Bridesburg Memorial Day Parade

Neighbors line the streets in Bridesburg for the annual Memorial Day Parade. (credit: John Ostapkovich)

Fallen War Vets Honored At Annual Memorial Day Parade In Bridesburg

Several streets in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia were lined with people and filled with marchers for Monday’s annual Memorial Day Parade.


Veterans salute the graves of fallen soldiers during a wreath-laying ceremony at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Bridesburg. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

One Of Philadelphia’s Oldest Memorial Day Parades Marches Through Bridesburg

The parade traditionally begins with a wreath laying ceremony at Holy Redeemer Cemetary. But, organizers say last year they came close to not holding the event due to lack of funds, but the community held fundraising drives.