Sun. Sep 25th, 2022

Santa Ana is the place to be once again this Memorial Day weekend as Santa Ana Cemetery and Fairhaven Memorial Park host special events that are free and open to the public.



Santa Ana’s Fairhaven Memorial Park is hosting their 20th Annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 28th at 10:30 am.

Military Guest Speakers include Commander Paul Werring, United States Navy, Major Aaron Schilleci, United States Army,Chaplain George Fessler, United States Navy—Retired.

The event will also feature:

  • The Blue Eagles Honor Guard
  • Memorial Flights—Aerial Fly Over
  • The Orange County Concert BandThe National Anthem Performed by our “Star-Spangled Singer” contest winner Jennifer Malman
  • The “Sound of Liberty” by Catherine Johnston, Tristan Heinicke and The Traditions Singers
  • Also, “America’s Wars” Life Sized Photo Essays, Antique Cars Display and more…
  • Enjoy a complimentary Hot Dog and Refreshments during the program

Fairhaven Memorial Park is located at 1702 Fairhaven Avenue, in Santa Ana.

Santa Ana Cemetery is hosting their own Memorial Day event on Monday, May 29, at at 10:00 am, with a Dedication to “Our Forgotten Warriors, Korea entitled “Lest We Forget.”

The Veteran & Community Service Organizations will parade in their flags, lay memorial wreaths and offer speeches and music.

A Civil War cannon salute will also highlight the observance.  Please click here to access the program flyer.

Santa Ana Cemetery is located at 1919 E. Santa Clara Avenue, in Santa Ana.

By Editor

Art Pedroza started Orange County's first political blog, the Orange Juice, back in 2003. He now publishes the top civic blog in Orange County - New Santa Ana, plus other blogs including New Anaheim, New Fullerton and the Irvine News Blog, as well as the OC Politics Blog.

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