City of New Roads Announce A Salute To All Veterans Memorial Day Celebration
Four-Day Events Kicks Off Summer Family-Fun
The City of New Roads announces a four-day event to take place this Memorial Day weekend. A Salute to All Veterans in The Prettiest City on the Water Memorial Day Weekend Celebration begins Friday, May 28, continuing through Monday, May 31, in Downtown New Roads. 
This four-day spectacular event will feature live entertainment and carnival rides for children, all on False River – in the Prettiest City on the Water. The Annual Blessing of the Boats will take place Sunday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. in front of the pavilion on Morrison Parkway.

“What better way to begin the summer than with a Memorial Day Celebration in the Prettiest City on the Water,” says Mayor Dukes. “This celebration is a great way to get outdoors and support the local economy while honoring the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom while serving our country.”

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, May 28th

1 PM – 7 PM DJ Robo

5 PM – 10 PM Carnival Rides

7 PM – 9 PM August Heat

Saturday, May 29th

12 PM – 10 PM Carnival Rides

1 PM – 7 PM DJ Robo

7 PM – 9 PM Esco Soul Music

Sunday, May 30th

12 PM – 10 PM Carnival Rides

2 PM Blessing of the Boats

Monday, May 31st

5 PM – 10 PM

This event is free to the public. New Roads is the premiere spot for fun starting this Memorial Day weekend. For more information, visit


City of New Roads

211 West Main St.



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