May 19-29, 2023, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
900 Dover Drive at 16th Street
Newport Beach, CA
CEREMONIES HELD ON: Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 20, 2023 & Memorial Day Monday, May 29, 2023
NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. — If you happen to be in the Newport Beach be sure to see the Field of Honor in Castaways Park, 900 Dover Drive. The annual event recognizes the service of all men and women of the American military forces on Armed Forces day weekend (usually the third Saturday in May.) Approx. 1,776 American flags with yellow ribbons and commemorative pictures or memorabilia are assembled and installed by volunteers on hilltops overlooking Newport Bay. Approx. 8,000-10,000 visitors attend Field of Honor and some purchased flags for the fundraiser produced by the Exchange Club of Newport Harbor. The City of Newport Beach has supported the cause, as well as more than 20 corporate sponsors.
Past info: Parade before ceremony leaves Newport Harbor High School (15th & Irvine Ave.), to Westcliff Drive, to Dover Drive, to Castaways Park. Includes Wells Fargo stage coach, local dignitaries and military personnel.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.