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Memorial Day: How to honor our troops in San Diego


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Memorial Day

May 24th, 2018

As the month of May comes to an end we get closer to one of America’s best weekends. Memorial Day Weekend. To make sure you all get the most out of this fun-filled weekend while honoring all of those who have served our country, here are some of the fun things going on during Memorial Day near AV8.

Jazz Fest

Memorial Day Jazz Fest

Liven things up this Memorial Day weekend and head on over to Carlsbad. Join in on great tunes for their three day Jazz Fest. This year, you can enjoy the sounds of Maxwell, Toni Braxton, Erykah Badu and more! As far as tickets are concerned, a single day ticket starts at $65, and 3-day tickets start at $195. You can also look forward to delicious food such as pulled pork and jambalaya. So get yourself a seat now and get grooving this Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day Legacy Week

Memorial Day

Starting May 25th at 10 AM, honor our heroes during San Diego’s Legacy WeekHappening at the USS Midway Museum, this event is the heart and soul of Memorial Day commemoration in San Diego. There are so many activities to attend while celebrating. There is a Wreath Memorial ceremony, a benefit concert, interactive exhibits, and more. If anything, this is a way for anyone to truly honor all that our troops have done. Do know that you can attend this ceremony all weekend, up until the 28th at 6 PM.

Festivals and Family Fun

Memorial Day Festivals

There are also tons of fun events you can have with the family this weekend. On May 27th you and the family can indulge in strawberries at the Vista Strawberry Festival. Best of all, it is free! For those of you without families, we highly suggest attending the Santee Street Fair and Craft Beer Festival on May 26th. If those options do not work, you can never go wrong with a visit to the San Diego Zoo or Balboa Park

As you can see, there is no shortage of events near AV8 to celebrate our veterans this weekend. So mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate. Happy Memorial Day everyone!  


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