BEAUFORT, S.C. (May, 23, 2023) – City of Beaufort offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in honor of Memorial Day.
Capital Waste Services will also be off on that day. All waste and recycling services are pushed back a day, so that Monday trash pickups will take place on Tuesday, and so on.
A Memorial Day parade will be held on Monday in Beaufort beginning at 10 a.m. The parade will begin on Boundary Street and take the traditional route through downtown Beaufort, ending at the Beaufort National Cemetery.
The Parris Island Marine Corps Band will be participating as will other representatives from area military bases. Veterans’ organizations will also be marching.
At noon, the Beaufort National Cemetery will hold a ceremony in honor of Memorial Day. Dr. Sarah Kindschuh, a forensic anthropologist with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, will be the speaker. The commemoration will include a wreath-laying ceremony, a moment of silence, and the playing of Taps. The public is invited to attend.
We wish our residents, businesses, and visitors a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!