NEW CANAAN — Due to the inclement weather, First Selectman Rob Mallozzi announced there will be an abbreviated Memorial Day parade route.

According to a release from Mallozzi, the parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. and proceed down Main Street to St. John’s Place. The route will continue up to Park Street before turning left into the Town Hall campus and proceed to the entrance of Town Hall, where the Memorial Day ceremony will take place at 10:15 a.m.

Mallozzi also noted that participation in the parade is “entirely optional at this point and time.