A Weekend of Remembrance: Memorial Day ceremonies and events in Southcentral

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Published: May. 23, 2019 at 8:09 PM AKDT
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Monday is Memorial Day, and we’ve got a list of ceremonies and events happening around Anchorage.

U.S. Navy Brass Quintet

To kick off Memorial Day weekend, an open-air concert is being held by a visiting U.S. Navy brass quintet. That will be at the Alaska Aviation Museum on Friday, May 24, from Noon to 1 p.m. The concert is free to the public.

Anchorage Remembers Memorial Day Ceremony

Downtown on the Delaney Park Strip from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., at the Park Strip Memorial. It is free to the public.

Fort Richardson National Cemetery Memorial Day Celebration

Noon at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson

Memorial Day BBQ at Post 1

American Legion Jack Henry Post 1 hosts this event from 1 - 5 p.m. Monday. Dnager Money is playing. Menu includes roasted pig, ribs, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and plenty of sides and desserts.

Wasilla Memorial Day Ceremony

12:15 p.m. ceremony at the new site of the Mat-Su Veterans Wall of Honor at the old site of Iditarod Elementary School, on Wasilla-Fishhook Road.

Wasilla Amvets Post 11 March

Local Amvets Post NO. 11 will lead a march from the Wasilla Post Office down Main Street to the Cemetery. Participants will leave the Post Office at 10:45 a.m. and conclude at the gravesite of a soldier.

Anchorage Corvette Association Memorial Day Car Show

At the Northway Mall on Monday, May 27. That event runs from noon until 4:00 p.m.