10 Best Memorial Day Parades and Events in North Carolina!

This Memorial Day Weekend (May 26-30, 2023), join in the festivities and pay tribute to the fallen with activities ranging from Memorial Day Trail Races to Memorial Day Raft Ups. With so much to do and see, you're sure to find something perfect to honor the heroes of our nation.

Memorial Day Weekend Raft Up, Tuckasegee,NC

May 26, 2023 at 5:00pm
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in style at the majestic Bear Lake Reserve! On May 26th, gather your friends, family, and plenty of BYOB for the ultimate lake experience - the Memorial Day Weekend Raft Up. Enjoy the sounds of a concert from the waters of Tuckasegee,NC!

Memorial Day Trail Race, Charlotte,NC

May 26, 2023 at 5:00pm
Experience a unique Memorial Day event at the U.S. National Whitewater Center! Run the trail system in your choice of a 5 or 8 mile race. Awards will be given for the top three male-female finishers in each age group. Enjoy an active weekend with friends and family and make lasting memories.

Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Event, Durham,NC

May 27, 2023 at 10:00am
Join military living historians from the American soldier of all time periods at Bennett Place State Historic Site to remember and pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice this Memorial Day. Learn about the history of Decoration Day and Senator John A. Logan's involvement in making it a formal national day of honor. Take a moment to reflect on the lives lost and thank those who bravely serve.

Memorial Day Benefit Golf Tournament, Tuckasegee,NC

May 27, 2023 at 10:00am
The Bear Lake Reserve in Tuckasegee, NC will host the Memorial Day Benefit Golf Tournament on May 27, 2023. This two person scramble golf tournament is open to players of all skill levels. Normal golf and cart fees are also required for participation.

First Fruits Farm Memorial Balloon Festival, Louisburg,NC

May 27, 2023 at 3:30pm
Come to First Fruit's Farm Memorial Balloon Festival located on 2595 E River Road in Louisburg, NC! Enjoy a variety of events such as canines in the clouds dog show, Johnny Orr, Tethered Balloon Rides, and Sumthin 4 Tha People Band. Watch the Balloon Mass Ascension, a Fireworks show and more! Don't miss out on this unforgettable event.

Carteret County Speedway - Memorial Day Classic, Swansboro,NC

May 28, 2023 at 4:00pm
Witness the excitement of Memorial Day Classic at the Carteret County Speedway! Watch the Southern Ground Pounders race along with a pair of Late Model Stock features with drivers from the LMSC, MS, B, LEG, SS, MC, and SGP divisions. Don't miss this thrilling event on May 28, 2023 at 4:00pm!

Chris Lockett Memorial Run, Murphy,NC

May 29, 2023 at 8:00am
On Monday May 29th, join us at Murphy High School for the Chris Lockett Memorial Run. This yearly event honors the legacy of Sgt Christopher Lockett and all proceeds will be donated to his Memorial Scholarship. Come out and run while supporting a great cause.

Memorial Day Program, Cornelius,NC

May 29, 2023 at 10:00am
Come out to Cornelius Town Hall Lawn to join in honoring our fallen military heroes in a special Memorial Day Program. Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to inspiring speakers, observe the raising of the flag, and join in a moment of silence. A special tribute is planned to recognize the sacrifice of all those who have served.

Memorial Day Veterans Ceremony, Lincolnton,NC

May 29, 2023 at 12:00pm
Gather with friends and family at East Court Square in Lincolnton, NC to pay tribute to our veterans this Memorial Day. This special ceremony will honor the men and women who have died serving their country and recognize the ultimate sacrifice they made. Join us to commemorate their service.

Memorial Day Bash, Summerfield,NC

May 30, 2023 at 1:00pm
Get ready for a Memorial Day celebration at Summerfield Farms! Enjoy live music, food trucks, and fun for the kiddos like playing with bubbles and splashing in the sprinkler. Don't miss out on meeting the goats and donkeys, shaved ice from Shaved Paradice and Ice Queen, and delicious eats from Taco Bros and Giannos Pizza Trailer.

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