Memorial Day Weekend 2022 is upon us here in the Capital Region.

It's shaping up to be a beautiful end of the weekend in the Albany area, with temperatures in the mid-to-high 80s hitting the area on Sunday and Monday. With spring turning to summer, and a drop in COVID-19 cases nationwide, outdoor events are once again a thing of the present.

Memorial Day is an important holiday in the United States. It's a day dedicated to doing something that we should do everyday: honor the members of our armed forces. If you're looking to combine the day of remembrance with a day outside with the family, there are a few events you might want to consider checking out.

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Albany.com, the "Guide to Albany's Capital Region", has put together a list of the parades and events happening around the Albany area as part of Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

As part of the festivities, there are four traditional parades happening in neighboring areas, perfect for you and your family to pull up the lawn chairs and enjoy in the nice weather. Meanwhile, for those looking to mix a meal into the day's events, there's a barbecue happening, as well.

Aside from those, there are traditional ceremonies, festivals, and other forms of family fun going on in the Capital Region, with something likely to fit every family's need. Here are the events that we can confirm are happening this weekend, in a list that will be updated as more information becomes available around the region.

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