Kings Dominion FREE Military Days. Join us May 23-25 and as we pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE park admission to any active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D. Enjoy activities planned each day along International Street.
Busch Gardens: Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents.
Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival: May 22 – June 28. Take a delicious tour of the world’s most beautiful theme park at the Busch Gardens® Food & Wine Festival.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden: On Monday, May 25 (only) the Garden will offer FREE admission for military personnel and/or their dependents, with valid military ID card. Anyone else in the party (non-dependents) can receive half-price admission.
Virginia War Memorial Celebration: FREE. 10am-11am. Honoring all veterans and their families who remain vigilant to protect families everywhere. Special activities and Gov. Terry McAuliffe to speak. Thomas Jefferson High School Corps of Cadets Alumni Band to play patriotic music in the Shrine of Memory at 2pm.
The Virginia Memorial Day 12k, 5k Run, Walk, Roll: 8am.Giving back to those who gave – a race to benefit Wounded Veterans. Striker West Creek Field (in West Creek Business Park), located at: 12575 West Creek Parkway, Richmond, Va. 23238
Memorial Day Observances in Recollection. FREE. 10am. The event will begin at 10 a.m., Monday, May 25, at the Goochland Courthouse Green. Henrico Concert Band will begin its musical entertainment at 9:40 a.m. As our National Colors are presented and the event begins, you will enjoy a children of Goochland Patriotic Parade on the Green. All of our children in elementary grades up to 5th are invited to participate and should be present with their parents by 9:40 a.m. While they prepare for their march in at 10 a.m. on the Court House Green, they will be provided with individual American Flags to keep for future memories of this Memorial Day 2015. If you have questions, please contact me at (804) 708-0513.
Sandston Memorial Day Parade. FREE. 1:30pm. The American Legion Posts 242 and 144 are hosting the 7th Annual Sandston Memorial Day Parade on Williamsburg Road. This year’s parade theme is Honoring Korean War Veterans. Prior to the parade, a memorial service will be held at Seven Pines National Cemetery at noon. These events are to acknowledge and honor our veterans, especially those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Information: www.ehba.us/parade or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Sounds at Stony Point Fashion Park. FREE. 1pm.
Artillery Demonstration at Pamplin Park. 1pm. Free with park admission ($12.50).
Memorial Day Flip Flop Special at All Fired Up: On wear your flip-flops and you will receive 10% off your piece. This is available at both studio locations: Short Pump (360-3111) and Midlothian (744-5506).