10 Best Memorial Day Parades and Events in Iowa!

This Memorial Day Weekend, start your celebrations early with a host of different events in Iowa ranging from BBQs to Pancake Breakfasts and memorial parades, taking place between May 26-29, 2023.

Memorial Day Weekend at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, Monticello,IA

May 26, 2023
Gather the family and spend Memorial Day Weekend enjoying all the fun at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Monticello, IA. Be ready to participate in crafts and games, as well as the adult bags tournaments, fishing tournaments, golf cart parade, and more! There will also be a DJ spinning all weekend long.

Memorial Day Weekend BBQ, Keosauqua,IA

May 26, 2023 at 6:00pm
Enjoy a delicious Barbecue Brisket or Pulled Pork meal on Hotel Manning's back patio this Memorial Day Weekend. Listen to the cool sounds of The Galvanators while admiring Thad Crane's pottery exhibit, selected participant of the folk school's two-week mentorship program. Don't miss this great event at Hotel Manning - Riverview Inn and Standard Motor Lodge.

Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Whiskey Springs, Hamburg,IA

May 27, 2023 at 1:00pm
Whiskey Springs in Hamburg, IA is hosting a Memorial Day Weekend Celebration on May 27th, 2023. Enjoy live music from Darren Spahn and Shadow Ridge, as well as BBQ specials. Come out and have a fun time!

Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway - Memorial Weekend, Dubuque,IA

May 28, 2023 at 5:30pm
Experience the thrill of motorsports at the Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway this Memorial Weekend. Watch daring drivers compete in SLMR Super Late Models and IMCA Weekly Racing classes. Then, catch the hot laps on May 28th at 5:30pm, followed by the main event.

Memorial Day Weekend - Xpedition Band, Corwith,IA

May 28, 2023 at 8:00pm
Head on over to 110 Wayne Street in Corwith, IA this Memorial Day Weekend and get ready to move your feet! Xpedition Band is performing, and admission is only $10! Come enjoy great music with a beverage garden and food available.

Memorial Day at Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Johnston,IA

May 29, 2023 at 6:00am
This Memorial Day, join the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum for a day of remembrance and celebration. Guests can explore the museum and learn about Iowa's rich military history, as well as honor and remember those who have given their lives for our freedoms. The museum will also be offering family friendly activities throughout the day.

Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast, Central City,IA

May 29, 2023 at 8:00am
Come down to Falcon Civic Center on May 29th for a delicious breakfast! Enjoy all you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, and cinnamon rolls at our annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast. Kids 5 and under can enjoy the meal for free. Don't miss out!

Memorial Day Celebration, Des Moines,IA

May 29, 2023 at 8:45am
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery invites you to join them in honoring veterans at the Memorial Day Celebration on May 29, 2023. The event will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, 1 NE 60th Ave, beginning with bagpipes and an honor guard of Iowa Patriot Guard Riders entering the cemetery on their motorcycles. Refreshments will follow the ceremony, and the "Avenue of Flags" will be flying throughout the weekend.

Memorial Day Ceremony, Keokuk,IA

May 29, 2023 at 12:00pm
The Keokuk National Cemetery will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 29, 2023. This solemn event will provide a moment for the public to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. A respectful and moving ceremony, this event is sure to honor all who have given all.

Memorial Day Parade, Indianola,IA

May 29, 2023 at 12:00pm
Gather in Indianola Square on May 29 to commemorate Memorial Day with a stunning parade! This event will feature patriotic music, marching bands and colorful floats that you won’t want to miss. Come join the celebration and honor our nation’s heroes!

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