Memorial Day Kicks Off With Parades Around The Area (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

May 26, 2014 Updated May 26, 2014 at 5:16 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Memorial Day is a day to salute those who have fallen in combat and that is what the Memorial Day Parade is all about it.

Hundreds of people showed up to watch the annual parade and also to watch a special ceremony at the Memorial Coliseum. The ceremony served to honor those who served the country and paid the ultimate sacrifice for their service.

Waynedale and Adams County also held parades, among others in the area.

For a look at today's Memorial Day Events, click on the video.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

© Copyright 2016, A Quincy Media broadcasting station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.