Memorial Day Weekend Community Events

Memorial Day Weekend Community Events
Posted on 05/18/2023
Flowers at Veterans Memorial at RiverwalkSRQ Vets Memorial 5K Hike
Saturday, May 27, 8 AM
This is the Eighth Annual Memorial Day 5K hike to honor the fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice and unite the local veterans and civilian communities while raising funds to support SRQ VETS and their efforts to help the local veterans. The hike will start at JD Hamel War Memorial Park and go through Downtown Sarasota. Cookout, music and inflatables for the kids and kids at heart.  

Sarasota National Cemetery Patriot Plaza
With recording artist Lindsey Graham
9810 State Road 72, Sarasota
Saturday, May 27
10 to 11:15 AM

Bradenton Marauders Military Appreciation Night
Presented by Suncoast News Network
Saturday, May 27, 6:05 PM
Includes post-game fireworks!

Tribute to Heroes Block Party
Lakewood Ranch Main Street
Sunday, May 28
Pre-Block Party: 6 PM
Parade Steps off at 7 PM
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The Manatee County Veterans Council's Memorial Day Service
Monday, May 29, 9 AM
Donald L. Courtney Veterans Park (located across the street from Bradenton Riverwalk, behind Manatee Memorial Hospital).

Know of any additional Memorial Day tribute events? Please contact Kelly Foster.