Memorial Day parade and events at the Coliseum

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The annual Memorial Day Parade on Parnell Avenue, sponsored by the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations, will be held Monday, May 27 at 11:00 a.m., with a ceremony immediately following the parade.

The parade line up will start at 10:00 a.m. at the corner of State Street and Parnell Avenue. The parade will start at 11:00 a.m. and travel north on Parnell Avenue to the Memorial Coliseum.

Guests attending the Memorial Day ceremony will be directed to enter the Parnell Avenue employee parking lot entrance at the west side of the complex. The ceremony will be held immediately following the parade just outside of the Coliseum Memorial Hall at the Veteran’s Plaza.

This year’s parade theme will be “Service To The Community.”

Additionally, the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations will hold their annual watchfire event from 9:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24 until 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at the Veterans Memorial Shrine, located at 2122 O’Day Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818.

For more information about the Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony, visit the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations website