A.M.
Note: There will be a pick up at the American Legion in Elmira Heights at 8:00 A.M.. The band wagon will leave at 8:15 a.m. For those meeting the band at the first parade, we will assemble on Park Place near W. 6th St. & Elmira College. Parking is available on the side streets near the college for those not meeting the band wagon in Elmira Heights.
Directions to pick up point, American Legion in Elmira Heights: Take Rt. 17 west to Grant Central Ave. (Exit 53-Brickyard Ln.), Horseheads. Turn left, and go south on Grand Central Ave.. Turn right on E. 14th Street (Sunoco A Plus Mini Mart on corner). Bear right before railroad tracks. Turn right after crossing railroad tracks (Prescott). The legion is on the left. 236 Scottwood Ave. Elmira, NY
The parade route is the same as previous years, north on College Ave. to Roe Ave., west on Roe Ave. to Davis St., north on Davis St. past Woodlawn National Cemetery. The parade disbands after passing the cemetery. Please Note: The band wagon will then proceed straight on to the Elmira Heights Parade. We will not return to Elmira College!
Second Parade: American Legion Elmira Heights Parade to immediately follow the Elmira Parade (11:00 A.M.). It starts on the same street where we finish the first one, like always. There will be a barbecue lunch again this year, after the parade, for parade participants. the price is generally around $5.00 or so.
Third Parade: Horseheads American Legion Post 442 Parade: Starting point is the parking lot for Center Street School on Center Street (Raider Lane is in back of school).