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Waukesha Main Street Parade Memorial Dedication & Remembrance

Collage of Waukesha parade memorial images
The Waukesha Parade Memorial Dedication and Remembrance Ceremony is scheduled for November 21 at 4:39 pm

On Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at 4:39 p.m., the City of Waukesha will gather together on the two-year anniversary of the parade tragedy to dedicate the Main Street Parade Memorial. We will honor the lives we lost, support those we are still suffering and come together as a community. This ceremony will take place at the Five Points intersection in Downtown Waukesha (near 279 W Main St.).

Healing Hearts and The United for Waukesha Resiliency Center will be on hand for resources and support. Blue glow bracelets will be handed out thanks to Educators Credit Union.

Following the Dedication ceremony, all are invited to engrave a clay tile at the Clarke Hotel in their Banquet room (314 W Main Street)  as part of the Waukesha Strong Tile Project. The tiles that are created will be placed in The Parade Memorial at Grede Park. The cost of the tile is $25 with proceeds going to the Parade Memorial Fund.

The inscription that will be on the memorial shown in the photo above reads as follows:

Like ribbon woven, we are stronger together
One ribbon representing the victims
One ribbon representing all that were affected
Looking through an open heart upon the City
A symbol of healing and strength
In tragedy our community unites

Dedicated to those who lost their lives, were injured, and all who were
touched by the tragedy at the Waukesha Christmas Parade

  • Event Organizer: City of Waukesha
  • Start Date: November 21, 2023
  • End Date: November 21, 2023
Hours Open

4:39 pm start time

  • Street Address: Five Points Intersection in downtown Waukesha
    279 W. Main St.