2018 Memorial Day Events, Services and Activities Hattiesburg MS
Memorial Day is just around the corner on Monday, May 28 and provides Pine Belt-area residents with the opportunity to celebrate the men and women of the armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice – from the Hattiesburg area and the rest of the United States. It is important that while you enjoy the holiday weekend with family and friends, you remember the real reason for Memorial Day. Find the perfect way to celebrate this year with this list of 2018 Memorial Day events, services and activities in Hattiesburg, MS.
35th Annual Hattiesburg Memorial Day Service
WHEN: Monday, May 28 at 9 a.m.
WHERE: Veterans Memorial Park in Downtown Hattiesburg
More than 173 Hattiesburg residents have given their last full measure of devotion in the service of the United States and the 35th Annual Hattiesburg Memorial Day Service is the perfect time and place to remember that sacrifice, say thank you and honor those men and women. Join veterans and local residents this Memorial Day at Veterans Memorial Park for the commemorative service. This service will include a keynote address, the playing of Taps, a selection of patriotic music, a formal salute and the reading of the names of each Hattiesburg veteran who has sacrificed.
WHEN: Wednesday – Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday Noon – 4 p.m.
WHERE: 305 E. 6th St. Hattiesburg, MS 39401
If you and your family are looking for things to do this Memorial Day Weekend, take a few hours and visit the African American Military History Museum in Hattiesburg. With exhibits that explore African Americans in the Revolutionary War, Buffalo Soldiers, veterans in World War II and much more, the museum is the perfect place to learn about the sacrifices made by many African American Hattiesburg veterans through the years. Contact the museum for more information about any Memorial Day activities.
With Memorial Day just a few short weeks away it is important to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women in the armed forces. Take a closer look at when and where you can honor these heroes with this list of 2018 Memorial Day events, services and activities in Hattiesburg, MS. Upgrade your summer this year and slide into the driver’s seat of the next-generation 2018 Toyota Camry today when you visit the Toyota of Hattiesburg inventory!