3 Memorial Day events happening in Georgetown

Heroes Night Out annual Memorial Day BBQ takes place at Reunion Ranch. (Courtesy Heroes Night Out)
Heroes Night Out annual Memorial Day BBQ takes place at Reunion Ranch. (Courtesy Heroes Night Out)

Heroes Night Out annual Memorial Day BBQ takes place at Reunion Ranch. (Courtesy Heroes Night Out)

May 29


Take part in the 'Honoring Our Fallen' parade

The Georgetown Beard Club brings back its car parade, established during COVID-19, to honor fallen heroes. The parade starts at Lone Star Circle of Care on Williams Drive and heads west to the three Wesleyan Campuses before heading to the Delany at the Georgetown Village on Shell Road. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free. Lone Star Circle of Care, 2423 Williams Drive, Georgetown. 512-630-2858. www.facebook.com/events/378712763458248

Heroes Night Out hosts military appreciation barbecue

This annual event allows active-duty military, veterans, first responders and their families to relax and enjoy family activities, food and time to connect with others in the service. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Reunion Ranch, 850 CR 255, Georgetown. 512-986-7660. https://heroesnightout.org

All weekend


Visit Veterans Memorial Plaza

While Sun City is not hosting a public Memorial Day event this year, individuals can still visit the memorial plaza to pay respect to fallen service members. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 2 Texas Drive, Georgetown. 512-948-7392. www.sctexas.org

Worth the trip


May 31


Memorial Day Flower Tribute


Honor fallen heroes and the sacrifice they made for the country by joining the annual tradition of placing flowers on the headstones at the Central Texas Veteran Memorial Cemetery. 8-11 a.m. Free. Central Texas Veteran Memorial Cemetery, 11463 Hwy. 195, Killeen. 719-491-0717. www.facebook.com/events/11463-state-highway-195-killeen-tx-76542/memorial-day-flowers-tribute/411902130180633
By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


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