Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies In McHenry County

It’s easy to think of this day as just a day off from work, a long weekend, a time to fire up the grill, to “open” the pool, or as the official kick-off to summer. Or it might be a day of working in the yard and cleaning out the garage, not exactly a day of rest and recreation. And while all of those are fine things to do, we should never lose sight of what this special day is really about. This day recognizes and remembers the servicemen and women who laid down their lives while serving our country.

To help those who wish to participate in special Memorial Day events in McHenry County, we’ve pulled together this guide, broken out by city. We’ve provided what we feel is the “primary address” for each event below, based on where most activities will be taking place. Especially for parades though, be sure to check the details for more information on the parade routes.

If you are in charge of a Memorial Day event, please take a couple of minutes to add it (for free) to our Events Calendar, and we’ll include it here in our guide.

Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 30, 2022.

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Military cemetery.

Cary

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 10:00 am

The parade will be followed by a short program to honor departed veterans.

Address: 29 Park Ave, Cary, IL 60013

Phone:

Information: Details


Fox Lake

Memorial Day Observance

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 11:00 am

A spaghetti lunch will be hosted following the observance ceremony.

Address: Nippersink Blvd. At Grand Ave., Fox Lake, IL 60020

Phone: 847-587-2323

Information: Details


Fox River Grove

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 8:30 am

The parade will be followed by a short program to honor departed veterans.

Address: 100 S River Rd, Fox River Grove, IL 60021

Phone:

Information: Details


Huntley

Memorial Day Parade & Speakers

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Come out for a parade and presentation to honor those who have served.

Address: 11712 Coral St, Huntley, IL 60142

Phone: 815-275-0645

Information: Details


Marengo

Memorial Day Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Visitation at various cemeteries, a band playing at the Fire Department, and culmination in a ceremony at City Cemetery.

Address: 101-199 N East St, Marengo, IL 60152

Phone:

Information: Details


American flag flagpole waving in the wind against clouds and blue sky.

Richmond

Memorial Day Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Join the American Legion at Stevens Park for a remembrance ceremony. Richmond Cafe will be providing refreshments after the ceremony.

Address: 10314 N Main St, Richmond, IL 60071

Phone: 815-678-4040

Information: Details


Spring Grove

Memorial Day Ceremony

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Ceremony to remember and honor those who died while serving in our Armed Forces

Address: 8105 Blivin St, Spring Grove, IL 60081

Phone:

Information: Details


Woodstock

Memorial Day Ceremony, Parade, and Exhibits

Date & Time: Monday May 30, 2022, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Honor our country’s heroes with a Memorial Day ceremony and parade.

Address: 121 W Van Buren St, Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone:

Information: Details

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