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Honoring Our Heroes: A Sunset Ceremony

Public Notice: Long Beach Commemorates Memorial Day with Sunset Ceremony (5.15.24)

Join us for Honoring Our Heroes: A Sunset Ceremony, a free, family-friendly event to commemorate Memorial Day on Sunday, May 26, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Honor our fallen military service members and celebrate the rich history of the Navy in Long Beach. Honoring Our Heroes takes place at the Navy Memorial in Shoreline Aquatic Park (200 Aquarium Way) and features: 
  • Live patriotic music with the Navy Band Southwest Harborside Brass Quintet 
  • An information fair with several local, historical, veteran-led and veteran-serving organizations represented  
  • A Kids Zone 
Program includes:
  • 5:50 p.m. - Flyovers with historic aircraft  
  • 6:00 p.m. - Exhibition drills by Lakewood High School’s NJROTC  
  • 6:45 p.m. - A brief program with keynote speaker Patricia Jackson Kelley, Lt. Colonel, US Army, retired, and other special guests 
  • 7:10 p.m. - Sunset Flag Ceremony with the playing of Taps 
Limited free and paid parking are available in the Navy Memorial lot. Additional paid parking at the Aquarium/Queensway Bay Garage (99 Aquarium Way).  

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