Floral tributes are strewn into the Fox River by the mayor and members of the Elgin Navy Club and Marine Corps League
For details about Elgin's 2023 Memorial Day Programs
Flag Donations Sought By Memorial Day Group
The Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association is seeking the donation of flags and financial contributions to buy new flags for the city’s Memorial Day program at Bluff City Cemetery.
For a link to a YouTube of our
2021 Bluff City Cemetery program,
Elgin offers four Memorial Day Programs
Mount Hope Cemetery
1001 Villa Street, 830 am
There will be a Catholic Mass along with a combined color guard, rifle salute, and playing of Taps.
Lakewood Memorial Park
30W730 US 20, 9:00 am
A service to honor those buried at Lakewood Memorial Park will be held at the cemetery’s Garden of Honor. Learn More>
Elgin Veterans Memorial Park
274 N. Grove Ave., 9:30 am
Organized by the Elgin Navy Club, this program pays tribute to veterans interred at sea.
Bluff City Cemetery
945 Bluff City Blvd., 11:00 am
An Elgin tradition since 1868, this years' program will also include...