Memorial Day unofficially kicks off summer for many Americans.  Here is our list of the top 5 events happening in the area this holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Cedar Lane Family Street Festival in Teaneck- May 29th

The annual Cedar Lane Family Street Festival in Teaneck will be held once again on Memorial Day this year.  The festival kicks off at 11:00 am and will run through 6:00 pm.  This family-friendly event will feature food, live entertainment, children’s activities and more. For more information about this event visit here.

Cliffside Park Memorial Day Celebration- May 29th

All residents are invited to Cliffside Park this Memorial Day to honor our past and current military personnel. Enjoy free refreshments at the firehouse following the memorial service.

City of Englewood Memorial Day Parade- May 29th

Enjoy Memorial Day with a patriotic parade through Englewood on the 29th of May.  The parade starts at 10:00 AM at Palisade Avenue.

The Borough of Rutherford Memorial Day Parade- May 29th

The borough of Rutherford will be holding a Memorial Day parade honoring all who have served. This year’s parade theme is “March in Memory of Veterans Who Gave Their Lives in All Wars and Conflicts.” The parade will start at 9:00 am.

Mahwah’s 28th Annual Fishing Contest-May 27th          

The 28th Annual Fishing Contest in Mahwah will take place on  May 27th at 10 am.  Held once again at Silver Creek Pond this event is always a family favorite.  The contest is open to all residents of Mahwah and proof of residency will be required.  There will be prizes for those between the age of 5 to 13.  More information is available here.