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2024 Memorial Day Events

May 16, 2024

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Memorial Day will be observed this year on Monday, May 27th to honor the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

?/Every year, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issues a proclamation in observance of Memorial Day to encourage all to remember, recognize and honor Americans whose sacrifices helped strengthen our Nation and improved quality of life for people around the world. 

There are numerous events happening around the state this Memorial Day that are listed below. Click here to view the Governor's proclamation. This list will continue to be updated as events are sent to us.


 NATIONAL & STATE CEMETERIES, SOUTH CAROLINA

MAY 27

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Florence National Cemetery

803 E National Cemetery Rd.
Florence, SC 29506

10 A.M.

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Fort Jackson National Cemetery

4170 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29229

10 A.M.

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Beaufort National Cemetery

1601 Boundary St.
Beaufort, SC 29902-3947

12 P.M. following parade at 10 A.M.

CLICK HERE for more information.

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M.J. Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery

140 Inway Drive
Anderson, SC 29621

10 A.M. 


Memorial Week Events

Aiken County Memorial Day Events

Aiken Memorial Day   Aiken Resource Fair

Saturday, May 25th

Aiken Memorial Day Parade (10am – 11:30am)

Aiken Memorial Day Parade Veteran Resource Fair (11:30am – 2:30pm) on Newberry Street

Horse Creek Memorial Day Ceremony (10am), sponsored by American Legion Post 153, Horse Creek-Midland Valley Veterans Park, 3187 Augusta Rd. Warrenville, SC 29851, with monument dedication to late Burnettown Mayor Hector Rodriguez (U.S. Army)

Monday, May 27th

North Augusta Memorial Day Ceremony (11am), sponsored by American Legion Post 71, Wade Hampton Veterans Park, 226 Georgia Ave, North Augusta, SC 29841 (in case of inclement weather, the event will be held at American Legion Post 71, 333 E Spring Grove Ave, North Augusta, SC 29841).

Aiken Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony (11am), sponsored by Aiken County Veterans Council, Aiken County Veterans Park, 1435 Richland Ave E, Aiken, SC 29801 (in case of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Horse Creek Academy gymnasium, 1200 Toolebeck Rd, Aiken, SC 29803).

USSVI Denizens of the Deep Submarine Veterans Base (12pm) will be having a Memorial Day Tolling of the Boats on Eternal Patrol Service, located at VFW Post 5877, 116 Midway Circle, Aiken, SC 29803.

VFW Post 5877 Memorial Day Service starting at 2pm, 116 Midway Circle, Aiken, SC 29803


Cedar Creek Resort Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

May 24 - 27

Cedar Creek Resort


3rd Annual Palmetto Heroes Hike

May 25

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Memorial Day Dance & Potluck

May 25

Memorial Day Dance & Potluck

 


4th Annual Memorial Day Remembrance Event

May 25

Remembrance Event

 


Orangeburg County Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26

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York County Memorial Day Ceremony

May 26

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Lancaster County Memorial Day Program

May 26

Lancaster Memorial Park

 


Unity Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27

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Caughman Harman Funeral Home Memorial Day Service

May 27

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Memorial Day West Columbia Church Service

May 27

Church Service


Chapin Town Hall Memorial Day Event

May 27

Chapin Memorial Day Event


Sumter County Veterans Association Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27

Memorial Day Flyer Final

 


Walterboro Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27

Memorial Day Flyer 2024 Waterfall Plaza