Memorial Day Celebrations California

San Pedro Memorial Day Ceremony

Memorial Day Celebration May 27, 2019, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Battleship IOWA
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA 90731
Free events on the pier. Active, Reserve and Retired Military may tour Battleship IOWA for free,

Parking is available at the Cruise Terminal Parking Lot. Please enter at Swinford Street and Harbor Boulevard.
Self-guided tours and ship admission tickets will be available for purchase.
Adults (ages 12-61) start at $17.95
Seniors (ages 62+) start at $14.95
Children (ages 3-11) $9.95, children ages 2 and under do not require an admission ticket.

Battleship IOWA Museum honors those who served with a special remembrance pierside on Memorial Day, with support from Supervisor Janice Hahn (Fourth District), Councilmember Joe Buscaino (District 15), and the Port of Los Angeles.

 Free Pierside Memorial Day 

  • 10:15 a.m. Remembrance ceremony kicks off festivities 
  • San Pedro City Ballet's patriotic dance performance 
  • Kids Zone with Face Painting, arts and crafts
    U.S. 99 rock band performs patriotic tunes
  • Veteran-owned businesses and Military vehicles on display
  • Food trucks
  • Beer tastings from San Pedro Brewing
  • AM 870 The Answer on-site game booth
    Battleship IOWA ticketed guests can place an American Flag on the fence (dockside) 

About Battleship IOWA
Battleship IOWA now serves as a not-for-profit historic naval ship museum after service more than 70 years ago,  deployed to the South Pacific in the early years of World War II. Battleship IOWA Museum is open to the public daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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