|Avenue of the Flags - Laughlin, Nevada|
Memorial Day isn't just about enjoying the water sports, music, gaming, partying or barbecues. Besides enjoying some fun in the Sun or on the Colorado River or Lake Mohave, be sure to put the Memorial Day Ceremony on your list of things to do. Never forget to honor the true reason for the day. Remembrance.
Laughlin Memorial Day Ceremony
Takes place Monday at 10AM at the Avenue of Flags Plaza (located on Casino Drive, north of the Riverside before the bridge). This annual event by American Legion Post 60, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 60, Unit 60 Auxiliary and the Laughlin Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 243 will includes a remarks by various members of the community. Acknowledgement of current residents serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, and graduating high school seniors who have signed up for duty will also be made.
After the ceremony a lunch will be served at the American Legion Post on Bruce Woodbury Drive beginning at noon. Everyone is welcome to the ceremony and lunch. Poppies will be offered at Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall by members of the American Legion, Friday through Monday. They will also be available at the annual Laughlin Memorial Service at the Avenue of the Flags Plaza.
The Fun Stuff:
Among the activities all around the area here are just a few in Laughlin:
Rock ’N’ Ribs Festival
This annual event takes place on the Riverwalk at the Colorado Belle and the Loading Dock outdoor stage. Music, BBQ, and of course great beer. Fri-Sunday See more details here.
Memorial Weekend Comedy Fest
Riverside Resort Casino
May 21 - 24, 2015
Featuring Gabe Lopez, The Smash Brothers, DJ Cooch,
Joey Medina & Steve “Mudflap” McGrew
Tickets: $20.00 - Show Times: 8:00 PM
For tickets see the Riverside box office or www.riversideresort.com
Sunday, May 24th
Memorial Day Fireworks on the River
Avi Resort Casino
Fireworks begin at dusk. Free admission, get their early, it is always a popular event.
The best place, up close, to see this brilliant display is right by the River at the Avi Beach area. Admission is free. See more details here.
Video clip of the Fireworks Finale from 2013
Tropicana Laughlin Beach Party
Caboose Lounge, featuring music by Safety Orange
10PM-2AM Friday and Saturday
The Laughlin Water Park/Pool
Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Hours: 1PM- 7PM
$1 for 3-17 years of age and seniors 55 and older
$2 for adults 18-54
Location: 3790 James A. Bilbray Parkway in Laughlin.
Reminder, since Monday is Memorial Day all federal, state and local government offices including the post office, schools, and banks will be closed.
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