memoriala2Next Monday is an important patriotic holiday in this country as it recognizes all the male and female soldiers that we have lost throughout all wars and conflicts. Each year, on the last Monday of May, we take a moment and reflect on what these brave souls have done for us as a nation, sacrificing their lives for our freedom.

San Diego Memorial Day Events

There are numerous events around San Diego County that will be taking place over the Memorial Day weekend. Here are two special events focused on the actual meaning behind Memorial Day:memoriala3

  • Memorial Day at Embarcadero: This fun, family-themed event in San Diego involves strolling along the harbor and seeing all the historic ships. In this areas, you can also visit the Maritime Museum of San Diego and take a cruise on the bay. In the same area is the aircraft carrier Midway as well as Seaport Village in around San Diego Harbor.
  • Legacy Week at USS Midway: From May 24 – May 26 2014 at the USS Midway, San Diego Embarcadero, the USS Midway’s annual Legacy Week celebration for Memorial Day weekend will feature a variety of family activities and special programs geared toward remembering our fallen soldiers as well as patriotic events.

Memorial Day Flowers and Delivery

A significant aspect to Memorial Day usually has to do with flowers. This is because many people return to cemeteries to visit these lost soldiers and bring them flowers and thank them again.memoriala1

Also, many public or government events related to Memorial Day also hold the events at cemeteries to commemorate the fallen. These events often involve a wreath or some other type of flowers usually in patriotic hues of red, white, and blue.

Other flowers may be seen at Memorial Day parades or other events where tables are festively decorated with patriotic floral centerpieces.

Whatever you choose to participate in, consider Allen’s Flowers and Plants as your source for Memorial Day flowers. One featured flower arrangement, “A Patriot Tribute,” is a beautiful mix of all-American red, white, and blue flowers, such as hydrangea, roses, miniature carnations, snapdragons, chrysanthemums and more that are perfectly arranged in a white urn.  This is just one of many examples of patriotic flower arrangements you can get from us.

We also can do custom Memorial Day flower arrangements that match your event, vision, and budget. Just come into any of our San Diego flower shops where you can work with our in-house floral design team.

All of our locations will be delivering throughout the Memorial Day weekend and holiday. Order now for best selection!