Memorial Day Weekend is the kickoff of summer at the Shore, but don't forget what "memorial" means - it's a day meant to honor the members of our armed services to gave their lives to this country. Towns all over the state will be celebrating with parades, here's all the info you need.

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Brick Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 28th, 2018, 10:00am
The parade starts at the former Foodtown on Route 70 and marches onto Chambers Bridge Road to the Municipal Building, where a ceremony will follow.

Manchester Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 28th, 2018, 10:00am
The parade route starts at Commonwealth Boulevard and Southampton Boulevard, marching to the Grand Army Memorial in Pine Lake Park located at Wellington Avenue and Oakdale Street.

Toms River Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 28th, 2018, 8:00am
The parade route begins at the Kohl's Plaza on Main Street and continues down Washington Street and ending at the corner of Washington and Hooper Avenue.

Freehold Memorial Day Parade
Monday May 28th, 2018, 10:00am
One of the area's largest parades, with over 70 groups participating, ranging from military units, marching bands, fire departments, youth groups and more.

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