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NC Fallen Firefighters Foundation Parade and Memorial


  • Saturday, May 6, 2017 8 am - 5 pm

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LOCATION: Nash Square Park - 200 W Hargett St

Come downtown to Nash Square Park for the Fallen Firefighters Memorial Parade and Memorial to honor the North Carolina firefighters that have died in the line of duty. The parade begins at 10 am followed by the memorial service at 1 pm.

Associated Street Closures:

Date:  Saturday, May 6

Associated Road Closures:

The following streets are closed on Saturday, May 6 from 8 am until 10 am for parage staging:

Hillsborough Street between W. Morgan Street and N. Boylan Avenue

St. Mary's Street between W. Jones and W. Morgan Streets


The following streets are closed on Saturday, May 6 from 9:45 am until 11:30 am for the parade:

Start on Hillsborough Street at N. Boylan Avenue and head east, right onto S. Dawson Street, and finish on S. Dawson Street at W. Martin Street.


The following streets are closed on Saturday, May 6 from 8 am until 5 pm for the memorial service:

W. Hargett Street between S. Harrington and S. Dawson Streets

W. Hargett Street between S. Dawson and S. McDowell Streets