Patriots' Day 2010 Photos
2013 Photos coming soon!
Town Celebrations Committee
Lexington 300th Anniversary
Lexington Historical Society
Minuteman National Park
National Heritage Museum
10th British Regiment
Lions Club - road race
William Diamond Jr. Fife & Drum Corps
Edwin B. Worthen Collection at Cary Library
Lexington Chamber of Commerce
Merrimac Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
Patriots' Day in Lexington
The Battle of Lexington is commemorated every April on the third Monday of the month; the date is in 2013 is April 15. The highlight is a historical reenactment of the battle that pays tribute to those patriots who first fell on Lexington Green on the morning of April 19, 1775.
Program of the Day
for Patriots' Day weekend, April 13-15, 2013. A full range of activities in addition to the reenactment includes parades, the Liberty Ride, pancake breakfasts, and a road race. Other events occur in April along Battle Road. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early at all events for best viewing.
The afternoon parade is approximately two-and-a-half-miles long and begins at 2:00 pm sharp in East Lexington on Massachusetts Avenue, proceeds through downtown Lexington and ends on Worthen Road by the town pool.
For 2013 only the afternoon Patriots' Day parade was held on Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 p.m. This was part of a year-long 300th Anniversary celebration of Lexington's incorporation as a Town in 1713.
The reenactment of the Battle of Lexington, performed by members of the Lexington Minute Men Company and His Majesty's Tenth Regiment of Foot, is staged annually at 5:45 A.M. on Monday morning. This event evokes the revolutionary spirit that signaled the start of the American Revolution.