The entire Cristine Clark & Jamie Gilman Team would like to say thank you to those who have given their lives in service to our country. Memorial Day is a time to honor those heroes and to celebrate the beginning of the summer season. There are plenty of ways to enjoy this holiday weekend in and around North County. Here are some of our favorites.
Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony – Oceanside
The Veterans Association of North County will be holding a remembrance ceremony on Memorial Day at 10 am. This association welcomes all veterans, active-duty military and their families and provides support as well as a full calendar of events throughout the year. Check out their website for more information to learn more about the services they offer.
Vista Strawberry Festival – Vista
Did you know Vista was once the unofficial strawberry capital of the world? The Vista Strawberry Festival pays homage to the town’s history and takes place on Sunday, May 27, from 8 am to 6 pm. Enjoy carnival rides, live music, a craft beer garden, costume contests, and, of course, strawberries!
Legacy Week – Downtown San Diego
Celebrate our heroes and learn about America’s military heritage during Legacy Week in downtown San Diego. Taking place at the USS Midway Museum onboard the longest-serving aircraft carrier of the 20th century, you and your family can enjoy a wreath memorial ceremony, fun family activities, a concert and much more. Events take place from May 26 to May 28.
American Heritage Car Show – Escondido
Do you love old cars? Then you’ll certainly enjoy the American Heritage Car Show happening in Escondido on May 26. The event takes place from 9 am to 3 pm and includes an eclectic display of pre-1974 domestic or imported cars, a pancake breakfast, live entertainment, beer garden, vendors, and more.
Mt. Soledad’s Memorial Day Ceremony – La Jolla
If you haven’t visited the Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial yet, it’s worth the trip. Mt. Soledad’s Memorial Day Ceremony takes place on May 28 at 2 pm and will include a commemoration ceremony and the presentation of a plaque dedicated to Ulysses S. Grant. The stunning historic landmark also features breath-taking ocean views and is a great place to take the kids for a day out.
Valley Center Western Days – Valley Center
The Valley Center Western Days is a fun-filled family event in nearby Valley Center. Over the course of the weekend, you can enjoy a chili cook-off, library carnival, Marshal’s Posse shoot-out, a pancake breakfast, a pie-baking contest, and a big parade. The event was created to promote the western history of the town, and the community really gets into the spirit of things.
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If you’d like more information about buying or selling a home in North County San Diego, please click here to contact the Cristine Clark & Jamie Gilman Team or call 760-758-1211. We love real estate and we are here to answer all your questions on your terms. We hope you and your loved ones have a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.