Memorial Day means different things to different people. To families with kids, it marks the unofficial beginning of summer and the last long weekend before the kids are out of school for a few months. Here are some of the best events for celebrating Memorial Day with your family:

San Clemente Memorial Day Event 
Marine Monument
Park Semper Fi
Avenida Victoria
San Clemente, CA 92672
Date: May 28, 2018 From 2pm to 3pm

The City of San Clemente will be honoring all branches of the U.S. military, including soldiers and those who have made a sacrifice. Please join us as we honor them, in Park Semper Fi overlooking the SC Pier and ocean. All service members welcome. Meet our Marines from Camp Pendleton: 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, San Clemente’s adopted Marine Corps Unit.

Veterans of War Memorial Day Event 
Pines Park
34941 Camino Capistrano
Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
(949) 248-7696
Date: May 28, 2018 at 10am

The VFW Post 9934 and the City of Dana Point will present a beautiful Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28, in Pines Park, 34941 Camino Capistrano, honoring the sacrifices made by our nation to earn our freedom. The program will start at 10:00 AM. The program includes the Marine Corps Color Guard from Camp Pendleton. A special part of this program is the “Boots and Rifle” ceremony conducted by officers of Post 9934, and the bugle call, TAPS played by that master of the trumpet, David Longoria.

San Juan Capistrano Memorial Day Event
Los Rios Park
31747 Los Rios St
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Date: May 28, 2018 at 10am

VFW Serra Post 3801 hosts its annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony at the Field of Honor flag display in Los Rios Park. The traditional ceremony is open to the public and includes an invocation, keynote speaker and comments from the VFW, city dignitaries, Orange County Fire Authority and Orange County Sheriff’s Department. 

Laguna Hills Memorial Day Marathon
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Date: May 28, 2018

The 2018 event marks the 20th annual City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon, 5k, and 10K, Honoring the United States Marine Corps Dark Horse Battalion.
This favorite Memorial Day running event takes place in the beautiful Orange County cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Niguel. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities! With a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid's Run (1/2 Mile), there is something for everyone! All events and the Finish Line Expo will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, 2018.




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