Memorial Day Activities near Gerstad Communities

Memorial DayFor some, Memorial Day weekend means the end of the school year, a long-awaited trip to the beach, or that first boat ride on the lake. While you may be eager to get your summer fun started, it’s important to recognize all of the honorable men and women who have served our beautiful country! Here’s our list of ways to celebrate Memorial Day 2018, all convenient to your Gerstad home.

Memorial Day Parades and Celebrations

McHenry: The Memorial Day Ceremony begins at 10 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. There will be a brief parade and placement of the ceremonial wreath at St. Patrick’s Cemetery and in the Fox River, concluding with taps and a rifle salute.

Fox River Grove: The Memorial Day Parade begins at 8:30 a.m., starting at Algonquin Road School and ending at the baseball diamond at Lions Park where a program will be performed.

Richmond: Locals are invited to Stevens Park, Broadways and Main Streets for a Memorial Day Service at 10:30 a.m.

Woodstock: The Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade beings at 10 a.m. at Woodstock Square. A ceremony will follow immediately after the annual parade.

Crystal Lake: Locals will gather for the Memorial Day Parade & Cemetery Service at Crystal Lake Central High School for a memorial service conducted by Crystal Lake American Legion Post 171.

Lake Geneva: Beginning Friday, May 25, a variety of Memorial Day activities will begin at Lake Lawn Resort. Indoor and outdoor fun is planned, as well as a sizzling pig roast buffet.

This Memorial Day weekend, take some time to celebrate the true reason for Memorial Day, and then celebrate the holiday with a day on the water, at the park, or relaxing with family or friends – our conveniently-located new home communities are near some of the best attractions.

At Gerstad Builders, we are thankful for those who have given their lives in the line of duty, all our active and retired military personnel, and the service they gave to our country for our freedom.