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Memorial Day Bay Area Events Guide

Here's a look at some of the events planned in the Bay Area during the Memorial Day holiday:

Presidio Memorial Day Commemoration

This is the official San Francisco City and County Memorial Day Observance. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the annual ceremony. Festivities start at 9:30 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony, followed by a Grand March and 21-gun salute.

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USS Hornet Annual Memorial Day Observation

A ceremony will be held on the Hangar Deck of the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda starting at 11 am.

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Mill Valley Memorial Day Parade

The Mill Valley Memorial Day parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and will be held in downtown.

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21st Annual Memorial Day Service at Colma Cemetery

All families and friends of veterans and the general public are invited to the Colma Cemetery to attend a moving service of America’s fallen heroes, it starts at 1 p.m.

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The 40th Annual Carnaval San Francisco

The 40th Annual Carnaval is happening all weekend in San Francisco’s Mission District with the Grand Parade on Sunday.

The two-day festival celebrates global cuisine, international music, dance, arts and crafts.

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