EVENTS IN THE PARK
To reserve the Veterans Memorial Park, applicants must fill out the form at the link below. Applicants are responsible for obtaining any and all necessary permits and/or licenses for the event.
Memorial Day is observed annually on the last Monday in May and is set aside solely to remember and honor personnel who have given their lives for our country while serving in the Armed Forces. Each year on Memorial Day, an organized ceremony is held at the Park to honor these lost lives.
Veterans Day, observed annually on November 11, is a day set aside to thank and honor all those who served or are serving honorably in the military, both in wartime and peacetime.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, observed annually on December 7, is a day set aside to honor the 2,403 victims who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Due to wind issues and flag damage, a schedule began on November 16, 2012 for one US flag and one Wyoming State flag to fly during the winter season.
Listed below are the days flags are flown at all memorials in the Park between December and May.
|January 1||New Year’s Day|
|January 20||Inauguration Day (every fourth year)|
|Third Monday in January||Martin Luther King Jr. Day|
|Third Monday in February||Presidents’ Day|
|April 6||Army Day (Navy only)|
|April 13||Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (Army only)|
|April 14||Pan American Day (Embassies in Latin America)|
|May 1||Loyalty Day (Army only)|
|December 7||Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (half-mast all day)|
|December 17||Pan American Aviation Day (Embassies in Latin America)|