Making the most of the Memorial Day weekend is often about spending time with friends and family, honoring those who have served our country and finding activities that lend to the idea this is the unofficial start of the summer season. When you’re a traveler who values time outdoors and is looking for a place packed with Memorial Day activities, consider a trip to Cape Cod this year. From parades to military ceremonies, there is a long list of events worth taking part in while you’re here. While the beach, seafood shacks and lighthouse visits are always worth putting on the itinerary, the Memorial Day Cape Cod weekend provides some special moments you won’t want to miss out on.

Sandwich Memorial Day Parade

Beginning at 10:00 am in Sandwich on Memorial Day, guests are invited to come and observe the Memorial Day Parade organized by The American Legion Post 188. The parade begins at Water Street and as it progresses through town, wreaths are honorably placed on memorial sites. The Parade ends at the Sandwich Library where a ceremony honoring those who have served our country proudly will take place.

Provincetown Ceremony this Memorial Day on Cape Cod

If your Memorial Day Cape Cod stay has you located near Provincetown, be sure to be at the town hall by 11:00 am. Guest at this holiday event will enjoy the U.S. Coast Guard’s presentation of the colors as well as live music. To top it all off, guests are treated to a ceremonial volley salute in honor of the men and women that have proudly served in the military over the course of U.S. history.

Falmouth March

When you’re searching for a Memorial Day on Cape Cod event that provides interactive participation, consider making your way to Falmouth for the Memorial Day March. All guests are invited to arrive starting at 9:45 am to participate in the march honoring military men and women. The route begins at the Village Green and winds its way through town with a designated endpoint at the Public Library.

Plan Your Cape Cod Stay

If you’ll be on Cape Cod for Memorial Day, let the team at New England Vacation Rentals take care of your accommodation needs. Our friendly and knowledgeable professionals are here to make sure you’re booked into a beautiful Cape Cod rental that provides the space, style, and comfort you need for a great getaway. Contact us today for more information on our many properties and to begin planning your Cape Cod adventure.