It’s Memorial Day weekend, with the Hopewell Borough parade on Sunday at 1 pm, and the Pennington Parade on Monday at 11 am.
Local veterans groups will also be holding memorial services over the weekend – in Hopewell Township on Saturday, and Hopewell Borough and Pennington before the parades on Sunday and Monday, respectively.
The Hopewell Valley Veterans Association (HVVA) will conduct an observance at the Veterans Memorial at Woolsey Park on Saturday afternoon.
The Hopewell Valley American Legion Post 339 also will conduct cemetery and monument services at multiple locations on each of these days – as listed below.
The public is welcome to attend these services.
Memorial Day Weekend Services
The schedule for Memorial Day weekend services is summarized below. See the full schedule for more information and the timing of each of these services.
== View Full 2023 Schedule of Veterans Memorial Day Weekend Services (PDF) ==
Saturday, May 27, 2023, 9 to 11 am: Hopewell Township Services – Harbourton, Titusville, Pennington
- Harbourton Cemetery
- Titusville Methodist Church
- Titusville Presbyterian Church
- Pennington Methodist Church
Saturday, May 27, 2023, 11 am: Hopewell Valley Veterans Association – Woolsey Park
- Woolsey Park Veterans Memorial
Sunday, May 28, 2023, 9 to 11 am: Hopewell Borough Services
- Highland Cemetery
- Stoutsburg Cemetery
- Hunt Family Cemetery
- St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church
- Hopewell Fire Department
- Hopewell Old School Baptist Church
- Hopewell Elementary School
Monday, May 29, 2023, 9 to 10 am: Pennington Borough Services
- St. James Roman Catholic Church
- Pennington Presbyterian Church
- Masons Lodge
- Pennington African Cemetery
- Old Sun Bank
More on Memorial Day Activities
Posts on Memorial Day parades and activities
See also Town Events and Veterans Organizations
Memorial Day Parades
- Hopewell Borough Memorial Day Parade – 1992
- Hopewell Scenes – Memorial Day 1950 – 1990
- Hopewell Memorial Day Parades – 1960s & 70s
- Memorial Day 1967 – Eagle Bakery
- Memorial Day Snapshots – Behind the Scenes – 1960s and 2005
- Hopewell Memorial Day Parades c. 1950
- Hopewell Parade Videos 1946 – 1948 – Memorial Day & 1948 Firemen’s videos
Memorial Day and Related History
- Memorial Day – Hopewell’s First Fatality in WW II (1943)
- V-J Day in Hopewell (1945), as reported in the Hopewell News
- 1940s Hopewell Videos – Hopewell Honor Roll
Memorial Day Observances
- Hopewell Memorial Day Weekend Parades and Veterans Services 2023
- Memorial Day Weekend Veterans Services 2022