Following a Memorial Service at 9 a.m., Malden’s Veterans Day Parade will return this year with a kickoff at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 11 at the Malden American Legion Post 69 at 75 Meridian St. This year’s parade route will differ from those in previous years. Parade participants will form up on Meridian Street heading onto Wigglesworth Street. The parade will proceed from Wigglesworth Street onto Main Street and will continue north turning left onto Pleasant Street. The parade will end at City Hall Plaza with a performance in honor of this year’s Grand Marshal, Cornelius “Connie” Murphy, who has served as Post Chaplain at Malden’s Post 69 American Legion.
For further information about the parade or to participate, please call the Malden Department of Veterans’ Services at 781-397-7139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All groups are advised to call the Department of Veterans’ Services to confirm that they will be participating in the parade and to provide the name of a point of contact and telephone number for the group.