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May
29
Carry The Load - Dallas Memorial March -2022
By Event Southwest

This annual DALLAS MEMORIAL MARCH is free and open to the public and is a fund-raising event to support military and first responder charities. Base camp is hosted in Reverchon Park from 9 a.m. Sunday until 1:30 p.m. Monday and includes a kid’s zone (bounce houses radio sponsor activities on small stage), a secured overnight camping area, a VIP area with BBQ pit for private outdoor grilling, live entertainment, opening and closing ceremonies and amplified sound. Food, beverage (nonalcoholic) and merchandise will be sold. There will be no amplified sound before 8 a.m. or after 10 p.m.

This event also includes three march/walk components:

1) The NATIONAL RELAY WALK-IN departs at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, May 29 from Chase Bank at 4236 Wycliff Avenue (police escort needed), travels south on Oak Lawn Avenue, left on Maple Avenue, and enters Reverchon Park. Shuttle buses are available to transport participants to the start at Chase Bank. The opening ceremony takes place when participants of the National Relay enter the park.

2)The CITY STREET PEDESTRIAN MARCH departs from Reverchon Park at 4:30 p.m., travels right on Maple Avenue, left on Carlisle Street, left on Cedar Springs (against SB traffic only), at Turtle Creek, transition to NB side to walk with traffic, continue to Lemmon, U-turns at Lemmon Avenue, continues southbound on Turtle Creek Boulevard back into Reverchon Park.

3) Participants that want to continue the march will transition to The KATY TRAIL MARCH at 5 p.m. and may continue walking loops on the trail throughout the night until 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 30.

The closing ceremony is Monday, May 30 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Setup at Reverchon Park begins at 7 a.m. on May 25 with the erection of tents (ten – 10’x10’, eight – 10’x20’, two – 10’x30’, two – 15’x15’, four – 20’x30’, one - 20’x20’, four – 20’x30’, one – 40’x45’, one – 40’x50’, one – 40’x60’ and one – 90’x30’), one mobile stage (24’x32’x48”) and a standard forklift. Teardown will be complete by 5 p.m. on May 31. Story boards will be installed along both the city street walk route and the trail. Street closure apparatus will be removed by 5 p.m. May 31.

 

Date
May 29 - May 30
Time
9:00am - 1:30pm
Location
3505 Maple Ave
3505 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
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