Memorial Day Services & Events

Monday, May 29, 2023

Brainerd, Minnesota and the Brainerd Lakes Area

Celebrate Memorial Day in the Brainerd Lakes Area! Memorial Day services and celebrations are held throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area. We invite area guests to join our Memorial Day Services as we honor our Military on this day of remembrance.

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Brainerd Memorial Day ceremonies are planned for Monday, May 29, 2023

  • 9:00 am: A wreath will be thrown in the Mississippi River from the Laurel Street Bridge.
  • 9:45 am: Short ceremony at the All-Veterans Memorial at 4th and Laurel Streets.
  • 10:30 am: Parade north of Washington Street on 3rd Avenue NE to Evergreen Cemetery.
  • 11:00 am: Main half-hour ceremony, with the BHS Band, will be at Evergreen Cemetery.
    • In case of rain, the ceremonies will be moved to the Brainerd National Guard Armory, 1115 Wright Street in south Brainerd, at 11 am.
  • 12:00 – 2:00 pm: Lunch at the Brainerd American Legion, 708 Front Street, for veterans and families.  There will be a free-will offering.