There are a bunch events in the Tampa Bay area for Memorial Day. Here we are highlighting five of them. If you are looking for a way to honor those that gave it all for our country this weekend then these are a way to do so.
Memorial Day is known as the unofficial start of summer. Kids are getting out of school and it is nice and warm outside. Memorial Day is really a national holiday for honoring the military members who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The first time Memorial Day was observed was on May 30, 1868. It was known as Decoration Day. It was celebrated every May 30th until 1970. In 1971, Congress named it Memorial Day. It is now celebrated on the last Monday in May.
The Tampa Bay area has many Memorial Day events. The Tampa Bay Times has a list of 32 of them from small to large events. If you are looking for something to do to honor those that gave it all for our country then there is likely to be something near you.
Finally, if you getting together with family and friends to enjoy this weekend just remember the reason why we have this holiday. Below is a list of five Tampa Bay area events.