World War II Museum
945 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Navy Band New Orleans Performance – 10 a.m.
Ceremony begins – 10:30 a.m.
Victory Belles Performance – 2:15 p.m.
Moment of Silence & Bell Ringing Ceremony – 3 p.m.
The National WWII Museum has planned a day of special events and ceremonies to honor the brave men and women who lost their lives to ensure our nation’s freedom, and to stress to all Americans the importance of remembering these heroes. The commemorative events will start at 10 a.m. Relatives of service members who lost their lives during World War II will give special tributes to their loved ones. A patriotic band will be on hand to perform, in addition to the Museum’s Victory Belles. The traditional observance of a moment of silence will follow.
Houma Regional Military Museum
1154 Barrow St.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Houma Regional Military Museum is teaming up with the state Department of Veterans Affairs to put on a Memorial Day ceremony at the museum.
The ceremony will run from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. and will feature speakers, the ceremonial raising of the American flag and a 21-gun salute to fallen soldiers.
Gretna Memorial Day Ceremony
Fleet Reserve Association
703 Kepler St.
The Fleet Reserve Association will hold its annual Memorial Day ceremony, honoring members of the Navy and Marine Corps and the Coast Guard who have died.
It is free and open to the public.