ANZAC Day

Dawn Service

 

ANZAC Day is observed on 25 April each year.

The City of Fremantle annual ANZAC Day consists of three events including of a dawn service at Monument Hill Reserve, a service in North Fremantle and a march through the city with a closing ceremony at the Esplanade Reserve.

There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service or ANZAC Day Parade in Fremantle

Dawn service

The Fremantle Dawn Service commences at 5.50 am on 25 April at the Fremantle War Memorial Monument Hill and is coordinated by the City of Fremantle in conjunction with the Fremantle Memorial Wardens.

Two large screens will be installed behind the monument, with a third screen installed further down the hill on the High Street side of the reserve so that all attendees can clearly see the service on the cenotaph. Expected conclusion of the service is approximately 6:30am.

North Fremantle Service

Gather around Fremantle's first war memorial and join members of the Fremantle City and Bicton-Palmyra RSLs along with the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club and students from the North Fremantle Primary School in remembering our fallen.

The Fremantle City and Bicton-Palmyra RSLs hold a service at this memorial every ANZAC Day and City of Fremantle is very pleased to be able to support this commemorative service.

Time: Assemble at 8.45am for a 9.00am start.  Expected conclusion no later than 9.45am

March and Closing Ceremony

Cheer on the marchers through the streets of Fremantle and follow the crowds back to the Esplanade for a closing ceremony.

For those participating in the parade, assembly is at 9:45am and step off is 10:15am.

The parade route is as follows:

Departing from the Esplanade Reserve along Marine Terrace, up Collie Street and left onto Pakenham Street, then right onto High Street, right at Market Street and along South Terrace, right down Essex Street and back along Marine Terrace to the Esplanade.

The parade concludes at the Esplanade Reserve where a Closing Ceremony will take place at 11:00am with an estimated conclusion time of 11:30am.

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