SEASONAL UPDATE
At Sharon Memorial Park the lawns are among our most important resources and we know how important it is to you that the grass looks good and well cared for. However, sometimes there are natural conditions that we have no control over that impact the grounds. When that is the case we want to share that information.

The limitations of our existing irrigation system and the impact of the high heat of summer are among the most challenging issues that we deal with, and this year is no exception.  As you are well aware, eastern Massachusetts is in another prolonged drought and due to water restrictions and the constraints of our irrigation, we will be unable to water and mow with our regular schedules until conditions improve.  Additionally, we will not seed for new grass until the cooler weather arrives in the fall because it will not grow under these conditions.

Also, please note that while areas of the lawn may turn brown, we want you to know that this is only the grass going dormant and is actually a genetic mechanism that it uses to protect itself.  As the weather cools it will return to green. All grass related issues and requests will be addressed as we head into the fall.

VISITING THE PARK
Our Welcome Center is open throughout the year Sunday through Friday (see our schedule of holiday closings) and there is always a Family Service Counselor on-site to assist you. Visitor Services Staff are also available to provide lot location maps and information, directions within the park, prayer books (to download a copy of our prayer book please click here: Prayer Book), yarmulkes and we can escort visitors if they are not familiar with a location.  A member of our staff will be happy to prepare these items for you.

Additionally, please note that when you are planning a visit to the park we offer the courtesy service of cleaning the plaque and grave area.  In the winter, we will clear a path to the location and clean off the plaque.  These services are time and weather permitting and please be sure to call ahead at least two days in advance.

Your safety is important to us. To enhance our beauty and serenity please:

  • Leave natural flowers only (no artificial flowers, balloons, pinwheels, plant hangers, baskets, or other items).  Please review our Floral Guidelines.
  • Do not place any stones or other hard objects on the bronze memorials. Potted plants, plantings, or digging are not permitted.
  • Return water bottles to the administration building.
  • Park vehicles on the roadways only.
  • Use vases from the months of April through November.
  • Refrain from recreational bicycling, roller blading and bringing animals to the park.
  • No solicitations of any kind are ever allowed on or about the grounds of the park.
  • Abide by the 10 mile per hour speed limit throughout the park.
  • A complete listing of rules and regulations are available in the main office.
  • For information about planting and seeding, please click here to view our policy.
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Please click here to read our COVID-19 information page before visiting the park.

Visiting Hours

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Main Park Gate open for visiting:
Sunday through Friday – 7:30a until roughly one hour before sundown.  Please note all other gates throughout the park will be locked before the end of business hours for the Welcome Center.  Please use the main entrance as the primary point of entry and exit.

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Welcome Center Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8:30a – 4:15p
Friday: 8:30a – 4:00p
Sunday: 8:30a – 4:00p
Sunday winter hours (Nov 1 – March 15): 8:30a – 3:00p

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Office Hours:
The Business office is open Monday – Friday:  9:00am – 3:30pm.  Please note, the Business office will be closed for all Jewish Holidays and Secular Holidays, including:
> New Year’s Day
> Martin Luther King Day
> President’s Day
> Memorial Day
> Juneteenth
> Independence Day
> Labor Day
> Indigenous People’s Day
> Veteran’s Day
> Thanksgiving Day
> Christmas Day

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Sharon Memorial Park gates, building, and Business Office will be closed for the following Jewish holidays
– Passover                  – Sukkot
– Shavuot                    – Shemini Atzeret
– Rosh Hashanah       – Simchat Torah
– Yom Kippur

On the following holidays the Business office and building are closed, but the park is open to visitors. There will be no funerals scheduled on these days.
– New Years Day       – Thanksgiving
– 4th of July                – Christmas Day

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Key Visiting Times
Mother’s Day
Father’s Day
Memorial Day weekend
The month of Elul prior to the high holidays
Anniversary of the death of a loved one.

Get directions to Sharon Memorial Park

For more information on the hours of operation and holidays call 781-828-7216.