The Field of Memories opens to the public on Thursday, May 23rd at 9:00 AM.
Daily hours: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM through Memorial Day (Monday, May 27th).
We are excited and honored to be able to host the ‘Field of Memories’ at The Arlington Memorial Gardens. The event, designed specifically to honor and remember ALL military for their service, will take place from May 23 through May 27.
We honor our military by hosting several events over the weekend:
Inspirational Flag display: Approximately 1000 – 3 ft. x 5 ft. American Flags will be displayed on our grounds from May 23 through May 27. Each flag will bear the name of the individual the flag is dedicated to. Flag dedications can be purchased online or by calling our office at 513-521-7003. Each flag dedication is $35.00 and all proceeds will be donated to Operation: Ramp It Up for Veterans.
Lunch with a Veteran: Sunday, May 26th at 11:30 am followed by our annual flag raising ceremony lead by American Legion Post 513. All veterans, active duty military, their family and friends and the public are invited to lunch courtesy of The Arlington Memorial Gardens. Lunch and flag raising ceremony will be held adjacent to Arlington’s Garden of Patriotism.
Team Fastrax Professional Skydiving Team: Sunday, May 26th at Noon. Team Fastrax will jump into the Field of Memories with their patriotic parachute performance.
Field of Memories Proceeds Help Local Veterans
Arlington is honored to announce all net proceeds of flag dedications during the Field of Memories go to support “Operation – Ramp It Up For Veterans” a non-profit organization that builds and installs mobility ramps for veterans. Volunteers from The Arlington Memorial Gardens, as well as private individuals, assist with these installations.
Learn more about Ramp It Up for Veterans in this short video