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MEMORIAL DAY PARADE May 05, 2016

Memorial Day Parade Route       Parade Application

The Coos Bay Annual Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Coos County United Veterans Parade Committee will be held Saturday, May 28th at 11:00 a.m

The parade begins at 4th Street and Golden Avenue and ends at 2nd Street and Golden Avenue.  The length of the parade is approximately one mile.  

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday, and it commemorates U.S. soldiers who died while serving in the military.  All citizens who would like to honor these Americans who have served are encouraged to join Coos Bay Mayor Shoji and North Bend Mayor Wetherell to walk in the Memorial Day Parade.  “Rain or shine, it’s fun and meaningful to be in of the parade,” said Mayor Shoji.  “Bring the family and wear your red, white, and blue.”  You are also encouraged to carry fresh greenery and/or flowers from your yard.

If you would like to join Mayor Shoji and Mayor Wetherell in the Memorial Day Parade, please contact Jackie Mickelson in the City of Coos Bay’s City Manager’s Office at 541-269-8912. 

If you wish to have your own entry into the parade, mail your parade application to Parade Entry, PO Box 3164, Coos Bay, OR  97420; or for information, contact Coos County United Veterans Parade Committee Chairperson Bill Kehler at 541-888-6556.  

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