Join the Town of Fairfield on Monday, May 29th, 2023 at 10am for their Annual Memorial Day Parade!!
If you’ve been to this in prior years or if this is your first year attending, we wanted to give you some tips & info about where to park, where the parade route runs throughout our Downtown Area and what to bring. Before and during the parade, swing by St. Paul’s Church on Old Post Road for some Pancakes from 7am – 12pm! Or after the parade, stop by the Fairfield Museum and History Center for their Memorial Day Open House from 12pm – 3pm!
Line of March: The line of march will run EAST from South Pine Creek Road, along the Post Road to the Fairfield Library, then it turns SOUTH along Old Post Road to Flint’s Corner, then turns EAST along Old Post Road, passing the Town Green and continuing beyond South Benson Road.
Parking: No parking will be permitted along the parade route. Please take notice of temporary “No Parking” signs along the route (South Pine Creek Road to Bungalow Ave. East side of Reef Road from Oldfield Road to Crescent Road. South Pine Creek Road from St. Anthony’s Church to Post Road). Fairfield Police start to block off the street about 1 HOUR prior to the start of the parade.
Places to park (if you don’t have a Beach sticker) – Sportsplex, Train Station, Bob’s parking lot, Marshall’s parking lot. Be prepared for lots of traffic after the parade!
Chairs and Blankets: ANYWHERE is a great place to sit – you can’t go wrong! Parade goers are permitted to begin laying chairs/blankets along the parade route beginning Sunday morning, May 28th. Please do not leave anything of value to save spots. Usually people leave blankets, chairs, tarps, or American Flags. Please be cautious of other parade goers items.
Must-haves for Families: Sunscreen, water, snacks, blankets, fans, strollers or wagons for the kids (if you have one) incase it is a long walk to and from the parade route.
Road Closures: No traffic will be permitted along the parade route beginning at 9:30 AM. No through traffic will be permitted on South Pine Creek Road after 9:00 AM. Expect delays and plan an alternate route if not attending the parade.
Weather: IF the weather is hazardous, the Town of Fairfield will call off the Parade by 6am on Monday morning.