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Memorial Day events happening across the Central Coast

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Posted at 9:32 AM, May 30, 2021

Several Memorial Day ceremonies will take place across the Central Coast Monday.

Below is a preview of events that community members can attend.


In Atascadero, a ceremony at the Faces of Freedom Memorial, located on 9029 Morro Road, will begin at noon.


In Los Osos, a drive-thru event ceremony is scheduled at the Los Osos Valley Memorial Park, located at 2260 Los Osos Valley Road, from 10 a.m. to noon.


A Memorial Day event at the American Legion San Luis Obispo Post 66 will begin at 11 a.m.

Organizers say the event will include the history behind the holiday, flyover and more.

Accommodations are available for those wishing to remain in their vehicles.

A to-go hamburger and hot dog lunch will be served following the ceremony for $5 and also includes chips and a drink.

The American Legion is located at 1661 Mill St. in San Luis Obispo.


In Pismo Beach, the city announced Monday morning that an in-person ceremony was not yet possible. The virtual ceremony can be viewed here.


In Santa Maria, a ceremony will begin at the Santa Maria Cemetery at 11 a.m.

The Santa Maria Elks Lodge is also hosting its annual Memorial Day service at the Elks Unocal Event Center/rodeo grounds at 1 p.m.


In Orcutt, people can attend a ceremony at Pine Grove Cemetery starting at 11 a.m. Social distancing and mask distancing is required.

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