(WETM) — The following parades, events, and observances will be held in the area during this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. The list will be updated with events as more information is released. If you see an event that’s not listed, send us a message so the list can be updated.

Parades May 30th

Elmira – Starts at 9:30 – Lineup at Park Place next to Elmira College,  Turning left onto Roe Ave.  Proceed on Roe turning right on Davis St. stay on Davis to the entrance to Woodlawn National Cemetery.

Elmira Heights – 11:00 — Assemble on Oakwood Ave. Turn right onto 13th St.

Painted Post – 10:00 a.m. – Painted Post Fire Department, the event will end with a Fallen Firefighter Memorial and Celebration at the fire station.

Hornell Parade Route – 9:30 a.m. – Assemble on Bank St.  Turn right onto Main Street.  The parade goes to Burger King.  Ceremony to follow in Veterans Park.

Avoca – Lineup at 9:30 a.m. starts at 10:00 – Haines Air Strip, Carrington St. Avoca N.Y. Confirmation is needed for line-up preparations. Contact Roger Briggs at 607-566-2280 or Marcia Rowe Smalt at 607-566-2111

Millerton Pa. – Lineup from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Millerton

Knoxville Pa. – Lineup at 12:30 p.m., starts at 1:30 p.m., Starts at the community center, ends at the cemetery on boatman road.

Penn Yan – 10:00 a.m. The parade will start on E. Main Street at Lake Street and proceed down Main Street ending at Court Street. A ceremony will follow on the lawn of the old courthouse.

Horseheads Parade Route – 2:00 p.m. – Sponsered by the American Legion. Assemble on W. Broad St. 

Horseheads Parade Route

Other Events

Horseheads – Cherry Grove Cemetary Observance Sunday, May 29 – 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Chicken BBQ at the Horseheads American Legion starts at noon on Monday.
  • Live music will be held at the legion from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday.

Woodlawn National Cemetary – Program celebrating the life and legacy of John W. Jones at his grave in Elmira’s Woodlawn Cemetery on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Jones buried over 2000 confederate soldiers at the Elmira Prison Camp and his extensive record-keeping helped Civil War Historians. It will feature spirituals sung by the Dorothy Cotton Jubilee Singers under the direction of Dr. Baruch J. Whitehead of Ithaca College.

Corning – Memorial Day Picnic, 65 Glen Ave, Corning, NY – May 30th, 1 p.m.

Elmira – Eldridge Park, The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the National Vietnam Memorial will be on display at Eldridge Park in Elmira. Sunday, Jun 29, 4 PM – Mon, Jul 4, 4 PM

Town of Southport – Memorial Day Service at Fitzsimmons Cemetery on Maple Avenue on Monday, May 30th, 2022 at 8:30 a.m.

Dansville – Memorial Day BBQ, 134 Main St, Dansville, NY, May 30th 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.