Memorial Day

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The memorialMemorial Day Commemorative Ceremony
Monday, May 27, 2019
9 a.m.
Veterans Monument, 15429 Bothell-Everett Hwy (at Library Park).
The ceremony includes remarks from the mayor, a prayer from the Mill Creek police chaplain, a laying of a wreath, singing of the National Anthem by the Mill Creek Chorale, and a flag raising ceremony. Community members will have an opportunity to pay their respects by laying carnations at the monument to honor those who have given their life in the service of our country.


Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019
11 a.m.
Main Street in Mill Creek
(Between LA Fitness,15024 Main St., and City Hall North, 15720 Main St.)

The parade through Mill Creek Town CenterJoin the Mill Creek community in honoring those who have died in active service to the United States at the largest Memorial Day parade north of Seattle.  The emcee will be located by University Bookstore (15311 Main St / corner of 153rd Street SE).

The Grand Marshal of this year’s parade is the USS Ralph Johnson Sailor of the Year Maurice Groves.

Military and veteran groups, community groups and other entrants in the parade include:

  • 1925 Fort Model TT Truck
  • 1928 Ford Roadster
  • 1934 Chevy Coupe Hot Rod
  • 1934 Ford Pickup
  • 1938 Olds Bus Coupe
  • 1945 MB with 82nd Airborne Markings
  • 1951 Chevy Sedan Street Rod
  • 1952 Dodge Radio Command Truck
  • 1955 Strawberry Truck
  • 1961 Pontiac Ventura
  • Air Force Recruiting
  • American Legion Post #127 Honor Guard
  • AMVETS
  • Bothell American Legion Post #127
  • Bruins Youth Cheer
  • Cub Scouts – Boy Scouts of America Pack 66
  • Everett Public Schools NJROTC Color Guard
  • FV433 British Abbot Tank
  • GI Foundation
  • Girl Scouts – Unit 222
  • Kamiak Youth Cheer
  • Kitty Llama Love
  • Mill Creek Community Food Bank
  • Mill Creek Little League
  • Mill Creek Police
  • Mill Creek Police Car 410
  • NW Vietnam Korean Veteran Association
  • Overlake Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
  • Pink Zebra Cheer
  • Puget Sound Honor Flight
  • Reflections School of Dance
  • Safe Splash
  • Snohomish County Emergency Radio System (SERS)
  • Snohomish County Fire District 7, Honor Guard
  • Snohomish County Fire District 7, Engine 76 and Ladder Company 72
  • South Snohomish Police Honor Guard
  • USS Ralph Johnson Crew
The public is invited to visit display tents along Main Street that have historical memorabilia from the NW Veterans Museum from World War I, II, the Korean War, and Vietnam War. There also will be static displays of antique military vehicles along Main Street to give attendees something to look at between the commemorative ceremony and the parade.

Traffic access will be impacted in preparation for the parade.
  • Main Street between 148th Street SE and City Hall North will close for parking between 10 a.m. and noon.
  • The northbound turn lanes on Bothell-Everett Highway will be blocked off at 151st Street SE, 153rd Street SE and 156th Street SE at about 10:30 a.m.; southbound traffic can still make right-hand turns onto those streets.
  • 153rd Street SE will be blocked to through-traffic at about 10:45 a.m. and will reopen after the parade goes by.
  • From Mill Creek Blvd, traffic can turn north on Main Street, but will be diverted to an access road south of Run 26.
  • Finally, the north LA Fitness parking lot will close at 6 a.m. for parade staging; patrons can park in the south lot, but are advised that once the parade starts, access in and out will be temporarily stopped.
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AMVETS Post #2018 - Mill Creek veterans have organized an American Veterans Post. The Post is open to all active duty, reserve, retired and discharged veterans. If you would like more information on the post, please fill out this form and one of the members will contact you.