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 151stanniversary of the Presidio’s participation in this 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 share with the public the commitment and sacrifices made by military personnel, veterans, and their families. Music by Tiffany Austin and the Travis Brass.
Event: Memorial Day Commemoration
Date: Monday, May 27
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
10:30 a.m.: Parade with Veterans, Presidio Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Avenue
11 a.m.-noon: Formal Ceremony, San Francisco National Cemetery at the Presidio
Noon: 21-Gun Salute by the U.S. Army’s Pacific Division 75th Training Command, Pershing Square, Main Post
Noon-2 pm: Community Picnic, Main Parade Ground. Bring a picnic or enjoy food available for purchase.
Place: Pershing Square; San Francisco National Cemetery; Presidio’s Main Parade Ground
Phone: (415) 561-4323
Price: Free, with food for purchase