Patriots' Day Parade

2021 Event 

Please note that the 2021 Patriots Day Events have been moved to being virtual this year. Stay tuned for details!

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virtual Patriots Day 2021

Minuteman Media Network's Virtual Patriots Day Activities April 19th, 2021:

7am: Patriots Day Past - footage from our archives from past patriot's days, including the dawn salute 

8am: 2021 Virtual Patriots Day Celebration

9am: A Day to Remember - A Day to Remember is a lecture from 2009 sponsored by the Concord Library

10am: Our Tangible Past - Our Tangible Past is several clips from the National Parks Service highlighting different artifacts and places relevant to Patriots Day. 

Patriots Day programs will be available on or on channel 8, 9, and 99.

Event Layout

The Patriots' Day Parade goes forward rain, snow or muck and covers a route of approximately 2.5 miles.

Participants include:
  • Color Guards
  • Cultural and Youth Groups
  • Dignitaries
  • Minuteman Companies
  • Musicians

Dignitaries are from neighboring towns, the State, the nation, and several foreign countries with ties to Concord.

At the North Bridge there is a ceremony to commemorate the engagement between the Minuteman companies and British troops with a wreath laying ceremony. The parade continues across the North Bridge and returns to Concord Center.