Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations and Events

Memorial Day is more than just a major travel holiday for weekend vacations, tourism, and outdoor celebrations. It commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. A nation moment of remeberance takes place on Monday, May 30th at 3:00pm. So no matter where you are or what your doing stop and remember those who fought and are fighting for our freedom.

Queen Mary Salutes U.S. Military Personnel

The Queen Mary will offer FREE admission to all U.S. active and retired military personnel on Memorial Day. General Admission includes a self-guided tour and the Ghosts & Legends Show.
When: Memorial Day Monday, 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90802
Cost: Free for retired and active military with ID, regular price for all others
Parking: $12

Patriotic Memorial Day Programs at Forest Lawn

Patriotic ceremonies honoring veterans.
When: Memorial Day Monday
Where: Various Forest Lawn locations

Fiesta Hermosa in Hermosa Beach

Seaside arts and crafts festival with multiple entertainment stages and 270 vendor booths. There’s also a kiddie carnival, petting zoo, Doggie Costume Contest and Beer and Wine Garden.
When: Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday through Monday
Where: Directions and Map

9th Annual Memorial Day Yacht Party

SoCal’s Favorite Summer Kickoff Party is BACK for its 9th Year! Featuring 4 levels of Sun & Fun with a Game, BBQ, Club & Sun Deck on the 400 person Mega-Yacht in Marina del Rey!
Fantasea One Mega-Yacht
Dock 52: 13509 Fiji Way Marina del Rey, CA 90292
When:May 30th 2 00 pm – 8 00 pm
Why: Summer Kickoff Party on a Yacht!!
Price: $45.00
Purchase Tickets
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When: Saturday, May 23, 2009 12:15 pm10:00 pm
Wilshire Blvd. & Alvarado St. Los Angeles, CA 90057
Cost: Free
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance honoring Americans who died serving the nation during war. It is now celebrated in all States on the last Monday in May to ensure a three-day weekend.

The meaning and traditions of Memorial Day is to place small American flag on each of the gravestones of the fallen in service to our country at many cemeteries. Many households are now placing the American flags at their homes and some towns and cities hold Memorial Day parades on Monday.

More than 30,000 people usually attend this free annual weekend Street Fair and enjoy different type of foods, Arts & Crafts, free health screenings, free gifts, Carnival Rides Games, Live musical groups, a variety of products, services and information provided by all type of exhibitors.

JazzReggae Festival @ UCLA

With an annual attendance of over 30,000 and performances from legendary artists such as Erykah Badu, the Marley Brothers, and Jill Scott, the JazzReggae Festival has secured its place as the largest student-run event in the nation.
When: May 30 & 31
Where: UCLA Intramural Field
Purchase Tickets

We want to wish you a safe and happy Holiday wherever you celebrate this Holiday weekend


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