Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer 2018 with a ton of exciting events on Long Island. The holiday weekend isn’t complete without the parades. Here are some of the best Memorial Day parades to check out this month.

Hempstead
Everyone is invited to attend the Village of Hempstead’s 133rd Annual Memorial Day Parade. There will be banners, floats and more. Legion Square, 160 Marvin Ave., Hempstead. 2:30 p.m. May 27.

Plainview-Old Bethpage
Parade lasts about one hour and ends at Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park on Washington Ave. Ceremony honoring local veterans to follow. 700 Old Country Rd., Plainview. 8:30 a.m. May 28.

Bay Shore
Bring the whole family! Lanier Lane and Main Street. 10 a.m. May 28.

East Meadow
Begins at East Meadow High School and ends at Veterans Memorial Park. 10 a.m. May 28.

Farmingdale
Main Street and Village Green. 10 a.m. May 28.

Garden City
Starts at Cherry Valley Avenue and 10th Street and ends in front of the village’s war monuments in front of the Garden City Public Library. 10 a.m. May 28.

Long Beach
Begins at Ohio Avenue and West Beech Street at and ends at the reviewing stand on Park Avenue in front of City Hall. 10 a.m. May 28.

Malverne
The parade will begin on Church Street. Marchers will parade through the Westwood Section. The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held immediately following the parade at the Gazebo in Reese Memorial Park. 10 a.m. May 28.

Massapequa Park
Begins on Broadway and Commonwealth Avenue in Massapequa; moves south on Broadway, east on Clark Boulevard to Park Boulevard to Front Street and travel west to Brady Park. 10 a.m. May 28.

Northport
Located at Village Park. 10 a.m. May 28.

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