Wreaths Across America (WAA) – Now through November 27, 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 families will be honored by placing a wreath at their grave-sites.
Wreaths are $15 each, and as a fundraising partner of WAA, the San Diego Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution receives $5 for each wreath purchased through the chapter. The last day to order wreaths is November 27, 2017.
There are two means of ordering wreaths, online and by mail-order. Both are described below. If you want to purchase a wreath for a specific grave-site, you must order using the online method.
Online orders: To order online, click here. After reaching this page, scroll down and select the location in the lower left corner of the page.
Mail-order: To order by mail, there is a form to download, complete and mail to the address on the form along with a check for $15 per wreath, payable to Wreaths Across America.
Click here to download a mail-order form to purchase wreath(s) for delivery to Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery.
Click here to download a mail-order form to purchase wreath(s) for delivery to Miramar National Cemetery.
All mail-order forms must be received by Wreaths Across America in Maine by November 27, 2017.
Veterans Day Parade – November 11, 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 Highway, and turns right onto Pacific Highway 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.
Click here for more details.