Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Miami

Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Miami

Memorial Day ceremonies

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony: The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee honors our country’s veterans. Those wishing to honor our fallen heroes are invited to a wreath-laying ceremony featuring a performance by the Singing Miamians chorus, a color guard parade, and special remarks by Rear Admiral Collin P. Green; 11 a.m. Monday;Woodlawn Park Cemetery, 3260 SW Eighth St., Miami. Free.

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony in Davie: The parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Davie Fire Administration (6901 Orange Drive) and proceeds east on Orange Drive, ending at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (4271 Davie Road). A memorial ceremony is held in the Rodeo Grounds after the parade. A 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War recognizes veterans who served between 1955 and 1975. Refreshments and patches will be sold; ; 10:30 a.m.-noon, Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, 4271 Davie Rd., Davie. Free. 954-565-5692.

Miami Beach Memorial Day Wreath-Laying and 21-Gun Salute Ceremony: The City of Miami Beach, the American Legion Miami Beach Post and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Miami Beach Post 3559 honor the memory of the men and women who fought and died for freedom. The ceremony commences at 10:30 a.m. at the War Memorial Cenotaph in front of the Miami Beach Police Headquarters at 1100 Washington Avenue. Featured guests include local elected officials. Free. 305-519-4412.

Memorial Day Ceremony: The event includes Presentation of Colors, local scout troops, and special guests. Light refreshments are provided; 10 a.m., Monday; Veterans’ Park, 8791 Collins Ave., Surfside. Free. 305-866-3635.

Miami Gardens Memorial Day: The city of Miami Gardens hosts a breakfast from 9-11 a.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th Street. For more information, call 305-914-9070.

Recreation and entertainment

National Salute to America’s Heroes: See helicopters, planes and other tactical vehicles from all branches of the U.S. military plus meet military and first responders and catch the Golden Knights’ Parachute Team performance. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday 11th-14th Streets on Miami Beach, off Ocean Drive; free.

Salute to Heroes Week at Miami Seaquarium: In recognition of their service to our country, all veterans, active duty military, police, fire, law enforcement and EMT personnel are offered free admission through May 29. Additionally, all accompanying family members – up to four guests – will receive 50 percent off admission. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday-Monday at Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne; www.miamiseaquarium.com.

Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show: South Florida’s premier source for home design and improvement with industry leaders, the latest trends in interior design, landscaping, furniture, fine art and decor, home security, hurricane protection and more. Noon-9:30 p.m. Sunday, noon-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Broward Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.homeshows.net/featured.html; $1.00 - $10.00.

Undertow Jam 2017: In its second year, The Shark 104.3’s alt-rock showcase moves to a bigger venue, headlined by L.A. indie-rock band Grouplove (“Colours,” “Tongue Tied,” “Ways to Go,” “Welcome to Your Life”). Also on the bill: K. Flay, Milky Chance, Dreamers, Coin, The Unlikely Candidates and The Heydaze. Noon Sunday at Pompano Beach Amphitheater, 1806 NE 6th St., Pompano Beach; Ticketmaster; $30-$95.

Indie Craft Bazaar: A one-day-only, independent art and handmade festival. It’s like stepping into an in real life Etsy featuring over 65 artists, crafters, designers, and makers. Plus: DIY activities, food, drink specials, and giveaways. Noon Sunday at Revolution Live 100 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale; $5

Best of the Best: Family-friendly reggae and soca extravaganza celebrates 11 years with performances by Kingston dancehall superstars Mavado, Aidonia and Konshens, plus Dexta Daps, Christopher Martin, Spice, I-Octane, Masicka, Jahmeil, Charly Black, Mad Cobra and many more. Keep fueled by delicious Caribbean food and drink. 2 p.m. Sunday at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; www.bestofthebestconcert.com; $45-$135; kids under 12 free with adult.

Duck Duck Goose: Duck Duck Goose is a culinary festival by Chef Jeremiah featuring Miami’s top chefs each of which will be tasked with preparing locally raised and pastured fowl. In it’s second year, DDG Deux is bringing a star-studded line up of South Florida’s most innovative purveyors of haute cuisine, gourmet street food, craft beef, and artisan cocktails. 3 p.m. Sunday at the Anderson Bar 709 NE 79th St., Miami; Eventbrite; $52-$75

Memorial Weekend Comedy Festival: Tenth annual laugh-fest features Atlanta funnyman and former chef Bruce Bruce and stand-up legend Bill Bellamy (who coined the phrase “booty call”), plus Luenell, DC Young Fly, Malik S. and Lavar Walker. 8 p.m. Sunday at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE 2nd Ave., Miami; Ticketmaster; $30.75-$100.

Memorial Day Concert: New Gardens Band will be performing patriotic music under the direction of Dwight Robert Roadman. 6 p.m. Monday at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; www.myboca.us; free.

BBQ at PAMM: Pérez Art Museum Miami will be open all day on Memorial Day and host its annual Memorial Day BBQ on the terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay from 1-4 p.m. with live music by the Wynwoods, barbecue specials by Verde and a special appearance by the Coast Guard Air Station Miami. Inside the iconic museum, explore newly opened exhibitions by Toba Khedoori, John Dunkley, Youssef Nabil and more. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Monday at Perez Art Museum Miami, 1103 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; www.pamm.org; $12-$16, free for members and military personnel, veterans and their family members.

Top Investors

Baptist Health South Florida
Bank of America
CareerSource South Florida
Carnival Corporation & PLC
Florida International University
Florida Power & Light
UHealth
Wells Fargo