Memorial Day Observances

May 31, 2021

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. If you plan to honor our warriors this Memorial Day, the following is a list of local military memorial sites located throughout the South Bay. Official services are usually planned at most of these sites, but due to COVID, some have been cancelled. Contact city offices for specifics.

Gardena: Roosevelt Memorial Park & Mortuary, 18255 South Vermont Avenue

Gardena: War Memorial at Gardena City Hall, 1700 W. 162nd Street

Hawthorne: Hawthorne Memorial Center, 3901 West El Segundo Boulevard

Hermosa Beach: Veterans Memorial – Hermosa Beach Community Center, 710 Pier Avenue

Lawndale: Lawndale Memorial at Lawndale City Hall 14717 Burin Avenue

Lomita: Veterans Memorial, 25131 Narbonne Avenue

Manhattan Beach: Memorial Parkway, 15th Street & Valley Drive

Palos Verdes Estates: Memorial Garden, intersection of Via Corta, PV Drive West & Via del Puente

Rancho Palos Verdes: Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 S. Western Avenue

Redondo Beach: Pacific Crest Cemetery, 2701 182nd Street

Redondo Beach: The Empty Chair Memorial, 124 Sapphire Street

Redondo Beach: Veterans Memorial – Veterans Park, 309 The Esplanade

Torrance: Ted Tanouye Memorial – Torrance High School, 2200 Carson Street

Torrance: Torrance Veterans Memorial, Maple Avenue & Torrance Boulevard