memorial day weekend events

We honor the men and women who have served our country with a memorial service, which includes military ceremonies such as, various honor and color guards; a military fly over; local dignitaries placing a wreath at the memorial, music and guest speakers.

memorial day events 

Great American Beach Party
May 28: Fort Lauderdale Beach at A1A and Las Olas Blvd.
Free. Live bands, kids zone, classic car show, sandcastle contest, art show, life-size beach games, U.S. military parachute team and a tribute to U.S. Armed Forces. Special performance: Sister Hazel

Memorial Day Kidz Fest at Flamingo Gardens
May 30: 9:30am-4:30pm. A great day just for the kids! This Memorial Day enjoy a pleasant day at Flamingo Gardens and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary with complimentary pony rides (10am to 4pm), butterfly encounter, animal presentations, kids games and activities, arts & crafts, bounce house, music and live entertainment, plus a few surprises!

Atlantic Coast Kayak
Atlantic Coast Kayak will pledge one hour of free paddling to the Wounded Warrior Project for every guest coming in from Friday, May 27 through Memorial Day, May 30

ceremonies & parades

City of Coconut Creek: Ceremony
May 30: 9-10am. Veterans Park, 3550 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek. Speakers and Coconut Creek Police Department Honor Guard. 954-545-6670.

City of Coral Springs: Memorial Day Celebration 
May 30: Veterans Park, 8601 Royal Palm Blvd, Coral Springs
Celebration begins at 9am.954-345-2200

Town of Davie: Memorial Day Parade & Service 
May 30: Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Rd, Davie
Parade at 10am, Service begins at 11am.

City of Deerfield Beach: Memorial Day
May 30: International Fishing Pier, 11am

City of North Lauderdale: Wreath-Laying Ceremony
May 30: 10am. North Lauderdale Veterans Memorial, at Kimberly Boulevard and Rock Island Road in North Lauderdale. 954-724-7061.

City of Pembroke Pines: Ceremony
May 30: 9am-12pm. Fletcher Art & Cultural Center. Presentation of colors, guest speakers and a wreath placing.  954-435-6525.

City of Plantation: Memorial Day
May 30: 9:30am. Plantation Veterans Park, 1776 Lauderdale West Drive. Speakers, Plantation High School Junior R.O.T.C. and Plantation Police Honor Guard. 954-452-2510.

City of Tamarac: Ceremony & Honor Wall Dedication
May 30: 10:30am. Veterans Memorial Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac. Call 954-597-3500.