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What’s going on for Memorial Day near Salinas?

2018 Memorial Day Weekend Events near Salinas CA 

Few holidays are as important in the public eye as Memorial Day, which serves as a way for us all to remember those who have gone before us and fought to help turn the United States into the brave, strong and free world superpower that it is to this day. It’s also a ceremonial start to the summer season, which means more time for us to get outside with friends and enjoy all that the Monterey Bay has to offer. With this, our Salinas Toyota team has compiled some cool 2018 Memorial Day Weekend Events near Salinas CA, that we invite all of you to come take part in!  


The Night Before – Presented by Planet Gemini (May 24-25) 

Kicking off the weekend fun won’t be hard, as you’re all invited to the Planet Gemini Taqueria & Club in Monterey for its “The Night Before” celebration. This all-reggae festival will feature the likes of DJ Daddy Spleece, Pacific Grown, Soulwise and more. Entry is only $10, and it’s sure to be a great, chill time! 


Memorial Day Ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery (May 28) 

The chief purpose of the Memorial Day holiday is to pay tribute to those who have served our nation. Evergreen Cemetery will be hosting such an event, complete with a parade and exhibitions from all branches of the military. It’s sure to be an intense sight to behold, as well as a strong reminder of how much our men and women in uniform mean to the security of our country.  


Patriot Day Golf Tournament (May 28) 

If you’re looking to get some swings in and (maybe) stay out of the rough for a full 18, you’re in luck! Poppy Hills Golf Course in Del Monte Forest is putting on its new Memorial Day tradition, in the form of a golf tournament and dinner. You’ll need a team of three, and you’ll be joined by one Active Duty Soldier as well as an actual PGA professional! Better yet, all proceeds will go to help the families of all our fallen veterans.  


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