The organizers of the Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Parade have a website packed with information about the upcoming event.
According to DerbySheltonParade.org, a memorial service is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 at Shelton High School.
“There is a special part of the ceremony during which the name of each Veteran who has passed during the year is honored and a red carnation is presented to their family,” according to organizers.
Then, the Derby-Shelton Memorial Day Parade is scheduled to start 9 a.m., Monday, May 29.
The parade begins at Howe and
White Wharf streets in Shelton, and ends at Cottage and Elizabeth streets in Derby.
Visit http://derbysheltonparade.org/ for more information.
The information below is from the parade organizers to groups participating:
As you all know, the parade is starting in Shelton this year and will be stepping off promptly at 9 a.m. (rain or shine).
Units should arrive between 8 a.m. and 8:15 am
Drop off will be in the MUNICIPAL LOT Which is located behind the FARMER’S MARKET.
Remember — Howe Avenue in Shelton will be blocked off from Center Street to Wharf Street at approximately 7 a.m.
The map below shows the start of the parade on the Shelton side. Click here to print out a larger version of the parade route.
The parade lineup is below. The information was current as of May 22, 2017.