Friday, May 23, 2014

Cape & Islands - Memorial Day 2014 - Let Summer Begin!

Centerville parade Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. It is also a day that we remember our own deceased relatives and friends. Memorial Day weekend has come to be the official start of the summer season on Cape Cod.

sand castle flagFor a history of Memorial Day visit the US Memorial Day website. Weekend events include parades and ceremonies in Brewster, Bourne, Buzzards Bay, Centerville, Eastham, Falmouth, Orleans, Sandwich, Wellfleet and Yarmouth. Also, Cape Cod Cares For Our Troops will sponsor its 10th annual 24 hour "Troops in the Spotlight" observance beginning at 11:00 AM Sunday at the Kmart Plaza on Route 132 in Hyannis. See our calendar for these and more scheduled events.

life-guard chairIn most towns, Memorial Day weekend officially opens the beaches for the season. Please be familiar with the rules, and get a beach sticker if you plan to spend the weekend in the sun, salt, and surf!

field of plastic flamingosNow is the season for lawn flamingos, straw handbags, white jeans, flip flops, soggy beach towels, sandy floors, non-stop company and to make reservations before going out to dine on Cape Cod!

Looking for a place to stay this summer, visit our Cape Cod Lodging Directory. Memorial Day wishes from all of us at

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