Memorial Day Ceremony

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Time & Place

    • Victory Arch

      May 28, 2018; May 27, 2019; May 30, 2022, 11 a.m.

      25th Street & West Avenue
      Newport News, VA 23607
    • Phone: 757-247-8523
      Highway Exit: 6 off I-664
      Website: Click here to visit us online


Honor and remember those who gave their lives in service to our country during the Braxton-Perkins Post 25 American Legion and the City of Newport News’ annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Ken Wiseman, former State Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Virginia will provide the keynote address. Music will be by the Braxton-Perkins Post 25 Brass Ensemble and the Southeastern VA Firefighters Pipe and Drum Corps. Numerous local dignitaries and elected officials will be in attendance, along with representatives of various service organizations and current service members as honored guests. Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be provided at Post 25 at 7609 Marshall Avenue immediately following the event. The event is free and open to the public.