Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 2019

City’s Eternal Flame - Civic Center Front Lawn

9:00 a.m. - Musical Interlude

9:15 a.m. - Ceremony Begins


The Memorial Day Ceremony has become one of the most time-honored traditions in La Palma. Having existed for over 30 years, the ceremony pays tribute to the dedication and sacrifices the men and women of our Nation’s Armed Forces have made. Every Memorial Day, the City of La Palma honors their service in defense of our freedom and their sacrifice for Liberty throughout the world.

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Calling All Veterans

The Community Activities and Beautification Committee would like to recognize ALL veterans, from past wars to the current conflict, for their service and willingness to defend our American way of life. Please join us on Monday, May 27 at 9:00 a.m. in front of City Hall so we can thank you for service. 

Please call the La Palma Community Services Department at (714) 690-3350 to reserve your place now!

Care Packages Being Accepted Now

The Community Activities & Beautification Committee is collecting items for a Military Care Package and letters to be sent to troops serving overseas. Support our troops by donating personal hygiene products, and/or other needed and wanted items. The full list of requested items is located at the Community Services Office. Donations will be collected starting in May at the Community Center and at the Memorial Day Ceremony.

La Palma Military Registry

The Community Activities and Beautification (CAB) Committee is creating a historical registry of La Palma Community members who have served or are currently serving in the United States Military. If you would like to be a part of this registry or want to honor a friend or family member, come by the Community Services Department to pick up a form or email the La Palma Military Registry Form to janella@cityoflapalma.org. For more information please call 714-690-3356.