Here is the official press release for the two parades to help you with parking and driving.

The annual Duluth Memorial Day Parade will start at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2019, on Grand Avenue in West Duluth/Spirit Valley.  The Parade will start at 59th Ave. W. & Grand Avenue, travel east on Grand Avenue to Central Avenue, turn south on Central Ave. to Ramsey Street, and turn left on Ramsey Street to disband.

Parade units will line up on 59th Avenue West between Raleigh Street and Grand Avenue from 10:30 a.m. until the start of the parade.  Parade units arriving to line-up for the parade should go to 59th Ave. W. and Raleigh St. for direction.

Grand Ave. from 59th Ave. West to Central Avenue, and Central Avenue from Grand Ave. to Ramsey St. will close to traffic from 12:00 noon until the parade ends at approximately 1:30 p.m.  For parade line-up, 59th Ave. W. between Raleigh St. and Grand Ave. will close to traffic from 10:30 a.m. until the end of the parade.

DTA buses and other traffic will be detoured around the Grand Avenue closure to Central Ave., Cody Street, and 59th Ave. W.

No parking will be allowed on along the parade route and line-up area.  No parking signs will be posted in the area.  Vehicles in violation will be ticketed and towed.  Motorists should be alert to detours and officers directing traffic.

The Gary-New Duluth Veteran's Memorial Ceremony :

The Gary-New Duluth Veteran’s Memorial Ceremony will also be held on Monday, May 27th, 2019, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Stowe Street between Commonwealth Avenue and 101st Ave. W. will close to traffic for this event from 07:00 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m.

Motorists are urged to drive with caution in the area of these events, and watch for barricades and pedestrians.

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