Memorial Day 2018
Memorial Day 2018
On Memorial Day, we come together to honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives serving in the U.S. military. Whether you choose to observe the holiday with food amongst friends and family or prefer to reflect on the day of remembrance in the community, ONIE is here to help point you in the right direction.
If you’re looking to enjoy great food in the sun with your loved ones, you might consider these refreshing ONIE recipes:
Visiting Oklahoma military museums and sites is another way to honor our fallen heroes and have some family fun. In addition to learning about Oklahoma’s rich military history, you can enjoy quality family-time at these FREE Memorial Day events:
This museum is home to one of the largest collection of military firearms. On Memorial Day, a special ceremony commemorating fallen military servicemen and women is planned. This ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 28, 2018. The museum is conveniently located at 2145 NE 36th Street, Oklahoma City. Admission is FREE.
More than 90 visual artists will fill the Historic Paseo Arts District, selling original artwork in a wide variety of media, from painting and photography to wood and jewelry. The Festival also hosts dozens of live performers and musicians. The food court at Paseo Drive and 29th Street will feature a variety of food vendors, bringing traditional and not-so-traditional festival treats, both savory and sweet.
The Festival takes place Memorial Day Weekend (May 26- 28, 2018) in the Paseo Arts District located between NW 30th and Dewey and N.W. 28th and Walker in Oklahoma City, OK
Fort Gibson National Cemetery is a burial place for veterans ranging from those who served in the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War. Fort Gibson served as a starting point for military expeditions exploring the west, playing a key role in the westward expansion of the U.S. It was also home to the army through the Reconstruction and the Indian War periods.
Fort Gibson National Cemetery and Historic Landmark, located just past Muskogee, is a 2 hour drive from Oklahoma City.