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Memorial Day Celebrations and Events

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Memorial Day Celebrations and Events *Updated May 24, 2017

19 – 28 – Carnival – Orange Park Mall (Belk and Dick’s Parking Lot) – The hours of the Carnival are Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Friday 5:00 pm – midnight; Saturday 2:00 pm – midnight; Sunday 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm.

26– Memorial Tribute Ceremony – 11:30 am - Fleming Island Business Park – The event will honor our community’s police and military members who gave the ultimate sacrifice while protecting us. Guest Speaker: Marc Ballgae of Aviation Recruiting, Retired Air Force Chief Master Sergeant.

27– Memorial Day Parade and Family Celebration – 10:30 am – 2:00 pm - Fleming Island Plantation Village Square– This is a special event that the Plantation produces annually to honor our fallen heroes as well as those currently serving our country. The Village Square will be filled with vendors, food trucks, live music and fun for the kids.

27 – Food Truck Takeover – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm - Orange Park Town Hall - Hey Orange Park, we're back! Join us for our Food Trucks Takeover! We are bringing you the area's premiere food trucks that can't wait to serve you!

27 – Memorial Day Ceremony - 10:00 am - Jacksonville National Cemetery at the Flag Pole, 4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218

27– 28 – Clay County Watermelon Festival – Clay County Fairgrounds – 10am – 5pm, Admission: $7 adults, $6 kids, Kids 2 and under are free.Family Fun & Festivities Inside & Out

28- Concert on the Green, St. Johns Country Day School – Bring your lawn chair or blanket so you can soak in the beauty of an outdoor concert by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra followed by fireworks.

29– Memorial Day Riverfest, Green Cove Springs – 10 am – 9:00 pm - Everyone is invited to the Annual Memorial Day RiverFest in Spring Park to enjoy the wide range of events including the Opening Ceremonies honoring local veterans. You’ll also delight in the food, arts and crafts booths and live entertainment. The day concludes with an amazing fireworks display at 8:45 pm.

29 – Camp Blanding Memorial Day Ceremony – 10:00 am – Camp Blanding Museum, 5629 SR 16 West – Hosted by colonel Matt Johnson, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center Commander, Keynote Speaker: State Representative Bobby Payne, District 19, Special Guest Speaker, Major General Ronald O. Harrison, U.S. Army Retired and former Adjutant General of FL.

29 – Memorial Day Remembrance, 11:00 am - Magnolia Cemetery, Orange Park – The town remembers in an annual Memorial Day service that is held at the Magnolia Cemetery on Kingsley Avenue. Join us for a flag ceremony, playing of Taps and words from special speakers.

29 – Memorial Day Ceremony – 9:00 am - City of Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Wall