Town of Bedford residents are encouraged to participate in a national day of remembrance. There are three parades and ceremonies held in the Town as follows:
Bedford Hills Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies
Sponsored by: Bedford Hills Fire Department and Bedford Hills Lions Club
Parade Starts: 9:00am sharp at BHES on Babbitt Road
Parade Route: Babbitt Road to Church Street BHCH, Main Street to the BHFD
Ceremonies: Are held at the BHCH WW I memorial followed by a ceremony at the end of the parade at the WW II, Korean and Vietnam war memorials at the intersection of Bedford Road and Main Street
Katonah Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Sponsored by: Katonah American Legion Post 1275 and Katonah Fire Department
Parade Starts: 10:00am sharp at Katonah Fire Department
Parade Route: Katonah Fire Department down Katonah Avenue up Parkway to Lawrence Circle. After the ceremony at the war memorials the parade continues from Lawrence Circle down Bedford Road to the Katonah Fire Department.
Ceremonies: Are held at the Lawrence Circle WW I,WW II and Civil war memorials followed by a ceremony at the end of the parade at the KFD bell honoring all veteran’s who were also volunteer firefighters.
Bedford Village Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
Sponsored by: Bedford Fire Department and Bedford Village Lions Club
Parade Starts: 11:15am Approx.
Parade Route: Starts at theCorner of Seminary Road and Pound Ridge Road right onto Pound Ridge Road (Route 172) to the Village Green.
Ceremony: Is held at the WW I, WW II, Korean, Vietnam and Gulf War memorials located at the flagpole on the Village Green. At the conclusion of the ceremony residents are invited to the BFD for light refreshments.
Town Picnic – Please Join Us! American Legion Post 1575 graciously is hosting a picnic at American Legion Hall, 136 Jay Street (right next to the Katonah Museum of Art). All Town Residents are invited. 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.