East County Memorial Day Weekend Ceremonies


Here is a list of local events celebrating Memorial Day in local cities across East Contra Costa County.

Saturday, May 27

10:30 am – Oakley Memorial Day Ceremony
The City of Oakley will hold its sixth Annual Memorial Day Observance Ceremony on Saturday, May 27th, 2017 at the Civic Center Park, 3231 Main Street beginning at 10:30 a.m.  Oakley’s program will include the Presentation of Colors, performance from the Freedom High School Choir, a student decoration of the memorial wreath, three ‐volley salute, taps, and more.

 Monday, May 29

9:30 am – Brentwood Memorial Day Ceremony
Sponsored by VFW 10789, Marine Corps League Det.1155, American Legion Post 202 Union cemetery Speakers, civil war cannons, liberty high school band, wreath laying, rifle salute, JROTC color guard.   Event is at the Union Cemetery  located 11545 Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood, CA

10:00 am – Antioch Memorial Day Ceremony
Celebrate Memorial Day in Antioch with a Memorial Day Celebration at the OakView Memorial Park (2500 E. 18th Street) for a gun salute, patriotic music, honors for police and fire, honors for veterans and special honors for veterans who passed away this year. Special guest speaker is MG Dan Helix, executive director for United States Volunteers.

10:00 am – Pittsburg Memorial Day Ceremony
Join the United Veterans Council of Pittsburg at 10:00 am at Veterans Memorial Park located at Harbor Street near Small World Park in Pittsburg for their Memorial Day Ceremony. For more information, Contact Ben Johnson (925) 7559-3444.