Memorial Day Weekend is here! Although this weekend always holds a lot of summertime fun and celebration, it is important to remember the reason for the holiday. Throughout the Suncoast, the communities in our area will be honoring our active and retired military service members and saluting those that made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our great nation. Check out these great community events taking place this Memorial Day.

 

Manatee County Veterans Council's Memorial Day Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 9:00 am

Location: Veterans' Monument Park (8209 Natures Way, Bradenton)

 

Sarasota Memorial Day Parade

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Downtown Sarasota (starts at Osprey and Main, ends at JD Hamel Park)

*Stay at the park for the Memorial Day Ceremony starting at 11:00 am.

 

Venice Memorial Day Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 10:00 am

Location: Patriots Park (800 Venetia Bay Boulevard, Venice)

 

Annual Memorial Day Concert

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Philippi Estate Park (5500 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota)

Cost: $5 per adult, FREE for children 12 and under

 

The Nick Flerlage Team extends a huge thank you to all of the brave men and women of our armed forces and wishes everyone a Happy & Safe Memorial Day.