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List: 2022 Memorial Day events in Central Georgia

The holiday honors those who have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.


Memorial Day ceremony

  • When: May 30 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: Georgia Veterans Military Cemetery in Milledgeville


Memorial Day 5k Walk/Run 2022

  • When: May 28 at 7:30 a.m. 
  • Where: Central City Park 
  • What: Participants will be able to walk or run the 3.1 mile race through the park and around downtown Macon.

7th Annual Memorial Day Float

  • When: May 28 at 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Where: Amerson River Park
  • What: Come out for our 7th annual Memorial Day Float. We will be floating and cleaning the Ocmulgee River.

Memorial Day Service

MCPC Memorial Day Program

  • When: May 30 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: Historic Linwood Cemetery


Memorial Day Ceremony  

  • When: May 30 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: City Auditorium 
  • What: Video presentations and a video of the crosses posted in front of the courthouse, along with music


Memorial Day ceremony

  • When: May 30 at 9 a.m.
  • Where: Perry Memorial Gardens
  • What: Walter B. Whitten Post 6126 is holding a Memorial Day Ceremony. The guest speaker is Brigadier General Jim Sehorn, USAF, Ret. General Sehorn who spent over five years as a Prisoner of War in the Hanoi Hilton during the Vietnam War and witnessed fellow POWs paying the ultimate price for freedom. Perry High School JROTC is presenting the colors and two Perry High choir members will sing the Star Spangled Banner and America the Beautiful. 

Memorial Day Ceremonies

  • When: May 30 at 11 a.m.
  • Where: Magnolia Park Cemetery on Pleasant Hill Road in Warner Robins
  • What: Warner Robins Eagle Chapter 94 of TREA: The Enlisted Association will be hosting the ceremonies. The guest speaker will be Warner Robins Mayor LaRhonda Patrick. Ceremonies will include the Honor Detail from Veterans High School JROTC, a 21-gun salute by the American Legion Post 172 Rifle Team, and Taps by a member of Bugles Across America.

National Moment of Remembrance

  • When: May 30 at 2:45 p.m.
  • Where: In front of Warner Robins City Hall
  • What: Mayor LaRhonda W. Patrick, Reverend Bonnie Underwood of All Saints Episcopal Church, the Veterans Issues Board, American Legion Post 594 Commander Kalynn Jacks, and the WR Police & Fire Honor Guard will participate in the National Moment of Remembrance.


Memorial Day Concert 

  • When: May 30 at 7-7:45 p.m. 
  • Where: Thomas Persons Hall 
  • What: A concert with Monticello Community Band. Bring a picnic and some lawn chairs and enjoy a free Memorial Day concert and remembrance on the lawn of Thomas Persons Hall.


Memorial Day Weekend Events 

  • When: May 28-30
  • Where: Andersonville National Historic Site 
  • What: On May 29, the Memorial Day Observance Ceremony will be held in Andersonville National Cemetery. The U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence band will perform beginning at 1:30 p.m. and the formal program will begin at 2:00 p.m. On May 30, the Knights of Columbus will hold a special mass in the cemetery at 11 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

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