Memorial Day events

(WBIR) Memorial Day is a time when communities reflect on men and women who have died protecting our country. Below is a list of events scheduled Monday to honor their memory.

Monday, May 26

East Tennessee Military Affairs Council Reading of the Names

  • Begins at 6:00 a.m.
  • Veterans Memorial at World's Fair Park
  • 6000+ names of fallen veterans will be read throughout the morning.
  • The ETMAC is still looking readers. To volunteer, contact Joleen Dewald at joleen@etvma.org or at (571)332-3100

Knox County Memorial Day Service

  • 2 pm
  • East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetary
  • 5901 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville

Sevier County High School Memorial Day 5K

  • 8:00 a.m.
  • Sevier County High School, 1200 Dolly Parton Pkwy, Sevierville
  • A $30 fee required to participate. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.
  • To sign up, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Sevierville/SCHSMemorialDay5K

Cumberland County Memorial Day Ceremony

  • 9:30 a.m.
  • Cumberland County War Memorial
  • The ceremony will include a wreath laying, bell ceremony, guest speakers, and performances of patriotic songs by Cumberland County Band.
  • For more information, call (717)456-0090

Vietnam Memorial Dedication

  • Harriman Riverfront Park
  • Contact David Webb for more information at (865)882-8867.

Broadway Towers Veterans Gathering

  • 3:00 p.m.
  • Broadway Towers Apartments, 1508 McCroskey Ave, Knoxville
  • Veterans will share their stories and pictures. Cake and ice cream will be provided.
  • For more information, contact Emma Jean Huddleston at (865)382-8313 or ejhuddleston31@gmail.com

Oak Ridge Community Band Memorial Day Concert

  • 7:00 p.m.
  • AK Bissell Park, 1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike
  • The concert will be dedicated to US military veterans and those currently serving in the Armed Forces.


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