Today was the annual Bay Ridge Memorial Day Parade, and this 146th edition of the parade has been going on in Bay Ridge for the past 21 years. The motto for this year would be “Lest We Forget” and its important that we never let this be the case to all our brave men and women who fought so hard and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The parade would start on 87th Street and 3rd Avenue (my parents old block actually) and travel up to Marine Avenue heading to Fourth Avenue where it will end at Cannonball Park. It’s actually John Paul Jones Park but everyone calls it that.
The parade began with a little bit of Rolling Thunder. I snagged it on video using the ever trusty Panasonic Lumix. This time around it would be the only video that was captured as I figured I did not need to get the pipe and drum corps this time around like I did on St. Patrick’s Day.
I’ll toss some comments in now and then during the presentation but will mostly be letting you enjoy the parade as it passes by in order to let you feel like you are there watching it along with me. Enjoy.
It was interesting to find the classic and hot rod cars hitting the procession at various points as opposed to one lengthy run of them. For me this broke up the presentation a little better. I snapped at least one shot of every single car but do not know what too many of them are. If you know just private message me on our Official Facebook and I will append the image.
That’s all we have for this little adventure my friends so please stay tuned for more stuff and of course my likely coverage of the Bay Ridge Fourth Of July parade. Thanks for staying with us for all of these images because I know there were a lot of them. The parade stuff is best presented as a whole and not in parts. Ciao.
Official Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memorial_Day