WESTPORT — The theme selected for floats in this year’s Memorial Day parade is “Honoring Veterans Now and Forever,” according to an announcement from the Westport Veterans Council.

Certificates will be awarded to floats in the following categories: best development of theme, best youth organizational float, most creative, best community organization, most colorful and the best overall float.

The annual parade on Memorial Day — this year, May 30 — will get underway at 9 a.m. on Riverside Avenue.

A community memorial service will follow on Veterans Green following the parade.