San Diego’s 54th Annual Cabrillo Festival – September 30, 2017, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The 2017 Cabrillo Festival will be held at Naval Base Point Loma on Saturday, September 30 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The base is located at the south end of Rosecrans Street and ADMISSION IS FREE. There will be music, dancing, children’s activities and foods of Spain, Mexico, Portugal, and American
During the Wreath Ceremony on December 16, 2017 at Miramar National Cemetery, the men and women who served and their familes will be honored.
Program begins promptly at 9am, followed by wreath laying.
Indian. There will be a display of Kumeyaay hunting and fishing artifacts, and a 16th Century Spanish soldiers living history encampment. Re-enactment of Cabrillo’s landing on Ballast Point begins at 1:00 PM.
- Click here for additional information about the Festival.
- Click here for more information about Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo.
The San Diego Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution Chapter (SARSD) will have a Display Table and Flag Display in the park area near the food booths. Chapter members will be present to answer visitors questions about the goals of National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution and the activities of the San Diego Chapter.
Veterans Day Parade – November 2017 on Harbor Drive
The 2017 Parade starts at 11:00 am November 11 on N Harbor Drive. The Start Line is in the vicinity of the Fountain Plaza in front of the County Administration Building.
The one mile route proceeds south on N Harbor Drive past a long row of grand stands, and past the Wyndham Bayside Hotel, and past the B Street Pier, to Broadway where the route turns left onto Broadway for one block to Pacific Hiway, and turns right onto Pacific Hiway to proceed south for two blocks to end at G Street and the Dismissal Area.
Parade Viewing Areas offer great viewing along the entire Route from the Start Line south.
No Viewing Areas or spectator access are available behind (north of) the Start Line, including the sidewalks behind the Start Line, which are within the Marshaling Area and is closed to all persons except Parade Staff and parading entrants who are Marshaled prior to their Starting orders.
Excellent viewing along N Harbor Drive and on both sides of Broadway between N Harbor Drive and Pacific Hiway, and on both sides of Pacific Hiway between Broadway and G Street.
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Wreaths Across America – December 16, 2017
During the Wreath Ceremony on December 16, 2017 at Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery, Miramar National Cemetery, and Greenwood Memorial Park the men and women who served and their familes will be honored by placing a wreath at their gravesites.
For information about each of these locations, please click on their names below: