Memorial Day Ceremony at Evergreen Cemetery

Next date: Monday, May 29, 2023 | 10:30 AM

USA flags at the Historic Evergreen Cemetery honor veteran graves

Alachua County Veteran Services and the City of Gainesville invite our neighbors to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29 at the Historic Evergreen Cemetery, 401 SE 21st Ave., beginning at 10:30 a.m. The event is free, and lunch will be provided by sponsors Milam Funeral Home and Cherished Memories Pet Cremations.

This ceremony honors and remembers veterans and military service members who lost their lives in service to the nation. The event features multiple patriotic ceremonies, a presentation of colors, a flag ceremony, musical tributes, and inspiring words for local leaders.

"It is our honor to hold the Memorial Day Ceremonies for our community so we may continue to honor and remember our fallen heroes," said Alachua County Veteran Services Director Kim Davis.

For more information, call Kim Davis at 352-264-6739.


Volunteers Needed for Memorial Day Event

More than 1,100 veterans are buried at Evergreen Cemetery. On Saturday, May 27, from 9 to 11 a.m., volunteers and community builders will place flags on the graves of each of them.

This is a great volunteering opportunity for families, coworkers, scouts, clubs and sports teams. Flags and maps will be provided. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Contact Karen Pruss at to volunteer.


  • Monday, May 29, 2023 | 10:30 AM


Evergreen Cemetery, 401 SE 21st Ave., 32641, View Map

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