Memorial Day commemorates the lives of armed servicemen who’ve been lost while serving our country. Many people also celebrate the official start of summer on this holiday weekend. We’ve compiled a list of the top local events all across southern California happening this Memorial Day weekend below…
May 27 – 30, 2017 from 10am to 6pm
This three day festival is a veteran Memorial Day event and has been around since 1972. The Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce calls the festival, “the largest arts and crafts fair in Southern California.” The event features musical cover bands across two stages, food, artisans and more. Kids have plenty to do as well with a carnival featuring a 30-foot slide, mechanical rides, and a petting zoo complete with pony rides.
Canoga Park 28th Annual Memorial Day Parade
Canoga Park, Chatsworth, Surrounding Locations
May 29, 2017
Are you in the area and enjoy a good parade? You’re in for quite a show. This one has been around for 28 years. Celebrate this patriotic event amidst an array of floats and live music! This is a truly festive way to pay tribute to the holiday.
Third Annual MAINopoly: Taste of Main Street
May 28, 2017
This event is only in its third year, and is already building a reputation as a must-see event. This event is not memorial day specific, but is happening memorial day weekend and will allow attendees to contribute to good causes such as fundraising for Heal the Bay and Summer SOULstice. Watch as Bay Street transforms into a live action Monopoly board game. Enjoy food, drinks and more!
44th Annual Topanga Days County Fair
May 27-29, 2017
Another incredible outing for Memorial Day weekend, the 44th Annual Topanga Days County Fair will be a place for folks to get out on the holiday weekend. Attendees can enjoy dozens of rock bands , delicious food for ever palate, competitive games, a parade, and endless activities. You don’t want to miss this memorable event!
Santa Maria Cemetery Memorial
Santa Maria, 1501 S. College Drive
This memorial event will honor those in the armed forces that have lost their lives in service to our country. It will feature speakers including Lieutenant Colonel Peter A. Aguirre, 381st Training Support Squadron commander at Vandenberg Air Force Base and Michael Stadnick, master of ceremonies. The event will also feature the reading of 112 military members who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Madonnari Street Painting Festival
May 27, 28, 39
This festival will feature the incredible chalk work of street painters (Madonnari) on pavement featuring large scale, pastel images. The event will take place in Mission Plaza and benefits the Children’s Create Project, a nonprofit arts education program in Santa Barabara serving 50,000 children in 100+ schools.
Harbor Lawn – Mt. Olive Memorial Park & Mortuary Memorial Day Ceremony
This event will feature a ceremony at 11 a.m. to honor fallen serviceman. It will feature speakers such as Major General William J. Mall, Jr., a retired Air Force pilot and first commander of the 23rd Air Force. The Orange Empire Chorus will be performing. A flyover will occur during the ceremony.
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