Memorial Day reminds us to appreciate the sacrifices made by the soldiers who have lost their lives fighting for our freedom. This year, Memorial Day falls on May 29th. Have you committed to any Memorial Day activities yet? For inspiration, check out this short list of activities to try in and around your city this year:
Veterans of War Memorial Day Event
Dana Point Veterans of War Post 9934 presents this annual Memorial Day Event held at Pines Park in Capistrano Beach. This special memorial for all fallen veterans of all wars with flowers to be placed on a memorial for loved ones and friends who served our country and have passed on. A special presentation of Marine Corps traditional empty boots ceremony honoring those who lost their lives defending our country.
34941 Camino Capistrano
Capistrano Beach, California
The Greatest Generation and US Marines Saluted in Fullerton Memorial Day Service
Free to the public, the program is sponsored by the nonprofit American Veterans Memorial Association and the City of Fullerton. Members of the public including all veterans, especially the World War II veterans whom Tom Brokaw appropriately named “the Greatest Generation,” are invited to attend.
Loma Vista Memorial Park
701 E. Bastanchury Road