150th Anniversary Memorial Day Commemoration

Monday, May 28, 10:30 AM - 02:00 PM At Presidio Officers' Club Offered by:

Presidio Trust

Registration not required.

​The Presidio Trust, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the City of San Francisco invite you to be part of the official City and County of San Francisco Memorial Day Observance. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Presidio’s participation in the city’s annual ceremony, dating back to the establishment of this national day of remembrance in 1868. The ceremony will honor the one million Americans killed while serving in the U.S. armed forces and will connect the public to the commitment and sacrifices made by military personnel, veterans, and their families.

Parade with Veterans and the South San Francisco High School Marching Band

10:30 am – Beginning at Presidio Officers’ Club (50 Moraga Avenue)

Formal Ceremony with Military Dignitaries, Veteran Speakers, and Live Music

11 am to Noon – San Francisco National Cemetery at the Presidio

21-Gun Salute by the U.S. Army’s Pacific Division 75th Training Command

Noon – Pershing Square, Main Post

Community Picnic Gathering

Food for purchase, opportunities for community service, and activities for children

12 to 2 pm – Main Parade Ground