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Several Pittsburgh-area Memorial Day parades canceled due to inclement weather

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Several Memorial Day parades and activities throughout the Pittsburgh area have been canceled due to inclement weather in today's forecast.

Heavy rain and storms are in the forecast with potential for flooding, damaging winds, or even an isolated tornado throughout the day. 

Here are some of the boroughs and areas that have canceled their planned parades and ceremonies.

Bethel Park

All ceremonies and the parade have been canceled in Bethel Park. 

ATTENTION: All Memorial Day ceremonies and the Memorial Day Parade in Bethel Park tomorrow have been cancelled due to forecasted inclement weather.

Posted by Municipality of Bethel Park on Sunday, May 26, 2024

Smithfield Borough

The borough said that a collective decision was made to cancel the parade and service out of safety for everyone. 

Castle Shannon Borough

The Castle Shannon Borough Memorial Day parade has been cancelled, according to Police Chief Ken Truver.

The department thanked all of the event organizers despite the cancellation. 

Elizabeth Borough

The parade and festivities in Elizabeth Borough have been canceled. The VFW Post 7632 says that a makeup day has not yet been set. 

Armagh Borough

Armagh's Memorial Day parade has been canceled.  The Armagh/East Wheatfield Vol. Fire Company will be hosting a speaker at Noon inside the firehall along Route 56 Highway East.

Bolivar Borough

The Armagh/East Wheatfield Vol. Fire Company said that Bolivar and Robinson's parade has been canceled. 


The Emsworth Memorial Day Parade, which was scheduled for 10 a.m., was canceled, Emsworth VFC said in a Facebook post.

The Emsworth Memorial Day Parade scheduled for 10 AM today has been cancelled. Please help us spread the information!

Posted by Emsworth VFC on Monday, May 27, 2024
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